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Newsletter - May 12, 2016
 
 

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Calgary Construction Association News
CCA DONATES $100,000 for FORT McMURRAY WILD FIRE RELIEF
Steacy Easton Cancer Charity Golf Tournament
LIVE FOOTAGE from the Construction Career Expo,10th Anniversary
CCA's Youth Employment Program has great candidates for you!
ARCA Educational Forum: FINDING THE EDGE
Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training Scholarships
CCA Education: 
Defence Construction Canada - introduces e-bidding
Two Day In from the Site: "Office Computers Simplified"

  Calendar of Events
Alberta Construction Association News
Canadian Construction Association News

 

 
   
 

CCA DONATES $100,000 for
FORT McMURRAY WILD FIRE RELIEF

With the entire evacuation of Fort McMurray, the oilsands capital of Canada, panic and chaos
pursued as the raging wildfires threatened the community of 83,000 people. Due to the
ferocious wild fires, 46,000 families, some with nothing more than the clothes on their back,
have registered with the Canadian Red Cross.   
With the loss of homes, businesses and other buildings, the recovery of this catastrophic event
will be a long term endeavour. 


DONATE TODAY TO: CANADIAN RED CROSS ALBERTA FIRES APPEAL www.redcross.ca



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CCA's 23rd annual Steacy Easton Memorial Cancer Charity Classic

SAVE THE DATE - Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Country Hills Golf Club

Hope you can join CCA in support of a great cause - the fight against cancer.




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LIVE FOOTAGE from the Construction Career Expo,10th Anniversary


To re-cap last weeks’ article, CCA celebrated its tenth anniversary at CCA's Construction Career Expo on April 20, 2016. Located at the BMO Centre on Stampede Park was Canada’s largest construction expo which proudly hosted over 2,800 students, 48 exhibitors and an enormous of amount of volunteers that helped make this event a huge success. Take a look at CCA's expo video which captures the days’ activities!




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Do you need workers?  
CCA's YEP has great candidates! 

Youth Employment Program (YEP) participants are pre-screened and matched with an employer to gain experience in a trade that interests him or her as a career. 

Below are the current number of youth available:

Electricians - 9
Plumbers - 3     
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanics - 1  
Welders - 2    
Roofer - 1
Sprinkler Fitter - 1
Cabinet Makers - 4
Sheet Metal/Drywall -1
Painter - 1
Tile Setter -1


For more information, please contact Toni to find your next employee
  
Phone:    403-291-3350
Email:      yep@cca.cc
Web:         www.yepcca.cc



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FINDING THE EDGE EDUCATIONAL FORUM

The Alberta Roofing Contractors Association (ARCA) educational forum, Finding the Edge, is taking place on June 23, 2016 at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

Please note that once you have filled out the registration form, please save it and e-mail it to finance@arcaonline.ca.




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The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board Family of Scholarships - 2016 

The Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships are designed to recognize the excellence of Alberta apprentices and trainees and to encourage them to continue to complete their apprenticeship or occupational training.

The CCA has many hard copy applications available if you would like to apply for one of these $1,000 scholarships.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

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CCA Education
Defence Construction Canada E-Procurement Industry Awareness & Industrial Security Session

Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is pleased to introduce its new electronic bidding capability. Starting in spring 2016, DCC will start accepting online electronic bids using the service provider MERX, an independent private sector tendering service. 

DCC will introduce e-bidding to prime contractors. All prime contractors will be required to submit their bids electronically. Electronic bidding for consultants will be rolled out at a later date after consultation with the A&E industry.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Complimentary


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Two Day In from the Site: "Office Computers Simplified"

Monday, May 30th, 2016 and Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
8:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M

$600+GST 

Office Computer Programs Simplified


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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.


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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 the CCA members and those involved in the construction industry.

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Calendar of Events

May 25 | Defence Construction Canada e-Bidding Information Session
May 30 & 31 | Two Day In From the Site: "Office Computers Simplified"

June 8 | Steacy Easton Golf Tournament
June 8 & 9 | Construction 101
June 15 | CCDC 2M, CCDC3, CCDC24, CCDC29 Seminar AM Session
June 15 | CCDC 21 Seminar PM
June 17 | Modeling the Way
June 20 | Microsoft Excel (Advanced) for Construction
June 21 - 22 | Two Day ADVANCED Microsoft Project for Construction
June 23 | Alberta Builders' Lien Act 

July 12 | CCA's Stampede BBQ

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