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NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 12, 2015
 
 

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Calgary Construction Association News
2016 CCA Executive Election
CCA Chair's Tour Breakfast
CCA Christmas Open House 
Save the Date - 10th Annual Construction Career Expo
SAIT Polytechnic - CCA Award Recipients
Two Days "Take Control with Microsoft Outlook?"
World Class Thinking that drives Business Performance
Safety Image of the Week
CCA Weekly - November 10, 2015
  Calendar of Events
Alberta Construction Association News
Canadian Construction Association News

 

 
   
 

2016 CCA Executive Election

Now is your chance to shape the voice of your industry!

The ballot link to vote in the 2016 Executive election has been sent out by email on Monday, November 9, giving each member firm the opportunity to elect up to three candidates as Vice Chair. All volunteers on the ballot are committed to the betterment of the construction industry, so cast your vote today!

An email reminder will be sent next week to those member firms which have not voted yet. If you did not receive the CCA Ballot email, please make sure to check your Junk folder
Should you have any questions, please contact Ju H. Ryu at 403-291-3350 or ju@cca.cc.

Please vote on or before 4:30 P.M., December 10, 2015.





   
 

CCA Chair's Tour Breakfast

It was a full house for the CCA National Chair’s Tour Breakfast Meeting, as nearly 350 representatives from Calgary’s construction sector, as well as guests from the City’s educational institutions, attended to get up to date on the progress the Canadian Construction Association has achieved over this past year.

CCA President Michael Atkinson and 1st National Vice-Chair Gilbert Brulotte took turns at the podium to discuss the national construction industry’s current economic situation, and what they anticipate to be the future outlook.







   
 

CCA Christmas Open House

Calgary Construction Association invites all CCA members and business colleagues to our Annual Christmas Open House. 

We hope that you and your colleagues will join us for some Christmas Cheer to celebrate the Holiday Season. 

Thursday, December 3, 2015
3:30PM - 7:00PM
Calgary Construction Centre 
Chinook Room
(2725 - 12 Street N.E.)

Please REGISTER HERE the number of attendees from your firm





   
 

Save the Date - 10th Annual Construction Career Expo

It’s official, the date has been set for the 10th Annual Construction Career Expo!

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 
BMO Centre, Hall B
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

As an exhibitor, you will be able to show off your trade, and give students a hands-on experience of a lifetime.

Please enjoy the attached sneak-preview of the 2016 poster! Stay tuned for hard copy posters to be distributed to you in the near future.

Questions can be directed to Craig Palmer at 403-291-3350 or craig@cca.cc. 






   
 
SAIT Polytechnic - CCA Award Recipients

The following students have been recognized as the recipients for the Calgary Construction Association Award for the 2014 - 2015 academic year at SAIT Polytechnic. 

Alexander Calinin     
Plumber 

Jolene Smith
Cabinetmaker



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Two Days "Take Control with Microsoft Outlook?" 
- November 19 & 25 
 
Is your Inbox out of control? Have important tasks been falling through the cracks? Do you find yourself spending too much time looking for things?




VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!



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World Class Thinking that drives Business Performance - November 23 

In any competitive environment there are winners and losers. In business the winners don’t just survive, they thrive in any economic climate.
What’s the secret formula? What do some companies do that allows them to be successful in both good times and bad?

This 90 minute interactive COMPLIMENTARY workshop will explore what business leaders must know and DO to be successful in this turbulent economic environment.



VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!



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Safety Image of the Week

Harmful or Fatal
even in small quantities.



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Alberta Construction Association News
The ACA leads Alberta's construction industry in government advocacy, public relations, industry practices and partnerships, and promotion of a skilled workforce. 

Input Sought On STANDATA Changes
Members input is sought regarding the draft gas vent and draft walkways STANDATA changes. Your response is required as soon as possible as Safety Codes are voting on this in December. The ACA would like to hear your thoughts by November 25, 2015. STANDATA are in draft format at this point.




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Canadian Construction Association News
CCA Weekly is an electronic newsletter published each week by the Canadian Construction Association. It contains relevant articles and information for CCA members and those involved in the construction industry. 


Enough Pork, Please. This Time, Let's Do Infrastructure Right
There’s one area where the new government should slow down and take its time: infrastructure spending, says Alan Freeman in this article. If infrastructure investment is supposed to bring transformational change this time around, the new government should think long and hard about the impact of projects — and make choices.  Read more


Calgary's Mintz Issues Papers on Infrastructure
The new Liberal government platform with its significant goals for spending on infrastructure has been embraced in many circles but professor Jack Mintz, president’s fellow at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, has issued three reports that he says introduces a note of caution to the debate.  

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November 19 & 25 | Take Control with Microsoft Outlook?
November 23 | World Class Thinking that drives Business Performance
November 26 | Impact of Tax Rates, Managing Cash Flow and Creditor Proofing Your Company
November 30 & December 1 | Two Day ADVANCED Microsoft Project for Construction
December 2 | Alberta Builders' Lien
December 3 | CCA Christmas Open House
December 9 & 10 | Construction 101 "Putting the Construction Industry Pieces Together"
January 12 | Key Skills and Processes that make a "Super" Superintendent
January 12 & February 4 | Blueprint Reading I - Multiple Day Program 
January 13 | The Role of Legal Counsel 
January 13 | Deciding on the Venue for the Resolution of Disputes 
January 19 | Transitioning Your Company for Success and Ensuring Its Legacy 
January 21 | Driving Accountability throughout the Organization: It starts with the Leadership Team
January 27 & 28 | Two Day Microsoft Project for Construction
January 28 | Working with your Banker to Show you the Money! 
February 17 | How to Run Your Own Trial in Provincial Court 

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