Statement on Removal of Downtown Burlington Urban Growth Centre by West End Home Builders’ Association CEO Mike Collins-Williams, MCIP, RPP

The West End Home Builders’ Association (WE HBA) is disappointed by the announcement by Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark to remove the Downtown Burlington Urban Growth Centre and relocate it to overlap with the existing Burlington GO Major Transit Station Area. In the middle of a housing … Continue reading Statement on Removal of Downtown Burlington Urban Growth Centre by West End Home Builders’ Association CEO Mike Collins-Williams, MCIP, RPP

For Immediate Release | CITY OF HAMILTON ADOPTS MODERN PAY-ON-DEMAND SURETY BONDS TO SUPPORT POST PANDEMIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Hamilton, June 9, 2021 – In a significant positive step towards economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hamilton is adopting a key financial tool recommended by the West End Home Builders’ Association (WE HBA) to attract investment and spur job creation. On June 9, 2021, City Council voted in favour of allowing … Continue reading For Immediate Release | CITY OF HAMILTON ADOPTS MODERN PAY-ON-DEMAND SURETY BONDS TO SUPPORT POST PANDEMIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY

The West End Home Builders’ Association Strongly Supports Hamilton LRT

May 13, 2021 – Hamilton, Ontario: The West End Home Builders’ Association (WE HBA) is pleased to hear of the joint announcement made by Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, and Ontario Minister of Transportation, Caroline Mulroney, to provide funding to get shovels in the ground for the Hamilton LRT. WE HBA is … Continue reading The West End Home Builders’ Association Strongly Supports Hamilton LRT

Home Builders’ Associations urge Province to stay focused on the Greenbelt study areas

  February 17, 2021 – The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA), with the support of our impacted network association members BILD, Brantford, Durham Region, Guelph & District, Haldimand – Norfolk, West End, Niagara, and Waterloo Region HBAs, are asking the that the Ontario government stay focused on the proposed Greenbelt expansion study areas announced for … Continue reading Home Builders’ Associations urge Province to stay focused on the Greenbelt study areas

Home Builders’ Association Supports Ontario Government’s Direction on Re-Opening the Economy

Monday February 8, 2021 – West End Home Builders’ Association (WE HBA) and the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) applaud the Ontario government’s decision to remove the construction permitting restrictions and the prohibition on starting new renovations that were part of the emergency orders that came into effect on January 13. The changes announced today, … Continue reading Home Builders’ Association Supports Ontario Government’s Direction on Re-Opening the Economy

Home Builders’ Associations support Ontario Government’s Emergency Order to combat COVID-19 and increase health & safety requirements

Today, the Government of Ontario implemented a State of Emergency Order and invoked wide-ranging new measures to battle the spread of COVID-19 and protect the province’s health care system. The State of Emergency will take effect immediately and last for 14 days and the measures under the Emergency Order will take effect as of 12:01 … Continue reading Home Builders’ Associations support Ontario Government’s Emergency Order to combat COVID-19 and increase health & safety requirements

Home Building Industry Supports Ontario Move to Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions to Combat Rising Cases

  Hamilton, December 21, 2020 — West End Home Builders’ Association (WE HBA) and Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) support today’s provincial government action to combat rising COVID-19 cases. While new home building and renovations may continue with strict protocols in place, the industry recognizes the important responsibility that comes with being an essential workplace … Continue reading Home Building Industry Supports Ontario Move to Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions to Combat Rising Cases