April 2019
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 25th Annual Members' Day is Almost Here!

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 , our 25th Annual Members' Day event will be taking place at our Richmond Hill Office Location, and we are looking forward to hosting you!

Join us for a fun and exciting day that includes an industry panel forum, a mini trade-show, a contest prize give away, and an outdoor barbecue.

When: Wednesday May 8, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

*Please note exhibitor space is now full - but we hope you still come out to enjoy the displays and network.*

For more information, please contact Nazak Ghobadi:
Email: nghobadi@tcaconnect.com / Phone: 416-499-4000 ext. 4106

Huge Thank you to our members' day sponsor!

Upcoming Events - Mark your Calendars!
Welcoming TCA's 2019 Board of Directors
On Thursday, February 21, 2019, at Woodbine Racetrack, at our Annual General Meeting and "Best of the Best" Awards our incoming Board of Directors for 2019 was announced.

We are excited to continue working with our Board to shape 2019 into a great year for our Industry.

For more information on TCA's Board of Directors please visit our website .
TCA's Annual General Meeting & "Best of the Best" Awards Recap!
Our Annual General Meeting and "Best of the Best" Awards took place on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at Woodbine Racetrack.

Close to two hundred members attended the event and heard from our keynote speaker Chris Gauer, President, Project Delivery with Infrastructure Ontario (IO). Speaking on the topic of IO's supply chain and delivery of new infrastructure projects. 
The association's 2018 financial overview was presented, followed by the "Best of the Best" Awards presentation, recognizing members for their outstanding project achievements and, contribution to our industry.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Chris Gauer, for joining us and being this year's keynote speaker.

Thank you to everyone who participated and helped to make our Annual General Meeting a wonderful success!



Thank You for Attending Our 37th Annual Ski Day Event!
It was fun hitting the slopes with you!

TCA's 37th Annual Ski Day was held on Thursday, February 28th at the beautiful Craigleith Ski Club, in Collingwood.

There was plenty of fresh powder on the ground, along with mild temperatures - it was a glorious day on the slopes! Guests enjoyed skiing, snowboarding, skating or snowshoeing, mini massages and live entertainment. All the attendees received great giveaway prizes, handed out at the après party, and enjoyed the delicious food and networking.

Thanks to the incredible staff at Craigleith for providing us with excellent service and all our wonderful volunteers for assisting and help making the event run smoothly.

See you all next year!


THANK YOU to Our Amazing Sponsors
YCL News: YCL Ping Pong Tournament - RECAP!
YCL's 4th Annual Get Your Pong Event was a "SMASHING" Success!

Huge THANK YOU to the over 240 participants who joined us at SPiN Toronto on Thursday, March 7, 2019 ! It was a fun-filled evening of friendly ping pong competition, socializing with friends and colleagues, delicious food, drinks, and fabulous prizes won by the top two tournament players.

Thank you to all the volunteers for your help and support!

Big shout out to everyone who participated, and helped make this year's ping pong tournament an incredible success!


It was Great Celebrating International Women’s Day with CAWIC!
CAWIC Mission

To facilitate the long-term success of women in Canada’s construction-related fields such as general contracting, trades, building products, architecture, engineering, interior design, and professional services. For more information, visit: www.cawic.ca


Special Thank You to Our Amazing Sponsors

Signature Sponsor

Table Sponsors


Prize Sponsor



Printing Sponsor
COCA's Federal Budget Highlights
On March 19, 2019, the Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau , presented the Liberal government’s final budget before the 2019 election. Titled “Investing in the Middle Class,” the plan is designed to position the Liberal government ahead of the election currently scheduled for October 21, 2019.

Read full article published by COCA here .

COCA March 2019 Government Relations Report
TCA Benefits of Membership!
Meeting spaces for TCA's members

As part of your membership benefits, TCA allows you to book one of our meeting rooms for free to host your next meeting / workshop or seminar. Please  click here  for full details on our meeting room options, description and policy.
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 signing officer at our Mississauga office location. This service is available on a walk in basis between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m . To book an appointment or if you have any questions please contact us.

FREE Affidavit Service
Contact:

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

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

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


COCA News

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.
 
Highlights from COCA's monthly newsletter include:


  
The Construction Institute of Canada
TCIC is pleased to offer you the following courses, seminars, and workshops taught by senior industry professionals:  


April 2019
Apr. 2 & 4, Tues. & Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Apr. 3, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Apr. 5, Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Apr. 18, Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Apr. 23 – July 2, Tue. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Apr. 24, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



For TCIC inquiries, please contact: 
Faith Chen, Manager, Professional Development
416-847-9162
TCIC Featured Course of the Month


Construction 201 - PM and Field Supervisor Master Class

This series of courses is designed to refine essential leadership skills needed by project managers, project coordinators and field supervision.






Please  click here  for more details.

WELCOME NEW TCA MEMBERS
Minns Professional Corporation
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Project Bid Opportunities
Tender for Prequalified General Contractor Required for Secondary Plant Upgrades, New Tertiary Treatment Facility, New Chlorine Contact Tank and Modifications to Red Hill Creek Located at the Woodward Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of Hamilton is currently undertaking the Clean Harbour Project, an ambitious goal with support from the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada, to enhance water quality in Hamilton Harbour by upgrading the Woodward Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant.

This project involves several sub-projects including replacement of the existing raw wastewater pumping station with a new station, expansion of secondary treatment to allow for nitrification, addition of tertiary cloth filtration media for tertiary treatment, construction of a new Energy Centre, complete with standby power and construction of a new chlorine contact tank, and outfall to Red Hill Creek. Design and construction of the different project components will occur in parallel, and all components are anticipated to be completed by 2020.

Please click on image for more details.

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)
TCA Advantage - Incredible savings on your office supplies
 
GREAT savings on your everyday office supplies! TCA's partnership with 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.
 
We're here to help... please contact us:
TORONTO CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION
70 Leek Crescent
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1H1
Telephone: (416) 499-4000
 Fax: (416) 499-8752