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PCA Welcomes New Investments to Advance Skilled Trades Careers

Whitby (November 24, 2021) –The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomes today’s announcement from Monte McNaughton, the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development that will boost funding for a range of skilled trades initiatives including support for employers who hire and train apprentices. “The province truly is moving the ball forward by addressing …

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PCA Welcomes Continued Focus on Skills Training and Infrastructure Investments

(Toronto, November 4, 2021) – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) whose members build major infrastructure projects and employ thousands of skilled trades across Canada is encouraged the Ontario government’s fall economic statement tabled today continues the focus on attracting individuals into the skilled trades, and investing in infrastructure. “We’re pleased that this government …

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All Construction Workers Deserve a Chance to Work

Ontario is working on a comeback plan. The aim is to rebuild a workforce hollowed out by the pandemic. But before COVID-19 hit, the work world was already shifting underneath thousands of Ontario construction workers. Increasingly their opportunity to work on big public projects, especially in the City of Toronto, wasn’t based on merit or …

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Toronto Taken to Court Over Shady Construction Deal

Backroom Deal Costs City Taxpayers up to $90 Million Annually (Toronto, April 20, 2021) – When Toronto council approved a backroom deal that shut workers and companies out of city construction projects, and slapped taxpayers with higher construction costs, the move was illegal, according to the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) which is supporting …

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Toronto Urged to Fix Budget Shortfall by Doing Nothing

Toronto (June 6, 2019) – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA), representing companies that employ thousands of skilled workers across Ontario, today urged Toronto City Council’s Executive Committee to follow the recommendations of the City Manager and do nothing in order to cover the City’s $87 million funding shortfall. “Toronto has a golden opportunity …

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PCA Calls on Toronto City Council to Save Millions and Imagine More

Toronto (June 4, 2019) – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) is launching it’s new Imagine More Toronto campaign, calling on Toronto city council to imagine more growth and services for the city. Toronto has an opportunity to save taxpayers millions of dollars in wasteful spending that could be invested in vital infrastructure like …

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PCA Welcomes BC Government Rethink on Labour Code Changes

Victoria (May 29, 2019) – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) whose member companies employ thousands of B.C. construction workers is pleased the BC Legislature has passed Labour Code amendments that will avert construction industry chaos this summer. “We’re relieved the Horgan government has been forced to back off of its intention to wreak …

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Industry and Government Must Do Their Part To Ensure LNG Canada Project Success

Vancouver (May 21, 2019) – This is an exciting day, as the Canada Gas & LNG Conference kicks off in Vancouver, marking the first time this event has been held since LNG Canada’s export facility was given the go-ahead. As more of these projects become a reality, all stakeholders of Canada’s LNG industry from proponents, …

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