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About Us - Introducing Roofer Resource (RR)

Welcome to Roofer Resource, the online community for roofers living and working in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. As most tradesmen know, construction in Canada is booming, and this is especially true in Vancouver as we prepare for the 2010 Winter Games. Building renovations and new construction projects can be seen throughout the city and roofers are in high demand. In fact, when you consider the winter climate that we endure in Vancouver and the effect that it can have on a building's roof, roofers are perhaps the most sought after contractors around. Roofer Resource provides roofers with industry specific knowledge so that they can capitalize on the booming roofing industry.


 

Features of Roofer Resource (RR)


Roofer Resource is for roofers on the cutting edge of the industry. The site will improve your skill and efficiency by putting industry specific tools and information at your fingertips. In addition to providing tons of great roofing information, we also strive to produce roofer-relevant lifestyle and entertainment content. Below is a list of RR’s most popular features.

Project Finder:  Subcontractors spend a lot of time on the road. Minimize the amount of money you spend on fuel, and reduce traffic related stress by taking advantage of RR’s online Project Finder.

Employee Finder:  Improve job site productivity by finding employee candidates online with RR’s Employee Finder.

Weather Center:  Is today a “rain day” or not? Help reduce poor work decisions based on inaccurate weather forecasts. Not sure which forecast to believe?  Get up-to-date weather information from multiple sources all in one place.

Roofing News and Articles:  Stay on top of the game and get inspired by reading industry related news and articles. Topics include business and financial advice, tool and gear reviews, and quality control techniques.

Map Quest:  Plan your daily driving route more effectively by using Map Quest’s mapping feature.

Roofers Blog:  A great tool for networking with other professionals, or to simply to rant about anything roofing related.

Sports Center: Get the latest sports news from one of Canada’s leading sporting news providers, Sportsnet.ca.

Lifestyle Articles:  A healthy, balanced life requires both work and play. Find articles relating to the latter, with topics on entertainment, health, and even relationships.

Google Search: Use RR as your home page and surf the web by using our Google Search feature.

Feedback Center: We want to improve. Tell us what you like, dislike and what you’d like to see added to RR in the future.

 
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Blue Jays’ reallocation approach in full effect with Pearce deal

After Edwin Encarnacion turned down an $80-million, four-year offer from the Blue Jays, Ross Atkins moved quickly to his second strategy: spreading the wealth.


Down Goes Brown: John Tortorella’s stock is soaring

Buy low, sell high. That’s the secret of stock market success. Well, you could have made a fortune buying stock in Tortorella’s reputation at the start of the regular season. Plus, more rising and falling stock around the league.


LeBron reinforces distance between Cavaliers, Raptors atop East

Coming into Monday night’s showdown, the Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers appeared to be trending in different directions. But LeBron James proved once again that his team are the top dogs in the East.


Blue Jays sign Steve Pearce to two-year, $12.5M deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed versatile Steve Pearce to a two-year deal worth $12.5 million.


Thompson scores 60 in 29 minutes as Warriors rout Pacers

Klay Thompson had an NBA season-high and career-best 60 points for the highest-scoring performance by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, and the Warriors whipped the Indiana Pacers 142-106 on Monday night.


Top-ranked Nolan Patrick won’t play for Canada at world juniors

Nolan Patrick, the projected No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, will not take part in the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship.


Yankees will retire Derek Jeter’s No. 2 next season

Derek Jeter’s No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees’ single digits.


Raptors’ win streak snapped after narrow loss to Cavaliers

LeBron James collected 34 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers wrested sole ownership of first place in the Eastern Conference from the Raptors with a 116-112 win Monday.


Daly responds to concussion spotter’s call on McDavid

“We knew going in there would be times when you and I might call something differently,” NHL Deputy Commissioner, Bill Daly said. “The spotters have been told to err on the side of caution, which is the right advice.”


MLB Rumours: Blue Jays make four-year offer to Fowler

If this past weekend was any indication, things are starting to heat up on the free agent front. With the Winter Meetings underway, there is sure to be plenty of movement over the next four days.