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Member Update

In the latest in our webinar series, Dan Leduc of Norton Rose Fulbright will provide insight on how MCA Canada members can try to contractually manage the risks of price volatility and supply chain issues.

This session is scheduled for April 14 at noon ET. Register today!

The second episode of Plumbing + HVAC Magazine’s Trades Talk podcast features a discussion with two MCA Canada members: Tim Padfield of Pad-Car Mechanical and Scott Munro of Opus Mechanical. Click through for the full episode description, and to listen.
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Source: BuildForce Canada
"Every year, BuildForce Canada generates Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward highlights reports for each province and for Canada’s territories. These reports help decision makers anticipate labour force requirements and identify the trades and occupations the industry is most likely to need across a 10-year forecast scenario."
Source: Daily Commercial News
The heating, refrigeration and air conditioning industry suffers from a lack of skilled tradespeople and must pivot to respond to an evolving marketplace, according to Martin Luymes, vice-president of government and stakeholder relations for the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada.
Source: Canadian Manufacturing
Stakeholders hope that Canadian industries will be exempt from "Buy American" rules.
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
Source: Daily Commercial News
When construction industry survey participants were asked to assess their digital transformation efforts, 64 per cent of respondents said they are not exploring new business models at the moment. A majority of respondents considered their digital maturity to be under-developed.
Masco Canada Ltd.
Reliance Worldwide Canada Inc.
Federated Insurance
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.

1199: English King Richard I is killed by an arrow at the Siege of the Castle of Chalus in France.
1814: Granted sovereignty in the island of Elba and a pension from the French government, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates at Fontainebleau. He is allowed to keep the title of emperor.
1849: A major fire destroys several city blocks in Toronto's downtown core and many buildings, including St. James Cathedral.
1868: Thomas D'Arcy McGee is shot in the head and killed by an assassin outside his Sparks Street lodging house. Fenian sympathizer Patrick Whelan is arrested for the murder on May 9 and hanged on February 11, 1869.
1896: The Modern Olympics begin in Athens with eight nations participating.
1909: Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first men to reach the North Pole.
1914: H. B Kelliher, chief engineer of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, drives in the last spike of the western division of the line at Nechako River Crossing west of Prince George. Regular, cross-country Grand Trunk rail service began that summer.
1917: The United States declares war on Germany and enters World War I on Allied side.
1924: Four planes leave Seattle on the first successful flight around the world.
1926: Townspeople and railway workers save the Banff Springs Hotel from a potentially disastrous fire.
1938: The United States recognizes Nazi Germany's conquest of Austria.
1977: Nearly 45,000 fans brave snow and freezing temperatures as the Toronto Blue Jays play their inaugural regular season at the CNE Exhibition Stadium. The expansion team beats the Chicago White Sox 9-5.
1989: A gunman hijacks a bus near Montréal and drives it to Parliament Hill. He is later disarmed by police.

Source: HPAC Magazine
"Showing a huge increase was the commercial component which increased 11.4 percent."
Source: HPAC Magazine
The webinar will highlight key trends at risk, impact construction spending in 2021 and more.



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