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September 28 – October 1, 2022

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada is pleased to be holding its 79th Annual National Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia from September 28 to October 1, 2022!

Join MCAC in the beautiful maritime city of Halifax as we RECONNECT in 22! We have a great program of networking, education, and social events planned, and we can't wait to RECONNECT with members from coast-to-coast-to-coast!

Visit https://conference.mcac.ca/register to register, or the Conference website to learn more!

Last change to register!

MCA Manitoba and MCA Canada will co-host an event in Winnipeg tomorrow to explore current industry issues, as well as strategies to mitigate those "mechanical contractor migraines."

Featuring a great lineup of speakers and topics, the program will look at issues such as labour force demand, supply chain issues, supplementary general conditions in contracts, net zero and the impact on the sector, and the role of collaborative contracting methods.

Open to all MCA Manitoba and MCA Canada members, this event is not to be missed.

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A huge thank you to our friends at The Mechanical Contractors Association of Ottawa for their generous gift of $100,000!

As our latest Business on a Mission partner, this contribution will help create educational opportunities for those in our community.

As the naming partner of our Stepping Stones Learning Centre, they will help hundreds of individuals update their high school education and break down barriers to gain employment.

We are so proud to partner with you!

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1139: The Second Lateran Council opens in Rome.
1534: Jacques Cartier sets sail on a voyage to Canada in two ships with 61 men.
1769: Ottawa Chief Pontiac is murdered by an Indian in Cahokia.
1770: Captain Cook discovers Australia.
1809: Napoleon Bonaparte defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria.
1841: Edgar Allen Poe's first detective story is published.
1879: The first mobile home (horse-drawn) is used in a journey from London to Cyprus.
1916: The first National League game is played at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park.
1931: Opening of new Welland Canal, linking Lake Erie and Lake Ontario; wide enough to carry big lakers.
1940: The first electron microscope is demonstrated.
1989: Canadian Bank Note Company prints last green $1 bills, leaving Canadians with the $1 loonie coin that began circulating in 1987.
1999: Two students enter Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado and open fire with multiple firearms, killing 13 students and teachers, wounding 25 and eventually shooting themselves.

 

 

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