Canadian Home Builders’ Assocation

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association is the voice of Canada’s residential construction industry.

The CHBA’s membership includes new home builders, renovators, developers, trades, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders and other professionals – the companies and people who provide Canadians with quality housing from coast to coast. Members commit to act with integrity and professionalism in all aspects of their company’s operations.

Ontario Home Builders’ Association

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association was formed in 1962  to give residential builders a voice in the provincial government, facilitate changes in the industry and provide networking opportunities for home-building businesses, suppliers and services.

We have 29 local associations and 4,000 members companies across the province.

Tarion New Home Warranty Program

Tarion Warranty Corporation is a private corporation that was established in 1976 to protect the rights of new home buyers and regulate new home builders.

Since our inception, we have become one of the most comprehensive new home warranty programs in North America.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is Canada’s national housing agency. Established as a government-owned corporation in 1946 to address Canada’s post-war housing shortage, the agency has grown into a major national institution. CMHC is Canada’s premier provider of mortgage loan insurance, mortgage-backed securities, housing policy and programs, and housing research.

Infrastructure Health and Safety Association

IHSA is the leading developer and provider of prevention solutions for work environments involving high-risk activities such as working at heights, working with high voltage electricity, driving motor vehicles, transportation of dangerous goods, suspended access, and hoisting and rigging.

Workplace Safety Insurance Board

We are legislated by the Ontario government and are responsible for administering the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA).

We are funded by the employers of Ontario. Employers pay premiums for no-fault collective liability workplace insurance. Under this system, workers give up the right to sue as a result of their work-related injuries, in return for guaranteed compensation and benefits for accepted claims. In turn, employers are protected from lawsuits.

City Building Services

We provide an efficient system of building permit approvals which minimize hazards to persons and property by ensuring construction within the City of Greater Sudbury adheres to provincial and municipal regulations.Through inspections, Building Services ensures that projects are designed and constructed in accordance with the terms and conditions of applicable municipal and legislative requirements. This section issues building, plumbing, demolition, occupancy and other permits governed by the Ontario Building Code.