Update from CCA President, Bill Black, in regards to COVID-19 and how the CCA is proceeding at this time.
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March 25, 2020

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.

Construction Pandemic Planning 2.0   PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY – A GUIDE. Version 2.0 – March 24th, 2020 INTRODUCTION. At the beginning of last week it was obvious to many of us that we were moving into unknown territory and, from a safety and health perspective, we as an industry were going to have to develop new protocols and best practices for our new reality. Many organizations in our industry do not have internal resources to create such content while other larger organizations do. In a display of community leadership many of these larger organizations have been willing...

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March 25, 2020

Proactive Documentation of Impacts of Covid 19 – Revay

Proactive documentation and monitoring of the impacts of COVID-19 on construction projects Project Management and Construction Claims Services Montreal, Québec: montreal@revay.com Ottawa, Ontario: ottawa@revay.com Toronto, Ontario: toronto@revay.com Calgary, Alberta: calgary@revay.com Vancouver, British Columbia: vancouver@revay.com March 24, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to impact the construction industry, not only in terms of the health of its workers, but also in terms of project schedule and cost, Revay would like to remind all our clients of the importance of keeping detailed daily records of the events and their impacts on your projects. Over the past few weeks, we are aware that construction projects...

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March 24, 2020

Alberta construction groups urge province to keep sites open

Alberta construction groups urge province to keep sites open March 23, 2020   CALGARY, ALTA – As the federal government weighs its options to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, Alberta builders are urging officials to keep job sites open. In a letter to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, the Alberta Construction Association (ACA) and eight local construction associations called on the province to not suspend construction work. “There are different groups looking to the government to suggest shutting down construction as an industry. The federal government has already pushed that off to provinces and suggested it’s a province by province issue,”...

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March 23, 2020

CCA Brief: Government’s economic response plan to COVID-19

CCA Brief: Government’s economic response plan to COVID-19 Dear colleagues and members, As part of our ongoing efforts to keep the industry informed, we have put together this briefing on the latest Government of Canada announcement. CCA has also added a central information hub on our website with updates and resources regarding the COVID-19 outbreak for circulation and use amongst all members and companies. This hub can be found at cca-acc.com/covid-19-resources.   Government of Canada announces $82 billion relief and stimulus package amid COVID-19 outbreak March 19, 2020 – Ottawa, ON – Yesterday in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance...

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March 23, 2020

Canadian Construction Association Press Release on COVID-19

CCA PRESS RELEASE ON COVID-19 Dear colleagues and members, CCA issued the following press release today on COVID-19 calling on the federal government for action and information in specific areas that will support our industry and its workers. A copy of the letter sent to the Prime Minister is available at the bottom of this email. Canada’s construction industry is responding to COVID-19 OTTAWA, March 21, 2020 – The health, safety and well-being of our workers, their families and friends, and the communities we operate in is the top priority of the more than 20,000 member firms of the Canadian...

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March 23, 2020

10 Tips from Rethink to support your family right now

Rethink Benefits COVID – haworth 10 TIPS from Rethink to support your family right now Many schools are closed, and we know providers are running on limited availability at this time. As part of our company’s partnership with Rethink Benefits, we wanted to share with you some tips for navigating life while working at home and managing your child’s temporary at-home schoolwork. These supports were made available by Rethink’s behavior experts, all Board Certified Behavior Analysts, who specialize in helping parents of children at all levels. Here are their tips: 1 Create predictability to your child’s day by arranging a...

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March 23, 2020

CCA Update March 20, 2020

CCA Update March 20 2020 Dear Members and Colleagues, CCA UPDATE Over the course of this week we have interacted with many across the industry in various settings and are learning every day how to navigate in this new emerging reality. Over 50 people have participated in our HR morning calls since Tuesday and we will likely continue these next week. register here and feel free to join in any of them moving forward. Feel free to call in every day if you wish. Within 30 minutes of opening for registration yesterday our virtual legal panel had over 100 people...

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March 21, 2020

Tax Bulletin #2

Tax Bulletin #2 CANADA’S COVID-19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN – KEY POINTS FOR BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS Since the beginning of March, restrictions and measures related to COVID-19 have rapidly escalated. While the first stages focused on public health and safety, in very short order, businesses and personal finances began to be affected. It is clear that these challenges will become worse before they get better. In an effort to combat these effects, the Government of Canada released a series of financial measures in mid-March. This document summarizes selected government comments up to March 18, 2020. INDIVIDUALS Tax Return Due Date Deferral:...

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March 21, 2020

COVD-19 Checklist

COVID-19-Checklist -v7 Inspired by our friend Jeff White from Results and based on the collaborative efforts of a number of industry professionals who worked together over the last few days, we are happy to share this document with our members and industry.   With current safety measures in place Contractors are managing construction sites with Pandemic Plans being implemented and maintained however we are already in a situation that we were somewhat unprepared for and this document is intended to part of the toolbox that we may need in the weeks ahead.   While we could never expect to be...

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March 20, 2020

City of Calgary- Update on 3rd Floor Counter Operations

To view the newsletter please click here Dear industry partners, Effective today, as The City responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, the third-floor counter at the Municipal Building is changing how we accept physical applications to prevent the spread of the virus. We are temporarily closing the front counter and accepting applications only by drop-off, or through our online systems. We are still operating normal business hours and confident we can continue service through drop-off and online. The City is committed to processing applications, as well as protecting the health and safety of our employees. Please see our revised operating procedures...

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