Professional contractor and host of the renovation show Holmes on Homes. He also played a judge on Handyman Superstar Challenge.
He started his first contracting company at age 19.
He was given an Honorary Doctorate of Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 2008.
His father taught him construction work at age six.
He was revealed in a Reader's Digest survey to be the second-most trusted person in Canada behind The Nature of Things host David Suzuki.