September 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Member Update

If you're on the fence about whether to sign up for the fall sessions of the highly acclaimed MCA Canada/Construction Education Council Project Management Program, you'll want to act soon.

Registration closes Friday, Sept. 17.

We are offering our fall program online once again. Sessions will last for about three hours, two days a week for 10 weeks between September and December. The program, as usual, counts toward your Gold Seal and Blue Seal accreditations, and is being offered in conjunction with the University of Waterloo.

Learn more, and sign up today!

In two weeks MCA Canada will hold its first in-person event since the start of the pandemic!

The very important annual CEC Fundraising Golf Tournament is returning after missing a year – and we have been overwhelmed by the members' support!

Several foursomes still remain available along with a few sponsorship opportunities, so don’t waste a second in registering! The event will take place on Sept. 29 at the Royal Ontario Golf Course. Learn more and register here. We can’t wait to see you!

We would like to give a huge shoutout to our sponsors:
Gold – MCA Ontario, Mitsubishi, Victaulic
Silver – KalTire, Ontario Pipe Trades
Bronze – Dahl

Beverage carts – Anderson-Webb, Norton Rose Fulbright
Contests – AON, MCA Toronto, Milwaukee Tools, Stainless Piping Systems, Quality Control Council of Canada
Dinner – Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems
Flags – Dobbin Sales
Golf ball drop – Sloan-Dobbin Sales
Golf cart sponsor – MASCO & RWC
Lunch – Autodesk
Tees – Bibby Ste. Croix
Trophies – Lekter Mechanical Ltd.
Hole signage – Aecon, Armstrong, Dahl, ES Fox, KalTire, Lyncar, MCAHN, MCAKW, MCAO, MCAT, MA Stewart, Taco, Uponor, Victaulic

Source: Daily Commercial News
A Financial Accountability Office (FAO) of Ontario report outlines how much work remains to bring the province’s infrastructure to satisfactory levels.
Source: Daily Commercial News
"At first glance, California and the United Kingdom wouldn’t appear to have much in common. However, both are undertaking ambitious initiatives towards a net-zero future by committing to reduced operational carbon and GHGs in buildings."
Source: ReNew Canada
A new Abacus Data survey asked Canada’s skilled trades workforce what matters most this election; from work travel to a changing energy sector to much-needed employment insurance reforms.
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
On Sept. 20, Canadians will head to the polls for the first federal election since before the pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the snap election more than two years ahead of schedule. Before this, the last snap election was called in 2008 by then-Conservative prime minister, Stephen Harper. The Liberals currently hold a minority government.
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
With the 2021 federal election being held Sept. 20, MCA Canada is providing brief summary points of the major party platforms on items that may be of interest to MCA Canada members and the mechanical contracting industry.
Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
Source: HPAC Magazine
"ParticleOne builds on public health guidelines to address the complexities of specific spaces, enabling business owners to make informed choices."
Canadian Trade Services Ltd
Reliance Worldwide Canada Inc.
Federated Insurance
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.
Source: Daily Commercial News
Canada’s economy wrapped up the summer by adding 90,200 jobs in August. This was the third consecutive monthly increase that brought Canada as close as it has been to recouping historic employment losses in 2020. 
Source: HPAC Magazine
For the third month in a row, residential construction declined. This comes after a record peak in April. 


1321: Dante Alighieri dies of malaria just hours after finishing writing Paradiso.
1814: Francis Scott Key writes the words to the "Star Spangled Banner" as he waits aboard a British launch in the Chesapeake Bay for the outcome of the British assault on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.
1960: Iraq, Iran, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia form OPEC.
1994: Major League Baseball players strike over a salary cap and other proposed changes, forcing the cancellation of the entire postseason and the World Series.
2001: Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.




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