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January 9-11, 2015
Kitchen, Bath & Renovation Show
Winnipeg, MB
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January 20-22
International Builders Show
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Las Vegas, NV
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January 20-23
Surfaces/StonExpo/Tile Expo
Hanley Wood
Las Vegas, NV
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January 26-28
AHR Expo
ASHRAE and AHRI
Chicago, IL
www.ahrexpo.com

January 16-18
Homexpo
Calgary, AB
www.homexpo.ca

February 10-12
2015 Sustainable Communities Conference
London, ON
www.fcm.ca

March 4-6
72nd CHBA National Conference
Halifax, NS
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Recent publications

CMHC Housing Market Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2014
PDF 1.6mb

Housing Market Outlook:
Canada Edition
Second Quarter 2014
Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation
PDF 1.6 mb


CMHC Housing Market Outlook – Canada
First Quarter 2014
PDF 1.6 mb

Housing Market Outlook - Canada
Fourth Quarter 2013
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
PDF 1.6mb

CMHC 2nd Quarter Housing Market Outlook
www.cmhc.ca

Winter 2013 Pulse Report
CHBA with the assistance of CMHC and NRCan
PDF 280kb

Energy Efficiency Building Envelope Retrofits
CMHC
PDF 660kb

Canadian Industrial Outlook
Winter 2013
The Conference Board of Canada
CBoC e-Library

Comparing Canadian New Urbanist and
Conventional Suburban Neighbourhoods
CMHC
PDF 560kb

Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness 2013
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
PDF 850kb

2012 Canada-Wide Development Process Survey Report
REALpac (Real Property Association of Canada)
PDF 4.6mb

Guidelines for Residential Rainwater Harvesting Systems Handbook
CMHC
PDF 3.4mb

Canadian Housing at a Glance: Dashboard Overview
CMHC
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The HHHBA Builds a Mountain of Toys for City Kidz
The Hamilton-Halton Home Builders' Association held its annual Holiday Social and Toy Drive in early December, collecting over 100 toys that were donated to City Kidz.

Cost of New Homes in B.C. Will Increase Because of New National Rebar Tariff
Homeowners can expect the cost of buying a new home to increase because of a new national tariff on rebar.

Alberta Home Builders ApplaudsProgress on Condominium Legislation
The Canadian Home Builders' Association - Alberta is pleased the Alberta government is moving ahead to modernize legislation governing the growing condominium property sector.

Call For Entries For Awards Of Excellence In Visitable Housing
The Awards are a one-time program and national in scope. All entries must be received by 11:59pm (Central Time, Manitoba) on February 28, 2015.

Alberta Builders Endorse Plan for Six-Storey Residential Structures
CHBA - Alberta is optimistic the province has taken a significant step toward approval of an affordable new option for home buyers.

CHBA - Lethbridge Region and Lethbridge College: Year Three
The Canadian Home Builders' Association Lethbridge Region (CHBA) announced who the next two builders of the College Home Project will be.

Action on the Underground Economy
The Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) today welcomed the establishment of the Minister's Underground Economy Advisory Committee by the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue.

New Construction Exposition Seeking Exhibitors & Panelists
A new construction exposition, Construction Americas, is scheduled for March 26-27, 2015 in Miami.

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CURRENT ISSUE

LEARNING THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE:
The Web Takes Its Place


Bringing new insights to the construction trades has always been a difficult task, even in the days when the federal government believed in research and technology transfer. Some new online efforts are breaking fresh ground in helping to solve continuing construction problems.

Viewpoints: Ten Members of the Residential Construction Industry Share Their Insights & Opinions
Code changes, social media, the underground economy, land shortages and development charges, the continuing impact of "renovation television"… those are just a few of the challenges and changes facing Canada's residential construction industry. Find out what ten members of the industry have to say.

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION:

Crystal-Balling the Customer
Experience Creating a successful future is surely the goal of every business, but navigating toward success has many unique considerations today. Tim Bailey, Avid Ratings Canada, shares some tips on how to steer the course.



COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:

Six Tips to Help Keep the Taxman at Bay
Tax rules are constantly changing, and staying abreast of them will not only help ensure you're in compliance with the law, but that you're able to benefit from a wide range of tax mitigating strategies.

TOOL TALK: Simply Clever Solutions

From pliers to painting accessories, to reciprocating saws and laser-driven measuring devices, this month's picks are simply clever solutions to make life on the job... simpler.

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