April 2017
Important Reminder to TCA Members
In an effort to keep you updated on TCA membership products and services we are asking that you please contact us if you have any staffing changes so that we can keep your company information current - this is the best way for you and your colleagues to find out what's happening at TCA!
TCA's 150th Anniversary Celebration - REGISTER NOW!

TCA has grown in the last 150 years to include several thousand local builders, reflecting on how Toronto has changed, who would have thought 150 years ago that Toronto would truly become a world class city and one of the largest construction markets on the planet. TCA has been Proudly Supporting our Members for 150 years and invite you to join us for this momentous event!


Contact  Jason Pelligra for more details.

Upcoming Events - Mark your Calendars


TCA Members Day
May 10 2017 - Richmond Hill Office (70 Leek Crescent)
Contact:  Nazak Ghobadi  416-499-4000 ext. 4106

May 18 2017 - Angus Glen Golf Club
Contact:  Jason Pelligra  416-499-4000 ext. 4104

YCL Boat Cruise
June 22, 2017 - Habourfront Toronto
Contact:  Vishawn Thompson  416-499-4000 ext. 4189

June 18, 2017 - Downviews Park (75 Carl Hall Road)
Contact:  Vishawn Thompson  416-499-4000 ext. 4189

Members Networking Workshop
August 2017 -  Richmond Hill Office (70 Leek Crescent)
Contact: Nazak Ghobadi 416-499-4000 ext. 4106

TCA's 150th Anniversary Celebration
September 7, 2017 - Steam Whistle Breweries
Contact:  Jason Pelligra  416-499-4000 ext. 4104

TCA's 23rd Annual Members Day 


Our 23rd Annual Members' Day is taking place Wednesday May 10th at our Richmond Hill office location: 70 Leek Crescent, Richmond Hill ON.

Members' day offers you a unique opportunity to network with key decision makers, grow your business and most importantly raise awareness on your company's product(s) / service(s). 

Come and join us for a fun filled day ending in an outdoor BBQ!

When:  Wednesday May 10, 2017
Time:  8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location:  TCA Office, 70 Leek Crescent, Richmond Hill 

For  more information  please contact:
Nazak Ghobadi l 416-499-4000 Ext. 4106


Win a Sonos Play 3!

Click here for more contest details.


To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, click here or please contact  Jason Pelligra  / 416-499-4000 x. 4104

Sponsored by:


YCL MLSE Challenge 


Support our YCL team taking part in the MLSE Team Up Challenge and raise funds for Camp Trilliums Cancer Support Centre.

For more information OR to make a contribution, please click here.

YCL 2017 Boat Cruise Save the Date


 For more information, please contact:
 Vishawn Thompson P: 416-499-4000 ext. 4189

TCIC Bid Comp - Recap

A special thank you to those who participated and attended The Construction Institute of Canada's 2017 National Student Bid Competition Awards Gala at the Queen Richmond Centre West. 

Student teams across Canada had the opportunity to work along side some of the best leaders in the Construction Industry submitting bids. 

Bids were judged on the most outstanding professional conduct, most accurate and complete bid package and closest to the target price.

Congratulations to all the participants and winners of this years' Bid Competition!

Click here to view the winners list.
We are very grateful to all our sponsors - THANK YOU for your support!

Platinum Sponsors 
Aecon Buildings
Broccolini Construction (Toronto) Inc.
Bird Construction Company

Eastern Construction

General Contractors' Section
Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.
Ledcor Construction Limited
Mattamy Homes
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
The Construction Institute of Canada
Walsh Canada
Gold Sponsors                                           Silver Sponsor
Stuart Olson Construction Ltd.
CanBim Canada BIM Council
Ontario Infrastructure
Pomerleau Inc.
Gillam Group Inc.
ROOFTech Tradeshow


ROOFTech, the trade show and exposition for the Canadian roofing industry, returns to Toronto on Apr. 25 - 26, 2017. This free, two-day event is held once every four years in the GTA. It brings together roofing consultants, architects, building inspectors, contractors, engineers, property managers and specifiers to familiarize themselves with all of the major updates, latest issues, technology and innovations affecting the roofing industry. The event features six live, indoor and outdoor demonstrations, four seminars and over 100 exhibitors representing top suppliers from across North America. 

Location: The  International Centre                                                                    
Show Dates:
Apr. 25 - 26, 2017

Show Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Click here to register OR for more information.

EllisDon / Threads of Life Charity Hockey Tournament

2017 EllisDon / Threads of Life Charity Hockey Tournament Invitation!


Click on image for more details .

TCA Member Benefits - Services Available for Free!

Meeting spaces for TCA's members

As part of your membership benefits, TCA allows you to book one of our meeting rooms to host your next meeting / workshop or seminar. Please click here for full details on our meeting room description and policy.

Please note bookings are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. For those rooms that have a "Room Fee" your booking is guaranteed only upon receiving payment in full. A cancellation fee of $75.00 will apply if your cancellation is not received at least 48 hours prior to your booking.

Affidavit Service

A free affidavit service is available to members requiring the signature of a commissioner of affidavits and oaths. There are five signing officers at the Toronto Construction Association, as well as 1 person at our Mississauga office location. Also available at the Richmond Hill location is a notary public service for construction related documents. To book an appointment or if you have any questions please


Barbara Mirsky (Toronto Construction Association)
Email:  bmirsky@tcaconnect.com
Phone: 416-499-4000 ext. 4101

Andrew Guo (Mississauga Construction Association)
Phone: 905-567-1077 ext. 4122

For more information on membership benefits, please visit our website.

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA), our federal partner, aims to be the national voice for the Canadian construction industry, giving our industry a voice in public policy issues, legal and standards development goals of contractors, suppliers and allied business professionals working in, or with, Canada's non-residential construction industry.

The  Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA), our provincial partner, aims to  bring concerns of our members at large, to the attention of Queen's Park. COCA is committed to working with the Provincial Government to ensure that Ontario's legislative landscape is one in which our industry can grow and prosper.
High lights from COCA's monthly newsletter include:

Quick Links


Don't miss the opportunity to have your resume seen by over 2000 member companies!
To post your resume please click here.

TCA Safety Group

Resource Centre


TCA members are automatically members of the above National & Provincial associations.  Click images for respective newsletters & more details. 

The Construction Institute of Canada

TCIC is pleased to offer you the following courses, seminars, and workshops taught by senior industry professionals:    

Apr. 24 & May 1, Mon. 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Apr. 26, Wed. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 

May 2017
May 2, Tue. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

May 3 & 4, Wed. & Thurs. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

May 3 & 4, Wed. & Thurs. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
May 23, 24 & 31, Tue. & Wed. (x2) 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

May 23, 24 & Jun 5, 2017 Tue., Wed. & Mon. 8:30am - 4:00 pm

June 2017
June 6, Tue. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

June 7, Wed. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

June 8, Thurs. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

June 9, Fri. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

June 22,& 23, Thurs. & Fri. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Construction Industry Ethics (Richmond Hill)
June 28, Wed. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

E-Learning Course
            (Self-paced, online e-learning, accessible 24/7)

(4 hours, 2 Gold Seal Credits. Mandatory for Gold Seal applicant)
(4 hours, 2 Gold Seal credits)
(4 hours, 2 Gold Seal Credits)
(3 hours, 2 Gold Seal credits)
(3 hours, 2 Gold Seal credits)
(4 hours, 2 Gold Seal credits)
(2 hours, 1 Gold Seal credit)
(14 hours, 5 Gold Seal credits)
(4 hours, 2 Gold Seal credits)
(6 hours, 2 Gold Seal credits)
(28 hours online course, 4 Gold Seal credits)

For a full list of upcoming TCIC courses/seminars/workshops/e-Learning courses or for more information on Gold Seal Certification, please visit  www.tcic.ca .  

For TCIC inquiries, please contact: 
Faith Chen,  Manager, Professional Development

Feature TCIC course of the month 

Construction 201 For Project Managers/Coordinators

Narrowing our focus following Construction 101, we look into the characteristics that make up a great project manager (PM) or project coordinator. It is widely held that the PM is responsible in the ICI project delivery organizational chart for profitable execution of the project. Leading to financial gain and overall project success; but what makes a PM able to do what they do well?

Upon Successful Completion, participants should be able to:
  • Locate, assemble and prioritize information in the formative start-up of a project
  • Host and conduct the pre-construction meeting, with confidence to understand the roles and responsibilities of all contributors to the project team
  • Assist in the review of the construction contract by understanding clearly all terms and conditions can be met in accordance with commitments made during tender and post tender negotiation
  • Work with and understand consultants to ensure they deliver to meet your goals
  • Communicate your goals effectively to a number of different parties, above, sideways and below in the construction project organizational chart
  • Be able to assess work productivity on-site using simple tools that will support your goals and support your on-site staff.
  • Gain a basic understanding of mediating conflict
  • Sharpen intuitive skills associated with "reading the room", and be a more effective negotiator to avoid protracted conflict situations that may lead to project failure.
Overall this is equivalent of a 4 day 30 hour course, with 3 days in-class and 1 day of homework equivalent. It is offered over a two week period, so it can be merged with other work commitments.

Please click here  for more details.

Project Bid Opportunities

Project of the Month
St Lawrence Market, North Building

Issued for tender by the City of Toronto, new construction of a mixed-use development in Toronto, Ontario. Completed plans call for the construction of a 228,080-square-foot, five-story above grade municipal facility; 250-space parking garage; and retail development. The new 228,080 GSF, five-storey, multipurpose building will house the established Saturday Farmers Market and Sunday Antique Market on the ground floor, as well as Toronto Court Services (TCS) courtrooms and administrative offices on the four (4) upper floors, and a 250-space underground parking garage, extending four (4) levels below grade, operated by the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA). The project is estimated at $70'000'000.

 Please click on the image for the details

TCA Advantage Club

TCA Advantage Club   
TCA Advantage - Group Home & Auto Insurance Program
Save up to 50% on regular home and automobile insurance rates
With the TCA's group buying power, save the premium on your insurance rates with the power of numbers! National Brokers Insurance and the TCA have partnered to help you save up to 50% on your home, apartment and vehicle insurance premiums. Contact National Brokers Insurance today for a quote!  
1 877 630 NATL (6285)
Staples Advantage   
TCA Advantage - Incredible savings on your office supplies
GREAT savings on your everyday office supplies! TCA's partnershipwith Staples Advantage offers you up to 60% off! Contact us today for more information.  

TCA Advantage- Fleet Pricing on ALL Fiat Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep.
Advantage Club members enjoy FLEET PRICING on the purchase of a Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep Vehicle! TCA's partnership with Chrysler offers substantial savings! Contact us today for more information.

For partner discount information please visit us at  www.tcaadvantage.com 

For specific questions about the program please contact Barbara Mirsky at 416-499-4000 ext 4101.

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70 Leek Crescent
Richmond Hill, ON  L4B 1H1
Telephone:  (416) 499-4000
  Fax:  (416) 499-8752