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Modular and the Environment – Part of the "Working with Modular" webinar series

June 23, 2022 |12:30 – 1:30 PM ET

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This webinar highlights how the factory construction process and the resulting factory-constructed buildings can reduce environmental impact and contribute to sustainability and climate resilience.


About the "Working with Modular" Webinar Series
“Working with Modular” is a six-part webinar series highlighting the features and benefits of modular construction. The content is designed to inform on-site builders and developers, code officials, municipal planners and housing specialists, government departments, lenders, warranty providers and other stakeholders engaged in the residential construction industry. 


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Frank Lohmann

Frank Lohmann
Director, Building Science, CHBA

Frank became a certified journeyman carpenter and cabinetmaker in 1989 in Germany. After his graduation as building science engineer in 1996, he worked for 23 years at the National Research Council Canada – first on window and wall research and then on the development of the national construction codes. Since 2020, Frank has been the Director, Building Science at CHBA’s National office where he makes sure builders’ and renovators’ interests are represented on codes and standards committees. Frank complements the CHBA’s Tech Team by working on the Canadian Electrical Code and many climate change related files. He also advises CHBA’s Modular Construction Council.



Dr. Mohamed Al-Hussein

Dr. Mohamed Al-Hussein
Professor, University of Alberta

Mohamed Al-Hussein is a professor in Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Hole School of Construction Engineering at the University of Alberta. He is also NSERC Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction and a member of Nasseri School of Building Science and Engineering; he is a highly sought researcher in the areas of Modular and offsite construction, Lean Manufacturing, construction process optimization, and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Dr. Al-Hussein research has been published in over 300 scientific journal articles and conference proceedings.  



Clarice Kramer

Clarice Kramer 
Housing Design Advisor, LEEP Team, NRCan

Clarice Kramer is a Registered Architect with many years of experience in professional practice and has worked on projects both large and small but in the last 10 years has focused primarily on Housing: new communities, multi-unit and many, award-winning, custom homes. Clarice is deeply committed to sustainable development and to an integrated, iterative design and construction process. She joined the NRCan LEEP Team (Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships) in 2019 and is the LEEP Team’s is Housing Design Advisor. She loves working with builders and manufacturers as we work together to grow Canada’s capacity for Net Zero construction and strong, resilient communities.



Cory Warms

Cory Warms
Quality Control Manager, Grandeur Housing

Cory Warms is the Quality Control Manager for Grandeur Housing in Winkler, Manitoba. He started his career as a Journeyman Carpenter and worked as a site builder for 17 years. He has been working for Grandeur Housing building modular and manufactured buildings for 11 years now. Cory is a member on CHBA’s Modular Construction Council.  

Energy Efficiency Changes in the 2020 NBC Part 9

June 17, 2022 |12:30 – 1:30 PM ET

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In this webinar, CHBA’s Frank Lohmann and Liz Wynder will walk you through the energy-efficiency changes published in Part 9 of the 2020 National Building Code. Find out what the changes mean for you, and what to watch out for. Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. Download your free copy of the 2020 National Building Code here

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Frank Lohmann

Frank Lohmann
Director, Building Science,
CHBA

Frank became a certified journeyman carpenter and cabinetmaker in 1989 in Germany. After his graduation as building science engineer in 1996, he worked for 23 years at the National Research Council Canada – first on window and wall research and then on the development of the national construction codes. Since 2020, Frank has been the Director, Building Science at CHBA’s National office where he makes sure builders’ and renovators’ interests are represented on codes and standards committees. Frank complements the CHBA’s Tech Team by working on the Canadian Electrical Code and many climate change related files. He also advises CHBA’s Modular Construction Council.
 

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Liz Wynder

Liz Wynder
Tech Advisor, Codes and Standards, CHBA

Liz has more than ten years of experience in sustainability, energy efficiency and building science, along with several years in home warranty in the UK providing technical advice to multiple stakeholders, interpreting and writing standards, and assessing new building technologies. She has a Masters in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering from Cambridge University. Liz has been a Technical Advisor in Codes and Standards at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association since early 2019 and represents the Association on the Standing Committee for Energy Efficiency and various task groups related to that committee.

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Kathleen Maynard

Kathleen Maynard
Senior Director, Building Innovation, CHBA

Kathleen began her career working with the building industry in 1987. She was National Director of Communications for Energy Pathways, an Ottawa-based environmental consulting company, until 1997, when she joined Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. She was CEO of the Canadian Manufactured Housing Institute from 2000 to 2016, which transitioned to the CHBA Modular Construction Council in 2017. Kathleen heads up CHBA’s technical team and represents CHBA on the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes. She also serves as a member of CSA’s Strategic Steering Committee on Construction and Civil Infrastructure and as Chair of the CSA Technical Committee on Prefabricated Buildings, Modules and Panels. 

Modular Construction 101 – Part of the "Working with Modular" webinar series

April 28, 2022 |12:30 – 1:30 PM ET

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This webinar provides a general introduction to modular construction in Canada from the terminology describing the industry to the benefits of modular construction. Along the way this webinar discusses the factory-based construction process, code compliance, financing and warranty. This webinar will provide a high-level overview and help you determine which subsequent webinars in the series will be of interest to you.

About the "Working with Modular" Webinar Series
“Working with Modular” is a six-part webinar series highlighting the features and benefits of modular construction. The content is designed to inform on-site builders and developers, code officials, municipal planners and housing specialists, government departments, lenders, warranty providers and other stakeholders engaged in the residential construction industry. 


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Frank Lohmann

Frank Lohmann
Director, Building Science, CHBA

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Kathleen Maynard

Kathleen Maynard
Senior Director, Building Innovation, CHBA

Federal Budget 2022: What You Need to Know

April 13, 2022| 2 – 3 PM EDT

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The Federal Budget is scheduled to be released on April 7th. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and MNP’s Eddy Burello, Business Advisor and Partner, along with Anthony Condello, Senior Manager, as they break down how the proposed budget affects the residential construction industry and what you need to know for your business.


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Kevin Lee
CHBA CEO





Eddy Burello, FCPA, FCA
Business Advisor and Partner, MNP





Anthony Condello, CPA, CA
Senior Manager, MNP

Top Canadian Home Buying Trends Heading Into 2022 

December 16th, 2021| 1:00PM – 2:0PM EDT

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Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Tim Bailey, Chief Strategy Officer of Avid Ratings, as they unveil the results from the 2021 Home Buyer Preference Survey. Learn about the top home buying trends as your hosts take an in-depth look at this year’s data, including new questions that provide insight on how the pandemic has affected buying preferences, how people feel about aging in place features, and energy efficiency expectations. The webinar will also demonstrate how you can benefits from the online reporting tool that allows you to mine the data most relevant to your market, product type and target buyer, and will include a Q&A portion. 

About the survey: Each year CHBA, in partnership with Avid Ratings Canada, conducts the largest homebuyer preference survey in Canada. Data collected from responding homebuyers provides feedback on buyer profiles, home shopping behaviors, home preferences, community preferences and other important details for the industry. The data amassed over 7 years of the study allows for granular analysis of trend changes related to Canadian new homebuyers and their preferences. 

The full survey results, including access to the online reporting tool where you can filter the data based on a variety of geographic and demographic criteria, will be free for CHBA members - a $495 value. 

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Kevin Lee
CEO
CHBA





Tim Bailey  
Chief Strategy Officer
Avid Ratings

Optimizing Energy Performance: An Interactive Roundtable for Builders Looking to Take the First Steps to Building Better Homes

October 07, 2021| 1:00PM – 2:0PM EDT

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Join CHBA Alliance Network member Owens Corning for an interactive roundtable discussion on simple first steps that builders can do TODAY to optimizing the energy performance of the homes. This is a unique opportunity to hear and interact with specialists on initial integration to optimize performance on a new or renovated home without breaking the bank.  Attendees will have the opportunity to share their pain points and barriers for implementation with expert panelist, and in doing so help shape the products and services that will work for them. The session is geared towards builders interesting in learning about the first steps to building better, more energy efficient homes and will include learnings on products, how to save on costs, how to market their homes and much more.   

The roundtable will include:

  • A brief presentation from Owens Corning on optimizing performance through building envelopes (better basements, walls, and attics).
  • Expert advice from professionals at Building Knowledge Canada, CACEA, and more!
  • Discussion on the benefits of implementing these measures, working with an energy advisor and other industry partners through an integrated approach, marketing your project, technical requirements and cost savings opportunities.
  • The ability to be a leading voice in shaping the future of products and programs by providing invaluable insights into what you need (as a builder) to get started.
  • A book giveaway to a few lucky attendees!

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Kevin Lee
CEO
CHBA





Andy Oding
Vice President, Director
Building Science, Building Knowledge Canada





Sal Ciarlo
Codes and Standard and Building Solutions Manager
Owens Corning 





Cindy Gareau
Executive Director
Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors (CACEA) 

Federal Election Results: What it means for the residential construction industry

September 24, 2021| 11:30AM – 12:00PM EDT

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

 Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Government Relations Manager Nicole Storeshaw as they review the 2021 Federal Election, what it means for your businesses and the residential construction industry, and how CHBA will be proceeding on your behalf. This quick-hitting session will include time at the end for Q&A from webinar attendees.

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Kevin Lee
CEO
CHBA

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Nicole Storeshaw   
Manager, Government Relations
CHBA

Tax Changes to Succession Planning for Businesses

September 23, 2021| 11AM – 12:00PM EDT

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In November, Bill C-208 will result in changes to succession planning for businesses. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee as he hosts Melissa Aveiro from MNP to go over the implications that these changes will have for your business and why you may want to consider whether planning before the November 1 deadline is right for your business. This exclusive member webinar will include an interactive Q&A session.

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Kevin Lee
CHBA CEO





Melissa Aveiro
CPA, CA, Tax Partner, MNP

Home Building Week in Canada – Product Innovation Showcase

May 06, 2021| 11AM – 12:30PM EDT

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Don't miss this opportunity for an advance look at some of the most exciting products and innovations coming soon to the Canadian market! Hear from Alliance Network industry experts on must-have items that will improve design, drive growth, and ensure your upcoming projects stand out.  Hosted by former CHBA President Stefanie Coleman with presentations from Gentek, Dupont, Lubrizol, Canadian Wood Council, Home Depot and Avid Ratings!




While Styrofoam™ Brand XPS products are being reformulated with next-generation technology for an improved sustainability profile, the performance characteristics of the original extruded polystyrene foam insulation will not change. Styrofoam™ Brand XPS will continue to meet or exceed codes and regulations and deliver the balanced performance you’ve come to expect – in a colour that meets modern design aesthetics.  




ALIGN™ Composite Cladding provides the high-end aesthetics homeowners want and the lower total installed cost businesses need through the architectural beauty of real wood and easy installation—delivering the best overall value on the market. ALIGN’s 7" flat face exposure and authentic cedar mill grain texture combine to achieve the rich look of wood. Its strong yet lightweight construction ensures a high-performance home exterior, and its self-aligning stack lock provides a quicker and easier installation than fiber cement and engineered wood, requiring fewer labourers to get the job done. 



Online tools and resources related to advancements in woodframe construction. More Info click here.



Protecting your builds with three amazing products. FlowGuard® pipe and fittings are made of high-performance chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) and offer a unique combination of benefits. Corzan® commercial and industrial systems are specially made to meet high-temperature and high-pressure demands of most piping systems. BlazeMaster® fire protection systems are the most specified non-metallic fire sprinkler systems in the world.



Home Depot Rental and our partnership with Hilti to offer the largest assortment of Hilti products in Canada. 



We will be highlighting the value of AvidCX, the leading CX platform, delivering the best customer surveys in the building industry and the largest, most comprehensive customer experience database in North America. Collecting over 10 million data points annually from hundreds of thousands of homebuyers, AvidCX captures authentic homebuyer insights, delivers in-depth industry benchmarking, and helps thousands of companies measure and improve customer loyalty. 

Home Building Week in Canada – Housing Economic Outlook Panel

May 03, 2021| 11AM – 12:30PM EDT

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

This webinar will discuss the economic conditions and performance of the housing and mortgage markets. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and a panel of industry experts as they delve into the economic landscape’s current state and future outlook, what’s in store for the housing market, and insights into a portion of the mortgage market – especially trends for first-time homebuyers. 





Kevin Lee
CEO
CHBA






Robert Hogue

Senior Economist
RBC






Peter Norman
Vice President & Chief Economist
Altus Group






Kiki Sauriol-Roode

Vice-President, Business Development
Sagen

Federal Budget 2021: What You Need to Know

April 21, 2021| 11AM – 12PM EDT

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.


The Federal Budget was released on April 19th. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Eddy Burello, FCPA, FCA, Business Advisor and Partner, MNP, as they break down what affects the residential construction industry and what you need to know for your business.

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Kevin Lee
CHBA CEO





Eddy Burello
FCPA, FCA, Business Advisor and Partner, MNP

Cyber Security: Effective Strategies to Protect your business

March 30, 2021| 1PM – 2PM EDT

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While the positive story of 2020 has been a strong housing market, lumber shortages and skyrocketing prices hampered business and affordability, and are still with us as we start 2021. 

Join Kevin Lee and a panel of lumber experts to get the full story on lumber and where we go from here.

Cyber threats are on the rise, and it’s no longer sufficient to only protect your business from threats you can see. If your devices or documents are lost or stolen, or if computer networks are breached, leading to information being stolen or ransomed, business operations interrupted, computer systems corrupted, consequences can last much longer than one might think. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Derek Browne, Chief Information Security Officer at Federated Insurance, to understand today’s cybersecurity risks and how you can prevent, detect and respond to them.

Presented by : Kevin Lee, CHBA CEO & Derek Browne, Chief Information Security Officer, Federated Insurance

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Kevin Lee
CHBA CEO




Derek Browne
Chief Information Security Officer, Federated Insurance

What's the story with lumber, and where to from here?

January 28, 2021| 11AM – 12PM EST

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While the positive story of 2020 has been a strong housing market, lumber shortages and skyrocketing prices hampered business and affordability, and are still with us as we start 2021. 

Join Kevin Lee and a panel of lumber experts to get the full story on lumber and where we go from here.

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Kevin Lee HeadshotKevin Lee
CEO

Kevin Lee is a Professional Engineer with a Masters in Architecture, and has worked in the housing industry for 30 years. With his experience in both the public and private sectors, Kevin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in housing policy, technology and business to the CEO position at CHBA.


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Michael Almond
General Manager SPF Sales, North America
Canfor



Liz Kovach

President
Western Retail Lumber Association

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Derek Nighbor
President and CEO
The Forest Products Association of Canada




Paul Quinn

Analyst
RBC Capital Markets

Exterior Siding Trends for 2021

December 10, 2020 | 11AM – 12PM EST

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What are the most popular and exciting trends in exterior siding in Canada today, and what will 2021 bring? With home values increasing in many markets, consumers are expecting higher-end exterior siding products on their new homes that provide curb appeal.

Join CHBA Kevin Lee and Robbin Lindsay, Sales Manager of New Construction for Gentek, as they discuss evolving consumer desires, explore the product and colour trends that industry specialists are witnessing at Gentek and in the market as a whole, and have a look at where the market may be headed in 2021 and beyond.

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Robbin Lindsay

Sales Manager – New Construction

Mr. Lindsay has held various sales and product management positions in the construction materials business for over 15 years. He has managed the Ontario New Construction sales channel for Gentek Building Products the last two years, collaborating on exterior siding specifications exclusively with the Design/Architecture/Builder/Trade community across the province.



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Kevin Lee
CEO

Kevin Lee is a Professional Engineer with a Masters in Architecture, and has worked in the housing industry for 30 years. With his experience in both the public and private sectors, Kevin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in housing policy, technology and business to the CEO position at CHBA.


Update on Changes to the National Codes

Presented by Jack Mantyla of CHBA, Greg Fairthorne and Corey Carson of NRC
Thursday, October 22, 11:00am-12:00pm EDT

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The public reviews of proposed changes to the 2020 codes generated an unprecedented number of comments. Find out where things stand and what is under discussion.

Top 6 Net Zero Technical Challenges + BONUS Stump the Net Zero Chump

Presented by Brett Cass of CHBA
Tuesday, October 20, 1:00pm-2:00pm EDT

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Learn what the latest technical challenges are for getting to Net Zero – including new homes, MURBs, and renos? Join us for this riveting presentation on current hot topics in the Net Zero space. Brett walks you through our top 6 picks including Hot2000 modelling, compartmentalization and occupant baseloads/plug loads – PLUS learn what we’re doing about them. Brett also provides some fun facts on the 400+ homes labelled in the program to-date, including details on the technologies and building assemblies used as well as the performance levels achieved. He’ll also tell you about a new project that will invite builder members to provide feedback on their experiences with energy efficiency requirements.


BONUS: Don’t miss your chance to “stump the Net Zero chump” during the 15-minute question and answer segment after the presentation. We have our resident Net Zero Heroes from the Management Committee, Technical Committee, MURB Project and Reno Working Group in attendance to answer all your questions!

Getting to Net Zero with Modular

Presented by Marie Hanchet of CHBA, Alex Miller of Big Block Construction, Clarice Kramer of NRCan, and Cory Warms of Grandeur Housing
Monday, October 19, 1:00pm-2:00pm EDT

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Learn more about efforts underway to utilize modular construction to achieve Net Zero Energy levels of performance. CHBA’s Net Zero Project Manager, Marie Hanchet provides an update on the NRCan funded project “Affordable, Replicable, and Marketable Net Zero Ready MURBs”. Hear from one of the project builders, Alex Miller from Big Block Construction, how their first Modular Net Zero MURB recently came together in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. You’ll also learn about a LEEP Modular project with 10 builds, including a single-family project by Grandeur Housing in Winkler, Manitoba that’s also going to be Net Zero. 

Looking Ahead at the Economy and Homeownership in Canada: An Interactive Panel Discussion with Industry Experts

Presented by Kiki Sauriol-Roode of Genworth Canada, Mike Linehan of RBC, Peter Norman of Altus Group, and Kevin Lee, CHBA CEO
Wednesday, October 7, 11am-12:30pm EDT

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In this panel discussion, industry experts will share their perspectives on the economic impact that COVID-19 has had on Canadians and what effects that impact may have on homeownership as Canada enters a period of economic recovery.


         
          
Genworth Canada                      RBC                          Altus Group                       CHBA
Kiki Sauriol-Roode            Mike Linehan              Peter Norman                 Kevin Lee

High Performance Building Enclosures – The Key to Energy Efficiency in New & Existing Residential Buildings 

Presented by Salvatore Ciarlo of Owens Corning and Andy Cockburn of NAIMA Canada and Kevin Lee, CHBA CEO
Thursday, September 24th, 11am-12pm EDT

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Salvatore Ciarlo of Owens Corning and Andy Cockburn of NAIMA Canada join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee to discuss the latest advances in high performance building enclosure solutions, to help the building industry navigate the path to achieve higher levels of energy efficiency in new and existing residential buildings.   

Topics include:
•    Importance of the building enclosure in energy efficiency – smart ways to meet code requirements and voluntary higher levels of performance 
•    High performance, durable and resilient building enclosure solutions 
•    Managing heat, air and moisture in building enclosure systems
•    Benefits of continuous insulating sheathings and critical details
•    Air barrier systems and the importance of air leakage control
•    Design tools and practical guides
•    Training programs and projects under development at NAIMA Canada

                 

    

         NAIMA             Owens Corning             CHBA                 
Andy Cockburn      Salvatore Ciarlo        Kevin Lee

CHBA's Fall Webinar Series: Homebuying Trends — What Canadians Want 

Presented by Tim Bailey, Chief Strategy Officer of Avid Ratings and Kevin Lee, CHBA CEO
Wednesday, September 16th, 11am-12pm EDT

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to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Tim Bailey, Chief Strategy Officer of Avid Ratings, as they unveil the results from the 2020 Home Buyer Preference Survey, which surveyed 27,674 new homebuyers across 8 provinces. Learn about this year’s emerging home buying trends as your hosts take an in-depth look at this year’s data, and demonstrate how you can benefits from the survey’s incredible and easy-to-use online analysis tool to mine the data most relevant to your market, product type and target buyer.

This year the full survey results, including access to the Online Avid Reports Portal where you can filter the data based on a variety of geographic and demographic criteria, will be available for free for CHBA members - a $495 value.


About the Survey: 
Each year CHBA, in partnership with Avid Ratings Canada, conducts the largest homebuyer preference survey in Canada. Data collected from responding homebuyers provides feedback on buyer profiles, home shopping behaviors, home preferences, community preferences and other important details for the industry. The data amassed over 6 years of the study allows for granular analysis of trend changes related to Canadian new homebuyers and their preferences.

        
        

                    

      Avid Ratings                             CHBA 
      
Tim Bailey                             Kevin Lee

A View of the Market: Homeownership & Financial Fitness (Wednesday, June 24th 11am – 12pm EDT)

A Pre & Mid COVID Perspective with Kiki Sauriol-Roode - VP; Business Development, Genworth & Kevin Lee, CHBA CEO

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Kiki Sauriol-Roode, VP of Business Development for Genworth Canada, as they discuss a view of the residential homeownership market and recent announcements in the mortgage insurance industry. Genworth Canada will be sharing the results of their recent Homeownership and Financial Fitness Study, done in partnership with Environics, which is particularly relevant given today’s unusual economic and financial circumstances. The data from Genworth’s survey provides a comprehensive look at Canadians’ view on homeownership and their own financial fitness. The study takes into account both pre COVID-19 and mid COVID-19 data, which can be used to help shape some of the conversations you’re having with your customers, and provides a balanced outlook on future homebuying trends.

        
   
 

   Genworth 
Kiki Saurol-Roode
   
  CHBA 
Kevin Lee


Navigating Government Support During COVID-19 (April 22, 2020,11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT)

With Peter Bangs & Gavin Miranda, Partners, Taxation Services, MNP 

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

The Federal Government has put several measures in place to support businesses and individuals through the economic realities during COVID-19. New details and adjustments are being made at a dizzying pace.  CHBA has been actively engaged with government to get changes for the better, and continues to push for more support for members.  CHBA has been keeping members updated on all these changes, but it’s also time to hear from the tax experts to help you access the best options for you and your business.
  
Join Kevin Lee, CHBA's CEO, and Peter Bangs and Gavin Miranda, Partners in Taxation Services at MNP LLP in this interactive webinar as they walk you through the different options and qualifying criteria as they currently stand, so that you can make the best possible decisions for your business during this challenging time. You’ll also hear about next steps for CHBA on your behalf.


   
               
CHBA CEO Kevin Lee

   
Peter Bangs & Gavin Miranda 
   Partners, Taxation Services, MNP

   

2020 PUBLIC REVIEW ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO CODES: FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU 

Webinar 3: Proposed Changes to Provisions for Lateral Loads (February 21, 2020, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST)
With Rob Jonkman, Canadian Wood Council

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

CHBA is hosting three webinars for members on how proposed changes to the national codes will affect builders. In this third webinar, Rob Jonkman, Canadian Wood Council, will go over the proposed changes to provisions for lateral loads.




   

   

 

2020 PUBLIC REVIEW ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO CODES: FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU 

Webinar 2: Proposed Changes to Part 9 Energy Efficiency Provisions (February 18, 2020,1:00 – 2:00 PM EST)
With Chris McLellan, Natural Resources Canada

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

CHBA is hosting three webinars for members on how proposed changes to the national codes will affect builders. In the second webinar, Chris McLellan, Natural Resources Canada, will go over the proposed changes to Part 9 energy efficiency provisions.




   

   

 

2020 PUBLIC REVIEW ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO CODES: FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU 

Webinar 1: Summary of Proposed Changes and How to Submit Comments (February 11, 2020, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST)
With Frank Lohmann, Codes Canada

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

CHBA is hosting three webinars for members on how proposed changes to the national codes will affect builders. The first webinar, delivered by Frank Lohmann, Codes Canada, will summarize proposed changes and how to submit comments during the final public review, which is on now until March 13th. 




   

   

How to Share Profits, Ownership and Growth with your Employees and Team Members (October 28, 2019)

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

Are you the owner or leader of a construction company who is looking to drive further growth, build more value in your business and increase your own retirement equity? Having the right team in place, being able to keep your best people and to have them share in your success will put you in a stronger position to do so. If you are looking to share your company’s profits, ownership or future growth with your team, this webinar will show you how that can be structured by way of bonus, profit-sharing and employee ownership plans. Join Kevin Lee, CHBA’s CEO and Eben Louw, Partner of Succession Services at MNP LLP to find out how such plans can help you grow your business, secure your own retirement and provide value to your employees.


CHBA CEO Kevin Lee


  
    Eben Louw, MNP

   

One-on-one sit-down with the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar

CHBA CEO Kevin Lee hosted the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister responsible for CMHC, for a one-on-one sit-down to discuss the new first-time buyer incentive program, housing affordability, housing supply, and more. Minister Duclos joined live from his Ministerial Regional office in Quebec City. CHBA members submitted questions in advance and also during the session itself, making for a highly interactive 1-hour session.


The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos
    
    CHBA CEO Kevin Lee

Budget 2019: How it affects our industry (March 22, 2019)

Members Only: Click here to watch the recorded webinar and review the slide deck.

The 2019 Federal Budget was tabled on Tuesday, March 19, and CHBA and MNP LLP hosted an exclusive in-depth analysis three days later on how this budget will impact the residential construction industry, your business, your customers, and the broader economy in your community. Join Kevin Lee, CHBA's CEO, and Peter Bangs, Partner in Taxation Services at MNP LLP as they walk you through the policy and taxation implications of Budget 2019 from the perspective of our industry.


        

Achieve Success in Succession Planning (October 30, 2018)

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With the right operational strategy in place, a successful residential real estate or construction company can have a long and prosperous run. However, eventually your business will need to be transferred to new ownership – whether a family member, an employee or an outside party. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Doug McLarty, Partner, Leader ExitSmart Services, MNP to learn how you can prepare your business.


        

Labour Market Projections: A 10-Year Industry Perspective (April 23, 2018)

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An estimated 120,000 people will be retiring from the skilled trades in Canada over the next decade, and the residential construction industry is already feeling the impact. Join Kevin Lee, CHBA's CEO, and Bob Collins, Economist with BuildForce Canada, as they provide a comprehensive look at Labour Market projections. Learn how those projections apply to our industry, what they mean for your business today and in the future, and how CHBA is working to help address the issues.


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Budget 2018: How it affects our industry (March 2, 2018)

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The 2018 Federal Budget was tabled on Tuesday, February 27, and this Friday CHBA and MNP LLP are hosting an exclusive in-depth analysis on how this budget will impact the residential construction industry, your business, your customers, and the broader economy in your community. Join Kevin Lee, CHBA's CEO, and Peter Bangs, Partner in Taxation Services at MNP LLP as they walk you through the policy and taxation implications of Budget 2018 from the perspective of our industry.


       

How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks (November 2, 2017)

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As businesses increasingly rely on technologies to store critical data, and keep private client information safe, digital security needs to be a top priority. Establishing and maintaining a solid plan to prevent cyber breaches is critical to protecting your business, your employees, and your clients. This webinar reviews the fallout of a cyber breach and discusses potential impacts on your organization – including regulation, financial losses, and damage to your reputation and brand. Join MNP’s National Cyber Security Leader Danny Timmins to find out how to protect your business and infrastructure.


       


2017 Home Buyer Preference Survey: Results and Data Tool Demonstration (September 8, 2017)

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Each year CHBA, in partnership with Avid Ratings Canada, conducts the largest homebuyer preference survey in Canada. Participation is limited to CHBA home builders and developers. This webinar will explore the most recent survey results, and demonstrate how members can benefits from the survey’s incredible, and easy-to-use, online analysis tool to ‘mine’ the data most relevant to their market, product type and target buyer. Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Avid’s Tim Bailey for an in-depth look at how this survey can help you make better home building decisions. 


       

Budget 2017: What does it means for our industry and your business? (March 27, 2017)

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CHBA and MNP LLP joined forces to provide Association members with an exclusive members-only in-depth analysis of how the 2017 Federal Budget will impact the residential construction industry, individuals and businesses. Positive feedback on the session suggests it met its goal of keeping members informed on how the federal budget will affect them, their customers and the industry at large.