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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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PCA Supporting MPP Garfield Dunlop’s Saving Apprentices’ Jobs Act

PCA Supporting MPP Garfield Dunlop’s Saving Apprentices’ Jobs Act MPP Dunlop’s legislation will preserve thousands of apprentices’ jobs.  Toronto (March 4, 2014) –PCA applauds Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop and the PC Party of Ontario for their efforts to support hardworking Ontario tradespeople with the Saving Apprentices’ Jobs Act.The Bill will save tens of thousands apprenticeship …

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PCA Welcomes Federal and Provincial “Agreement in Principle” on Canada Job Grant

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 – Today, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomed news that the federal and provincial governments have reached an “agreement in principle” on the Canada Job Grant. “PCA applauds Minister Kenney for working with his provincial counterparts to reach this key milestone in the process,” said PCA Vice President, Federal …

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Greater Essex County District School Board Calls for Fair and Open Construction Tendering

PCA and CLAC applaud School Boards firm commitment to fair and open tendering WINDSOR: The Greater Essex County District School Board passed a Resolution calling on the Provincial Government to address the inequity in the Labour Relations Act that restricts which construction companies it can tender work out to. The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada …

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