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GOHBA Recognizes Outstanding Members with Special Achievement Awards

June 8, 2022

Each year GOHBA members have the honor of acknowledging three of their own with distinguished awards for outstanding accomplishments and service to the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association and the residential construction industry. Numerous people are committed to making the mission of the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association a reality.  Without each of these people,…

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The housing crisis has hit a critical point; those in the provincial election must meet the challenge

May 11, 2022

There’s a lot to be anxious about when it comes to our housing crisis, especially when you look at some of the numbers. 1.5 million – That’s how many homes we have to build over the next decade to meet our growing population. 923,000 – That’s the average price of a home in Ontario today.…

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Algonquin College co-op students are eager to start applying to your fall jobs!

April 11, 2022

  Hiring an Algonquin College co-op student is a great way to access some of Ottawa’s top talent, don’t miss out and post your jobs on HireAC before Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to be included in the first round of hiring. Students are taught by industry experts, have in-demand professional and technical skills and are ready to…

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Training for Job Seekers

April 4, 2022

Eastern Ontario College Consortium Reach your full potential. Whether you want to start a new career, or your organization wants to improve its performance, we can help. We provide training to future and current workers in construction and health care in Eastern Ontario. Through our five member colleges, we connect job seekers to free training…

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Ottawa’s Next Big Housing Discussion: Zoning for Infill

March 30, 2022

Recently Statistics Canada released new census figures that showed the population of Ottawa-Gatineau grew from 1,371,576 in 2016 to 1,488,307 last year. This 8.5 per cent population growth over the last five years is higher than the national rate of 5.2 per cent, and meant Ottawa passed Calgary to become the fourth largest Canadian urban…

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RenoMark Members Thrive in the 2022 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

March 18, 2022

The CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence 2022 Finalists have been announced. Once again, GOHBA members had an extremely strong showing with 8 members earning 17 nominations in 15 categories! A big congratulations to all of our local finalists and best of luck on May 13! Amsted Design-Build Best Bedroom/Suite: “Accessible Oasis” Best Kitchen Renovation…

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Event – Breakfast Social with Stephen Willis – Housing in Ottawa: What’s next – the OP and Beyond

March 3, 2022

We are excited to announce our second monthly Breakfast Social event coming in April, 2022, sponsored by Apsogos Contracting. For this event we are welcoming Stephen Willis – General Manager, Planning, Real Estate & Economic Development of the City of Ottawa. Stephen will discuss, Housing in Ottawa: What’s next – the OP and Beyond. This…

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February 23, 2022

  WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This workshop is for builders, designers, architects, and contractors who are looking to achieve higher performance housing in a cost-effective way. Estimators, trades, renovators, project managers, site supers/coordinators, and product suppliers will also find tremendous benefit from this workshop. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN? You’ll learn how to use NRCan’s Cost Benefit…

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GOHBA Community Magazine – Winter Edition 2022

February 23, 2022

The digital edition of GOHBA COMMUNITY Magazine – Winter 2022 is available now! The new edition includes features on: • The Official Plan • Ottawa’s Housing Market Outlook • Encouraging Careers in the Skilled Trades • 2021 Housing Design Award Winners • All Things Home People’s Choice Winner and GOHBA’s full Membership Directory!

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