Policy Archive - 2004

(2004-12-20) Letter from Mary Lawson to Karen Kinsley regarding their recent meeting

(2004-12-17) Letter from Mary Lawson to the Hon. Joe Fontana regarding Housing Foundations

(2004-12-07) Letter from Chair of Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes regarding Definitions in the new National Building Code

(2004-12-01) Consumer Perceptions of the Residential Construction Industry: Report of Findings

(2004-11-22) Letter from Mary Lawson to Joe Fontana and David Morse on the Federal Provincial Territorial Ministers of Housing Meeting

(2004-11-16) Remarks by Mary Lawson to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance - “Anticipating The Future”

(2004-11-10) Letter from Mary Lawson to Joe Fontana (November 10, 2004) following up on CHBA Fall Board Meetings

(2004-11-01) Summaries of Energy Efficent Housing Programs in Canada

(2004-10-28) Consumer Perceptions of the Home Building Industry: Research Conclusions and Implications from CHBA Consumer Focus Groups

(2004-10-24) Presentation: Consumer Perceptions of the Home Building Industry: Conclusions and Implications

(2004-10-08) Summaries of Energy Efficient Housing Programs in Canada

(2004-10-06) CHBA Response to the Speech from the Throne

(2004-10) Cost Impact of CHBA Code Review Efforts

(2004-09-30) Examination Of Skill Seeking And Job Seeking Resources And Practice In The Housing Industry

(2004-09-30) Letter from The Hon. John Godfrey to Mary Lawson regarding Priority Federal Investment in Infrastructure

(2004-09-17) "Anticipating the Future," 2004 Pre-Budget Submission

(2004-09-13) Letter from CHBA President Mary Lawson to Joe Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing, re. follow-up to meeting on August 31 on a variety of issues

(2004-09-03) Letter from Bob Bowen, Acting Director General, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council, to CHBA COO John Kenward, regarding performance beyond minimum codes

(2004-08-30) CHBA Brownfields Background Paper

(2004-08-20) Letter from CHBA President Mary Lawson to John Godfrey, Minister of State (Infrastructure and Communities), including CHBA Discussion Paper: Next Steps Toward Priority Investment in Community Infrastructure

(2004-08-19) Letter from CHBA President Mary Lawson to Joe Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing, re. portable housing choice vouchers

(2004-08-14) Financing Local Government Capital Investment

(2004-07-29) Letter from the CHBA’s Don Johnston to Bruce Clemmensen, Chair of the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, re. proposed changes for loading requirements for balconies and porches

(2004-06-22) Briefing Note: PST Changes in Manitoba

(2004-06-01) "Building Homes and Communities for Canadians, Now and in the Future," CHBA's 2004 Federal Election Statement

(2004-05-26) Final Report: Comparison and Analysis of Provincial Builder and Renovator Industry Programs

(2004-05-20) Letter from Elaine Routledge, Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Programs Branch, Canada Revenue Agency to CHBA President Mary Lawson re. CHBA’s request for pilot-testing a third party approach to assist in addressing the underground economy

(2004-05-12) Letter from CHBA President Mary Lawson to Andy Scott, Minister of State (Infrastructure) and Minister responsible for CMHC, re. CHBA policy priorities

(2004-05-10) Letter from the CHBA’s John Kenward to John Godfrey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister for Cities, re. federal funding to municipalities for infrastructure and related urban development issues

(2004-04-16) Letter from CHBA President Mary Lawson to Prime Minister Paul Martin on housing choice vouchers (with briefing notes)

(2004-04-16) Letter from the CHBA's John Kenward to Mr. Marten Burns, Policy Advisor to the Minister of Finance, regarding federal tax policy and cities agenda

(2004-04-16) Letter from the CHBA’s John Kenward to Doug Stewart, CMHC Vice-President, Policy and Planning Sector, re. urban development issues

(2004-04-14) Letter from Doug Stewart, Vice President, Policy and Planning, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, to John Kenward, following up on April 7 meeting

(2004-04-14) Letter from Doug Stewart, Vice President, Policy and Planning, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, to John Kenward, regarding various research initiatives

(2004-04-07) Letter from Neil MacLeod to CHBA President Jim Thomson, regarding EnerGuide and Houses Retrofit Incentive

(2004-01-01) Building More Competitive Cities: Giving Effect to an Urban Agenda for Canada - A White Paper on Urban Issues

(2004-03-26) Letter from the CHBA's John Kenward to François Lacroix, President of the Cement Association of Canada, on proposed White Paper on Brownfields Development

(2004-03-23) Home builders welcome Goodale's fiscal prudence - CHBA Press Release on the Federal Budget

(2004-03-11) Contract Payment Reporting System Evaluation Framework and Guidelines received from CRA on March 11, 2004

(2004-03-08) Memorandum to Local HBA Presidents and Executive Officers from CHBA President Mary Lawson on the 2004 Federal Budget (with Talking Point Notes for each Province)

 


 

 

(2004-02-23) Inaugural Address from Mary Lawson, 2004 National Conference, Banff, AB

 

  


(2004-02-20) Letter from Michael Harcourt, Chair, Advisory Committee on Cities and Communities, to CHBA President Jim Thomson on Prime Minister Paul Martin's "cities agenda"

(2004-02-17) Letter from CHBA President Jim Thomson to Finance Minister Ralph Goodale on CHBA Recommendations for the 2004 Budget

(2004-02-12) Letter from Thérèse Dalrymple, Director, Program Evaluation Division, Corporate Audit and Evaluation Branch of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to CHBA President Jim Thomson on the Contract Payment Reporting System Evaluation

(2004-02-12) Letter from the Minister of Natural Resources Canada, R. John Efford, to CHBA President Jim Thomson on the R-2000 Home Program and CHBA positions re. urban issues

(2004-02-12) Letter from the Hon. John Efford, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, to Jim Thomson regarding R-2000

(2004-02-10) Letter from the CHBA's John Kenward to André Juneau, Deputy Head of Infrastructure Canada on future cooperation

(2004-01-19) CHBA Position Paper on the Affordability and Choice Today (ACT) Program

(2004-01-01) Builders Address the Issue of Urban Sprawl

 (2004-01-01) Insurance in Residential Construction: An Environmental Scan -- Executive Summary Findings Report - CMHC

 

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