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Communicating MCABC’s value

Associations, like MCABC, are formed when groups of people with shared goals recognize that working together is more effective than working alone. The whole structure of rules for operation, governance and membership then follows. It’s assumed the association will be folded when all goals are achieved, but the association’s activities must remain relevant to its […]

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New government may bring opportunities

Government met with pessimism in construction industry The BC media and sponsored fact-givers have been especially busy lately as our new provincial government slips into the offices of authority and begin to do its job. MLAs would have been there sooner had the slow-to-depart Liberals moved faster from denial to acceptance of the election results. […]

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MCABC is your Advocate

The best associations offer three pillars of benefits to their members: Education, Information and Advocacy.  MCABC has, since its inception, been a leader in all three areas. Of the three pillars, advocacy is the least tangible benefit of MCABC so it’s often forgotten, but is arguably the most important. MCABC’s education program grew out of […]

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Passages – Planning for executive transition

By Dana Taylor, MCABC Executive Vice President There was a best-selling book published in the mid-1970s about life transitions entitled Passages.  I’m referencing it more for the title than the content because I don’t remember actually finishing it. The life passage I’m focusing on here, while not immediately for myself, is retirement.  Retirement today is […]

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Providing Workers with Mental Safety

by Leslee Montgomery The construction industry has always been a hard place to work. It is not only physically demanding but emotionally demanding as well. Fuelled by an emotional ego, it is hard to fathom a worksite free from bullying and harassment but as Bob Dylan said “the times they are a changin”. Research into […]

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