About Us

 The Canadian Home Builders' Association Prince Edward Island is the voice of our Island's residential construction industry, dedicated to fostering a housing environment in which the industry operates effectively and professionally while maintaining affordability and profitability.

 Our membership comprises firms across Prince Edward Island and Atlantic Canada in every area of the housing industry - new home builders and renovators, land developers, trade contractors, product and material manufacturers, building product suppliers, lending institutions, insurance providers, service professionals and others.

Our activities are focused on three key areas:

  • Achieving a stable business environment for our members. The CHBA is committed to a fair and competitive marketplace, where all members have the opportunity to operate their business profitably.
  • Promoting and protecting the interests of consumers. The CHBA believes that all Canadians have the right to decent, safe and appropriate housing. We also believe that all Canadians have the right to a reasonable opportunity to own a home.
  • Supporting the professionalism of our members. Skills, experience and integrity are the cornerstones of professionalism. CHBA provides members with opportunities to learn, grow and take pride in what they do. We believe that the CHBA logo is the sign of Canada's home building professionals.

What We Do For Members

 The Canadian Home Builders' Association Prince Edward Island exists to serve the interests of our industry and to help our members succeed and prosper.

 In a constantly evolving business environment, the CHBA is the industry's agent for positive change. We keep a constant eye on the regulatory environment and the marketplace. We develop clear, practical positions on issues that matter to the industry and our consumers. We make sure that our voice i s heard, loud and clear, and that we reach and influence decision-makers at all levels of government. Here are some of the issues we are working on, on behalf of our members:

  • Taxation reform
  • Regulatory reform
  • Housing finance
  • Housing affordability
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Builder liability
  • Underground economy
  • Industry profitability

Membership Benefits

Networking

As a member of CHBA-PEI, you have the opportunity to build a network of business contacts and potentially increase your business by interacting with other professionals from the residential constuction industry


Credibility and Professionalism

Gain credibility with consumers as a professional, experienced and reliable builder or tradesperson. CHBA members agree to abide by the Code of Ethics. Participating members raise the bar for others in the industry and demonstrate commitment to professionalism. Builder members get a discount on Atlantic New Home Warranty Program memberships


Monthly Dinner Meetings

Build relationships with builders, renovators, trades people, suppliers and other professionals by attending. Take advantage of the opportunity to sponsor a dinner and market your business.

Member Referrals

The CHBA is often contacted by consumers to ask for the name of a home builder or trades person. We provide your contact information as a service to you


Marketing and Advertising

Use the CHBA logo. It is available to all members in good standing and is recognized nationally. Use the logo on your business cards, company letterhead, business correspondence and websites. List your name and company on the CHBA-PEI and CHBA National websites with links to your business website. Promotion of your business through CHBA-PEI's social media streams.


Information Sessions, Education and Training

Attend an information session on various products, an emergency first aid course or other information sessions pertinent to your industry. An opportunity for our members to upgrade their skills and stay ahead of the competition Recieve information on other training sessions.


Leadership and Professional Growth

Every member has the opportunity to be involved in the association, chair a committee or run for a Board of Directors position at the local, provincial or national level of CHBA


Annual Golf Tournament

Each year the association holds a golf tournament and BBQ. Attend a fun day of golf all while networking with colleagues from the residential construction industry


Giving Back to our Island Community

Each year we choose an Island charity. Portions of the putting contest held at our annual golf event and sales of 50/50 tickets from monthly dinners are donated to a local charity.

If you are interested in becoming a member, contact the CHBA-PEI

Board of Directors

President

Martin Hilchie
Hilchie Quality Homes
28A Myrtle Street
Stratford, PE C1B 2W2
Tel: (902) 393-1382
martin@hilchiequalityhomes.ca

Vice-President

Tim McHatten
TJ’s Windows & Building Centre
50 Grant Street
Charlottetown, PE C1C 0H5
Tel: (902) 626-5203
tim@peiwindows.com


Secretary-Treasurer

Scott Costain
Scotcor Construction
19 Gavin Court
Summerside, PE C1N 6H5
Tel: (902) 888-9246
scott@scotcor.com

Director

Andrew Garth
Ravenwood Stairways
77 Gard Road
Alberton, PE C0B 1B0
Tel: (902) 853-3037
agarth@ravenwoodstairways.com


Director

Allan Tierney
Blue Heron Construction
P.O. Box 118
North Rustico, PE C0A 1X0
Tel: (902) 963-2266
allan@nrhc.ca

Director

Larry Stewart
Larry Stewart Construction
31 Glencove Drive
Stratford, PE C1B 1Y2
Tel: (902) 393-8375
larryayelet@eastlink.ca


Director

Cody Lidstone
Lidstone Electric
532 Dunk River Road
RR#3 Summerside, PE C1N 4J9
Tel: (902) 303-5346
codyhlidstone@hotmail.com

Director

Winston Cousins
Atlantic Deck Systems
4205 Route 20
Kensington, PE C0B 1M0
Tel: (902) 836-4426
atlantic.deck.systems@bellaliant.net


Executive Officer

Todd MacEwen
Canadian Home Builders’ Association (PEI) Inc.
420 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7Z5
Tel: (902) 367-6125
todd@chba-pei.ca