BCAA-Industry Alert: Procurement Fairness Clause Removed From Many Taxpayer-Funded Construction Projects

BCCA warns the public and contractors of unacceptable levels of risk following the explicit removal of “Contract A” by many public owners. This has not been seen in Alberta, yet, … read more


Quality Training for Your Staff

Are you looking to help prepare your staff for the challanges of today’s markets, and for the future? In this every-changing world, it is key to have your team performing … read more


Calgary Construction Asoociation (CCA)-2024-Q1 Advocacy Report

The Calgary Construction Association (CCA) continues its pursuit of meaningful advocacy for our membership and Calgary’s construction industry. As we reflect on the first quarter of 2024, this report captures … read more


Seeking Resumes for Prospective Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education Act Board Members

Recently the Alberta Trade Contractors Council (ATCC), of whom the Provincial Glaziers Association of Alberta (PGAA) is a member, met with Advanced Education Minister Rajan Sawhney. One of the topics … read more


Gaming the Prompt Payment Construction Lien Act (PPCLA)-Method of Trying to Avoid the PPCLA

The following appears to be a dodge that some general contractors are reportedly using to avoid paying subcontractors, per the terms of the Prompt Payment Construction Lien Act (PPCLA). Apparently, … read more


Update on the status of the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act

The Alberta Trade Contractors Council (ATCC) met on Monday evening, 2024-03-25, with Ministers Dale Nally (Minister of Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction of Alberta) and Pete Guthrie (Minister of … read more


Alberta Government Replaces the PAC/LAC Connection to Trades with the My Skilled Networks Interface

With the introduction of the Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education Act, 2022-07-20, the Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) and the Local Advisory Committees (LACs) were dropped by the Government of Alberta’s … read more


2023 Construction Industry Snapshot

Calgary Construction Association Releases 2023 Construction Industry Snapshot Stats Sheet The Calgary Construction Association has compiled the latest statistics and figures about the state of the construction industry in Calgary … read more


‘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