July 31 2023


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Application Deadline: September 6, 2023

CAHPI is seeking new members for the National Board of Directors. Maximize your membership and join the CAHPI Board of Directors! Join us and help guide the association to best serve our members.

If you are a positive team player keen to contribute and participate at the board and committee meetings, to join in diverse discussions about the current status of the Home Inspection Industry and you're eager to share your vision of the future of home inspections in Canada... We want to hear from you!

CAHPI seeks nominees who are experienced home inspectors and are committed to positive improvements for the home inspection industry. As a volunteer member of the board of directors, you will help further our mission across Canada to advance professional home inspectors through standards, advocacy and education.

We are now accepting nominations for the following leadership positions….click below to submit your nomination! 


November 24 – 26, 2023 
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
200 Coventry Road  Ottawa, ON

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4S3

The 2023 CAHPI National Home Inspectors' Conference - Welcome Back! Is confirmed for November 24 - 26, 2023 and will take place at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre located at 200 Coventry Road in Ottawa, ON. The attached Courtyard Marriott Ottawa East will host our conference room block for all registrants. 

The Conference program will continue to offer relevant and exciting presentations and discussions. As a sneak peek, the CAHPI Conference Planning committee are pursing a variety of topics to support your career and knowledge development. Topics currently being pursued include (but are not limited to):Plumbing, Electrical, Heating Systems and more! We also hope to provide sessions on Business Planning 101 which could cover access to Government Funding, Development of Business Plans, and Financial Projections. A professional keynote will also be pursued to inspire and motivate you in both your personal and professional lives.

We will also offer our registrants the opportunity to debate hot-topic issues with your peers and participate in interactive discussions that will introduce you to best practices from across Canada! Through the educational sessions and networking opportunities, we want to ensure you can apply what you learn and be more effective in your work.

Registration will open in coming days! Stay tuned for the big announcement!

2023 CAHPI National Home Inspectors' Conference - Ottawa, ON

We are pleased to announce that the CAHPI Annual Conference will take place in Ottawa this Fall. We are very excited to return to an in-person delivery for the first time in years!

In order to build a relevant, current and exciting program for our members, CAHPI is inviting industry experts as well as our members and affiliates, to submit a topic for consideration for the conference program. Do you have a presentation that would benefit our home inspectors from across Canada? SUBMIT HERE

2023 CAHPI National Home Inspectors' Conference - Ottawa, ON

Sponsorship opportunities will be circulated soon for those businesses who wish to connect with home inspectors from across Canada. This year will offer new and exciting benefits that will allow your company to be promoted year-round through visibility at the conference, articles in the monthly newsletter, and even webinars promoted to our full distribution list. Stay tuned for more details!

Become a CAHPI Member Today!
Join CAHPI today… it only takes a few minutes. First — complete the online membership application form; Second — make your payment with the online secure credit card payment option; Third — check your profile on the Find an Inspector search (profile updates can be made on the My CAHPI Dashboard membership portal). The CAHPI membership criteria is outlined on "How to become a member" webpage. CAHPI members fulfilling the CAHPI membership criteria will earn the National Certificate Holder® designation and Registered Home Inspector (RHI)® designation. READ MORE 

MEMBER OPPORTUNITY:  Get Featured on CAHPI Social Media!
On a first come basis we will be featuring one member in an upcoming social media post.  Interested? Submit the CAHPI Member Profile Form. We're also looking for 'Photos from the Field'. Share with us a photo from your repertoire that tells a very interesting story about a recent home inspection. Please include your name and a brief (50 word) overview explaining the photo to .  Do you have home inspection content you've authored and would like to share? Are you active on social media? Contact us to see how you can get involved

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CAHPI Home & Auto Insurance Group Programs As a valued member of CAHPI, you are eligible for special deals. Our members have now been given access to HUB's Digital Marketplace. This is an exclusive portal to a world full of discounts that it pays to explore. The process is very simple. Click here for an online quote. It takes less than three minutes, and there is no obligation. The HUB Digital Marketplace is administered by HUB SmartCoverage and is underwritten by a number of Canadian insurance companies. | Talk to HUB 1-844-795-1530 | Email HUB | www.hubbenefits.ca/cahpi READ HUB June Newsletter

Watch the CAHPI Webinar Recordings…
Check out all the CAHPI webinar recordings on the CAHPI Education eLearning Portal. If you missed any of the 2022 or 2021 webinars or would like to watch a session again...all of the 'live' webinars have been recorded and are now available to all CAHPI members for FREE by logging into the CAHPI Member Dashboard. The recorded sessions are available to non-members for a nominal fee. READ MORE

Need Training… Check Out These Courses?
Check the CAHPI website for upcoming online training courses, webinars, or seminars that are offered across Canada. You can also earn CAHPI MRCs (membership renewal credits) with AEC Daily, they are the largest provider of online continuing education to the Construction, Architectural, Interior Design and Engineering community.  CAHPI MRCs are recorded on the calendar year (January 1 to December 31) choose from any of the listed programs and check the CAHPI Dashboard document library for a list of MRC activities and their value.

FREE Online Flood Risk Course for Home Inspectors
Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation
"How Home Inspectors Can Help Protect their Clients from Flooding" course is now available online across Canada through the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI) and Carson Dunlop's websites. The course provides practical information for home inspectors, to help their clients address the growing threat of home flooding across the country. The course was developed as a collaborative effort between CAHPI, Carson Dunlop and the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo. This online training course is a free, 1.5-hour and self-directed…

Subscribe to Consumer Product Safety News
Health Canada
Consumer Product Safety would like to invite you to subscribe to their electronic newsletter. Subscribers receive updates when new information, consumer advisories and warnings, consumer product recalls, and consultation documents regarding consumer product safety are posted on the Health Canada Web site. READ MORE

WMLBK 110V 5400W Automatic Electric Instant Hot Water Shower Head Heater recalled due to shock and electrocution hazard

Health Canada
Issue: The affected product has electrical wiring and a heating element that is in close proximity to running water without appropriate protections, posing a shock and electrocution hazard.
What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the seller to receive a refund. READ MORE

Explore Careers In Energy Efficiency
Join a network of energy experts. Make money by helping others save money. Natural Resources Canada needs you to be part of Canada's green economic recovery. With the new Canada Greener Homes Grant, NRCan is recruiting more energy advisors (EAs) and service organizations (SOs). As an EA and/or SO you will help Canadian homeowners save on their energy bills.

Ontario Building Officials Association Career Vacancies

Looking for a job?  As guardian's of a better built Ontario, you will impact the building of safe, sustainable and accessible communities.  Check out our job vacancies across Ontario. READ MORE

Building Inspector/Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
Township of Minden Hills Municipal Office
Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the Building Inspector/MLEO is responsible for the enforcement of the Ontario Building Code, provincial legislation, municipal by-laws and all other applicable laws in order to ensure compliance and provides general support to the Building/Bylaw/Planning Department. READ MORE

High building materials and labour costs still slowing home repairs
Canadian underwriter
While inflation's pace has eased in Canada, it's still expensive to put homeowners back into their properties after a fire, flood, wind, or other event.


Are more tornadoes coming to Ontario? Twister-trackers see signs the bull's-eye is shifting
The Toronto Star
BARRIE - Adam Hunwicks had just walked downstairs from the bedroom of his Barrie home when his father called: get to the basement, immediately. Hunwicks, then 15, fled downstairs with his mother and the dogs. Less than a minute later, what sounded like a train passed overhead. When Hunwicks and his mom emerged onto the street, there was "stuff all over the place." READ MORE

Two thirds of young homeowners in Canada considered weather-related climate risks when buying a home: survey
While forest fires in western Canada are common during the wildfire season of May through September, the unusual nature and severity of this year's wildfires have left a devastating impact on life and livelihood across the country.

As extreme heat gets worse, expert calls for access to cooling as a human right
National Post
TORONTO - As summer heat waves intensify and advocates sound the alarm on the lack of protections for the most vulnerable populations, one extreme weather expert is calling for access to cooling to be treated as a human right.

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