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Balanced housing markets emerging
The year-long drama in Canada’s housing market that saw an unprecedented government attack on demand, has resulted in “moderation in both housing starts and sales” in most of the country for the next two years

Glut forces Calgary home prices lower
Calgary’s high housing inventory is causing home prices to fall further as sales crater. Detached sales in October totalled 829 units, a decline of 15 per cent from October 2017.

High-rise condos built with no cranes
Building multi-storey condo buildings without using a crane or scaffolding is pos-sible and practical, according to Upbrella Construction, a Montreal firm that is adding six new floors atop the 17-storey Hotel Le Germain in the city’s downtown.



Radon kills more Canadians than car crashes
Radon, a naturally occurring and cancer-causing radioactive gas, is responsible for the death of more than 3,200 Canadians a year—amounting to more fatalities an-nually than car collisions, house fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and drowning combined, according to national health groups.

“Henry” is the high-worth buyer to watch
A North American survey of more than 1,000 high-earning Millennials has turned up “Henry, the quintessential future home buyer that many home builders should be targetting,” according to real estate giant Engel & Völkers.

Legal weed: What are an employer’s rights?
The legalization of recreational marijuana under Canada’s Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) on October 17 has raised concerns about the rights of employers on construction sites—workplaces that often have inherent dangers.

Alberta increases safety inspections
As new regulations roll out, Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) officers have increased inspections on work sites over weekends and other periods outside regular working hours through busy construction periods.

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Flying eyes can improve safety and give birds-eye view for repairs.


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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