After a recent GAMA dinner meeting, it is apparent that post-COVID, intake of apprentices, vital to the continuation of our industry, especially under the new Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education … read more

Important OH&S Changes To Be Aware Of







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Calgary Construction Association (CCA) Unveils Their Policy Platform for the Upcoming Provincial Election

The CCA platform, entitled “Building A Better Calgary,” (see proposes a range of measures designed to foster an environment in which construction businesses can thrive, create jobs, and drive … read more

Career Education in Alberta-Career Education Task Force-Final Report-March 2023

For decades now schools have encouraged and promoted university educations and the related professions far more than they have promoted the trades and skilled labour roles. In recent posts, we … read more

Apprenticeship Period Exams Returning for 2023/24 Academic Year

Following an Alberta Industry Round Table, held 2023-04-18, in Edmonton, with Kaycee Madu, Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions, and his Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship team, Apprenticeship Period Exams will … read more

Committee Required to Evaluate the Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Act (STAE) and the Designated Trades and Restricted Activities Regulation (DTRA), Particularly as it Relates to “Glazier’

On 2023-03-23, the PGAA met with representatives of the Alberta Government- Alberta Advanced Education-Skilled Trades & Professions. The meeting was called in response to a number of preliminary inquiries the … read more


A recent article from HMC Lawyers, from a Calgary Construction Association (CCA) newsletter highlights the need to protect your rights with liens, even under the Prompt Payment Act. When Alberta … read more

2023 Version 8.0 and 8.1 Alberta Trade Definitions

The 2023 Edition of the Alberta Trade Definition Version 8.0 and 8.1 is now available. 2023 Alberta Trade Definitions Version 8.0 2023 Alberta Trade Definitions Version 8.1 2023 Revisions

Calgary Construction Association Responds to Government of Alberta’s Budget 2023

Calgary Construction Association Responds to Government of Alberta’s Budget 2023 Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Construction Association is pleased to see significant infrastructure spending in the Calgary region that will promote jobs … read more

NAIT’s First Period Glazier Class is in Need of Students

NAIT’s First Period Glazier Class, which runs 2023-03-06 to 2023-04-14 is in need of apprentices to fill the class. Your company can help by enrolling your labourers and first-year apprentices, … read more