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Canadian Business Journal profiles PCA

The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, The Canadian Business Journal Building the better way PCA is the voice of progressive unionized employers in Canada’s construction industry. Its member companies employ more than 25,000 skilled construction workers across Canada, represented primarily by CLAC. PCA member companies are responsible for 40% of energy and natural resource construction …

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LTE: If TO Mayor Tory wants savings – try Open Tendering

OPEN TENDERS Re “City needs to ‘unlock value’ of Toronto Hydro: Tory” (Shawn Jeffords, Sept 21): If Toronto Mayor John Tory is serious about looking at “all options” to fund billions of dollars in capital projects, he shouldn’t overlook the obvious. There is an option that doesn’t involve the partial sale of Toronto Hydro or …

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Manitoba’s outdated labour laws

Manitoba’s outdated labour laws By: Darrel Reid August 2, 2016 <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=973542559332472&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /><meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/no-js”> Rewind to 1960s Manitoba when the rotary phone was gaining in popularity, the minimum wage was about 75 cents an hour and the first cable TV was hooked up. This was the era in which the …

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Canada no longer a ‘can-do’ country in energy

Letter to the Editor – July 29th Canada no longer a ‘can-do’ country in energy Re. “While Canada’s LNG dream fades, U.S. gears up,” Gary Lamphier, July 22 So much promise, so much missed opportunity. The column is a stark reminder of the costly consequences of British Columbia’s languishing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and Canada’s inability …

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New research sheds light on productivity and competency

Journal Of Commerce – New research sheds light on productivity and competency by Russell Hixson  Jun 20, 2016 This month in Edmonton, industry and academia met to explore research advancements in construction productivity and organizational competency. The one-day event was hosted by the University of Alberta Hole School of Construction Engineering under the NSERC (Natural …

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Ledcor sets example with Haisla partnership: PCA

Journal Of Commerce – Ledcor sets example with Haisla partnership: PCA by Russell Hixson Jun 27, 2016 With an expected boom in Canada’s sprouting liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, building relationships with the region’s First Nations groups is crucial. Ledcor Group of Companies spotted the LNG opportunity early on and has worked with the Haisla …

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