An interim report in Tarion review flags calls for a dedicated section for and further rules unique to condominiums in the new home warranties legislation.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services this week released consultation dates and locations for the Tarion review, following a stretch of silence that, for some, raised questions about the terms of engagement.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
A new working at heights training standard aimed at preventing deaths and critical injuries in the Ontario construction sector takes effect April 1.
A weak diversity of housing choice, marked by the steady stream of ever-shrinking condo units, is one of three structural challenges facing the GTA housing
A property management company has a health and safety program in place; its employees are well-trained and aware of the hazards they face in the
Urbanization is the new normal, according to PwC and the Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 report. The publication, now in its
Many of Ontario’s building owners and managers are now struggling to decipher requirements for barrier-free access in the Ontario Building Code (OBC), under the Accessibility
Owners in a new condo building may want to strike a steering committee to oversee the transition from declarant-appointed board to owner-elected board.
The role, function and responsibilities of an OHS prime contractor is becoming better understood as the industry gains comfort with the concept.
Effective June 1, B.C.'s new Limitation Act changes the time limits for filing civil lawsuits.
Following the model of the 2010 National Building Code of Canada, the newest version of the B.C. Building Code has ...
Although there has been no contractual or statutory recognition of the inequity of "pay when paid" clauses up to this point of time, change is on the horizon.
The next B.C. provincial election, slated for May 2013, is a source of great concern for many in the construction industry.