July 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!
Celebrate TCA's 150th Anniversary With Us - 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 we invite you to join us for this momentous event - Register by clicking the button below.


Contact  Jason Pelligra for more details.



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Members Section:
Company Profile  - a short summary of your company's service / products and  company logo.

Click here for pricing information.
Extended deadline to place your order: July 14th, 2017 

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to be included, place your order today OR for more information, please contact Becky Chang.

Upcoming Events - Mark your Calendars


July 11, 2017 - TCA Richmond Hill Office
Contact:  Nazak Ghobadi  416-499-4000 ext. 4106

September 7, 2017 - Steam Whistle Breweries
Contact:  Jason Pelligra  416-499-4000 ext. 4104

YCL Pub Night
November 2017 - TBA
Contact:  Vishawn Thompson  416-499-4000 ext. 4189

Construct Canada Trade Show
Nov 29 - Dec. 1, 2017 - Metro Convention Centre

TCA Annual Christmas Luncheon
December 1, 2017 - Metro Convention Centre
Contact:  Jason Pelligra  416-499-4000 ext. 4104

Members' Networking Workshop
January, 2018 - TCA Richmond Hill Office
Contact: Nazak Ghobadi 416-499-4000 ext. 4106

TCA Annual General Meeting/ Awards Presentation
February, 2018 - Woodbine Race Track
Contact: Lenore Villeneuve 416-499-4000 ext. 4113

TCA Members Networking Workshop - SOLD OUT!


The Toronto Construction Association (TCA) invites you to attend our FREE Members Networking Workshop taking place on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. 

TCA's Members Networking Workshop aims to help you:

  • Apply best practices for building effective business relationships
  • Apply effective networking skills that will help you grow your business
  • Understand the concept of internet etiquette and online ethics
  • Break through common communication barriers
  • Develop effective networking plans  
For the full agenda please  click here.

For further details please contact: Nazak Ghobadi │ 416-499-4000 Ext. 4106


TCA's Annual Golf Tournament Recap


TCA's Golf Tournament was held on Thursday May 18, 2017 at  the Angus Glen Golf Club. The event was a great success as over two hundred attendees enjoyed a spectacular day of golf and networking, followed by dinner, awards presentation and lucky prize draw. Our prize give-away this year was a Multi -Function Jump Starter.
First place winners of the north and south course walked away with gift cards from the LCBO.
Congratulations to all the winners:
North Course  1 st  Place Team 
Pliteq Inc.
South Course -  1 st Place Team
Blackstone Paving and Construction Ltd.
Wilson Byrick
Chris Seon
Justin Babcock
Brent Pollock

Ryan Jackson
Michael Bigioni
Chris Flannigan
Dana Macdonald
Special thank you to Super Save Group for sponsoring the chip contest  and teaming up with the League of Champions Safety Charity, raising over three hundred dollars.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's event. We look forward to seeing you all again next year! 
      A HUGE Thank You to All of Our Amazing Sponsors!
Cambria Canada 
Bird Construction 
Gal Power
Litron Distributors Ltd.
Walsh Canada
GCP Applied Technologies
Alliance Creative Marketing
Northbridge Insurance
Dineen Construction Corp.
Ontario Construction Secretariat
Sovereign General Insurance Co. 
Acrytec Panel Industries Limited
Radius Security
Vipond Inc.
Canadian Cutting & Coring
Waste Management of Canada Corp.
Cooper Equipment Rentals
Western Surety Company
Elite Construction Inc. 
William Scotsman



On Sunday June 18, 2017, our Young Construction Leaders (YCL) committee participated in this year's MLSE Team up Challenge.
Supporting Camp Trillium, the MLSE Team Up Challenge presented by Ford provides recreational experiences to children living with cancer, their siblings and parents, so all together they can heal and have fun. 
Last year our YCL team raised over $34,000 in support of Camp Trillium, this year our YCL fundraising efforts resulted in over $52'000 raised! A very special thank you from our YCL to those who donated, supported and cheered on!
Congratulations to all of this year's participants, your efforts have made a huge difference.

Sponsored by:

YCL 2017 Boat Cruise - Recap

On Thursday, June 22, 2017 the Annual YCL Boat Cruise set sail aboard Yankee Lady III onto Lake Ontario for an evening of fun and networking. The weather cooperated and over a hundred and thirty attendees were on board. The scenery, food and entertainment was fantastic and enjoyable from start to finish.

Click on image to view pictures from the event.

Sponsored by:

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.

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:    

August 2017
Aug. 21, Mon. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

September 2017
Sept. 11. Mon. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Construction Industry Ethics - Richmond Hill
Sept. 22, Wed. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Planning, Scheduling and Control for Contractors
Sept. 25 - Dec. 10, Mon. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sept. 26 - Nov. 28, Tues. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sept. 27, Wed. 8:30 am -4:00 pm

Sept. 27 - Nov 29, Wed. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sept. 29, Fri. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

October 2017
Oct. 4 & 5. Wed. & Thurs. 8:30 am -4:00 pm

Oct. 5. Thurs. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Oct. 6. Fri. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Oct. 6,7,13 & 14 Fri. & Sat. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Oct. 10,11 & 19. Tues., Wed., Thurs. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Advanced Construction Claims Management Oct. 24. Tues. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Oct. 26. Thurs. 9:00 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

TCIC feature course of the month 

Deadline Extended - Working at Heights Training Program

Mandatory Working at Heights Training Program extended to October 1st, 2017 by the Ministry of Labour.  
Employers have until October 1, 2017 to ensure that workers successfully complete a CPO-approved working at heights training program. 
This extension applies ONLY to workers who have:  
  • Completed fall protection training prior to April 1, 2015 
  • Who are enrolled in a CPO approved Working at Heights training program scheduled to be completed before OCTOBER 1st, 2017. 
Upcoming Course Dates:
1.     Friday, Jun 23, 2017 (8:00 am-4:00 pm)
2.      Monday, Aug 21, 2017 (8:00 am-4:00 pm)
3.      Monday, Sept 11, 2017 (8:00 am-4:00 pm)
4.      Friday, Sept 29, 2017 (8:00 am-4:00 pm)
$185+HST per TCA Member; $250+HST per non-member
Location:  70 Leek Crescent, Richmond Hill L4B 1H1

Please click here  for more details.

Project Bid Opportunities

Project of the Month
Kennedy Road Public School

Issued by Peel District School Board, the project is for construction of educational facility, Kennedy Road Public School located in Caledon East, Ontario. Completed plans call for the construction of a two-story above grade, 850-seat educational facility. Construction of a two-storey elementary school to accommodate grades K-8 for approximately 850 students. Project value is estimated at $15 million dollars.

 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