Spurring a manufacturing boom in Quebec could take more than just a weak Canadian dollar

July 2015, Financial Post

MONTREAL – For BONE Structure, a Laval, Que.-based home designer and builder, the U.S. building permits it expects in the coming days are arriving at the right time with the Canadian dollar at a six-year low.

The company has contracts to put up buildings in California and Texas, but all the pieces will be manufactured in Canada, then shipped south to be assembled onsite.

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How factory-built homes are shedding their ‘cheap’ label and exploding in popularity

Financial Post, January 2014

After more than three decades in her Toronto bungalow amid growing mildew problems in the 1940s-era home, Ruth Wiens decided it was to start fresh.

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