May 5, 2021

Congratulations to Canada’s 2021 Best Managed Companies- Platinum Members!

Deloitte Canada has announced their 2021 platinum club of Canada’s Best employers! Platinum Club members have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more. At CCA we have always been fortunate to have so many great member organizations from our great industry as part of our community. CCA wishes to congratulate the following companies who have received recognition for their amazing achievements. Even more amazing considering all we have had to overcome in the past year or more. This is a tribute to the effort, the professionalism and commitment that they have and also to the incredible people...

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May 5, 2021

Notice of Planned Procurement Water Resources Project List April to June 2021

The City of Calgary has posted a Notice of Planned Procurement on Merx for a number of Water Resource projects related to stormwater construction. Notice of Proposed Procurement 21-022 In particular, there are a number of projects related to Municipal Stimulus Projects funded by the Province, with a deadline to spend this money by end of 2021.  Links to City websites with more information on these projects can be found here: Northwest Inner City Community Drainage Improvement Projects (calgary.ca) Tuxedo community drainage improvements (calgary.ca)

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May 5, 2021

Tax measures included in the 2021 Budget

  On April 19, 2021, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, delivered the 2021 Federal Budget: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience – the first Federal Budget since 2019. There were a significant number of tax measures included in the 2021 Budget, with four items particularly relevant for businesses in Canada’s real estate and construction industry. Immediate Deduction Budget 2021 proposes to provide immediate deductions in respect of certain “eligible property” acquired by a Canadian-Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC). This immediate deduction will be available for eligible property acquired on or after April 19, 2021 and...

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May 5, 2021

ARCA Leads the Way for Alberta Roofers

via Business in Calgary Construction is a competitive market, and there can be fierce competition between trade contractors to get projects. Roofing is no different. But 60 years ago, a visionary group of Edmonton and Calgary roofing contractors put that all aside and came together with the goal of improving their industry. With the establishment of the Alberta Roofing Contractors Association (ARCA) in 1961, these contractors sought to support and advance the roofing industry in Alberta through a system of high standards and education. “The strength of the ARCA is that the foundation that the original members set, the vision...

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May 5, 2021

ACA Asks Government Include Construction Workers as Essential Employees

via Alberta Construction Association On Monday, May 3, 2021 Alberta Construction Association sent a letter to Health Minister Shandro requesting that our employees be listed along with other essential occupations to receive vaccines. With the emergence of variants which target young people, a predominant demographic on our jobsites and among our office personnel, further actions are warranted. Our member firms are tightening their protocols. Our associations are partnering with Alberta Health Services in an industry-wide webinar mid-May to equip employers with the latest information. Our members are urging their staff to be vaccinated as soon as vaccine is available. We...

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May 3, 2021

Strike Group – A finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

A big congratulations goes out to CCA Member Strike Group on being named a finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction 2021! The Alberta Business Awards of Distinction recognize businesses/organizations that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and contribution to their community while having developed business acumen & management practices to ensure long term sustainability. What an incredible accomplishment! MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Strike Group – A finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction April 23, 2021 Strike Group is pleased to announce our selection as a finalist for the 2021 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction in the Indigenous...

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