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Recent Developments regarding BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project

PCA members who have been following the Government of BC’s handling of the labour and commercial terms related to its Site C project will know that the Government has repeatedly affirmed its intention to use the Open Managed Site concept for this project.  We have advocated this approach repeatedly, at the highest levels of government, and …

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PCA Golf Classic 2015

Last Friday, PCA held another successful Golf Tournament at Sturgeon Valley Golf Club in St Albert, AB.  We had great weather, great fun and lots of laughs!  Click here to see a few photos that show how much fun was had by all.  

Letter to Globe and Mail: We’re not in the 1960’s anymore …

March 3, 2015 Contrary to BCTC representative Tom Sigurdson’s suggestion (“Labour group objects …”, Globe and Mail, March 2, 2015) that the unions he represents are being unfairly treated by BC Hydro’s labour model proposal for Site C, in fact the opposite is the case: for decades non-BCTC workers, including progressively unionized workers, have been excluded from working on BC Hydro projects …

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Another Successful AGM and Networking Dinner!

Another Successful AGM and Dinner!This week, PCA held another successful Annual General Meeting and Networking Dinner to discuss the priorities of member companies for their association and the public policy initiatives necessary to ensure that Canada has an open construction industry, cooperative labour relations, and a robust, inclusive and highly-capable workforce. PCA Enjoys Strong Political …

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PCA Welcomes Final Agreement On Job Grant Between Federal Government And Ontario

PCA WELCOMES FINAL AGREEMENT ON JOB GRANT BETWEEN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND ONTARIO     March 28, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario– Today, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) applauded the Government of Ontario and the federal government for the announcement that a final agreement on the Canada Job Grant has been signed between the two …

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CLAC/PCA Joint Advisory re: Apprentices and the Ontario College of Trades

CLAC/PCA Joint Advisory re: Apprentices and the Ontario College of Trades Apprentices to Register with the Ontario College of Trades by April 8, 2014 Employers have recently began receiving letters from the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)/Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities suggesting that if their apprentices do not register with the Ontario College of Trades by …

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Motion Approved at Ontario College of Trades

Motion Approved at Ontario College of Trades to Require Compulsory Certification for Carpenters The PCA-led Stop The Trades Tax Campaign Opposes Job Killing Compulsory Certification forOntario Carpenters PCA has learned that a motion has passed to initiate a review at the College of Trades that will determine whether General Carpentry should become a compulsory trade in the …

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