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Our 2022 MCA Canada Annual National Conference starts tomorrow! Even Hurricane Fiona hasn’t slowed us down.

We’re thrilled to offer four days of exciting and engaging programming and networking sessions, and of course, the opportunity to ReConnect with peers for the first time in a long time.

Watch for more updates on the conference in our next issue of Exchanger, and thanks as always to our sponsors and our delegates for their support! 


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

Wolseley Canada Inc

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!


Source: BuildForce Canada
A contraction in all-industry national employment numbers in August has not helped to ease tight labour markets.

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Source: Daily Commercial News
Every organization must identify those who have authority to sign contacts on its behalf.
Strictly speaking, a distinction must be drawn between signing authority and authority to authorize expenditure, although often the two expressions are used as if they were synonymous.

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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.
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.

Source: ReNew Canada
In partnership with Procore Technologies, Inc. FMI Corp. released the results of The State of Global Preconstruction Report, which discusses the current environment for preconstruction and the characteristics of organizations that do it well, including what constitutes above-average preconstruction processes and the effects of efficient and digitized preconstruction.
Canadian Trade Services Ltd
Sep 2022
September 28 - October 1, 2022
Nov 2022
Week 1: November 10-14, 2022
Dec 2022
Week 2: December 8-12, 2022
Reliance Worldwide Canada Inc.
Federated Insurance
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.


1540: The Society of Jesus, a religious order under Ignatius Loyola, is approved by the Pope.
1920: Eight Chicago White Sox players are charged with fixing the 1919 World Series.
1939: Germany occupies Warsaw as Poland falls to Germany and the Soviet Union.
1964: The Warren Commission, investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, issues its report, stating its conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole gunman.
1996: The Taliban capture Afghanistan’s capital city, Kabul.
2003: European Space Agency launches SMART-1 satellite to orbit the moon.
2007: NASA launches Dawn probe to explore and study the two larges objects of the asteroid belt, Vesta and Ceres.
2008: Zhai Zhigang becomes the first Chinese to walk in space; he was part of the Shenzhou 7 crew.




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