Alberta Government Initiating a Prompt Payment Legislation Consultation with Industry

Ahead of a September consultation with industry that the Alberta Government, via Service Alberta, is initiating, the Alberta Construction Association is seeking feedback on the Prompt Payment Construction Lien Act … read more

Labour Minister behind Ontario’s Surge in Apprenticeships

Ontario Labour Minister Monte McNaughton doesn’t quite remember when he first got a taste of construction and the trades because he was probably too young to remember. He grew up … read more

Australian Constructors Association Calls Out Excessive Risk versus No Rewards in 2023-07 Publication

With the profitability and sustainability of the Australian building sector highly questionable (profit margins averaging 1% and liquidity at just 5%), the dysfunction of this large sector of the Australian … read more

PGAA-AGM Minutes-2023-06-16

The PGAA had our Annual General Meeting on Friday 2023-06-16. The meeting was attended by twenty-seven members. The meeting minutes are as follows: PGAA AGM-2023-06-16-Via Microsoft Teams The meeting was … read more

Alberta Trade Contractors Council Publishes Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education Act (STAEA) Priority Outstanding Issues

With the pending announcement of a new Cabinet, it is important that ATCC members have a consistent message that can be delivered at every opportunity over the next few weeks … read more

Provincial Glazing Association of Alberta (PGAA) Booth at the 2023 Skills Canada-Alberta Try-A-Trade Event

On 2023-05-03 and 04, Skills Canada held their Alberta Provincial Skills Competition at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Aside from the Skills Competition, the event also featured education, entertainment, displays, and … read more

Canada’s Aging Population-Generational Shifts Threaten our Future Workforce

Over the last fifty years, Canada, and much of the industrialized world has seen a shift in the age of their population. Baby-boomers born between 1946 and 1964 were a … read more

Almost One Year of Prompt Payment in Alberta, but still no Judicial Guidance!

By Thomas Nguyen, Summer Student at HMC Lawyers LLP and Dana Hagg, Associate at HMC Lawyers LLP Last summer, for the first time in over twenty years, Alberta construction law … read more

PGAA Notice of Annual General Meeting-2023-06-16 08:00

Please note that the Provincial Glaziers Association of Alberta (PGAA) will hold our annual general meeting on Friday, 2023-06-16 from 08:00 to 10:00. Since 1998, the PGAA has been the … read more

Calgary Construction Association Releases 2023 Alberta Provincial Election Platform

As we close in on the Alberta Provincial Election with the vote on 2023-05-29, the Calgary Construction Association (CCA) has released their Alberta Provincial Platform highlighting the challenges and opportunities … read more