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Ledcor partners with the Haisla Nation for jobs, skills training

Ledcor partners with the Haisla Nation for jobs, skills training by  Editorial – Kitimat Northern Sentinel posted Jun 6, 2016 at 1:00 PM A new partnership between the Haisla and construction company Ledcor has been making waves in the last couple weeks. The cooperation between the two groups has led to hands on job training …

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Journal of Commerce – Plenty of opportunities in federal budget, says PCA

This article originally appeared online in the Journal Of Commerce Mar 30, 2016 (retrieved at: http://journalofcommerce.com/Associations/News/2016/3/Plenty-of-opportunities-in-federal-budget-says-PCA-1014613W/ on March 31, 2016)  Plenty of opportunities in federal budget, says PCA – by Don Wall Like many other construction stakeholders parsing the federal budget after it was unveiled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) …

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Labour Relations Collaboration

This article originally appeared in the Canadian Design and Construction Report (retrieved on March 16th here: http://www.cadcr.com/clac-and-pca-develop-collaborative-and-flexible-model-for-construction-industry-labour-relations/)  CLAC and PCA develop collaborative and flexible model for construction industry labour relations On March 4, 2016 Two co-operating union and employer associations believe there is a third option for construction industry labour/management relationships: avoiding the jurisdictional rigidity and …

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A Better Way For Toronto To Stretch Its Infrastructure Dollars

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post (retrieved at http://m.huffpost.com/ca/entry/8938196 on March 15, 2016) By Paul de Jong Nobody envies Toronto Mayor John Tory’s latest challenge: making Toronto’s $23 billion capital budget shortfall disappear. Any moderately informed observer understands that this will inevitably involve increased taxpayer pain. Among proposed measures Tory has suggested, is a …

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Ministers Bond and Bennett Support Giving All British Columbians Access to Work on Site C

BC Ministers Shirley Bond and Bill Bennett reconfirmed to CLAC and the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) today the BC government’s commitment to build Site C using the open managed site model. “We came here today to talk to Ministers Bond and Bennett about the importance of open managed sites so all workers in BC can have …

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