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We are now accepting applications from Member employees for our Apprenticeship Bursary Program. Details of Bursary:  An opportunity to receive a Bursary is available to any person who is a registered apprentice in a construction-related trade and is currently employed by a member in good standing of the Muskoka Builders’ Association.  New Requirements:  a)  A […]

Comments Off on President’s & Member of the Year Awards 2016

The candidate for the President’s Award is chosen annually by the current president to recognize members or individuals for long-term service to the Association. This years’ President’s Award was awarded to Lisa Cormack of Excel Enclosures and Railings at the MBA Christmas Party on November 25, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott, the Rosseau. Lisa has […]

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Due to the success of the program, the Board of Directors have implemented some new qualifying requirements.  Moving forward, the top ten (10) applicants will be awarded a bursary annually with minimum average scores of 80%.  Greater reward will be given to those with higher marks.  The new application will be available on January 1, […]

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The Muskoka Builders’ Association was very happy to present 9 Apprenticeship Bursary Awards at our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday June, 14, 2016. These are annual awards presented to Apprentices of our Member Companies to encourage new, educated individuals in their field in Muskoka. The following were the winners, in alphabetical order: James Armstrong – […]

Comments Off on Muskoka Builders’ Association makes donation to Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North

Katy McGregor (left), Chair of the Muskoka Builders’ Association (MBA) Home & Cottage Show and Dean Butterwick (right), MBA President, present David Morris (centre), CEO of the Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North with a cheque for 50% of the proceeds from admission and draw ticket sales from the 2016 MBA Home & Cottage Show.  […]

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Very happy couple Lisa Croft and Tom Heindl!  Winners of the Muskoka Builders’ Association draw prize for a Muskoka Fire Pit from the Home & Cottage Show.

Comments Off on A great big THANK YOU

to all of our exhibitors and attendees who made our 25th Annual Home & Cottage Show a tremendous success! Also thank you to the following Sponsors – we couldn’t have done it without you!: A.F. Construction, Contractors Rental Supply, Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Home Depot Bracebridge, Pratt’s Lawn Care & Landscapes, Premier Storage […]

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Come help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary of the Show! Bring the whole family.

Comments Off on Lumber yards break the mould: in-house design and installation services bring new convenience to contractors and homeowners

Gravenhurst Home Building Centre In days of yore the lumber yard was just that – a large outdoor retail space that sold a lot of lumber and a tiny little indoor space that housed bits and pieces of hardware. Today’s lumber yards are entire building centres where you can find just about anything you need […]

Comments Off on Project Manager sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for scaffolding collapse

A Toronto project manager who oversaw a construction crew involved in a deadly scaffolding collapse in 2009 has been sentenced to three and a half years behind bars.  Click here to read more.