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The voice of the construction industry.
Cca builds yyc
weekly e-newsletter

08/02/18
   
 
Welcome! 

The CCAbuildsYYC weekly e-newsletter! We feature news and information regarding current events, networking opportunities, education, COOLNet Alberta and those within the construction industry.
 
 
Membership

 

Groundhog Giveaway! 
"4 Fun Facts about Groundhogs day!"

Congratulations to Marivi from Alfredo Marble & Tile (1966) - LTD who won a 2 hour car detailing service.

Valentine's Day Giveaway! 
"8 Risky Cards for you Lover"

Win a $100 gift card to one of Calgary's top 10 restaurants Blink.
To enter: Choose your favorite Risky Valentines Card in our blog. (Like our Facebook or Twitter page for extra entries!)
Enter to Win
 

Charity Auction Benefitting École Lakay Trade School Reconstruction Project

The rebuilding project of École Lakay, a Port-au-Prince, Haiti, based trade school is progressing but $700,000 is still needed to finalize the school. Participate in a an auction for a luxury getaway for two for two nights at the Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland donated by the Canadian Construction Association ($4,500 value). This could be your unique Valentine’s Day gift! Auction closes February 13, 2018.


Networking & Events

 

February 9, 2018

 
Stayed tuned for more information coming soon!
 
 
Education & Professional Development

 
            *Deadline for applications is Friday, February 23 at 12 noon.
 

Looking for Volunteers to be a Trustee of the 

CCA Education Fund

 

*7 more spots opened!
Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday, February 26th, 2018
7:45 AM - 4:30 PM


Monday, March 5th, 2018
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, March 8th, 2018
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
 
The Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management Program at SAIT

The Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management program at SAIT is offering internships to its third year students in the summer semester from early May until the end of August (600 hours or 15 weeks). 

SAIT was able to put about 50 students into internship placements last year (Winter and Spring/Summer combined).This year SAIT has about 30 students looking for internships in Spring/Summer.

If you have internship positions for the above mentioned students available please contact the program at construction.cpm@sait.ca.  Students in the program are equipped with the technical and managerial skills necessary for project strategy formulation and execution pertinent for the successful achievement of construction project objectives in all the sectors of the construction industry. For more information click here.

 
 
YCL Comittee
Meet & Greet
 


 

Kyle Morgan, YCL Chair, will be a conference speaker at this years Canadian Construction Association's Conference in Banff, Alberta! 


 
Do you want to be a part of the YCL Committee? 

*Deadline for application is February 22, 2018

 
Current 
ACA & CCA News
COOLNet Bulletin
 

Canadian Construction Industries 

Alarmed about Chinese Bid 

"The association’s biggest concern is that the takeover would give Aecon an unfair advantage over Canadian firms by giving it easier and cheaper access to money from the Chinese government. And that could push Canadian companies out of business." 


Members can make their views known in writing to:
Paul Halucha, Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector
235 Queen St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
343-291-2116

 
CCA Newsletter

 
ACA Newsletter


 
You're proud of what you do! 
Let's share it @ccabuildsyyc

Send your current project photos and descriptions for us to share via social media, blog and annual "Constructor" magazine.

Please contact kirstencarson@cca.cc for further details.


CCA Education/ Published on: February 6,  2018

Sarah Brownlee, CCA               

Education Coordinator

Membership / Published on: February 5,  2018

#FunFriday / Published on: February 2,  2018

Kirsten Carson , Website & Digital Marketing, CCA

Construction / Published on: January 30,  2018

Logan Cross, Project Manager, LCC

New Members / Published on: January 29,  2018

Terrence Patrick, Director - Business Development, CCA

#FunFactFriday / Published on:  January 26, 2018

Construction Law / Published on: January 23, 2018

Robert M. Schuett, Barrister & Solicitor

Schuett Law

Collecting Your Money in Small Claims Court - March 21, 2018

REGISTER TODAY!


Construction / Published on: January 22, 2018

Logan Cross, Project Manager,  LCC

Networking / Published on: January 19, 2018

Jessie Bampfield, YCL Membership Coordinator

CCA Education / Published on: January 16, 2018

Sarah Brownlee, CCA                            Education Coordinator 

CCA Education / Published on: January 15, 2018

Carla Ciepliski, P Eng. Ternion Results Inc.

CCA Members / Published on: January 15, 2018

Chris Bardell, CCA Chair

Job Skills / Published on: January 11, 2018

Brad McMorris, Senior Recruiter, Graham Construction

COOLNet Alberta Tip!

How can I have projects sent to me using specific keywords that I have chosen?

There is a useful tool within COOLNet called “opportunity matching” that allows you to choose up to 10 keywords relating to your business. 

These keywords are chosen by you. Projects will be emailed to you directly to save you time by pulling all the projects that relate to those keywords.

To utilize this feature go to: My Account-->Edit
Opportunity Matching -->Add up to 10 customized Keywords using the “enter keyword” box and the “add keyword” button. Do not forget to SAVE!

Questions?

Connect with Lena at

403-291-3350

     
   
 
Let's talk!

 
Calgary Construction Assocation
2725- 12th Street NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 7J2
 
Tel: 403-291-3350
Fax: 403-250-1607
Email: kirstencarson@cca.cc

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@ccabuildsyyc