2018 PGAA Golf Tournament

Hi all; Our PGAA 2018 Golf Tournament is again at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club, Thursday 2018-08-23, with an 09:00:00 start time. Please see the link below for more information: 2018 PGAA Golf Invite-2018-08-23 You can register or sponsor at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pgaa-2018-golf-tournament-august-23th-tickets-47519724776?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTQ2NDYzMzgvZ2FyeS5wQGFsYmVydGFnbGFzcy5jb20vMA%3D%3D&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=attend


Master Glazier Program on Hold

To: All PGAA Members                                                                                                       2018-07-09 Re: Master Glazier Program After much soul searching the PGAA has decided to put the Master Glazier Program on hold. There are several factors that have led us to this decision. The primary one is the lack of industry buy in. The second course that we developed in the … read more


ACA Non-Standard Contract Clauses Course-“Can You Afford to Ignore Them?”

Through our affiliation with the Alberta Construction Association (ACA), we have access to a workshop they have created. “Can You Afford to Ignore Them?” is an interactive exchange of information on the meaning of non-standard contract clauses and their impact.  When there is a lack of understanding of the risk, and the risk materializes, the bidder … read more


Changes Coming to WCB 2018-09-01

Please see the link to the WCB’s upcoming changes:

https://www.wcb.ab.ca/about-wcb/2018-updates.html#UpcomingChanges

If any of these changes negatively impact your workers or your firm, please share your comments. Through our affiliation with the Alberta Construction Association (ACA) we will be providing industry feedback.

Thanks Gary Porter/Keith Wallace … read more


Call For Nominees for the PGAA Board

Call For Nominees for the PGAA Board Ahead of our 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM), 2018-03-21 we are calling for members to allow their names to stand for positions on the board. Positions and incumbents, as they stand include: President – Open First Vice-President – Open Second Vice-President – Open Treasurer – Mei Whyte – … read more


GTA Award Winners

Winners (shown below) have been announced at the GTA January 8th meeting. First Year: Bradley Veniot – from Wholesale Bevel & Edge First Year Don Simpson Award: Bradley Veniot – from Wholesale Bevel & Edge Second Year:  Jennifer Quaghebeur – from Wholesale Bevel & Edge Third Year: Darian Vander Vliet – from Aluminum & Glass … read more


Master Glazier Program Update/Questionnaire

The PGAA would like to bring you up to date on your Master Glazier Program (MGP) development. However, we need the support of our members. We will get right to the point. First off, the PGAA must have your support if we are to keep the MGP moving forward. To date, we have created two … read more


ALberta Construction Association Newsletter-2018-01-02

Greater market opportunities and less risk for Alberta’s construction industry ACA 2017 Year in Review 2017 was a very busy year for ACA. Changes to major pieces of legislation including OHS, WCB, and Employment Standards were constant discussion points in meetings with cabinet, government administration, industry, and with various review committees. The government went ahead … read more


Alberta Construction Association Clarification of Changes to the Alberta Employment Standards

With changes to the Alberta Employment Standards taking place 2018-01-01, the Alberta Construction Association is trying to help members (the PGAA is an associate member of ACA) to navigate the rapidly implemented changes. Be informed. More details on impending changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards are available since ACA first alerted members in June 2017. Please … read more


Bill 30 Not Good For Contractors, Worse for Sub-Contractors

The following is from an article on the Alberta Construction Association’s response to the Alberta Governments Bill 30, which will dramatically change WCB, OH&S, and the labour act affecting our industry. The government of Alberta announced Monday a comprehensive piece of legislation addressing perceived concerns around updating Worker’s Compensation Board and Occupational Health and Safety. … read more


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