December 16, 2020

Alistair McKnight Named New District Manager in Calgary

CCA would like to congratulate both Alistair and Paul on their new roles within PCL. A big congratulations to Blaine who is retiring after 39 years of work with PCL. What a great accomplishment! PCL Construction is pleased to announce Alistair McKnight as its new District Manager for the Calgary and Southern Alberta region. Another leadership announcement in the district sees Paul Walker take over as Operations Manager. PCL would like to congratulate outgoing District Manager, Blaine Maciborsky on his retirement after 39 years with the company, and thank him for his outstanding service to our community and industry. Find...

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December 16, 2020

2020 President’s Year End Message

2020 Year End Message December 17th, 2020 CCA MEMBERS 2020 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE During the course of this year, we have all been put to the test in ways that none of us could have ever expected just under a year ago. From mid-March onwards, like all of you, it was certainly not business as usual as the CCA’s traditional calendar of events and activities, along with many of our services, were totally disrupted and, in most cases, cancelled. It has definitely been all hands-on deck since March 16th, and all this came on the heels of 4 years of shrinking...

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December 16, 2020

The Calgary Drop-In Centre needs our help!

The Calgary Drop-In Centre (CDIC) is facing a crisis.  As winter settles in, CDIC has struggled to secure safe accommodations for their vulnerable, COVID negative clients.  We are asking if Calgary Construction Association members know of any available, vacant buildings of any type to house as few as 60 or as many as 400 clients.  As this is a COVID response and only temporary, CDIC is open to flexible lease options.  Please contact: Aaron Tylek Senior Manager, Property & Asset Management Calgary Drop-In Centre 403-699-8295 AaronT@thedi.ca

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December 16, 2020

City of Calgary upcoming projects

The City of Calgary is providing industry a preview of known upcoming projects with the intention of allowing industry to preplan resources and schedules. Note that this is not a comprehensive list of all projects. Notice Upcoming Projects

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December 9, 2020

Buildings Week: BUILDEX panel calls for Canadian procurement to evolve past price

via ConstructConnect  By Russell Hixson CHANDOS — A rendering shows BC Housing on Clark, the first project in B.C. to be built using integrated project delivery (IPD). The project will also have a social procurement element that Chandos, the project’s builder, says is part of the future of procurement. A group of construction procurement experts gathered at this year’s BUILDEX Alberta to discuss the problems with procurement in Canada and ways it could be improved. Bill Black, president of the Calgary Construction Association, explained he believes procurement in Canada has developed a very short-term mindset that focuses on immediate price...

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December 9, 2020

Alberta government approves $152M in infrastructure projects for Calgary

Money allocated to create jobs in Alberta through shovel-ready projects via CBC News   Calgary will use the $152.8 million in infrastructure funding for building improvements and park upgrades across the city. (Submitted by Leslie Kramer) The Province of Alberta has approved an infrastructure wish list in Calgary and provided $152.8 million in funding to get those projects underway. The funding is part of a $500-million Municipal Stimulus Program meant to funnel cash into shovel-ready projects that will create jobs at a time of high unemployment in Alberta. Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard says the work will create 900 jobs....

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COVID-19 Resources

The CCA is happy to provide a directory of suppliers of products and services related to COVID-19 in order to assist our members in locating what they may need. CCA has not undertaken any vetting of these suppliers and are merely providing a means for contact to be made. Should you be aware of others who could be added to this list please have them reach out to lenahogarth@cgyca.com or call 403-291-3350.