Why a Casual Capsule Wardrobe Works For Me

By, Robert Leonardo, THAC Around two months ago I removed a pile of shirts from my closet.  Not just a purge of shirts I no longer wore, but those I frequently wore. I replaced the majority of my shirts with one brand, one style, one colour T-shirts, my favourite type of shirt.  I am writing here […]

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CSA Certified Tiny Home Builders in Canada?

Please be aware, at that time of this writing, in Canada, there are only a very small amount of CSA certified builders of tiny houses on wheels. It would seem from some investigation on our part, that more than that are advertising their business compliance with “CSA approved” or “certified” (to A277, Z240, Z241 and […]

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Are We Losing The Soul of The Tiny House Movement? A Response

The following is a response to the question posed, on The Tiny Project by, Alek Lisefski By Dan Byl  Are more cluttered, upscaled, tech-heavy and luxury filled tiny homes ruining the tiny home movement? I don’t think so. A tiny home is a tool. It is a method of going about expressing a person’s values and beliefs. […]

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What is to be gained from living a less consumptive life?

In the first part of our minimalist series, I explored why there is no right way to be a minimalist. The next logical question is why you would want to pursue a minimalist lifestyle and be a ‘minimalist’? 1) More Money in Your Pocket. When you have identified what is important in your life, naturally, you […]

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There Is No ‘Right Way’ to Be Minimalist

by Brittany Bruce Minimalism is having an ‘in vogue moment’ right now. Minimalist and simple living blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels are popping up all over the internet. At its core, minimalism Is about making priorities for how you want to live your life. However, there is a common misconception about what minimalism ‘looks’ like in […]

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Tiny Houses National Building Code (NBC) Change Request Submitted

ATTN: CANADA  Documentation has been submitted the week of March 20, 2017 to the National Research Council (NRC), Tiny Houses National Building Code (NBC) Change Request. The following is a list of all of the code change requests that have been prepared to address issues identified with tiny houses: • CCR_ Div.A, 1.1.1.1.(2)_Application of Code • CCR_ […]

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New Website!

Well, it was not as smooth of a journey as intended, but we did it!  Our new website is up as of March 15, 2016. While with much of the same content we have refined our platform and writing to be far more beneficial (we hope) to those seeking knowledge and wisdom regarding tiny houses and […]

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Tomorrow, Less is More

by Robert Leonardo, T.H.A.C. Originally published 12/07/2016 Revised 02/02/2017 T.H.A.C. is immensely appreciative of Canadian news agencies for their efforts to cover the tiny house message. For nearly three years, many Canadian news outlets have offered some great content on the ‘tiny house trend’ and ‘movement’. Some news companies have done so numerous times and are […]

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Open House Success Shows Interest in Tiny Home Movement

by Jason Beisick Originally published 1/28/2016 I am not sure how it came about, but my wife somehow got interested in the whole Tiny Home movement that is sweeping across North America. One night while watching television she introduced me to a show called Tiny House Hunters on HGTV. I was immediately intrigued and wanted in. I […]

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How do I insure my tiny house?

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Originally Published 11/28/2016 Updated 03/19/2007 In the last few months, this is one of the hottest questions asked of us and others involved the Canadian Tiny House concept, “how do I insure my tiny house?” Sometimes straightforward; though, mainly what the tiny house is on wheels (or ‘THOW’), not so much.   If you are not […]

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