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November 28-30
ConstructCanada & Homebuilder and Renovator Expo
Metro Toronto Convention Centre,
Toronto, Ontario
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Halifax, Toronto up as Canada starts hit 19-month low
The trend in housing starts was 207,768 units in September 2018, compared to 213,966 units in August 2018, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

No sweat: Robot construction workers
Facing an aging population and a shortage of construction workers (sound familiar?), Japan is experimenting with robot construction workers in residential building.

PWC: Input costs the real threat
The costs of raw land, lending and steel are top of mind for Canadaís home builders as they attempt to deliver homes consumers can afford, according to a new survey by PwC Canada.



Tape hasnít changed on housing ideas
Ontarioís housing market has changed dramatically over the past few decades but when the top residential lobby groups met to suggest how to improve it, the main advice proved the same as 20, even 30 years ago.

Turn a mud room into a cool space
The mud room is hardly the sexiest room in a new or renovated house, but it is an important component that can add value.

HELOCs debt at $290 billion
Canadians have racked up $290 billion in home equity lines of credit (HELOC) balances, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC), with B.C. homeowners owing the most per household but Atlantic Canada homeowners taking out the highest percentage of loans.

LNG deal exposes housing shortage
Four years of hype and missed deadlines on resource projects cooled housing construction in northern B.C. communities, but builders are now scrambling to match demand for homes following confirmation that a $40 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant is coming to town.

Montreal, Toronto are islands of stability
Canada's two largest cities are bucking a national trend with Toronto prices recovering from a first-half downturn and Montreal posting years-high price and sales increases in September.

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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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