Businesses Host Youth Career Fair in Lethbridge
Four organizations compromised of, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Lethbridge Region (CHBA), CAREERS: The Next Generation, Holy Spirit Catholic Schools and Lethbridge School District No. 51 have come together to educate students in grades 10, 11 and 12 as well as their parents on the number of career opportunities available after graduation.
CMHC: Foreign Ownership in Canada’s Housing Market Remains Low
Foreign ownership is just one factor influencing Canada’s housing markets — but it’s an important one that continues to gain attention.
CMHC: BC Seniors’ Survey: 11% Plan to Modify Their Homes
A recent seniors’ survey was conducted in British Columbia to learn more about their preferences for types of housing and related supports. It provides insight into how an aging population will affect housing supply, and what solutions might be appropriate.
CREA: Canadian Home Sales rise in October
National home sales were up on a month-over-month basis in October 2016.
CMHC: Canadian Housing Starts Trend Held Steady in October
While apartment starts are on a downward trend in British Columbia after reaching an all-time high at the beginning of the year, increased construction of single, semi-detached and row units in the rest of the country have helped offset the decline.
Infrastructure Investment Can Support Housing Affordability and Supply, say Home Builders
CHBA welcomed the announcement of additional funds in the federal government’s infrastructure and public transit investment strategy.
HBA CEO’s Speak
A cross-country perspective on Canada’s housing market.
Five renovators. Five very different markets. Five opinions.
COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Driving Business Growth
This is not the construction industry you once knew. Four essential elements driving business growth.
New Technology for Energy Retrofits
With Canada awaiting details from the federal government on specific actions to meet our national climate change goals, the importance of improving the energy performance of existing homes is once again attracting attention.
TOOL TALK: Innovations
Snakes, saws and thermal breaks: a
selection of innovative products from
some of today’s top tool manufacturers.
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