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Calgary’s Batting Against Breast Cancer Slo-Pitch Tournament Hits a Home Run
Tournament participants raised almost $80,000 in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Peter Gilgan’s Tour de Bleu raises $3.25 million for Women’s College Hospital
Women’s College Hospital Foundation is proud to announce that $3.25 million was raised for our hospital through the Peter Gilgan Foundation’s Tour de Bleu private cycling event. The funds will be directed towards research, specifically for inherited (hereditary) breast and ovarian cancer research and health system solutions.



Guelph, Welland Homes First to Qualify For Net Zero Energy Label
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) qualified five Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes built by Reid’s Heritage Homes, and the first Net Zero Energy ready (NZEr) home built by Lucchetta Homes, under the Associations’ Net Zero Energy Labelling Program Pilot.

Kamloops, BC – CHBA CI and TRU School of Trades Kick Off 2017 Training House Project
Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Interior and our partner Thompson Rivers University School of Trades and Technology are pleased to announce the start of the 2017 Training House Project. This year’s house is being built in the Juniper East area.

B.C. To Target Foreign Real Estate Buyers With New Tax
Foreigners who buy residential property in the Vancouver area will have to pay an extra 15% tax as part of a B.C. government plan to slow the foreign speculation.

New National Energy Code for Buildings Provides Canadians with Energy-Efficient Solutions
Ninety changes and updates to improve the overall energy performance of new buildings.

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15th Annual New Product Showcase

Our 15th Annual Product Showcase is back with some great new products.

A QUESTION OF CAULKING
Caulking is changing, but is that only in the marketing departments or is there progress in the technical evolution of the caulking branch of sealants?

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION: Get Ready for the Tax Man
For years, Canadians have benefited from surging housing prices and quick real estate returns, with lax enforcement around capital gains reporting. That’s about to change.

BUILDING SCIENCE: Understanding the EnerGuide Rating System v15
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has launched its newly revised EnerGuide Rating System (ERS) with a staggered rollout across the country. The new ERS v15 brings some significant changes, and builders will need to become familiar with some new terms and energy metrics.

TOOL TALK: The High-Powered Battery
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Understanding the battery platforms that will lock you into one brand or the other.

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