Cameron Dupuis is living proof that a career in the skilled trades is both financially and personally rewarding. Now 25, he launched his career as a 17-year-old Grade 12 student when he started training to become a carpenter through the...
CANADIAN PRESS April delivered a record number of home sales for the Greater Toronto Area, but the market is starting to slow from the intense pace seen earlier this year, the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board said Wednesday. The Ontario-based board...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Factory-built mass timber projects provide a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly option for developers and builders, and are rapidly finding applications in many new sectors, says the founder of manufacturer Element5. The business, which recently opened a 137,000...
By John Devine Special to Ontario Construction News As the cost of building materials, particularly lumber, continues to spike, builders are feeling the impact not only in terms of product availability, but also from the nature of fixed-price contracts of the...
Special to Ontario Construction News Here are some reasons why building materials costs are rising so rapidly: An unprecedented demand caused by limited supply, especially for pressure-treated wood Pandemic shutdowns in the lumber industry coupled with a mild winter which...