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February 11-13
First Nations Housing Conference
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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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February 12
BUILDEX Vancouver
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February 25

RealCapital Conference Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario
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February 26
CSC Building Expo
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
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March 6-8
Red Deer Home Show
Westerner Park, Red Deer, Canada www.reddeerhomeshow.ca

March 26-29
Cottage Life Show
The International Centre, Mississauga, Canada shows.cottagelife.com


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New appliances for condo spaces
A sink that washes dishes and range with an onboard air fryer are among the hot new appliances designed for condo living, but could also be incorporated into secondary suites during renovations.

Edmonton realtors brace for slow year
Edmonton housing sales will not be much better in 2020 than a year earlier, even as housing prices decline and housing starts increase, according to the Realtors Association of Edmonton (RAE).

Mortgage stress linked to rental crisis
Evidence is mounting that the federal government mortgage stress test may have led to the current rental crisis in Canada, which has seen rental vacancy rates fall to 2.2 percent—their lowest level in 18 years—and rental costs rise for the third year in a row.



Mortgage delinquency rate rising
Apparently slightly more Canadian homeowners are slipping behind in their mortgage obligations, perhaps a reflection of the higher consumer debt load.

Townhouses becoming rare in Vancouver
Despite high buyer demand and a record-setting home construction pace, new townhouses are becoming rare in the city of Vancouver.

Jeld-Wen opens new tri-pane window
Jeld-Wen Window and Doors will use the Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA) 2020 Buying Show taking place in Calgary from January 22-24 to introduce its new line of windows, the Northern Tri-Pane Collection.

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Attack on Demand
Governments are gutting Canada’s housing market by stifling demand and stalling supply.

Market Report: Quebec Steps Up

La belle province has its housing groove back.


Renovator profile:
Design, build and keep the HAMMERDOWN

Despite government disruptions home builders delivered 200,000 new homes and more than one million jobs in 2017.

TOOL TALK: Renovation is Outpacing New Construction

One characteristic of renovation is that contractors are more a jack of all trades, using a wider variety of tools than new construction workers and often dabbling in fields that are not their speciality.

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Future-Proofing the Home Building Industry.

ECONOMICS REPORT:
Don’t Stress the Stress Tests: Housing Starts to Remain Stable in “Lukewarm” Market.

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