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PCA Applauds Sault Council Decision to Tally Cost of Construction Monopolies

Sault Ste. Marie (May 29, 2017) – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) congratulates Councillor Shoemaker for his leadership and Sault Council for its unanimous decision calling for a report into the impact of construction labour monopolies on local taxpayers. “Sault taxpayers have been paying 20 to 30 percent too much for construction work […]

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Ontario Budget Infrastructure Funding Welcomed, But Raises Questions

Toronto, April 27, 2017 – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomes the Ontario government’s continued investment and commitment to skills training in today’s budget through its focus on modernizing the province’s apprenticeship program, improving access and completion rates. While PCA also commends the Ontario government for committing $156 billion in infrastructure over the […]

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PCA Also Urges Government to Return to Budget Balance

EDMONTON, March 22, 2017 – Today, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomed the federal government’s budget commitments in the area of skills training but also cautioned against consistent deficit spending and increased payroll taxes. The government’s support for skills training is focused on helping workers retrain and upgrade their skills in order to adapt […]

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Not the Time to Change Alberta’s Labour Laws

(Edmonton, March 14, 2017) – A leading association of Canadian construction contractors is encouraging the Alberta Government to avoid unnecessary changes to the province’s Labour Relations Code, following yesterday’s announcement that the code will be reviewed. “Alberta has a diverse pool of labour models and that diversity is what makes Alberta’s construction industry strong, competitive […]

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PCA Announces New Regional Director for British Columbia

Edmonton (Feb. 14, 2017) – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) is pleased to announce Rieghardt van Enter as its new Regional Director, British Columbia. “We are delighted to welcome Rieghardt in this brand new role at PCA,” said Paul de Jong, President of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada. “Rieghardt’s experience in BC’s […]

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PCA Pleased Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion Moving Forward

Edmonton, Jan. 11, 2017 – A leading association of Canadian construction contractors is delighted Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project has received the support and approval of the B.C. government. “We’re pleased that this project has met all of the B.C. government’s conditions,” said Paul de Jong, President of the Progressive Contractors Association of […]

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PCA Applauds Federal Government Approval of Two Major Pipelines

Edmonton, Nov. 29, 2016 – A leading association of Canadian construction contractors is celebrating today’s approval of two key pipelines – Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion project and the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline system. “We couldn’t be more pleased,” said Paul de Jong, President of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA). “These pipelines […]

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Ontario Labour Relations Board Ruling Supports Fair Construction Tendering

Ontario Labour Relations Board Ruling Supports Fair Construction Tendering Greater Essex County District School Board Wins First Successful Appeal of its Kind Windsor, Oct. 11, 2016 – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) applauds a ruling by the Ontario Labour Relations Board that will allow the Greater Essex County District School Board to openly […]

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