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!
MCA Canada is a proud sponsor of the Skills Canada National Competition!
This year, the post-secondary and the Team Canada Selection Category Competitions will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. These two categories include more than 300 competitors from all regions of Canada who will participate in over 35 skilled trade and technology competitions.
The secondary competition will be held virtually. This category includes more than 200 competitors from all regions across the country who will compete in 45 skilled trade and technology competitions.
Check out all the action on social media using the event hashtag #SCNC2022:
Registration is now open for our 17th Annual Construction Education Council Fundraising Golf Tournament!
Get your foursome together and join us on Wednesday, July 13 at the spectacular Royal Ontario Golf Club in Milton, Ontario for a day of food, fun, and friendly competition. The Royal Ontario course combines rolling countryside, nine large ponds, mature trees, generous and narrow fairways, and large and small greens as part of a design that is sure to test every aspect of your game!
There will be chances to win awesome prizes and support a great cause. End your day with a complimentary cocktail hour, silent auction, and dinner with a silent auction after the round.
Register today at golf22.mcac.ca.
The MCA Canada's Women in Construction Committee is pleased to announce the launch of its quarterly newsletter, "The Voice of Women in Construction" on June 1. With this newsletter, WiMC aims to create something that is sincere, genuine, and helpful to the members of the WiMC Initiative Group. This is a great opportunity to engage with Members on a different platform, and we are excited to see how readers will engage with the content as we go along.
MCAM Executive Board Members were proud to accept the Community Service Award from Mayor Brian Bowman to recognize MCAM's 50th Anniversary. The Organizational Community Service award is presented to organizations operating within the City of Winnipeg on their milestone anniversaries.
Source: BuildForce Canada
The latest findings from Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey show a tightening labour market.
The Construction Education Council, in partnership with MCA Canada Associate Members, has established the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series. The application process will open on June 1, with a deadline of August 12.
To be eligible for the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series, applicants:
- Must be a Student Chapter Member or child/ward of salaried employee of MCAC member company (company needs to be member for at least one year)
- Must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program leading to a degree, certificate, or diploma from an accredited Canadian university, college or apprenticeship program, with a minimum "B” average for the previous year
- May also be a registered apprentice in a mechanical contracting trade
- Must not otherwise receive a major scholarship or bursary
Check out the scholarships!
Join Brook Hatton, Technical Oversight Specialist with CSA Group and Joe Rogers, Building Code Coordinator in the Office of the Fire Marshal as they present on the topic of Low Lead Content Requirements for Canadian Plumbing.
- When: May 31, 2022
- Where: Live Webinar
- Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
This webinar is complementary for CIPH members, non-members, and those that want a better understanding of low lead plumbing requirements in Canada. Click here to register.
The Construction Education Council (CEC) proudly presents the exclusive Gold Seal and Blue Seal Accredited Project Management Program. This highly acclaimed program is offered in partnership with the University of Waterloo. The program takes place over a 10-day period and is split into 2, 5-day sessions.
This will mark the 40th session offered with nearly 900 industry managers graduating from the program.
This Gold Seal accredited course is designed to help you:
- Improve the planning and controlling of your projects, thereby improving your company’s bottom line
- Take a business view of projects and take ownership of a project from bid to final payment
- Increase your own project "lessons learned” by learning from experiences of other participants
- Be able and willing to contribute improvements to your company’s project management process
- Be better prepared to take the Gold Seal examination, if you choose
- Enjoy your projects!
Week 1: November 10-14, 2022
Week 2: December 8-12, 2022
Registration cutoff: October 28, 2022 (unless sold out)
For more information and to register, visit https://mcac.ca/event/project-management-for-contractors-gold-seal-and-blue-seal-accredited/2022-11-10/
Week 1: November 10-14, 2022
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0585: Thales of Greece makes the first known prediction of a solar eclipse.
1810: Argentina declares independence from Napoleonic Spain.
1925: John Scopes is indicted for teaching Darwinian theory in school.
1935: Jesse Owens sets six world records in less than an hour in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
1946: Jordan gains independence from Britain.
1953: The first atomic cannon is fired in Nevada.