Renovation and Custom Building Awards Finalists Revealed

We’re all already looking forward to the BILD luncheon, but we thought we’d add to the anticipation by releasing the list of finalists for the 2011 BILD Renovation and Custom Building Awards. With seven categories, including the new Best Renovation between $300,000 and $500,000 and Best Renovation over $500,000, there was no shortage of submissions this year. After much deliberation, the judges selected…






Annual Meeting of Members at the 2011 National Conference

The CHBA Annual Meeting of Members will be held on February 25, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Theatre (1st Floor) at the Fairmont Banff Springs Conference Centre. Key meeting materials have been posted in the Members’ area at chba.ca and include the following:* Draft Agenda and Audited Financial Statements for the year ended October 31, 2010*…






Ontario Pre-Budget Consultations

On Monday January 31st, OHBA President Bob Finnigan appeared before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs to deliver OHBA’s recommendations for the upcoming 2011 Provincial Budget. During the Pre-Budget Consultations OHBA made three key recommendations: * Both the province and federal governments should introduce a permanent direct renovation rebate or tax credit to consumers which would strongly encourage…