KANDY Blog

What’s In Ontario’s New Condominium Act?

At the moment it is just a “proposed” new Condominium Act. Even though it was introduced in the Ontario Legislature May 27, 2015, the new law hasn’t yet seen a day of debate. There’s likely a lot of behind-the-scenes posturing, because it is a honker of a new Bill and would bring significant changes to…

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Boni & John Farewell
A Fond Farewell to Boni & John

It is with mixed emotions that we bid adieu to Boni & John Wagner-Stafford. After 3 years of contributions to the KANDY® brand, they are moving on. We wish them nothing but success and happiness as they continue to pursue their 2GreatGuys and B Clear Writing endeavours as well as their upcoming Mexican adventures. We will miss…

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Jason Blue
Hello West Van, North Van, Squamish-Whistler, Burnaby & Port Moody!

KANDY Outdoor Flooring Welcomes Jason Blue as Franchise Partner! Jason Blue’s journey to KANDY Outdoor Flooring as a new franchise partner is very similar to route taken by co-founders Kelly and Doug Niessen. “I’ve got a condo in downtown Vancouver,” Jason explains. “I look out at Stanley Park from my living room, and I have…

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Outdoor Flooring Materials: Softwoods Vs Hardwood Explained

You’re looking for something to “spruce up” your outdoor balcony, patio, or veranda.  But “you don’t want wood”.  At KANDY Outdoor Flooring we hear that a lot. When we ask why, we’re told that it’s because of the “work” to keep it up. What we say to our clients – and what we want to…

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Dragon's Den Cast
The 5 Stages of A Successful CBC Dragons’ Den Pitch

(From Pitchers Who Got Offers From All Five Dragons!) Getting selected to pitch to CBC’s famous Dragons’ Den was one of the most exciting things that happened at KANDY Outdoor Flooring in 2014.  We worked hard on all elements of our pitch, and during the taping we received investment offers from all 5 of the…

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Decline of Vancouver
Decline of Vancouver

It can be endlessly fascinating to watch, discuss, dissect and analyze real estate market activity. In Canada, most of us of a certain age were raised to anticipate, almost expect, that home ownership would be well within our grasp almost as soon as we graduated from university and collected our first year’s salary.  Those of…

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