As part of the Ontario government’s Open for Business, Open for Jobs strategy, Monte McNaughton, the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development launched a campaign to highlight the good-quality, well-paying careers that the skilled trades industry has to offer. “We need to do a better job at enticing young people and their parents to … Continue reading Promoting the Skilled Trades Industry
The Growth Plan requires that municipalities use a common provincial methodology for calculating the amount of land that they will need for future development. This calculation is known as a Land Needs Assessment. This methodology for Land Needs Assessment (LNA) is part of a broader growth management framework that looks at the local needs for … Continue reading Growth Plan – Land Needs Assessment
The new WSIB rate framework model took effect on January 1st, 2020. It overhauls how most employer premiums are calculated and businesses are classified. Under the new model, an employer’s premiums will be based on: 1. The average rate for each industry class, based on risk profile and degree of responsibility to maintain the … Continue reading New WSIB Rates in Place January 1st, 2020: Are You Ready?
On December 4th, OHBA attended an announcement by the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Honourable Jeff Yurek releasing a final excess soils regulation under the Environmental Protection Act as well as an amendment to the Record of Site Condition (brownfields) regulation 153/04. The MECP has finalized a package of regulatory amendments generally supported … Continue reading Excess Soils Regulation & Amendments to Record of Site Condition (Brownfields) Regulation
On December 5th, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services Lisa Thompson announced proposed legislation through the Rebuilding Consumer Confidence Act, which would overhaul the Ontario new home warranty and protection program, reform Tarion, and formalize the creation of the regulator, Home Construction Regulatory Authority (HCRA). These are significant changes to the new home warranty … Continue reading Tarion Reform – Bill 159, Rebuilding Consumer Confidence Act
The Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association held its’ annual President’s Gala on Saturday, November 16th at Liuna Station in Hamilton. The night was a celebration of the hard work and success of the Association and this year’s President, Nick Carnicelli, Carriage Gate Homes Ltd. More than 250 people attended this event at which the HHHBA also … Continue reading President’s Gala 2019
The Hamilton-Halton Home Builder’s Association’s Women In Industry Committee was founded in 2018 and is the first Women’s Group within a Home Builders’ Association, nationally. The Committee consists of a group of passionate women who aim to support, educate, connect and empower Women in Industry. Through monthly meetings and networking and educational events, the … Continue reading Women In Industry
At the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association, we always have our finger on the pulse of the construction and home-building industries. What trends can you expect not just for 2020 but for years to come? 1. Only Moderate Increase in Demand A Central 1 Credit Union forecast says that home ownership demand will … Continue reading Anticipated Industry Trends for 2020 that Members Need to Know – HHHBA
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION Reporting Structure: Reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a key member of the HHHBA team. Hours of Work: Hourly, part time (estimated 16-20 hours per week), Monday to Friday. Additional hours may be required from time to time to attend HHHBA events, where all members attend to contribute to … Continue reading HHHBA IS HIRING AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
dpai is a value-based company the dpai team at a 2019 retreat, visiting Fallingwater. “Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.” – Robert L. Peters, Canadian graphic designer and educator As soon as two or more individuals collaborate toward a common goal, a company culture is established. If neglected, … Continue reading MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: dpai architecture inc.