The Trowel -A Level Five Wall & Ceiling magazine is the voice of the western wall and ceiling industry and has been in print since 1953. It is devoted to covering projects, new products, contractors, news, and special interest items in the wall and ceiling industry.


The Trowel Winter 2018 • PDF 
Construction Outlook 2018 • Integrated Design Process • Project: Wilson’s Walk Features EIFS
The Trowel October / November 2017 • PDF
Retention Revolution: Keep Employees No Matter the Economics • Vertical Innovation • EIFS Excellence for People on the Move
The Trowel August / September 2017PDF
BCWCA Project of the Year Awards • Joe Whitehead Award Winner: Dave Johnson • On Leadership: Building a Mentoring Culture • Kenroc: Celebrating 50 Years • EIFS Council of Canada Architectural Design Awards
The Trowel June / July 2017 • PDF
Drywall Support Program: Will it be enough? • Drywall Support Program: Will it be enough? • Take These Simple Steps to Hire a Great Estimator
The Trowel April / May 2017PDF
Secret of Success at Tradeshows • Four Key Goals of Acoustic Standards and Guidelines • Clean and Green: Recycling Old Ceiling Tiles Pays Off
The Trowel February / March 2017 • PDF
Drywall Duties CITT Ruling Released • Top Construction Apps for 2017 • How to Choose a Screw Gun • Fixing for a Refund on Your Tax Return • The Angles of Audain Art Museum
The Trowel 
December 2016 / January 2017
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Sector Heats Up in 2017 • Green Building Trends • Start 2017 Headed for Victory • Training Culture at City Projects • Hats Off to Estimators
The Trowel October / November 2016 • PDF
Drywall Dust-up • Grasslands in Regina, SK • The Green in Building • Add Millennials to your Company to Boost Productivity and Profits
The Trowel August / September 2016 • PDF
BCWCA Project of the Year Awards • How Technology Wins Claims • Restoring the Brodway Promenade Exterior, a Story of Collaboration • Reaching Out • Thermablok® Areogel Strips (pat. pend.) is a 2016 Winner in BUILDINGS Competition
The Trowel June / July 2016 • PDF
Skills Canada-BC: More Than Just Competition • Drywall Can Be Reused, Again and Again • Rounding Corners to Improve Accessibility • 5 Ways to Build Better Relationships in Safety • Sheet Metal Estimating: A Trade for the Passionate • Agricultural Inspiration
The Trowel April / May 2016 • PDF
How to Get the Most out of Networking Events and Tradeshows… Even if You Hate Networking • Top 10 Business Risks in Canada • Seeing Sound • Ceiling Systems Revolutionizing Growing Schools
The Trowel February / March 2016 • PDF
A Long Way to Go: Shifting Barriers to Apprenticeship in Canada • A New Take on Takeoffs • Tool Design Can Save the Day • Make Tax Time Easier by Having the Right Tools in Your Tool Belt
The Trowel December 2015 / January 2016 • PDF
It’s Game on for 2016 • Is Prompt Payment Legislation Coming to BC? • Job Site in the Classroom • Re-view, Re-do, & Re-new: 12 Steps to Re-vive your Business • McArthurGlen Vancouver Airport: Luxury Design in Record Time
The Trowel October / November 2015 • PDF
Understanding Your Client to Sell Value • View from the Top: Skilled Trades Career Report Negates Public Perception • Change of Face: Innovative Wall Systems • Regional Profile: BC’s North
The Trowel August / September 2015 • PDF
Trends in the Light Gauge Framing Industry • Canada’s Largest Mini Communities Net Zero Low-Rise Pilot Project Underway • Help Wanted: Public Project Contractors Required to Sponsor Apprentices • Drywall, Insulation Made State-of-the-Art Halifax Central Library One for the Books • 5 WaysConstruction Will Change in the Next 50 Years • Regional Profile: Vancouver Island / Coast
The Trowel June / July 2015 • PDF
Project of the Year Awards • BCWCA Competes at Skills Canada-BC • The Artistry of Bernie Mitchell • Renovating for the Future
The Trowel April / May 2015 • PDF
NWCB Tradeshow & Convention Program • BuildForce Canada Forecasts the Future • Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems in 2015: Ready to Delivery • Creating Calm in the Executive Suite: Royal Bank of Canada Tower Renovation • Safety Ceilings
The Trowel February / March 2015 • PDF
Looking Inside BCWCA’s Red Seal Program • NWCB to Convene in Rancho Mirage • The Technology Revolution • Regional Report – Lower Mainland / Southwest • Hammer Out a Refund on Your Tax Return
The Trowel December 2014 / January 2015 • PDF
Boom! It’s 2015 • Drywall History • Labour Solutions on the Way • Motecito North
The Trowel October / November 2014PDF
Finding Balance: The Labour Market Continues the Struggle to Meet Demands of Industry • Surviving in a Down Economy • Pick Your Trowel • Palais des Sports Leopold-Drolet, Sherbrooke, Quebec
The Trowel August / SeptemberPDF
Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide • MagO Goes Outside • Tensile Cladding: Alive with Colour • James Hardie Reveals the 2014 Hardie Design Winners
The Trowel June / July 2014PDF
BCWCA Heads to Skills Canada BC • NWCB Project of the Year Award Winners • GFRG Meets Emerging Challenges • Rise of the Renovation