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Construction Employment Falls In April

May 15, 2024 | Economic News and Forecasts

April 2024's employment in construction is down 0.7% compared to March, according to Statistics Canada's April Labour Force Survey. It is also down 0.3% compared to April 2023.

February GDP - Slight Downside Surprise

May 2, 2024 | Economic News and Forecasts

Statistics Canada released its February 2024 GDP figures April 30, and the results were not as good as their last estimates.

DHI Canada’s Spring Technical School is underway in Calgary

Apr 30, 2024 | General News

DHI Canada’s Spring Technical School is underway in Calgary. Great student participation and great instructors working together to educate the Canadian door and hardware industry.

Masonite Announces Sale of Architectural Business Segment

Apr 24, 2024 | Industry News

Masonite has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of all assets associated with the Architectural segment to subsidiaries of IBP Solutions, Inc.

Ontario Building Code 2024 Announced

Apr 11, 2024 | Industry News

The Government of Ontario has announced the 2024 Ontario Building Code, to be effective January 1, 2025.

Bank of Canada Maintains Policy Rate at 5% Yet Again

Apr 10, 2024 | Economic News and Forecasts

As was widely expected, the Bank of Canada today maintained its policy interest rate at 5% and said it will continue quantitative tightening. However, the tone of the announcement offered hope of rate cuts to come.

DHI Canada Is Excited to Announce our New Online Newsletter

Apr 9, 2024 | Industry News

The Canadian Industry News newsletter covers trends in non-residential construction, the construction labour force, and the economy, plus happenings at DHI Canada and general events of interest to our community.

Rick Hansen Foundation and Canadian Urban Institute Webinar on Accessibility

Apr 9, 2024 | General News

The Rick Hansen Foundation and the Canadian Urban Institute are hosting a webinar to discuss making city infrastructure accessible.

Forecast for Non-residential Building Construction

Apr 4, 2024 | Economic News and Forecasts

Non-residential building construction is forecasted to be soft for 2024, according to Statics Canada's Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey

In Memory of Robert Harry (Bob) Edmonds

Apr 4, 2024 | Industry News

In his 91st year and very grateful for a wonderful life, Bob passed away peacefully on March 26 ready to join the love of his life and wife of 50 years, Patricia, who left us in 2005. Devoted and loving father of Kathy (Chris), Chris (Kristen), Jackie, and Bruce (Sandra).