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An Industry Wide Effort - Here4BC
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Women in Construction Golf Tournament - Save the Date
Government of Alberta's Capital Investment Tax Credit

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  CCA Education "Fun"Draiser Golf Sponsors






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CCA Education "Fun"Draiser Golf Tournament

Understanding that today’s youth will be the workforce of tomorrow, CCA members recognize the importance of investing in educational programs and supporting educators in engineering, technology and the construction trades.

Because of your support the CCA Education Fund has awarded over half a million dollars in scholarships to hundreds of deserving students including employees of CCA member firms.

*Please note that sponsors have first right of commitment on the golfer spots available*

Only 18 spots remaining!

Space is limited to 144 golfers. President, Constructor and Master level sponsors will be given priority for golf registration. This tournament always sells out and CCA will do its best to allow for additional golfers. Register early so not to miss out!

Thank you to Bird Construction Ltd. for stepping up from a Constructor to President level sponsorship!







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  Build Calgary: Stampeders vs. Allouettes - September 29
In partnership with the Stampeders, the Calgary Construction Association invites you to connect with colleagues and peers in the ICI sectors. Be part of a fun night out, cheer on the Stamps, and join us as the voice of the construction industry!

Special Ticket offer
$30/Ticket (Including fees and taxes REG $41.50)

With every ticket purchased, CCA Education Scholarship Fund will recieve a $5 donation from the Stampeders!

Click here to purchase your seats.

For more information please contact Nick Yates at 403-777-5321 or nyates@calgaryflames.com





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  An Industry Wide Effort - Here4BC
We are deeply troubled by the extent of destruction of communities affected by the wildfires currently raging in British Columbia. As a member-centric association and as an industry we must step up and help in all ways possible to support those affected e.g. through volunteerism, or provision of supplies, equipment, un-used camp accommodations and /or financial donations. Here4BC was created in an effort to bring the construction industry together, from companies to associations throughout Canada to support those who have been displaced, lost homes, businesses and much more as a result of these wildfires.

Click here to learn more 





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  CSC - Changes to the TTMAC 2016/2017 Manual
The CSC's Calgary's first dinner meeting of the 2017-2018 program year will be on Tuesday, September 12th at the Winston Golf Club, 2502 - 6th St. NE Calgary.

Pierre Hebért, Mapei’s manager of technical services, and member of the TTMAC Specifications & Technical Research Committee will provide a brief history on the TTMAC and what services it provides, along with available literature including the Specifications Guide 09 30 00 Tile Installation Manual. Pierre will discuss changes between the previous version and the current 2016-2017 version, and the other guidelines available. 

To register click here: REGISTER





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  Women in Construction Golf Tournament - Save the Date
The Women in Construction Golf Tournament will be taking place Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at the Silverwing Links Golf Course.

Stay tuned for more details!





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  Government of Alberta's Capital Investment Tax Credit

As part of the Alberta Jobs Plan, the Alberta government has invested $70 million in Alberta's Capital Investment Tax Credit (CITC) for manufacturing, processing and tourism infrastructure that will spur economic diversification and job creation. The CITC is a 2-year program that provides a non-refundable tax credit valued at 10% of a corporation’s eligible capital expenditures, up to $5 million. 

The CITC encourages companies to make timely capital investments by returning a percentage of the company’s costs, including the purchase of machinery, equipment and buildings. If your company is considering expansion by investing in new capital machinery, equipment, or buildings, please consider this opportunity.  

For more information on the CITC, including eligibility requirements, please visit the CITC website. Questions can also be sent to CITC.program@gov.ab.ca as well.

Please note, the application period intake for the CITC will only be open till September 8th, 2017.





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CCA Education 

Bluebeam Revu: Basic

Monday, September 11th, 2017
7:15 AM - 4:30 PM MDT
Calgary Construction Centre

This full-day training course provides the knowledge and skills to create, edit, markup, and collaborate on AEC documents using Bluebeam Revu.


VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!






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Construction Industry Ethics

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
7:15 AM - 3:30 PM MDT
Calgary Construction Centre

The Construction Industry Ethics course can help your employees navigate the ethical grey areas they face every day. It has been designed to help you understand ethics as it relates to the construction industry.

Effective January 2017, the Canadian Construction Association/BuildForce Ethics Course (both e-learning and classroom) has been mandated by Gold Seal as an education requirement for anyone taking their Gold Seal exam in April 2017 and beyond.


VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!






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Calendar of Events

Oct 12 & 13 l CCDC Contracts 101

VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!

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Alberta Construction Association News

The 16th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Trade Fair at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel & Conference Center will be taking place October 26 & 27, 2017.

This conference attracts a wide range of exhibitors, facilitates high profile Keynote and Blockbuster speakers, and provides delegates a diverse and valued choice of session topics. The conference focuses on working together in occupational health and safety and provides current information relevant to any industry. 

You can find out further information here and how to register.

August 16, 2017 NEWS




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Canadian Construction Association News
CCA’s Pre-budget Submission for Budget 2018
As part of the House of Commons Standing Committee’s 2018 pre-budget consultations, CCA provided a submission for the committee’s consideration. This year’s submission focused on supporting apprenticeship training and increasing labour mobility, increasing industry productivity through the use of tax incentives, and creating a more efficient system of getting infrastructure funding to projects. Download PDF

Damage Prevention Symposium September
19 – 21

The Canadian Common Ground Alliance is holding its annual symposium September 19 – 21, 2017 in Ottawa. Read more

Legalization of Marijuana Will Make Construction Less Safe
There has been much talk and speculation over the oncoming legalization of marijuana and what its impact on our society will be. Read more





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