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BILD’s Race for Humanity

Thursday’s Race for Humanity was a huge success. The event, a raucous scavenger hunt, had participants going all over Toronto solving clues that would lead them to their next destination. Team spirit was at an all time high as our teams raced not only to beat their opponents to the finish line but more importantly to support Habitat for Humanity Toronto. We’re…






The next Young BILDers networking event is coming up

Even though our Young BILDers events are fairly new, they’ve all been well attended and the feedback has been phenomenal. Our next event is coming up on the evening of June 27. This will be a chance for members to network in a relaxed setting. Feel free to mingle and exchange business cards around the cigar station or immortalize yourself in…






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The BILD Charity BBQ is back

Our BILD Charity BBQ is back for its 20th year supporting Habitat for Humanity. The BBQ immediately follows the Race for Humanity on July 19, providing some much needed refreshments for the participants. Food will be provided courtesy of  PeterandPauls.com, Coppi Restaurante, Distinctive Appliances, and Sacks LLP.






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Stephen’s Ride for Humanity 2012

All cycling enthusiasts are invited to join BILD Chair Paul Golini and leading industry members as they gear up for Stephen’s Ride for Humanity – an annual cycling event honouring our friend Stephen Dupuis in support of BILD’s community partner Habitat for Humanity Toronto. 






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Talking politics, NIMBYism and good design with city councillors

How to Talk to your Councillor, the second professional development seminar hosted by the Young BILDers Forum, was an informative, lively session about the who, what, why, where and how of approaching councillors with a development plan. Toronto City Councillor Adam Vaughan, Richmond Hill City Councillor Carmine Perrelli and former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae (now a development consultant) were the panellists invited by…






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Approaching your city councillor

Our next Young BILDers  Forum happens next Wednesday, May 23rd. At the last one, we looked at some approaches to networking and landing that first gig in a new industry. This time, we’ll talk about how to go about talking to your city councillor. It’s far less intimidating when you have the right tools.






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BILD Awards season wraps up for 2012

  The atmosphere at Friday’s 32nd Annual BILD Awards was exciting to say the least. Our members have been working hard, so it’s always nice to see everyone relax in style and celebrate the achievements of the community. Of course, food and drink were bountiful as our friends and members cheered for each other throughout the night.






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The BILD Awards are back with two new awards

The 32nd annual BILD Awards will soon be upon us. A quick glance at out Twitter stream confirms that excitement is building, especially among those nominated for awards.






Awards season is back with a new People’s Choice category

If you’ve been following us on Facebook & Twitter lately, you’ve been hearing a lot about the BILD Awards and the finalists. While the winners were chosen our panel of judges, you can have your say with the People’s Choice Awards.






The National Home Show is one week away

If you’re home & garden obsessed like so many of us at BILD, then you’re probably just as excited as we are for the upcoming National Home Show. This year brings a welcome twist, with Canada Blooms taking place under the same roof. And yes, the price of admission gets you into both shows.