‘A switch just flipped’: Housing starts in Calgary hitting record highs, but demand remains higher

The housing stock needed for Calgary to remain affordable is unknown, but is currently being studied by CMHC Author of the article: Matt Scace Published Feb 15, 2024  •  3 minute read … read more


Co-Sponsored CCA/GAMA/CSC Industry NightCalgary Roughnecks versus San Diego Seals

Come out and spend a St. Patrick’s Day evening with members of your industry. St. Patrick’s Day Party and Lacrosse Game Come for the Party, Stay for the Game 2024-03-15 … read more


25% of Calgary job vacancies are in the construction sector

Last fall saw 7,560 construction trade and management roles go unfilled. Key Takeaways: The Whole Story: According to data analyzed by Alberta Jobs, Economy and Trade, there were 7,560 construction … read more


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Nearly 1 in 4 of all Job Vacancies in Calgary are in Construction Trades and Management Jobs

Nearly 1 in 4 of all Job Vacancies in Calgary are in Construction Trades and Management Jobs Calgary Construction Association Concerned About Critical Labour Shortage in Calgary’s Construction Industry Calgary, … read more


SAIT and NAIT Offering Different Delivery Methods for Their Respective Glazier Programs

Did you know that NAIT and SAIT now offer different “Delivery Types” for the structure and approach used to deliver the glazing program?! SAIT continues to follow what’s known as … read more


Alberta’s Population Fastest-Growing in Canada

Interprovincial migration to Alberta has been rising by 10,000 or more people for five consecutive quarters Thousands of people enjoy Calgary’s Lilac Festival on June 5, 2022. Alberta’s population is … read more


Apprenticeship Delivery & Industry Support Services to Host Industry Engagement Meeting on Foreign Credential Recognition

Apprenticeship and Industry Training is expanding our Foreign Credential Recognition program as one of the ways to support Alberta companies in addressing the shortage of skilled labour many of you … read more


Calgary Construction Association takes aim at ‘unfair’ exemption by government for prompt payments for contractors

The Calgary Construction Association (CCA) is frustrated by an exemption granted by the Government of Alberta to the provinces’ Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act, which requires payment to contractors … read more


Calgary Construction Association Deeply Concerned by Government of Alberta Exemptions to Prompt Payment Legislation, Calls for Fairness and Accountability

The Calgary Construction Association (CCA) is raising concerns about recent exemptions granted by the Government of Alberta under the Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act (PPCLA). The Association believes that … read more


Federal Government Enacts Prompt Payment Act for Construction Work on Government of Canada Projects

Canada’s construction industry employs an estimated 1.5 million people, making it an important driver of our economy. In 2016, industry stakeholders raised the long-standing issue of payment delays along the contracting … read more