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Member Update
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is pleased to host a free and interactive webinar about the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Employment Insurance (EI). This webinar is the first in a series of three offering an in-depth look at employers' deduction requirements.

 
Industry News
Lorne Figley, a working plumber in Saskatoon, turns 93 on Jan. 22. And he has no intention of retiring.

 
Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky, which is why Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.

 
The Canadian Construction Association's Gold Seal manager certification program is expanding for 2017, adding the Construction Foreman designation amidst an overall modernization of the program.

 
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N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Education & Training
CEC's ongoing partnership with BuildForce Canada means your education council can provide you with access to all the latest construction management and safety-training opportunities.

 
The Construction Education Council will offer the 39th session of its Gold Seal accredited 10-day project-management program this spring. This course is always a sellout, so don’t delay. Registration is now open. For further information, contact Tania Johnston at 613-232-5169 or tania@mcac.ca. Dates of the next program are March 30–April 3 and April 20–24.
 
If you are interested in registering for any of the following courses, please contact your local MCA or CEC at 613-232-5169.
 
January 20: Change Notice Management – Saskatoon, SK
February 8: Proactive Service – Calgary, AB
February 9–10: Dispatcher – Nanaimo, BC
March 2930: Proactive Service for Technicians – Saskatoon, SK
March 3031: Dispatcher – Calgary, AB
 
Innovation & Technology
The Canadian architecture, engineering, construction, owner, and operator community is ripe for change. Building information modeling provides a framework to prompt and guide this transformation.

 
By the Numbers
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the seasonally adjusted annual pace of housing starts in December came in at 207,041 units, up from 187,273 in November.

 
Municipalities issued $7.8 billion worth of building permits in November, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.

 
Victaulic Company of Canada
Bradford White Canada Inc.
Bibby-Ste-Croix
Taco (Canada) Ltd.
Parker Canada Division
Important Dates
  • January 19: 9th Annual Industry Night, Hamilton, ON
  • February 2–4: MCA Canada Student Chapter Summit, Hamilton, ON
  • March 3: International Alliance of MCAs Meeting, San Diego, California
  • March 4: CANS Developing Executives Curling Bonspiel, Halifax, NS
  • March 59: MCA of America Convention, San Diego, California
  • March 9: MCA Saskatchewan 72nd AGM, Saskatoon, SK
  • March 1011: MCA Saskatchewan 45th Bonspiel, Saskatoon, SK
  • March 11: World Plumbing Day, worldwide
  • March 1923: CCA National Conference, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • April (TBA): National Stakeholders Red Seal, Ottawa, ON
  • April 910: MCA Canada Mid-year Meetings, Ottawa, ON
  • April 11: MCAC and CIPH Day on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, ON
  • April 20: MCA Hamilton AGM & Trade Show, Hamilton ON
  • April 21: CANS De-Icer, Halifax, NS
  • April 26: MCA Manitoba AGM, Winnipeg, MB
  • April 2627: CMMTQ MCEE Tradeshow, Montréal, QC
  • May: MCA Western Regional Meeting, TBA, SK
  • May 57: MCA British Columbia/Alberta Conference, Victoria, BC
  • May 1119: MCA of Ontario AGM, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • May 25: CANS Golf Tournament, Halifax, NS
  • May 2628: CCA Meetings, St. John’s, NL
  • June 6: MCA Canada Western Regional Meetings, Saskatoon, SK
  • June 15: MCA Sask/ASHRAE Golf Tournament, Deer Valley Golf Club, SK
  • June 22: MCA Sask/Ron Young Memorial Golf, Moon Lake Golf and Country Club, SK
  • June 23: MCA Eastern Regional Meeting, St. John’s, NL
  • June 2527: CIPH Annual Business Conference, Ottawa, ON
  • July 12: CEC Golf Tournament, Location TBA
  • July 13: CANS Developing Executives Meet and Greet, Halifax, NS
  • September 21: CIPHEX Roadshow, St. John’s, NL
  • September 29: CANS 155th AGM, St. Andrew's By-The-Sea, NB
  • September 29October 1: MCA Toronto AGM, Collingwood, ON
  • October 1518: MSCA Educational Conference, Boca Raton, Florida
  • October 17: CIPHEX Roadshow, Edmonton, AB
  • October 19: CIPHEX Roadshow, Regina, SK
  • November 69: MCA Canada’s 76th National Conference, Maui, Hawaii
 
MCA Canada's Charity of Choice
Since 1963, Operation Eyesight has prevented more than 35 million people from facing the needless tragedy of preventable blindness. Their work is focused in places where blindness can be deadly, especially to those who are very young, old or poor.

 
 

 

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