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Time is running out to register for either—or both— of the online training programs MCA Canada is offering in September.

Our five-module session on Microsft Project Essentials takes place on September 10, 14, 16, 21 and 23. In it, participants learn hands-on skills to plan and manage project activities using Microsoft Project.

We have also scheduled a four-module Project Improvement Program webinar for Spetember 21, 22, 23 and 24 in which contractors and their production teams will take charge of projects and determine the most profitable way to proceed.

Don't delay any further in in registering. Our Event Calendar page has all the information you need.

Member Update

Monday, August 31 is the final day to apply for the many scholarships being offered by MCA Canada through our 2020 Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series.

This year's scholarship series will see more than $14,000 awarded in scholarships for students across Canada studying in the mechanical contracting and mechanical engineering fields.

The program is named in honour of our past-CEO Richard McKeagan, and is supported by MCAC Associate Members and MCA partners from across Canada to provide the funding for the program. Since its launch in 2006, the scholarship series has awarded more than $50,000 to deserving post-secondary students.

Scholarships are available through the following MCAC Associate Members and MCA partners: Bradford White Canada, Federated Insurance, Masco/Delta, MCA Hamilton-Niagara, Reliance Worldwide, Uponor and the broader Associate Membership of MCA Canada, which funds a single MCAC Associate Member Scholarship.

More information about the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series, as well as the online application form, can be found online at mcac.ca/our-programs/scholarships.

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0357: Julian Caesar defeats the Alamanni at Strasbourg in Gaul.
1765: In protest over the stamp tax, American colonists sack and burn the home of Massachusetts governor Thomas Hutchinson.
1830: The "Tom Thumb" steam locomotive runs its famous race with a horse-drawn car. The horse wins because the engine, which had been ahead, breaks down.
1875: "Captain" Matthew Webb becomes the first man to swim across the English Channel.
1916: The National Park Service is established as part of the Department of the Interior.
1921: The United States, which never ratified the Versailles Treaty ending World War I, finally signs a peace treaty with Germany.
1941: British and Soviet forces enter Iran, opening up a route to supply the Soviet Union.
1943: The Allies complete the occupation of New Georgia.
1944: Paris is liberated from German occupation by Free French Forces under General Jacques LeClerc.
1950: President Harry Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize control of the nation's railroads to avert a strike.
1980: Zimbabwe joins the United Nations.
1981: Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn.
1989: NASA scientists receive stunning photographs of Neptune and its moons from Voyager 2.
1991: Belarus gains independence from the USSR.
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