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Annual National Conference

The 79th Annual National Conference of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada will be held in Napa, California from October 20-24, 2020 at the Silverado Resort.
Building on the themes of this year’s event in Nashville, the program will provide incredible networking sessions and a fantastic education program for delegates.

#MCACInMusicCity could not have happened without the help and support of our partners and supporters from across Canada!

MCAC’s Associate Members in attendance made sure cups were never empty on the Opening Night “Under the Nashville Stars” Event. Thank you again for a memorable night!

Member Update

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada elected Dave Holek of Lekter Mechanical as the newest President and Board Chairman at its 2018–19 Annual General Meeting on October 5. Holek is preceded by Jack Bavis, who now assumes the role of Secretary/Treasurer on the MCAC Executive Committee.

At its Annual General Meeting, the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada also elected its 2019–20 Board of Directors:

  • President: Dave Holek
  • President-Elect and Vice-President Western: Wayne Davidson
  • Vice President Eastern: Derek Ermen
  • Vice President Central: Charles Webb
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Jack Bavis
  • Chief Executive Officer: Pierre Boucher

Board of Directors: 

  • From British Columbia: Dale Miller
  • From Alberta: Tim Padfield and Mark Schendel
  • From Saskatchewan: Scott Kerr and Kim Skjonsby
  • From Manitoba: Brad Mason
  • From Ontario: Joe Givens, Scott Munro and Serge Robert
  • From Nova Scotia: Charles Savoie
  • From Prince Edward Island: Quentin Bevan
  • From Newfoundland & Labrador: Ian Arbuckle
  • Representing MCAC's Associate Members: Mike Miller
  • Representing MCAC’s Service Contractors: John Warnica
  • Representing Women in Mechanical Construction: Julie Zulich

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada thanked retiring board members Brad Diggins, Alberta, Dave Flamand (Past President) and Luc Kadziolka (Saskatchewan) for their years of service to the MCAC Board of Directors. All three were recognized at the MCAC Annual General Meeting.

Industry News
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada's annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee focused heavily on construction challenges and new technologies impacting the industry.
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Innovation & Technology
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
LEED-certified buildings are often the pride and joy of builders, engineers and owners. To ensure those buildings retain LEED qualities as time goes on, the Canada Green Building Council is working with owners and engineers to encourage LEED-focused maintenance.
By the Numbers
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1690: Belgrade is retaken by the Turks.
1840: King William I of Holland abdicates.
1871: The Great Chicago Fire begins in southwest Chicago. Approximately 250 people were killed in the fire; 98,500 people were left homeless; 17,450 buildings were destroyed.
1897: Journalist Charles Henry Dow, founder of the Wall Street Journal, begins charting trends of stocks and bonds.
1906: Karl Ludwig Nessler first demonstrates a machine in London that puts permanent waves in hair. The client wears a dozen brass curlers, each weighing two pounds, for the six-hour process.
1922: Lilian Gatlin becomes the first woman pilot to fly across the United States.
1939: Nazi Germany annexes Western Poland.
1956: Don Larsen of the New York Yankees pitches the first perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1967: Guerrilla Che Guevara captured in Bolivia.
1978: Ken Warby of Australia sets the world water speed record, 317.60 mph, at Blowering Dam in Australia; no other human has yet (2013) exceeded 300 mph on water and survived.
1982: The musical Cats begins a run of nearly 18 years on Broadway.
1991: Croatia votes to sever its ties with Yugoslavia.
2001: U.S. President George W. Bush establishes the Office of Homeland Security.

Source: HistoryNet.com

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MCA Canada's Charity of Choice

MCA Canada recently named the ALS Society of Alberta as our Charity of Choice for 2019.

This charity was chosen to honour former MCAC Past-President David Flamand‘s sister Patsy Brooks. The ALS Society of Alberta is dedicated to making each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by ALS. It is the only charitable organization in Alberta that provides support to families affected by the disease.

Learn more about this great organization, and how you can help support this important cause.




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