October 4, 2022


  • Upcoming TCA Events
  • TCA Member Benefit
  • TCA Member Spotlight
  • Industry News
  • Important TCA Updates
  • Certificates of Substantial Performance (CSPs) - TCA Member discount
  • TCIC Upcoming Courses

Members Networking Workshop

November 8, 2022 - TCA Office

Construct Canada Trade Show

Nov 30 - Dec. 2, 2022 - Metro Convention Centre

TCA Annual Christmas Luncheon

December 2, 2022 - Metro Convention Centre

*Due to the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, we advise that you visit our website events page for updates on our future events!*


Marketing and Promotion

Advertising through TCA’s numerous print and digital platforms is a great way to cost-effectively promote your business and services to your specific target market while extending your industry reach.

Free display opportunity at TCA Annual Members’ Day and event sponsorships are also available to give your business and brand more exposure.

Advertise in Our Weekly Bulletin

Advertise your products and service in TCA's Weekly E-Connect bulletin. This email blast is sent to the members on Tuesday morning of each week. Please visit our website, or contact Vishawn Thompson for details.

TCA Member Spotlight

Get your company in front of like-minded industry colleagues and grow your network and business opportunities! Click here, to learn more and to complete the application form.


More than 80,000 construction jobs available

Across Canada, employers were actively recruiting for just shy of one million vacant positions in July, according to the most recent figures compiled by Statistics Canada. That includes more than 81,000 in the construction sector, which has been consistently dealing with an elevated need of workers, says the agency. While the overall job-vacancy numbers were down 5.5 per cent compared to June, vacancies remained elevated in July and were 16.2 per cent higher than during the same month in 2021.

The decrease in job vacancies from June to July was accompanied by an increase in unemployment, however the labour market remained tighter in July compared with a year earlier.

Click here, to read the full news article.

Mattamy signs on to Cloverdale Mall redevelopment

QuadReal Property Group and Mattamy Homes have announced their partnership on the first phase of the Cloverdale Mall redevelopment project in Toronto. 

Built in 1956, the 32-acre Cloverdale Mall site, located at the intersection of Highway 427 and Dundas Street West, will undergo a significant remake including a 4,000-unit mix of residential units with condo and rental apartment housing; 32,000 square metres of parkland and green space; a new street grid; 26,000 square metres of re-envisioned retail; a community hub; and below-grade parking. QuadReal is talking about a 10-year buildout.

Click here, to read the full news article.

PCL Announces the Evolution of Job Site Insights and Latium Technologies

One year after Latium Technologies, a go-to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, merged with Job Site Insights™ (JSI™) from PCL Construction, we are excited to provide an update on the evolution of this partnership. 

Over the last year, PCL completed the integration of its Job Site Insights™ smart construction application with Latium’s Yonder operating system (yOS), creating a more robust and powerful solution for both construction and industrial clients. Trans Mountain, Enbridge, DPR, Webcor, Consigli and Davis Construction are just a few companies that have taken advantage of JSI™ and its benefits. 

Click here, to read the full news article. 

Toronto begins construction of affordable rental homes, long-term care facility

The City of Toronto and the Government of Ontario announced the start of construction of 390 affordable rental homes at 844 Don Mills Rd.

The site, which is currently scheduled to be opened late 2025, will be a 27-storey mixed-use building, accommodating affordable rental homes, a long-term care facility, a daycare and retail uses. Approximately 390 affordable rental homes will be developed and operated at Average Market Rate (AMR) for an affordability period of at least 25 years. The affordable rental homes will include 58 studios, 214 one-bedroom apartments, 79 two-bedroom apartments and 39 three-bedroom apartments.

Click here, to read the full news article.

Top 10 major upcoming educational and medical construction projects - Canada - September 2022

he accompanying tables show the top 10 major upcoming educational and medical construction projects in Canada. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, government buildings, industrial projects, oil and gas projects, and electric power and telecommunications projects will all be covered on a rotating basis.

Click here, to read the full news article. 

Canadian contractors nominated in the 2022 Groundbreaker Awards

Procore is excited to announce the 27 finalists for the 2022 Groundbreaker Awards. The Groundbreaker Awards celebrate the individuals, projects, and companies that impact and drive progress in the construction industry. Procore is honoring excellence in construction across nine categories, with the winners being announced at Procore’s annual industry event, Groundbreak, which is being held in New Orleans November 7 to 9.

Click here, to read the full news article.

Bird’s Kragnes unveiled as new CAF chair

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) has announced the appointment of Rebecca Kragnes as the chair of its board of directors. Kragnes is the Indigenous business relations manager at Bird Construction.

The new chair is a Cree-Métis woman, a member of the Mètis Nation of Alberta who was born and raised in Treaty 8 Territory in the Fort McMurray region of Alberta. Kragnes has expertise in stakeholder engagement, government grant administration, entrepreneurial development, chairing cross-functional committees and project management, with a focus on Indigenous community engagement and relationship management, stated a release.

Click here, to read the full news article. 

The Buildings Show set to hit MTCC

Supported by TCA, BOMA, BILD, Concrete Ontario and CABA, The Buildings Show is set to roll in the South Building of Toronto’s Metro Toronto Convention Centre from November 30 to December 2, and On-Site will be live, on site, in booth On-Site booth 453. Be sure to drop by to pick up the latest edition and to say hello to our crew.

Comprised of Construct Canada, PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, and the World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion, The Buildings Show provides a unique platform for the industry to see first-hand a complete overview of the built environment as it showcases the construction, building design, renovation and property management industries.

Click here, to read the full news article. 

Important TCA Updates


TCA's 78th Annual Christmas Luncheon tickets and sponsorship packages are on sale now. Click here for the full details and to register now!

TCA Members' FREE Networking Workshop returns in person on Tuesday, November 8, 2022Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with your industry peers and continue to grow your business. Click here to RSVP and for the full details.

**Please note that this is a members only event.**

Exclusive Discount for TCA Members on publishing Certificates of Substantial Performance (CSPs) in the Daily Commercial News (DCN)!

All certificates and notices published in the Daily Commercial News (DCN) are a flat fee of $300 (plus tax). Special Affinity Pricing of $200 per certificate is available to all ConstructConnect subscribers and TCA members.
Click on the image for more details.
**IMPORTANT: To apply the discount, please mention the offer at the time of order placement.**

TCIC Upcoming Courses

Blueprint Reading & Estimating – Level 1 (3 GS credits, evening)

Oct. 4 | Tuesday | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST 

Responding Successfully to A Request For Proposal (1.5 GS credits)

Oct. 4 – 6 | Tuesday – Thursday | 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM EST

Lean Construction Education Program: Unit 3 & 4 (1.5 GS credits)

Oct. 4, 11 & 18 | Tuesday | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Excel for Construction – Advanced (1 Gold Seal credit)

Oct. 4 & 12 | Wednesday | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Construction Industry Ethics (3 Gold Seal credits)

Oct. 11 & 18 | Tuesday | 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST

NEW Transformational Leadership for Construction Professionals (2 Gold Seal credits)

Oct. 11 – Nov. 4 | Tuesday & Friday | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

For more details, please click here, or contact: 
Faith Chen, Senior Manager, TCIC/Professional Development
Toronto Construction Association | www.tcaconnect.com
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