Federal government focuses on Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships with appointment of Advisory Committee

New advisory committee to promote well-paying careers in skilled trades for young Canadians SOURCE: Prime Minister’s Office August 16, 2019 Whether building homes, repairing vehicles, or powering our communities, people in the skilled trades provide services Canadians rely on every single day. That is why, in Budget 2019, we announced funding to help more people […]

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MCABC one of 46 Associations to pull out of review

B.C. employers halt participation in workers’ compensation review SOURCE: Journal of Commerce Russell Hixson August 15, 2019 Dozens of employer groups have ceased participation in a review of B.C.’s workers’ compensation system, stating they have lost confidence in the process. “We just want a fair and independent process,” said Doug Alley, managing director of the […]

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Prompt payment is back on the provincial agenda and industry is aligned. MCABC collaborating with ECABC and BCCA

Committee recommends B.C. pass prompt payment laws SOURCE: Journal of Commerce Russell Hixson August 13, 2019 After consulting with B.C. businesses and industry leaders, government officials are recommending the province pass prompt payment legislation for construction.According to documents from the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government, this would include working with stakeholders on the […]

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Incoming MCABC CEO Kim Barbero

New Beginnings

July 2019 kicks off a month of new beginnings at MCABC – a time to re-assess our purpose, to strengthen our internal awareness of the industry’s key challenges, to understand member companies’ barriers to success and to identify and leverage opportunities to provide member services and support that, ultimately, enable profitability for mechanical contractors in […]

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