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YCL Calgary is hosting Part II of their leadership Series May 24 at Wild Rose Brewery and Tap House! Are you is interested in furthering your careers? Whether you currently view yourself as a leader or not, we will explore why our personal mission, vision, and values are critical as we continue to develop our abilities, no matter where we are on the leadership continuum. We will also discuss the importance of leveraging failures as growth opportunities, and considerations in creating supportive work cultures.   This session, facilitated by Cam Hodgson of Podium Enterprises, will be run as a...more

Forging Leaders of Tomorrow: Young Construction Leaders

How the CCA's Young Construction Leaders Committtee is helping young people in the industry overcome challenges and discover opportunities. The Young Construction Leaders Committee (YCLC), formed by the Calgary Construction Association (CCA) to foster leadership and provide a voice for young up-and-comers in the city’s con-struction industry, has certainly been busy since its birth in March 2016. In addition to staging a host of social and educational events ranging from golf tournaments to tours of high-profile construction projects, the YCLC has taken a lead role in addressing some of the ...more

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Gear up and stand up to Multiple Sclerosis (MS). WIC is excited to host their second event of 2018 in efforts to raise funds for MS Society of Canada. Funds are raised to help build a more hopeful future for Canadians living with MS.  Registration now open! More details here. Call YYC Cycle Marda Loop at 403-984-9006! "Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world. Researchers funded by the MS Society are working to find the cause of MS, develop better treatments with fewer side effects, and ultimately cure the disease for everyone who is affected by it. Learn more about th...more

Software Company Works to support the CCA with Business Growth

Calgary is the home of the entrepreneur. It has the second highest number of small businesses per capita of the major cities in Canada, of which 12 per cent are construction businesses. Recognizing the need to support this booming industry, Jobber, an Alberta-based tech start-up, has partnered with the Calgary Construction Association. They hope to support the industry through educational and networking events throughout the year. Jobber passionate about investing in small-business growth in Calgary and intends to give value to the construction community. To kick-off this partnership, Jobber...more

An Open Book: New Central Library

The New Central Library (NCL) is already attracting attention from far and wide.The stunning architectural design – intrinsically based upon the encapsulation of the LRT – is an industry coup in itself. The building will undoubtedly stand as a tes-tament and a source of local pride to the city, becoming another landmark architectural icon. But it will also be more than just a symbol; it will be a living, breathing space designed to bridge communities in both a physical and emotional sense – one that, most important perhaps, will be accessible by one and all.  Library lore Today’s libraries ha...more
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