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2017 Awards Winners

Wednesday April 26th, 2017

2017 Awards of Excellence Winners click here

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Finalists DRHBA Awards 2017

Friday March 31st, 2017

DRHBA Awards of Excellence Finalists click here

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2016 Awards of Excellence Winners

Monday April 25th, 2016

2016 Awards of Excellence Winners click here

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2016 Finalists for Awards of Excellence

Thursday March 31st, 2016

2016 Awards of Excellence Finalists click here

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2015 New President for DRHBA

Monday November 23rd, 2015

New 2015-2016 DRHBA President

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Halminen Donates Trail at Camp 30

Thursday September 24th, 2015

Halminen Homes donates trail for Camp 30 in Bowmanville (click to read more)

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2015 DRHBA Golf Classic

Thursday August 13th, 2015

2015 DRHBA Golf Classic

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2015 Awards of Excellence Winners

Tuesday April 28th, 2015

2015 Awards of Excellence Results

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DRHBA Awards Finalists 2015

Tuesday March 31st, 2015

2015 Awards of Excellence Finalists

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2014 DRHBA President's Ball

Tuesday December 16th, 2014

2014 President's Ball in Honour of Victor Fiume

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Victor Fiume New DRHBA President

Monday November 17th, 2014

Victor Fiume is DRHBA's 61st President

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49th Golf Classic 2014

Wednesday August 13th, 2014

DRHBA 49th Annual Golf Classic Aug 12, 2014

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OHBA AOD Finalists for Durham

Monday August 11th, 2014

Durham Members Finalists for Awards of Distinction

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No New Tax Bill

Thursday October 24th, 2013

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Region Confirms Transit Tax Increase

Thursday November 22nd, 2012

 Regional Council Passes New Transit Charge

The proposed increase in Transit Development Charges were approved by council Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 21.

Beginning Jan. 1, 2013, developers will be charged about 30% more for transit D.C.’s.

The new rates...

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New Canada Post Charge

Monday November 5th, 2012

 Canada post is going to start charging developers a one-time fee to install and activate all community mail boxes and addresses in new developments, effective January 1, 2013. This is in addition to the existing process for installing community mail boxes.

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Stop the Trades Tax

Thursday September 27th, 2012

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EnerQuality Awards of Excellence

Friday February 3rd, 2012
  DRHBA Members capture awards in EnerQuality Awards of Excellence!

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Stephen Snider is New 2012 DRHBA President

Monday January 2nd, 2012

MEDIA RELEASE

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STEPHEN SNIDER IS NEW PRESIDENT OF DURHAM REGION HOME BUILDERS’ ASSOCIATION

“It is a great honour to serve as the 58th President of the Durham Region Home Builders’ Association,” said Stephen Snider at the President’s Gala on Nov. 19th at...

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Tim Hudak Speaks in Durham

Wednesday June 8th, 2011

Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak speaks in Durham at Industry Luncheon

Media Release

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2012 Building Code Presentation

Friday October 8th, 2010

Please see the 2010 Building Code Presentation from September guest speaker Alek Antoniuk:

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin April 2010

Tuesday June 1st, 2010

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin March 2010

Tuesday June 1st, 2010

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin May 2010

Tuesday June 1st, 2010

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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Reflections on Housing 2010

Monday May 31st, 2010

From:   Victor Fiume, President, CHBA

Now that we are reaching mid-year, it is important to have a perspective on the housing industry’s prospects going forward.

Please see the analysis prepared by the Altus Group below, which provides a clear and concise picture of what will...

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HST Information

Monday May 31st, 2010

Please see the HST publication and links below:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/hrmnztn/menu-eng.html?bnr

http://cra.gc.ca/harmonization

http://www.ontario.ca/taxchange

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin January 2010

Wednesday January 20th, 2010

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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Builders Put Christmas "In the Bag" For Local Families

Friday December 18th, 2009

OSHAWA – Members of the Durham Region Home Builders’ Association (DRHBA) dropped off hundreds of recyclable bags brimming with food donations for its 1st Annual Holiday Food Drive on Saturday, December 12th.

Oshawa Mayor John Gray joined DRHBA members and even brought his own...

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin Dec. 2009

Friday December 18th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction...

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin November, 2009

Friday November 13th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin August 2009

Thursday August 13th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

 

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin July 2009

Tuesday July 14th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin June 2009

Thursday June 11th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin May 2009

Monday June 8th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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2009 Awards of Excellence Winners

Thursday April 23rd, 2009
Durham Builders shone at the 2009 Awards of Excellence ceremonies on April 17 at Deer Creek Golf Centre in Ajax.

 

DURHAM BUILDERS RECOGNIZE THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

 

(OSHAWA)--Brookfield Homes (Ontario) Ltd. took home top honours at the 2009 Awards of Excellence ceremonies...

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin April 2009

Thursday April 9th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin March 2009

Thursday March 12th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin February 2009

Monday February 9th, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction...

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin January 2009

Thursday January 22nd, 2009

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

 

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin December 2008

Tuesday December 16th, 2008
The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin Nov. 2008

Tuesday November 11th, 2008

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin Sep/Oct. 2008

Friday November 7th, 2008

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin August 2008

Wednesday September 3rd, 2008

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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Tarion Builder Bulletin 48

Friday August 1st, 2008

Effective October 1, 2008, builders must display or otherwise make available for review, a notice setting out enrolment information including the builder's registration number and the enrolment number for the home(s) involved.

Click on link for more information:

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RCMP Musical Ride

Thursday May 1st, 2008
Racing Against Drugs Durham proudly presents The RCMP Musical Ride.

See pdf below for details.

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2008 Awards of Excellence Winners

Wednesday April 23rd, 2008

Baywood Homes took top honours in the 2008 Awards of Excellence ceremonies on April 18th at Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Centre.

DURHAM BUILDERS RECOGNIZE THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

(OSHAWA)--Baywood Homes took home top honours at the 2008 Awards of
Excellence ceremonies presented by the...

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin March 2008

Thursday April 17th, 2008

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry....

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin February 2008

Friday March 14th, 2008

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction...

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OHBA Health & Safety Bulletin November

Wednesday November 14th, 2007

The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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Calculating the 5 Percent GST

Tuesday November 13th, 2007

To help you calculate the new 5 percent GST, we have provided a table from the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) outlining the GST rebate calculations.

 

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Durham Builders Help Kids with Diabetes

Friday September 21st, 2007

Members of the Durham Region Home Builders’ Association raised $6,000 for the Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre for Children and Youth at the 42nd Annual Golf Tournament on August 14th at Deer Creek Golf Centre in Ajax.

Members of the Durham Region Home Builders’ Association raised...

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OHBA Health & Safety - September

Tuesday September 18th, 2007
The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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OHBA Health & Safety News - May

Thursday June 7th, 2007
The Ontario Home Builders' Association presents its monthly Health & Safety Bulletin to provide members across the province with a quick reference to important developments in the Ontario Health & Safety regime as it effects the residential construction industry.

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Builders Shine at Awards of Excellence

Friday April 27th, 2007

(OSHAWA)--Empire Communities took home top honours at the 2007 Awards of Excellence ceremonies presented by the Durham Region Home Builders' Association (DRHBA) on April 20th at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Centre in Ajax.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DURHAM BUILDERS RECOGNIZE THE BEST IN...

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Builders Create Bursary For Durham College Students

Friday April 27th, 2007

AJAX, Ont. - The Durham Region Home Builders' Association (DRHBA), in partnership with Durham Region Local Training Board (DRLTB), presented a cheque for $11,000 to Leah Myers, president of Durham College at the DRHBA's annual Awards of Excellence ceremony held Friday, April 20 at Deer Creek...

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Builders Welcome Balanced Budget

Friday March 23rd, 2007
Toronto, March 22, 2007 - Ontario Home Builders' Association President Brian Johnston supports the infrastructure investments announced in the 2007 Ontario Budget. Ontario's Future Prosperity Linked to Infrastructure Investments

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Toronto, March 22, 2007 -...

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Mayors proclaim April as New Homes Month in Durham

Thursday March 22nd, 2007

Dignitaries from across the region officially proclaimed April as New Homes Month in Durham at a recent meeting of the Durham Region Home Builders' Association (DRHBA).

Mayors proclaim April as New Homes Month in Durham

Dignitaries from across the region officially proclaimed...

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2007 Budget: A Step Forward

Thursday March 22nd, 2007

Ottawa, March 19, 2007 –The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is supportive of the federal government’s approach to a number of strategic elements in the 2007 budget.

“While the Association is disappointed that the budget did not change the GST rebate thresholds for new...

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2007 Pre-Budget Release

Thursday March 22nd, 2007

Toronto, March 20, 2007 - The Ontario Home Builders' Association submission to the government's pre-budget consultation focused on the continuing need for significant infrastructure investments to support the province's growth plan strategy.

"Time to get Ontario moving again." Ontario's...

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