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NEWSLETTER - December 3, 2015
 
 

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Calgary Construction Association News
2016 CCA Executive Election
Prompt Payment Discussion with Ottawa Officials
CCA Office is closed at 12P.M. Today - December 3
Key Skills and Processes that make a "Super" Superintendent
Blueprint Reading I - Multiple Day Program
The Alberta Government Provides Grant Programs to Employers to Create Jobs
Safety Image of the Week
CCA Weekly - December 1, 2015
  Calendar of Events
Alberta Construction Association News
Canadian Construction Association News

 

 
   
 

2016 CCA Executive Election

Don't Forget to Vote!

The ballot link to vote in the 2016 Executive election has been sent out by email on Monday, November 9  while the first reminder ballot email was sent out on November 18 and the second reminder on November 30 , giving each member company 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!

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.





   
 

Prompt Payment Discussion with Ottawa Officials 

Recently the directors of the Calgary Construction Association met with Canadian Construction Association 1st National Vice-Chair Gilbert Brulotte and President Michael Atkinson to discuss numerous issues facing the construction industry in Alberta. 






   
 
CCA Office is Closed at 12:00 P.M. Today - December 3

Please be advised that the CCA office will be closed at 12:00 P.M. today, December 3 as we will be spreading Christmas cheer with our members at the CCA Christmas Open House. 

Please come celebrate the holiday season with us!




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Key Skills and Processes that make a "Super" Superintendent - January 12
 
Construction projects require coordination between many different contributors. Labourers, managers, supervisors, clients and other stakeholders work together to ensure that the projects proceed as planned. Construction superintendents are vital to the process, using their experience to guide a team of different types of workers to successful completion of a project.




VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!



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Blueprint Reading I - Multiple Day Program - January 12 & February 4

This 24 hour course is an introduction to Blueprint Reading principles for the interpretation of simple architectural and mechanical drawings. Participants will be able to utilize plan view, elevation view, cross sections and detail drawings. 



VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!



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The Alberta Government Provides Grant Programs to Employers to Create Jobs

Our government is supporting Alberta businesses help create new jobs by launching two grant programs in 2016.

Job Creation Incentive Program
This program will encourage hiring by providing grants to employers for creating net new employment on or after January 1, 2016. Grants will be worth up to $5,000 for each new job, with a cap of 100 new full-time jobs. Read more
Start date: Spring 2016


Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP)
This program will subsidize wages paid by employers to encourage summer employment opportunities for students. Read more
Start date: Summer 2016


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Safety Image of the Week
 
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exposed to air or water



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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. 

WCB Premium Set to Rise for 2016 
The Alberta WCB have announced that rates will be rising for 2016. You can view the Construction industry increases here.

2016 annual premium rate statements will only be available online. Your 2016 employer premium rate statement will be available electronically on December 4, 2015. Sign up for myWCB to access your online 2016 rate statement.

You can find out further details from the WCB website.




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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. 


Charbonneau Commission Report Released
After three years of investigating, hearing witnesses and a year of drafting, Justice France Charbonneau has released her final report on corruption in the Quebec construction industry. Read more


CDBI Newsletter 
Read CDBI’s November newsletter for conference follow-up, interesting articles and information on upcoming tutorials. Read newsletter

Read this week's CCA News



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December 9 & 10 | Construction 101 "Putting the Construction Industry Pieces Together" - SOLD OUT
January 12 | Key Skills and Processes that make a "Super" Superintendent
January 12 & February 4 | Blueprint Reading I - Multiple Day Program 
January 13 (AM) | The Role of Legal Counsel 
January 13 (PM) | 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 26 & 27 | Two Day Microsoft Project for Construction
January 28 | Determine if you have a Dispute that is Worthwhile! 
March 1 | The Role of Legal Counsel (AM) 
March 1 | Deciding on the Venue for the Resolution of Disputes (PM) 
March 2 | Talent Succession for Growing Business
March 16 | Working with your Banker to Show you the Money!
March 17 | How to Run Your Own Trial in Provincial Court
March 22 & 23 | Construction 101 "Putting the Construction Pieces Together" 
April 5 & 6 | Two Day Accounting for Non-Financial Managers' Seminar
April 5 & 28 | Blueprint Reading II - Multiple Day Program
April 7 | Profitable Contracting Seminar 

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