The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada is pleased to welcome Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling as the 2022 Diamond and Presenting Sponsor of our Annual National Conference, taking place in Halifax, NS from September 28 to October 1.
The opening keynote speaker, James Duthie, sponsored by Victaulic, will kick off the conference opening breakfast on September 29, followed by educational sessions throughout the day, concluding with a dinner event sponsored by MCA Nova Scotia at Pier 21 where members can ReConnect.
MCAC will host the Innovation & Technology Day presented by Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Cooling on September 30 with a number of educational sessions taking place in the morning, along with the Innovation Tradeshow – an exhibition and networking tradeshow with companies offering innovative and technology-based solutions to the mechanical contracting sector.
The closing keynote will be delivered by Shaun Majumder as part of Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling's Closing Keynote presentation on October 1. MCA Canada's Slainte to Halifax Gala Night concludes the conference.
If you haven’t registered yet, there is still time! Join MCAC in Halifax from September 28 to October 1.
Click here to register.
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
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.
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!
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum and partners the Canadian Construction Association, Aboriginal Apprenticeship Board, Apprenticesearch.com, BuildForce Canada and SkillPlan have launched their Canadian Apprenticeship Service program, distributing grants to employers who hire Level one apprentices. Small- and medium-sized employers that hire Level 1 apprentices can receive grants of up to $5,000, or up to $10,000 for hiring a Level 1 apprentice from an equity-deserving group.
Investment in building construction across Canada continued its upward trend since October 2021 reports Statistics Canada, rising 0.8 per cent to $21 billion in July.
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.
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.
Week 1: November 10-14, 2022
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