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August 8, 2014

Summer Projects Our summer months are here to enjoy and a great time catch up on any outdoor work that needs to be done. If you're landscaping, painting, putting in a fence, building a deck, putting in windows and doors or any project at all, we can help. Creating an outdoor space that is an extension of your home adds not only space, but value to your home. Click ...

Priority occupations in skilled trades receive improved foreign credential recognition

July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 Priority occupations in skilled trades receive improved foreign credential recognition VANCOUVER The federal government, in partnership with the provinces and territories, will improve foreign credential recognition for 10 additional priority occupations in areas such as the skilled trades and healthcare. The 10 new priority occupations are: carpenters, electricians, heavy d...

Carpenters pitch in for new education centre

July 3, 2014

PETERBOURGH, ONT. The Carpenters Union in Port Hope (Local 397) has donated $35,000 towards Fleming College’s fundraising campaign for the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre (KTTC) under construction at the Sutherland Campus in Peterborough. “The Carpenters Union is supporting the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, seeing the new facility as a great promotion in attracting young people into the trades,” said...

CMHC drops mortgage insurance for condo developers

June 6, 2014

CMHC drops mortgage insurance for condo developers Tara Perkins - REAL ESTATE REPORTER The Globe and Mail PublishedFriday, Jun. 06 2014, 9:45 AM EDT Last updatedFriday, Jun. 06 2014, 11:26 AM EDT Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says...

The Home Inspection Checklist

June 5, 2014

Home inspections can save homeowners thousands of dollars and that fact alone should encourage all current and future property owners to hire a home inspector before they purchase their next residence. Think of a home inspection like running the Boston Marathon. You have to be prepared. You wouldn’t run the entire race without training, checking your shoes or altering your eating habits. The same goes for buying a home. You shouldn’t spend $200,000 or more without preparin...

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