September 2019
Important Reminder to TCA Members

In an effort to keep you updated on TCA membership products and services, please  contact us  if staffing information changes - this is the best way for you and your colleagues to find out what's happening at TCA!


Our Mississauga Construction Association (MCA) Office will be relocating to our Richmond Hill Office address on October 31st.

Dear Valued Members,

Please note effective Thursday, October 31, 2019, our Mississauga Construction Association (MCA) Office will be relocating to our Richmond Hill Office building address, at 70 Leek Crescent Richmond Hill, ON, Canada L4B 1H1

It’s been a great pleasure offering service to you at our Mississauga location, and we sincerely appreciate your support over the past years since opening our doors. We will remain committed to building our professional relationships and providing excellent customer service at our Richmond Hill location.

If you have any questions about our location or our services, please contact us by email: OR phone: 416-499-4000.

Thank YOU for making our first Summer Sizzler Networking Event a great Success!
Despite the high chance of it raining, over 140 members attended the first-ever TCA Members-Only Summer Sizzler Networking Event.

The almost sold-out event was held at the beautiful Radisson Admiral Hotel in Downtown Toronto on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Guests enjoyed an evening of delicious food, magnificent views of the city's skyline and lake, and an opportunity to mingle and network with industry peers to build meaningful professional relationships.

A massive thank you to everyone who participated and helped to make this event a memorable one and a remarkable success!

We look forward to hosting you all again next year!

Upcoming Events - Mark your Calendars!
TCA's 25th Annual Members' Day Recap - THANK YOU for Attending!
On Wednesday, May 8th, over 200 members attended TCA's 25th Annual Members' Day!
The day kicked off with breakfast and an industry forum, where our keynote speaker Chris Gower, Chief Operation Officer, buildings, PCL Construction , discussed how Technology is reshaping the construction industry. During his presentation, Chris shared the three ways to keep up with the rapidly changing pace in the construction industry: incorporating modular construction, collaborative procurement approaches, and technology use.
After the session ended, members had an opportunity to exhibit their product(s) and service(s) and focus on networking with other business professionals.
At noon, guests enjoyed a delicious BBQ Lunch and music on the lawn, while mingling with old and new friends. 

This year’s door prize giveaway was an Apple Watch Series 3. Congratulations to Ms. Nadya Teja from ConstructConnect, on winning the grand prize!

A huge THANK YOU to the members who participated and made this another beneficial and successful members’ day. We look forward to hosting YOU all again next year.

Special Thank you to our members' day sponsor!

TCA's Annual Golf Tournament Recap - THANK YOU for Attending!
The TCA Annual Golf tournament on Thursday, May 16th at the Angus Glen Golf Club was once again SOLD OUT with a total of 288 golfers attending. Everyone enjoyed a wonderful day on the green, tremendous weather, door prizes, and a BBQ Lunch with a cocktail format dinner. 

After 12 years serving as the entertainment committee chair, Brian Endacott, Construction Manager, EllisDon Corporation, stepped down as Chair and passed over the emceeing duties to Tim Meana of Walsh Canada who is the new incoming Chair for this committee.
Congratulations to this year's tournament winners:
North Lowest Score:

Tania Skapura,
Lenny Baptista,
Kevin Shields
Jonathan Moxom
South Lowest Score:

Devon Maltby
Michael Crossley
Shane Sinclair
Jeff Saranko
A massive THANK YOU to our sponsors for making this year's tournament a huge success. Your support and contributions are appreciated!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the event. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!

Huge THANK YOU to Our Sponsors!

Serpa Collision Centre
YCL News: YCL Annual Boat Cruise - RECAP!
Despite the rain, over 190 YCL members turned out for the Annual Networking Boat Cruise on Thursday, June 20, 2019 - our biggest boat cruise yet.

After registration was wrapped, attendees boarded the Yankee Lady III (docked behind the Radisson Hotel) and set sail for an exciting evening filled with lots of fun, delicious appetizers, and entertainment.

A big Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the event a huge success. We look forward to hosting you again in 2020!

We would like to extend a special thank you to our amazing sponsors for their contributions and continuous support.  


First Mate Sponsor

Deck Hand Sponsor
YCL News: 2019 MLSE Team Up Challenge - RECAP!
YCL Impressively Raised Over $96,000
in Support of MLSE LaunchPad!

On Friday, June 7, 2019, our Young Construction Leaders (YCL) Committee participated for the fourth year in the 7th Annual MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment) Team Up Challenge, presented by Ford.

YCL had its most successful year to date, raising an impressive sum of over $96,000 in aid of MLSE LaunchPad - a facility where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. On the day of the event, over 100 YCL'ers participated in five sports: road hockey, soccer, basketball, beach volleyball, and beach dodgeball. 

The YCL Committee has now raised a substantial amount of over $235,000 in its four years since partaking.

A huge THANK YOU to the participants and sponsors for their continued support!
COCA July 2019 Government Relations Report
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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

Barbara Mirsky (Toronto Construction Association) 
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 .
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.

2019 CDBI Conference
Registration is now open for the Canadian Design-Build Institute’s (CDBI) conference October 17 – 18 in Montreal and tutorial day on October 16.

Join over 150 delegates representing the design and consulting community, contractors and private-sector owners. This event offers a unique opportunity to familiarize yourself with some of the evolving trends (e.g. progressive design-build, modified design-build), best practices and technology for design-build projects as well as to meet and learn from other practitioners and leading experts.

Visit the CDBI website for more information and to register! 


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:  

September 2019

Sep. 23 – Dec. 9, Mon. 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Sep. 24 – Nov. 26, Tues. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sep. 25, Oct. 23 & Nov. 20, Wed. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sep. 25 – Nov. 27, Wed. 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Sep. 30, Mon. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

October 2019

Oct. 1, Tue. 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Oct. 2, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 3, Thu. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 3 & 4, Thu. & Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Oct. 9, Wed. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Oct. 15, Tue. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 16, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 16, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 23, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 24, Thu. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 29 & 30, Tue. & Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 30, Wed. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oct. 31 & Nov. 7,Thu. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For TCIC inquiries, please contact: 
Faith Chen, Manager, Professional Development
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Project Bid Opportunities
Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre West-Commissioning

Construction of the new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre is set to begin this fall on College east of Queen’s Park Crescent, replacing the existing Banting and Best Complex. The 750,000 square foot complex will be designed by New York-based Weiss/Manfredi Architects alongside local firm Teeple Architects. The first phase will be a 250,000 square-foot, 12-storey tower that will be home to the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. The second phase will be a 500,000 square-foot, 20-storey tower.

The University of Toronto received a substantial donation of $100 million from Canadian billionaires and philanthropists, Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman – the biggest ever for the Canadian innovation sector. 

Please click on image for more details.

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