October 16, 2023

Advocacy Update- Q3, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our Q3 2023 Advocacy Report! With the goal of engaging our community to build better, the Calgary Construction Association has been hard at work, striving for positive change in our industry. Here are some key advocacy highlights from this quarter: • Focus on City Hall: We’ve been actively engaged with City Hall, working hand-in-hand with local officials to shape policies that support our vibrant construction community. Your voice matters, and together, we’re making a difference right here in Calgary! • Building a Provincial Voice: Our efforts have extended beyond city limits. We are...

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July 6, 2023

CCA Advocacy Update- Q2 2023

Building on the success of our previous quarter, the Calgary Construction Association has been actively advocating to both the City of Calgary and Government of Alberta on the issues that matter to you, our members. We’re working hard to raise the profile of our industry with decision makers and in the media, while ensuring that your voice is heard. Here is a summary of our activities in the second quarter of 2023.   Expansion of our Provincial Presence As in the previous quarter, a strategic goal of ours this quarter was to continue to expand our Provincial presence. This was...

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April 4, 2023

CCA Advocacy Update- Q1 2023

To start the year off right, the Calgary Construction Association has been actively advocating to both the City of Calgary and Government of Alberta, raising the profile of the industry in the media, and engaging our community to build better. The following is a summary of our activities in the first quarter of 2023.  Hosting Premier Danielle Smith at our Inaugural Premier’s Luncheon   In March, the Calgary Construction Association was proud to host Premier Danielle Smith for our inaugural Premier’s Luncheon and fireside chat. Over 250 community members and industry leaders came out to attend and hear the Premier’s...

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January 4, 2023

2022 Year in Review and 2023 Look Ahead

2022 was a flagship year for our advocacy efforts on behalf of Calgary’s construction industry. We focused on familiarizing ourselves with the policy environment in Calgary while creating key connections with stakeholders in the City of Calgary, the Province of Alberta and the Government of Canada. To that end, we’ve developed key relationships with Calgary City Councillors, the Mayor’s Office, the Green Line LRT Team, and other key figures in City Administration including the City’s Planning Department and Climate Strategy team. We’ve also expanded our Provincial Advocacy and have connected with various Members of the Legislature and Provincial public service...

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October 17, 2022

CCA Advocacy Update Q3 2022

CCA Advocacy Update Q 3 2022 An update on our advocacy efforts – Q3 2022 Throughout this quarter, our advocacy efforts were focused on familiarizing ourselves with the policy environment in Calgary, creating key connections with stakeholders in the City of Calgary and the Province of Alberta, and changing the narrative around construction in Calgary. To that end, we’ve developed important relationships with many City Councillors, senior officials in the Mayor’s Office, the Green Line LRT Board, and other key figures in City Administration. Here is an update on the positions we’ve taken, our media coverage, and what we’re looking...

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August 25, 2022

Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 4

Gowling WLG LLP has provided a Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 4 These further 59 FAQs  (No. 161-220) result from questions asked about the new legislation in more than 30 webinars we presented over the last three months to various sectors of the construction industry including owners, consultants, contractors, trades, suppliers, insurers and financial institutions, so the questions reflect the interests and concerns of a broad cross section of the construction industry. Please note a clarification to FAQ 68 which asked “Does the Alberta prompt payment legislation apply to the health sector?” Our answer...

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August 3, 2022

The Revay Review: Can Material Price Escalation be Treated as a Delay Impact Cost?

The Revay Review: Can Material Price Escalation be Treated as a Delay Impact Cost?  

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August 3, 2022

Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 3

Gowling WLG LLP has provided a Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 3. These further 50 FAQs  (No. 110-160) result from questions asked about the new legislation in more than 30 webinars we presented over the last three months to various sectors of the construction industry including owners, consultants, contractors, trades, suppliers, insurers and financial institutions, so the questions reflect the interests and concerns of a broad cross section of the construction industry. It is planned to issue one more set of FAQs – before the August 29, 2022 effective date of the legislation –...

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July 19, 2022

Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 2

Gowling WLG LLP has provided a Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 2. These further 50 FAQs result from questions asked about the new legislation in more than 30 webinars we presented over the last three months to various sectors of the construction industry including owners, consultants, contractors, trades, suppliers, insurers and financial institutions, so the questions reflect the interests and concerns of a broad cross section of the construction industry.   Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs – Issue No. 2 Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act – FAQs

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April 6, 2022

CCA Advocacy Update Q1 2022

Download CCA Advocacy Update Q1 2022   An update on our advocacy efforts – Q1 2022 Raising Your Voice – Calgary Construction Association To start this year right, our advocacy efforts were focused on familiarizing ourselves with the policy environment in Calgary, while creating key connections with stakeholders in the City of Calgary. To that end, we’ve developed important relationships with many City Councillors, senior officials in the Mayor’s Office, the Green Line LRT Board, and other key figures in City Administration. Here is an update on the positions we’ve taken, our media coverage, and what we’re looking at in...

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