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The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada is pleased to welcome Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling as the 2022 Diamond and Presenting Sponsor of its Annual National Conference, taking place in Halifax, NS from September 28-October 1.

In addition to their overall support of the conference, Mitsubishi Electric is also sponsoring the Innovation and Technology Day on September 30, and the Closing Keynote Speaker Shaun Majumder on Saturday, October 1.


Platinum Conference Sponsors
IPEX, Victaulic, MCA Ontario

Major Conference Sponsors
Home Depot Pro, Black & McDonald, MCA Nova Scotia

Partner Conference Sponsors
Anderson-Webb, AON, BuildOps, Bibby Ste Croix, Egnyte, Flocor, MA Stewart, MASCO, MCA Newfoundland & Labrador, Uponor, UA Canada, Viega

Support Conference Sponsors
CiMC, Federated Insurance, MCA New Brunswick, MCA Kitchener-Waterloo, Milwaukee, OS&B, Sloan, Trimble, TACO, LynCar, TESC

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada is pleased to be holding its 81st Annual National Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia from September 28 - 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!

Registration information and program details are available at

Contact MCA Canada Staff if you are interested in becoming a Conference Sponsor.


Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Membership of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada

Date: October 1, 2022
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM (Atlantic)
Location: Marriott Habourfront Hotel, Halifax, NS
Meeting Chair: MCAC President, Wayne Davidson - Davidson Bros Mechanical Contractors Ltd.

The Meeting will be held for the following purposes:

1. to receive and consider the consolidated financial statements of MCA Canada for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2021,
2. to appoint the auditors for the ensuing year,
3. to conduct elections for the Board of Directors,
4. the approval of the action of the Board during the preceding year.

The Agenda will be available on the MCAC website in the Members' Area and during the Annual General Meeting.

Submit other business by September 22

To facilitate scheduling of this agenda and to allow sufficient time for matters which members wish to raise under Other Business to be discussed, please submit in writing to the MCAC any items you would like to raise, no later than 5:00 pm on September 22.

If you have any questions please contact MCA Canada''s CEO, Tania Johnston at 613-232-5169.

Wolseley Canada Inc

MCAC celebrates individuals and firms who have contributed greatly to the success of the Association and the mechanical contracting sector of the Canadian construction industry. Awards are generally given out at the MCAC Annual National Conference.

To submit a nomination for any of our national awards, please fill out the form by clicking here. Awards can be submitted throughout the year.


September 14 at 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm (ET) | Complimentary webinar

The WiMC Committee is happy to announce that AON representatives Jady Fitton, Rosemary Delicato & Akeem Robin will present an overview of what insurance can do for women working in the mechanical industry.

Their presentation will emphasize the importance of women working in this field and will provide women with information to guide them through the insurance process and ensure that their businesses are protected.

These are few of the topics included:

  • a breakdown of the insurance coverage options for mechanical contractors,
  • tips for saving on your business insurance costs, and
  • common claims scenarios that affect mechanical contractors.

Click here to register for the Learning the Importance of Insurance for Women in Mechanical Contracting webinar.


The MCA Canada WiMC Committee has released its second quarterly newsletter.

This latest issue of The Voice of Women in Mechanical Construction focuses on three key topics, including "Attracting, Retaining and Mentoring" women in our industry.

Click here to preview the new issue.

Take a look at MCA Canada's WIMC social media accounts!

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Our congratulations go out to Filipe Silva and Sophia Lisi, who have received the Mechanical Contractors Association of Sudbury Scholarship, presented by Rick Gauvreau.


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The economy lost 40,000 jobs last month, Statistics Canada reported in its latest labour force survey, with the losses concentrated in the public sector.

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Dobbin Sales Limited
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
The MCA Canada Jobsite Journal is a daily log to help track projects, including:
•   site conditions,
•   weather conditions,
•   productivity/time loss and reasons,
•   area/work in progress,
•   subtrade reports,
•   daily report reminders,
•   and more.
Daily and Weekly Reports track work site conditions, progress and delays which prevent costly claims. The Daily Reports record work site conditions and progress, while the Weekly Reports detail delays and provide space to give a more specific explanation of that week's progress.
For MCA Canada members, this valuable tool is available for only $11.50.

The Canadian Hydronics Conference provides a unique opportunity for hydronics industry professionals to connect in person and have one-on-one conversations with peers and share knowledge and business building ideas.
Hydronics professionals are expected to gather at the conference for a special two-day conference and trade show. This will be two full days of learning opportunities plus increased chances to form industry connections!
The Canadian Hydronics Conference includes 20 educational sessions on topics such as:
•   Electrification and Net-Zero
•   Snow Melt Systems
•   Smart Technologies in Hydronics
•   Air to Water Heat Pumps
•   And more!

With speakers such as Robert Bear, Mike Miller and Gord Cooke, this cannot miss educational event also includes a hydronics-exclusive trade show where you can see the latest products and technologies from some of North America’s top manufacturers.
Register now for only $299. Registration includes access to educational sessions, the trade show, and breakfasts and lunches on both days.
Armstrong Fluid Technology
Are labour estimates taking too long and reducing your productivity and profitability? You can increase your profitability by utilizing a streamlined, systematic approach for labour estimating.
MCA Canada members will have access to the MCAA WebLEM, which streamlines labour estimating by allowing your estimators to access labour estimates that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars for mechanical contractors everywhere!
You can quickly search and retrieve data with our search engine, which will look for any text that is found across the entire database and provide links to relevant information.
Download any labour table as soon as data is exported into Microsoft Excel or CSV.
Up-to-date labour units are available on our website on the latest products and joining methods. When items are new or changed, they will be highlighted in yellow over the next 12 months.
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