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LEEP Technology Forum

On October 19th, 2018 NRCan will be presenting a one day event supported by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC, BC Housing, BC Hydro, Fortis BC, Regional District of Nanaimo and the City of Nanaimo.. This one day Forum will focus on high performance walls and mechanical systems. It is designed to provide a time saving way to learn about new technologies for high performance homes. The Forum will … read more


CHBA Analysis Shows Residential Construction More Important Than Ever To Canada’s Economy

CHBA Analysis Shows Residential Construction More Important Than Ever To Canada’s Economy New national data compiled by CHBA shows that, in 2017, residential construction supported more than 1.2 million jobs across Canada and was a $150 billion industry. The industry’s total wage packet for 2017 totaled over $73 billion. As in past years, these numbers dwarf those tied to most other major goods-production sectors. Residential construction continues to be the … read more


VIBE Award Winners Announced

  The Vancouver Island Building Excellence (VIBE) Awards have come to be synonymous with distinction in the industry. Achievements in over 20 categories were announced on April 20th, 2018 at a red carpet event hosted by HGTV’s Love It Or List It host, Todd Talbot. The judging panel was comprised of industry professionals whom excel in their field but are not located on Vancouver Island. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association … read more


CHBA and BILD-GTA Sign Agreement to Take RenoMark® to the Next Level

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) and the Building Industry and Land Development Association — Greater Toronto Area (BILD-GTA) have signed an agreement to continue to grow the RenoMark® program and take it to the next level. more info here Top Middle (signing) Left to Right: Bryan Tuckey (BILD-GTA President); Kevin Lee (CHBA CEO). Bottom Left to Right: Darren Steedman (BILD Chair); Bob Finnigan (CHBA Immediate Past President); Jon-Carlos Tsilfidis … read more


Georgie Awards Call for Entries is NOW OPEN!

The Call for Entries for the 26th Annual Georgie Awards is now open! Read the criteria for each category here and submit your entries using this link. Will you be the first to submit? If you have any questions, please contact Laura Chok. As of early August, CHBA BC will be relocating to a new office in Burnaby. If you are sending your floor plans after Aug. 1, make sure … read more