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The Advantages of Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Pre-apprenticeship programs can have significant benefits for businesses in the short and long-term. Find out more from HHHBA. How Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Benefit Businesses Pre-apprenticeship programs provide an opportunity for workers to gain experience and hone their skills in a particular trade while on the job, as well as study in a classroom with instructors who … Continue reading The Advantages of Pre-Apprenticeship Training

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: DESIGN TO PERFECTION KITCHEN CONCEPTS INC.

  Design to Perfection Kitchen Concepts Inc is a family owned and operated, full-service design and installation company.  With a long line of custom cabinetry in their family, Gabe Laurenti and Ross Silva started the company in 2009, and since then it has evolved to a full renovation business specializing in Kitchens and Bathrooms.  With … Continue reading MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: DESIGN TO PERFECTION KITCHEN CONCEPTS INC.

BUDGET 2019: what you need to know about housing.

Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the Liberal government’s final budget. The main focus was primarily on housing affordability and supply as multiple measures targeted first-time homeowners:     Source: Canadian Home Builders’ Association   FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER INCENTIVE: Starting in 2019/2020, the incentive will provide up to $1.25 billion (over three years) to approximately … Continue reading BUDGET 2019: what you need to know about housing.

How the Construction and Home Building Industries are Supporting Women in Trades

  Since 2015, the percentage of women participating in our industry has grown. Up from three percent, women now make up almost five percent of the workforce. According to the Ontario Construction Forecast, this growth has been driven by increased wages and stable job prospects. However, this same forecast shows that the percentage of women … Continue reading How the Construction and Home Building Industries are Supporting Women in Trades

BURLINGTON MAYOR PROPOSES AND COUNCIL APPROVES DEVELOPMENT “FREEZE” FOR DOWNTOWN BURLINGTON AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Interim Control Bylaw (PB-36-19) imposes temporary prohibition or limitation on the development of Urban Growth Center and the areas around the Burlington GO station.   NO NOTICE Only hours before it was intended for consideration, a report by staff on behalf of Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward was released, proposing an Interim Control Bylaw (ICB) … Continue reading BURLINGTON MAYOR PROPOSES AND COUNCIL APPROVES DEVELOPMENT “FREEZE” FOR DOWNTOWN BURLINGTON AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Green Resolutions – the Benefits of the LEED® Certification Process

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to expand your skillset with new training, the LEED® Certification Process may be exactly what you’re looking for. It’s not mandatory, but if you choose to participate, the training offers many benefits. The education is specific to your trade, whether you’re a project manager, an electrician, or … Continue reading Green Resolutions – the Benefits of the LEED® Certification Process