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Build Your Career in Muskoka As summer ends and fall begins, local contractors prepare for yet another busy season. Colder weather hasn’t slowed the contracting demand for years in Muskoka, and there is no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. Employment opportunities are abundant as business owners try and keep up with client needs […]

Comments Off on “Cottage Country” Is Not As Seasonal As You Think

Summer in Muskoka. A common turn of phrase for anyone familiar with the Muskoka Region. Muskoka is known for its endless lakes, lush forests and pristine views and has cottagers swarming throughout the summer months. But relaxing on a dock isn’t just for weekends and Muskoka is certainly not just for cottagers. There are teams […]

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The Muskoka Builders Association seeks the expression of interest from reputable and reliable third parties to write copy and provide social media promotion in order to raise awareness of workforce opportunities in the region. The individual documents are available below for download: Content Development Content Promotion & Social Media Amplification

Comments Off on 2018 Golf Tournament

We are looking forward to a great day at Deerhurst Highlands, Thursday June 21, 2018! Tickets and Hole Sponsorships Available. This year, both lunch will be at The Antler Steakhouse and dinner will be in Eclipse Restaurant. 10:00 am – 12:30 pm – Registration 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Lunch 1:00 pm – Shot […]

Comments Off on NEW! 2018 Home Show Exhibitor & Craft Vendor Info

The 2018 Muskoka Builders’ Association Home Show will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 27, 28, 29, at the Gravenhurst Centennial Centre. We are pleased to add new interactive, family-friendly features to the show including an exciting Upstairs Craft Show. Please download our exhibitor package – 2018 Exhibitor Package  or our Upstairs Craft Show Vendor package […]

Comments Off on MBA Apprenticeship Bursary Application

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 Graduated Apprenticeship Grant for Employers

As an employer, you can use the Graduated Apprenticeship Grant to help you with the costs of training an apprentice. You could receive up to $16,700 to train an apprentice in more than 100 eligible trades, if your apprentice: is registered in an eligible apprenticeship program after November 14, 2017 achieves key milestones – like successfully […]

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, […]

Comments Off on MBA Apprenticeship Bursary Awards

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 – […]

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