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Table of contents


Message from Bill Black, CCA President

2019 Gold Seal recipients 82 


Message from Norm Kuntz, CCA Chair



Your CCA Team


CCA Executive Committee


CCA Outgoing 2019 Board of Directors

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Benefits of CCA Membership


L eading by example: U of C’s MacKimmie Complex sets new standard


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A new platform for urbanism: The 9th Avenue Parkade and Innovation Centre

2020 CCA Events Calendar C CA Events Schedules & Sponsorship Opportunities

Construction of Alt Hotel marks arrival of 60  Marco Group to Calgary

Rivers run through them: 64 

Rivers District weaves together districts into one community hub

CCA Business Hub 68  70 Influence. Engage. Deliver.

Canadian Construction Association looks back on 2019

Building a new economy: 76 


CCA member listing

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124 Homes for heroes:

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128 Your associations working to ensure you get paid on time

130 Get a bigger piece of the pie: Non-taxable benefits

134 Young Leaders in Construction 135 XY Merge – Nextgen collaboration 136 YCL L.I.F.T. 138 Women in Construction 140 Builders Owners Consultants 141 Lean Community of Practice 144 Working smarter with BuildWorks Canada 146 A passion for building: Kees Cusveller

The impact of Calgary’s construction industry on placemaking

150 CCA Past Chairs

Building excellence with Gold Seal

156 Index to advertisers

ON THE COVER: University of Calgary’s MacKimmie Tower will be a landmark piece for the University of Calgary campus and is poised to be one of the first net-zero carbon buildings in the country. Story on page 44.


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collaboration Bill Black, CCA President During our 75th anniversary year as an organization we certainly experienced our share of challenges during our transition. Whether it was at the CCA, amongst our members, around our city, provincially, nationally, or globally, it was a full year with more than its own share of uncertainty. As always, we in the construction industry have felt the brunt of much of this and have sought to meet it with characteristic resilience and by leaning into the challenge. As we worked with Norm Kuntz and the Board throughout the year on various aspects of the transition, the CCA team remained focussed on ensuring that our events, education programs, and member services were maintained at the level our members expect and deserve. Despite changes in the staffing throughout the year, we were able to meet every deadline and deliver a full program while also breaking a few records along the way. I can say without a doubt that the cur-

rent team and our board is the combination on which we will build our future and it is a real privilege to work with all of them. In the year ahead, there are some guiding principles that we are relying on. Namely – when the times are challenging… • no matter what, do not neglect the BASICS • look for new OPPORTUNITIES and deliver • draw on your EXPERIENCE • face the REALITY of your current context • RESOLVE to overcome • remember that it will always be about the PEOPLE

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fact that “our industry is the barometer of the economy.” This was the statement in one of the first lectures we received in the construction college that I attended, Edinburgh’s equivalent of SAIT at the time, which is now Napier University. In my case, within four months of starting my first Quantity Surveying apprenticeship in Edinburgh in 1981, 40 per cent of the office was laid off. None of us knew what this really meant at first, but it soon sunk in. We were junior and cheap so somewhat safe, but we were shaped by such circumstances occurring so soon after leaving high school and that kind of wakeup call never leaves you. Over the six years that followed, we studied, we learned, and then just as we graduated, there was another economic tightening - we were let loose. We all found work but then again in 1991 tough times returned and I was back in the market looking for employment, which is when I chose to move to Canada. Long story short, several versions of that cycle later we are now sitting here in 2020 watching a similar situation unfold. Some are facing this for the first time and some for the

fifth or sixth. Too many of us know exactly how it feels but perhaps our experiences can enable us to help others as we navigate this together.

REALITY Despite the challenges of recent years, we are still here and have survived what may have been one of the toughest periods for the construction industry in Alberta in a few decades. As this has begun to shift from just another downturn into a new reality for more and more of us, it is beginning to have the expected ripple effect. It is galvanizing people and organizations into action. With national and global authorities along with special interest groups seemingly opposed to many of our interests and somewhat blind to our plight, we may as well get on with it. With austerity budgets from the province rippling down to municipalities and large buyers of construction services, we also continue to face the prospect of a prolonged loss of private investment and may not even have local resources to draw upon for work. With all this reality lining up

against a backdrop of media-fuelled hysteria and misinformation, the odds may seem to be stacked against us. There is, however, no point in waiting for the good times to come back and it is certainly not worth waiting for outside help. This has absolutely nothing to do with any separatist rhetoric — it is about survival within a reality that you cannot change while recognizing the influences in play. Adversity in all its forms has shown its hand and we have been dealt ours as it is — like it or not. Frustration and anger may be natural emotional responses, but generally they are not very productive. Affirmative action and informed decisions are needed and we will play our role.

RESOLVE We are also out of excuses. The General and Provincial Elections are long over, the pipelines are still not moving fast enough, and even if all that changed tomorrow the positive impacts would not be felt for several years. So, when circumstance seems fixed and out of your control, the only option left is to


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change within the industry itself. We simply cannot afford that position any more.

PEOPLE One thing that never changes is the people. Our industry is made up of some of the best people you could ever work alongside. With unmatched work ethic, passion, technical skill, and a distinct pride in what we do whether in the office or in the field, we have all the right characteristics needed to weather the situation. Our teams, our customers, and our colleagues will all be tested in the times ahead. But, as we have proved before, with leadership, commitment, and group effort we can make impossible things happen while growing and developing as professionals, individuals, and an industry. I sincerely wish that we could offer or find some short-term relief but that would be careless against so many unpredictable factors. What we can predict is that: • things will improve • things will absolutely have to change • unprecedented levels of collaboration are

going to be required amongst stakeholders who have historically existed as silos • people and companies will step up • our industry, our people, and our organizations will stand stronger and wiser as a result of the experience

And at CCA With the foundation that our new bylaws and governance will provide, combined with the strategic vision and goals that are being aggressively worked on, there is a new energy fuelling CCA that is much needed at this time. Your Board is comprised of some of the most competent and committed people I have seen in all my years of industry experience. We would never profess to have the answers, but we will be relentless in their pursuit. Together, we will listen to and work with our members as we move forward in ways we never have before, and with what we learn we will respond to the best of our ability and resources. For 2020 and beyond, we will need our best and we are committed to bringing it at all times. n

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Our May Retreat saw a continuation of the process of defining the path to ensure the CCA has the greatest possible impact in delivering value to the membership while being mindful of the harsh fiscal realities our businesses are all facing. Key pillars of advocacy, education, events, and opportunities for work were focused on along with the ongoing work of Builders, Owners, Consultants, Women in Construction, Young Construction Leaders, the Career Expo Committee, Buildworks, and the Lean Community of Practice. Several follow up sessions have been held to build on and refine the compiled pieces and create a solid strategic path for the CCA. This important work fits under the core purpose theme

of “Engaging our Community to Build Better”. Provincial and federal elections highlighted the need for ongoing advocacy to be positioned to lobby on issues of importance. CCA worked with the Alberta Construction Association (ACA), the Canadian Construction Association, and other local construction associations to make sure industry topics and concerns were raised during the campaigns at both levels. The ACA has taken advantage of the change in provincial government to bring industry issues to the forefront through direct meetings with many key ministers and public officials, participation in the Red Tape Reduction process, and was instrumental in the Prompt Payment Engagement Sessions being



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Young Construction Leaders

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city. It also featured a panel on accessibility in the built environment that was conceived and organized by the YCL Committee. BOC is evolving into an excellent forum to share ideas on improving practices.

Lean Community of Practice CCA continues to host and facilitate the growth of this community. Lean coffees are well attended and continue to expand on the knowledge base for use of Lean in Construction. This collaborative and idea sharing model continues to grow in popularity.

Education Fund

The Education Fund was established in 2001 and continues to support the future of the construction industry by administering over 70 annual scholarship programs. Our Education Fund distributes approximately $80,000 in scholarships and bursaries each year. Our Education “Fun-Draiser” Golf Tournament raised over $60,000 last August which all went back into Fund reserves.

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Stay tuned to our website for details on these and any other events that are added in 2020! CoC Partnering With Industry Thursday, January 23

BOC Spring Workshop Thursday, May 28

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Spring Golf Classic Wednesday, June 10

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July 8, 2020 Buck ‘N Build Stampede BBQ Welcome back to the CCA’s biggest event of the year, new and improved Stampede event; Buck N Build! We are excited for an afternoon �� �reat �ood and �rink�� as well as an opportunity to network with a diverse mix of individuals from the Calgary Construction Industry while promoting your brand to the city.

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October 21, 2020 14th Annual Construction Career Expo, BMO Centre This Expo is a unique opportunity for students to explore the wide variety of career options available in the construction industry and to learn about these careers through interactive and engaging displays. Over the past decade, the Expo has grown to expose thousands of students to the construction industry through a variety of hands-on and virtual reality exhibits. BUILDINGTHE FOUNDATION OF OURINDUSTRY'S FUTURE: The CCA Career Expo was established in 2006 to promote careers in the construction industry to students throughout Calgary and surrounding areas. Since its inception, it has grown and is currently viewed as one of the largest and most successful career expo's of its kind. Through partnerships with various associations and local businesses, this event has become a yearly tradition and in recent years has seen tremendous growth. Sponsorship Opportunities: Presenting Sponsor $7,500 • Prominent interactive Exhibitor Booth at Event • Prominent logo placement in email and printed marketing material • Prominent recognition if CCA post-event video Builder Sponsor $5,000 • Prominent interactive Exhibitor Booth at Event • Prominent logo placement in email and printed marketing material • Prominent recognition in CCA post-event video Constructor Sponsor $2,000 • Logo placement in email and printed marketing material • Recognition in CCA post-event video Journeyman Sponsor $1,000 • Logo placement in email and printed marketing material • Recognition in CCA post-event video Apprentice Sponsor $500 • Logo placement in email and printed marketing material • Recognition in CCA post-event video

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The Owners, Architects, Engineers & Contractors (OAEC) was established 6 years ago to bring together all members of the industry in forums designed to facilitate dialogue and work towards a better industry. As we realized the success of these efforts and learned from the interactions and the work that came out of these events, the group decided that we needed to broaden this to more than just an annual event and more activity was needed on an ongoing basis to drive momentum. Out of these discussions came the more inclusive and less hierarchical Builders Owners & Consultants (BOC) group with the collective goal to Transform Together. Building off the legacy of OEAC this group will continue to provide a safe place for multi-stakeholder dialogue and initiatives that will identify the challenges and opportunities facing the Design & Construction Industry and then facilitate the work to bring about meaningful change.

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December 3, 2020 CCA Christmas Social The CCA's Annual Christmas Social is an ever-expanding event and this year will be no exception! Celebrate the year that was with great people, good food, and fantastic entertainment! We hope to see representatives from each and every one of our over 850 member organizations come out for a night that's sure to be memorable!

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Leading by example

U of C’s MacKimmie Complex sets new standard By Melanie Franner The $290-million MacKimmie project may have been part of the University of Calgary’s 10-year capital plan, but rendering it into a shining example of sustainability is a more recent evolution of the program.

A beacon of possibility “Guided by our Institutional Sustainability Strategy,” says Boris Dragicevic, associate vice president of facilities development at the University of Calgary. “We would normally be looking at LEED Gold minimum for this project, but the Canada Green Building Council was looking for organizations willing to participate on its net-zero carbon program, so we jumped at the opportunity.” The MacKimmie project is one of 16 across the country designed to test Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) new Zero Carbon Building Standard. The new standard is the first green building program to make carbon emissions the key indicator for building performance. It calls for a highly energy-efficient building that produces on site, or procures, carbon-free renewable energy to offset the annual carbon emissions associated with building operations. “The MacKimmie Tower will be a landmark piece for the University of Calgary campus,” says Beau Brown, senior project manager, Stuart Olson. “This is an advanced building that uses sophisticated technology to streamline day-to-day operation. It is poised to be one of the first net-zero carbon buildings in the country, and as such, is leading the way for Alberta and Canada.”

Achieving new heights Construction on the MacKimmie project, which includes the existing tower, block, and link, began in 2016 with work on the Tower. “We got seed money in 2016 to start the design,” says Dragicevic. “We started demolition work on the tower in 2017 and completed the re-construction by 2019. Work on the adjoining MacKimmie


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link and block will begin in 2020 and will be

allows for the reuse of the existing struc-

sunlight – almost one megawatt of electric-

completed by 2022.”

ture, which reduced the amount of project

ity combined.

Demolition on the tower entailed peeling everything back to the original concrete and creating a double-skin façade.

waste and avoided more than 3,300 tonnes of CO2e of global warming potential. “In addition to the inner façade, we

“By keeping the existing bones of the

added a dynamic active façade or ‘warm

building and adding the two floors, we were

jacket’ around the exterior of the building

able to deliver on both a carbon and histori-

to increase energy efficiency,” adds Souleles.

cal perspective,” says John Souleles, princi-

“This outer façade uses a very sophisticated

pal, DIALOG. “As a result, we were able to

control system, with hundreds of opera-

sequester 8,000 tonnes of carbon.”

tional windows and shades that sense where

The goal, according to Souleles, is to in-

the sun is and, as a result, open and close

tegrate sustainability into the actual archi-

automatically. This reduces the need for ac-

tectural design.

tive mechanical and electrical systems.”

“The university was looking for an icon-

In fact, says Souleles, the new tower uses

ic, community-driven building that would

a mechanical and electrical system that is

re-interpret the existing architecture to

only a third of the size of the original.

promote transparency, while delivering on energy efficiencies,” he explains. Souleles describes this double façade as one of the key sustainability measures in the

“The old tower had an energy use intensity, or EUIs, of approximately 570, while the target for the new tower is between 60 and 65,” he says.

newly reconstructed tower. This building’s

The use of photovoltaic panels on the

original concrete structure acts as a thermal

roof of the new tower and block will also

mass to reduce energy consumption. It also

reduce the need for energy by capturing

Life learning The MacKimmie Complex is a leading example of sustainability in both building design and maintenance. Dragicevic reports that the new building will take $32 million off of the university’s deferred maintenance books. The project will also offer an additional capacity for 500 new full-load equivalent students, a repurposing of classrooms and academic faculties, and more. “We have 30 other secondary projects spawned by this one redevelopment,” says Dragicevic, who adds that even the sanitary and storm lines in Swann Mall have been dug up and replaced to accommodate the new building. “We also plan to use the MacKimmie Complex for our own learnings.” Dragicevic sees the MacKimmie Complex acting as a learning lab for post secondaries and other institutions across Canada. “This is what we see our mission being,” he says. “To be a leader in the development

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Although the MacKimmie Tower may be considered a “once-in-a-lifetime” project for some, it is likely a precursor for what is to come. Brown envisages many similar undertakings down the road. worked very closely with the consultant and design team to ensure the products and systems used were compatible with the building design. Some of these are state-of-theart to the industry, but we have been fortunate to partner with well-equipped trades to successfully implement these products and systems throughout the project.” Brown points to the tower’s curtain wall as an example of this. “The building uses a fully operable, integrated and automated curtain-wall system,” he says. “The double façade has a one-metre thermal plenum space between it to better regulate building temperature, and the external façade, which features rounded corners, is diagonally installed. This is a very intricate project that has generated a lot of interest among not only the community, but our industry.” Although the MacKimmie Tower may be considered a “once-in-a-lifetime” project for some, it is likely a precursor for what is to come. Brown envisages many similar undertakings down the road. “I suspect that we will see a lot more projects like this in the years to come. The good news is that the more buildings built to net zero, the more Canadians can do their part to promote sustainability. “Back at the beginning of this project, the net zero element caught us off guard,” concludes Dragicevic. “At the time, we didn’t realize how big it would be. Now that we know, we’re very happy with our decision to get on that bus. Although the building isn’t totally commissioned out yet, all indicators show that we should meet, if not exceed, our goals. You can’t do better than that.” n


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update from the alberta construction association By Ken Gibson, Executive Director Alberta Construction Association’s leadership shifts from one past Calgary Construction Association chair to another: from Ian Reid to Fred Vine. Under the leadership of these chairs, ACA’s Board has approved three priorities: influence the government’s policy agenda; support development of member capabilities; and advance industry interests with government procurement.

Influencing Government

ACA advocacy is rooted in the fact that many Alberta families rely on a healthy construction industry, as one in ten working Albertans directly earn their living in construction (240,000+ workers), with thousands more employed in related services and industry. Since the 2019 provincial election, ACA has written the Premier and key ministers aligning their platform of efficient government, red tape reduction, job creation, and delivering on a transparent long-term capital plan with industry issues. ACA has met

with new ministers to advance our advocacy: • Service Alberta to advocate for a review of construction payment legislation; • Advanced Education to propose revitalizing the apprenticeship board; • Infrastructure to discuss the proposed Act, P3s, and possible red tape reduction initiatives; • Labour to advocate for changes to OHS and WCB and to propose partnerships for workforce recruitment, development, and retention. In each case, government ministers have been receptive to ACA advocacy, with the opportunity for ACA to play a major role in consultations anticipated for 2020. ACA is pleased to note that past chairs Paul Verhesen and Paul Heyens have each received appointments to the Skills for Jobs Task Force, charged with finding ways to expand and strengthen apprenticeship education and skilled trades opportunities to meet market demand.

Service Alberta has commenced a review of the Builders Lien Act and prompt payment, and ACA is working closely with the Calgary Construction Association and other stakeholders to achieve much needed reform to ensure improved speed of payment. ACA supports the reintroduction of the option of banked overtime at 1:1 and is working with the government to revisit changes introduced by the previous government to occupational health and safety, the WCB. ACA continues to hear from members that not all of the changes fit the unique nature of construction work – weather conditions, remote locations, project-based work where the role for one trade may be affected by the completion of work by other trades. Our advocacy focus remains squarely on two themes: advocating for sustainable, predictable investment so that our employees have steady predictable careers of choice, and advocacy to minimize unintended consequences that reduce the opportunity

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ACA has recently written its support for an application by NAIT for a province-wide initiative in digitizing construction. Should NAIT’s request for funding be approved by NSERC, this will trigger more than $2 million of construction research and innovation across Alberta.

for our workers to earn the incomes they need to support their families. ACA has submitted a number of red tape reduction recommendations based on these concerns. ACA appreciates the support from Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association, BILD Alberta Assocation, Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta, Consulting Engineers of Alberta, and Construction Labour Relations Association for a number of our positions.

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ACA continues to engage Alberta Infrastructure and Alberta Health Services in dialogue to ensure efficient and fair procurement and project delivery processes. Industry responded to the challenge made by the Minister of Infrastructure, Prasad Panda, to improve efficient delivery by suggesting areas to review such as procurement processes including the current emphasis on selecting low bid, standard contracts and inappropriate risk allocation; insufficient resources for complete design for tender documents; scope changes post tender; payment terms; stability in spend and investment in workforce to avoid labour shortages; and more collaborative forms of project delivery. ACA has also requested representation on the Procurement Council recommended by the MacKinnon panel. ACA’s workshops on the implications of onerous non-standard contract terms has now completed phase 2, engaging in dialogue directly with owners to better understand how the contracting industry prices onerous terms, and fostering dialogue to find win-win solutions for protecting owner interests while providing fair and profitable project opportunities for industry. ACA will be publishing a short video to highlight the University of Calgary’s support for CCDC contracts. ACA has submitted a recommendation to Alberta Infrastructure to examine standardized contract language as a means to reduce government red tape. Thanks for your continuing engagement and support. n

A New Platform for Urbanism The 9th Avenue Parkade and Innovation Centre, an adaptive vision of the future By Jason Syvixay

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Imagine a 500-plus stall parkade across five levels with a space for Calgary innovators. This $80-million development – called the 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre – is currently under construction along 9 Avenue SE at 3 Street SE in Calgary’s East Village. Conceptualized as an important amenity for downtown neighbours, it also serves as an accommodation for multimodal transportation users with bicycle parking. Now, imagine the 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre in the future and what it may look like in 10, 15, or 20 years from now. For Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), the parkade is designed for future conversion into commercial or residential uses, premised on the notion that Calgarians will also lessen their reliance on car use as further amenities and services develop in the neighbourhood. “In 2019, CMLC, along with our partners Calgary Parking Authority (CPA) and Platform, recognized that there was a practical need for parking to service the East Village community,” said Clare LePan, vice president, marking & communications for CMLC. “While this is true, as the development in the area continues and global transportation trends lessen, the demand for traditional parking structures and parking requirements will shift as well.” Instead of relying on a crystal ball to see into the future, LePan and CMLC saw the 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre as an opportunity to serve present-day needs but to be designed in such a way as to adapt to future demands. “It made sense to maximize this investment by ensuring its relevance well into the future by taking an outside-the-box and forward-looking approach,” LePan added. “This type of adaptability in planning and design is becoming more and more crucial because sustainability, not only environmental but social and economic, is quickly becoming less of a want and more of a necessity for urban centres to thrive. Also, technologies and industries are advancing at such a rapid rate that planning based on what we anticipate future needs to be is nearly futile, while implementing adaptability measures that can react to future conditions is far more effective.” The 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre helps to contribute to and aligns with CMLC’s efforts in delivering on their master plan vision for East Village and the future Culture & Entertainment District in the neighbouring East Victoria Park. “We are in the business of constructing and managing infrastructure projects that enhance and improve the communities in which we operate,” says LePan.

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The project is envisioned as an important neighbourhood amenity, in addition to a gathering hub for a burgeoning technology community. Construction is halfway complete in what is a two-year construction program. Currently, the truss system and servicing have been completed, with concrete work and a curtain wall set for installation in the summer of 2020. By the tail end of 2020, the Calgary Parking Authority and Platform will gain occupancy for a public opening in the first quarter of 2021. Supermetal Structures Inc., who supplies, designs, fabricates, and erects structural steel, is supporting the structure with steel fabrication and installation services in addition to design assistance. According to Shaune Turpin, regional manager of Supermetal Structures Inc., he and his team had to get creative when responding to site challenges during construction. “The stability of the trusses during other construction activities due to the limitations of the site were challenges that required some outof-the box thinking from all parties involved,” says Turpin referring to the parkade being built over top of the existing LRT tunnel which


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Rendering of the project for completion in 2021.

has significant load limitations. “The steel trusses span over the tunnel below and in their final state will be encased in concrete. The steel trusses had to be installed in a way that provided minimum load on the ground below during erection stage, but when fully erected had to support each other as well as the concrete and formwork that would encase them as the construction goes vertical. An integrated bracing system was developed to attach to available surfaces but not to impede daily construction on site. As the project stages are completed, braces are removed in sequence.” LePan says that the completed project will combine an expert service provider in the Calgary Parking Authority with a group of innovation leaders at Platform, who are driving the technology industry in the city. “Both will be operating in one unconventional and futureembracing space designed to integrate with the public realm,” she says. The public realm, as envisioned by CMLC, is bustling with residents and visitors who enjoy a mix of uses, including residential, commercial, office, retail, and hospitality. In their developing East Village, an urban format full-service grocery store is set to open in 2020 affixed

to a purpose-built rental tower situated adjacent to a bike lane with circuitry to nearby attractions such as Studio Bell, a national music museum. “The 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre is another milestone that adds layers to how people experience East Village and the east end of Calgary now and a century down the road,” says LePan. What kinds of commercial and residential development does LePan foresee, when the parkade eventually evolves? “Adaptability and planning to react to conditions that may not be fully understood in the present is key, this rings true not just in relation to design but for the marketplace as well,” she says. “The environment in which people choose to work is disrupting the commercial market around the world. Retail spaces are increasingly becoming showrooms for online purchasing, and warehousing will look very different and move out of the shadows of industrial areas in the near future. As the culture and entertainment district builds out and North

American cities become more populous, there may be significant demand for inner-city residential offerings. The market at the time of conversion will determine the product typology. The building design will enable flexibility.” The 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre might just be the exact prototype needed for cities to plan for disruption. As explained by LePan, creative and significant public and private sector collaboration is key to developing programmatic synergy to a space, enabling greater impact for more people. “When you’re wading through unchartered waters with a talented and expert project team where there is full confidence that the solutions will be resourceful and creative,” says LePan. “That’s when you know you’re on track to achieve what you set out to do.” To learn more about the 9th Avenue Parkade & Innovation Centre, visit: www.calgarymlc.ca/9th-avenue-se-parkade. n

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Construction of ALT Hotel marks arrival of

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In 2019, the Atlantic Canadian-based contractor Marco Group returned to Calgary to begin construction on their fourth project in the city, the ALT Hotel West Campus. Located in the growing University District in the city’s northwest, the 15-storey hotel will


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contain 155 rooms and two levels of underground parking. The project is designed by the Quebec architectural firm Lemay Michaud and is scheduled to be complete in the spring of 2021. As construction on the hotel begins, the

building’s underground parkade is already complete. This portion of the project was constructed by well-known Calgary contractor Avi Urban under a separate contract. The parkade will be shared with Avi Urban’s August development, an adjoining mixed-use building currently under construction. This is the fourth hotel Marco Group has constructed for Groupe Germain and Lemay Michaud, and the second in which they have worked alongside Avi Urban. Marco worked with all three firms during the construction of the ALT Hotel East Village, which opened in 2017, and completed ALT Hotels in St. John’s, N.L. and Halifax, N.S. “Groupe Germain and Avi Urban have very high standards,” says Allan MacIntosh, president of Marco Group. “We are happy to count ourselves among their trusted contractors.” With a project resume that includes the above-mentioned ALT Hotel East Village, the Grey Eagle Resort Complex, and the recent expansion to the Grey Eagle Casino, Marco Group is no stranger to Calgary. When it came time to mobilize for West Campus Project, the company decided to take the next logical step and open a district office in the region.

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As builders, we are driven to make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live. One of the ways we achieve this is by building up our city’s infrastructure with projects that promote sustainability and serve Calgarians, like the recently completed Stoney Transit Facility and our Bus Rapid Transit MAX projects. At PCL, we are proud of our projects because they connect Calgarians, and they connect us to Calgarians.


“Since we have built strong relationships with several clients in the region, we decided the best way to serve them is to have a permanent presence in the area,” says MacIntosh. “We are very happy to have hired Calgary construction professional Mike Morello as our district manager and, with his guidance, look forward to expanding our operations in the western region.”

This expansion is only one part of a period­ of significant growth for the company. Since its inception in 1979, Marco Group has grown from a single office in St. John’s, N.L., to three offices and a client list that extends from Newfoundland to Alberta. The company is now a trusted partner on P3 projects, is currently collaborating with CCA members Johnson Controls Ltd. and PCL Construc-

tion Management Inc. on the $700 million Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital, and is nearing completion on the $65 million Corner Brook Long-Term Care Facility. As Marco Group begins this new chapter in Calgary, they look forward to building new relationships and providing quality construction services throughout the region. n

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Azimuth Builders Ltd. chooses not to follow the conventional ethos of the construction industry.

Instead, we strive to find ways to make the construction industry better, and improve the standards of quality without increasing costs. We are the maverick construction company that stands out from the crowd with our potential and principals. Instead of merely gaining recognition for sheer sales volume, our goal is to make real connections with our clients, and provide truly customized building solutions that meet their specific needs. In short, we aim to offer the same level of commitment to our clients that they invested in building their company from the ground up. Based in Calgary, Azimuth Builders is a progressive new Commercial / Industrial Design Build company specialising in Turnkey Builds with fast completion schedules and below market value pricing. The main services Azimuth can provide for you are: • Full Turnkey Design Builds • Drafting and Design • Permitting and Application • Project Management • General Contracting and All Stages of Construction At Azimuth builders we excel at a variety of building systems: Pre-Engineered Metal Building Systems Pre-engineered construction is quick and efficient, but tend to be a simpler design. Each component is fabricated off-site and the steel structures are delivered to site to be quickly erected. Since the framing components are pre-fabricated, foundations are accurately determined based on weight – unlike in conventional construction. As a result, pre-engineered buildings have a quicker project turnaround and can often be delivered within two to four months (as compared to six to ten months for conventional builds). Roof systems are usually pitched, but can also be flat to satisfy your design requirements. Steelway Building Systems, a Canadian owned company that specializes in designing and manufacturing the highest quality conventional and hybrid steel buildings. Conventional (Traditional or Weld up) Steel Buildings A conventional steel building offers more complex buildings with more flexible design options and the ability to do multi-story buildings (three to five levels) with pitched or flat roofing systems. Conventional construction typically comes with higher costs and longer construction schedules compared to pre- engineered building systems, but allow for a true custom design that will meet your needs in every way. Hybrid Building Systems A hybrid building usually consists of conventional steel office framing and a pre-engineered shop. This design allows for a more modern looking front office area while still keeping costs down and maintaining the integrity and flexibility of pre-engineered construction. Roof systems can be pitched, flat, or a combination of both. Precast Concrete Buildings These buildings are considered the premium choice for high-end construction and structural integrity. While other materials deteriorate, precast concrete continues to grow stronger over time. The insulating value and energy efficiency of concrete panels outperform all other products without creating additional costs to the building. Precast concrete buildings allow for the fastest construction time, but can also be more expensive compared to pre-engineered or conventional steel buildings. Roof systems are usually flat, but can be pitched to save cost. Regardless of what building system best meets your needs, Azimuth Builders will work with you to create a custom design that falls within your budget and stands out from your neighbours inside and out. Be it sizeable glassing, stone finishes, metal panels, EIFS stucco, or any combination of exterior touches, we have the finishes to make your building one of a kind. Azimuth Builders Ltd. is a leader in safety, with COR Certification through the Alberta Construction Safety Association. We make it a point to go above and beyond basic safety requirements and ensure each member of our staff has the training, supplies, and support to keep the site safe each and every day. Even our office staff is required to participate in the program. From safety meetings and project site planning to ongoing training for supervisors and ensuring that proper safety equipment is available for employees and trades, at Azimuth Builders we take safety seriously.

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Rivers Run Through Them Rivers District weaves together districts into one community hub

By Jason Syvixay The Rivers District Master Plan, which sets a long range vision for East Victoria Park and provides direction on open space, transportation, character, and development, is officially underway with a foundational investment by the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) of $150 million. The Plan boundary includes Stampede Park and is bordered on the north by 10th Ave SE, the Elbow River around its east and south ends, and 1st Street SE. It includes distinct character areas for agriculture, large events, festivals, culture, entertainment, education, and residential uses. The comprehensive vision for the district aligns with the Stampede Park Concept Plan and Beltline Area Redevelopment Plan, recently amended in 2019. The CMLC, the seminal agency responsible for delivering on the Plan, sees the early engagement of stakeholders and the community-at-large as one of the linchpins for successful plan implementation. Boundary for the Rivers District includes the northern boundary of 10th Avenue SE, 1st Street SE on the west side, and the Elbow River on the east side, which wraps around and includes Stampede Park.


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house District, Gateway West, Neighbourhood Centre, Riverfront Residential, Culture, Entertainment, and Education, and Agriculture, Large Events, and Festivals. The Warehouse District makes use of restored warehouses to create a unique identity and experience for locals and residents, while the Neighbourhood Centre boasts residential towers, office buildings, hotels, restaurants, and shops. The Riverfront Residential character area turns its gaze to medium-density housing situated in close proximity to transit, downtown, and trails, in contrast to the Gateway West area which features high-density residential towers. The Culture, Entertainment, and Education character area leverages an expanded BMO Centre, future event centre and calls for a dynamic street life, programmed with festivals, plazas, and parks. To provide connections to Stampede Park, the Agriculture, Large Events, and Festivals character area proposes a pedestrian and vehicular linkage. In developing the Rivers District Master Plan, the CMLC organized a working committee comprised of area stakeholders, landowners, and community representatives, tasked with developing and guiding the master plan process, which included a six-month public engagement program. Throughout the process, Calgarians were asked to provide their feedback on, and aspirations for, an emerging urban culture and entertainment district. The vision is to attract 8,000 new residents into a community “approximately four million square feet of absorbable mixed-use development in Calgary’s entertainment and cultural district.” Partnerships are necessary to actualize the vision for The Rivers District, says LePan. “A lot of our work at the CMLC is the result of collaborative partnerships. Wheth-

er it is our development partnerships with groups like the Calgary Stampede or future developer partnerships with the private sector, these partnerships are what bring the vision to life.” With 286 acres of development potential, the master plan was approved in 2018. In 2020, the event centre and BMO Centre are set to move ahead along with major infrastructure projects like the 17th Avenue Extension. “These city building projects are a big step toward realizing the master plan vision and are also catalysts for spurring additional development in the area,” says LePan. When all anchor tenants and developments are completed, the Rivers District will accommodate and support Calgarians interested in living, working, and playing within close proximity to the downtown, their places of work, and other amenities and services. “The Rivers District Master Plan will prove to be successful when it brings together residents who will live in the community with the visitors who enjoy its amenities and programs,” says LePan. “Today, there are currently about 2,800 residents in the area and the master plan vision calls for nearly 8,000 new residents and four million square feet of mixed-use development space. This growth comes through a mix of residential product, retail, commercial, public space, and amenities that create a complete community.” To learn more about The Rivers District, visit www.calgarymlc.ca/projects-landingpage#projects-intro-1. n

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Calgary Construction Association offers new program to help smaller member companies get a step ahead By Mark Halsall

Owners of small businesses are typically spread pretty thin, wearing many hats and taking on different roles as they strive to grow their businesses with few resources and little time. It’s a demanding job that for many that has become even more challenging with the current downturn in the Alberta construction market.


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Business Hub, established by the Calgary Construction Association (CCA) last fall, aims to link CCA members with specialty business service providers in a number of key areas including human resources, business strategy, IT, financing, banking, and marketing and communications. “It’s a very fresh idea,” says Bill Black,

president of the CCA. “Our role is not to be a service provider, but to be a connector and help our members connect with the knowledge and expertise that they don’t typically have in house.” Black says the goal of the Business Hub program is to enable CCA member companies, with the help of a high-level network of

business experts, design their own set of services that best fits their specific needs. The process starts with free education sessions, followed by exclusive focus sessions with one of the Business Hub service providers for companies that opt to take the next step. Once a company has a clear picture of its needs, it can then choose from a range of scalable services provided by Business Hub partners which are available on a cost-effective ‘pay-to-play’ basis. Elevated HR Solutions and Results Canada are the first two Calgary business service providers to partner up with the Association for the Business Hub initiative. Both organizations have worked closely with the CCA for the past two years. Elevated HR Solutions offers a range of human resources services in areas such as recruitment, payroll and benefits, policies and procedures, and HR strategy. “We’re focused mostly on small- to medium-sized companies which don’t have an in-house HR manager, and we can provide increased capacity to large companies for special projects,” says Rebecca Wood, chief revenue officer at Elevated HR Solutions. So far, Elevated HR Solutions has held workshops for CCA members on employment agreements and termination procedures and on mental health and well-being in the workplace. More information sessions are planned for the spring. “The workshops provide value in that you can get some real-life tools and support which you can implement right away, so that you wouldn’t necessarily need to hire somebody,” Wood says. “I think that just helps move the needle in terms of increasing the professionalism within the companies that participate.” Results Canada is an innovative business development firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver that helps companies achieve their strategic goals and unleash their full potential. The firm held a group education session for Business Hub in the fall and two more are planned for 2020. Jeff White, business execution specialist with Results Canada’s Calgary branch, says as a Business Hub partner, his company can help CCA members accelerate their business

models and become more competitive. “Really, what it comes down to is taking a company’s current reality, having them come up with an envisioned future, and then helping them get to that envisioned future,” he says. CCA member, Armour Equipment Sales & Rentals Ltd., has been using the services of both Elevated HR Solutions and Results Canada for a few years — a move that has reaped huge rewards for the Calgary scaffolding company. “They’re a relatively small scaffolding equipment rental operation that have really undergone a significant image and cultural change,” says Black. “The way their business looks, feels, and operates now is a bit of a testament to what utilizing some of these services can do to help your company.” Charlie Maynard, owner of Amour Equipment, says one of the important services that Results Canada provided was to help his company chart a new leadership path. “In the past it’s always been myself, the owner of the company, determining the direction of our business and then moving on from there,” says Maynard. “Now, we have a new

leadership team that we’re developing, and we want them to take part and contribute to the vision of the company.” He adds that after initial weekly meetings, his company now gets together with Results Canada four or five times a year for full-day planning and strategy sessions. “Trying to communicate and execute business decisions through just one leader is very difficult. Results Canada is able to provide a great format for leadership development and disciplined execution.” According to Maynard, Elevated HR Solutions and Results Canada share the view that people are the key to business success. “Both organizations really put an emphasis on people first,” says Maynard. “They help develop your practices around the genuine needs and well-being of your people, knowing that those practices will lead to a better return on investment in the long run and a more sustainable business model.” For more information about the Calgary Construction Association’s Business Hub, visit www.cgyca.com/membership/businesshub or call 403-291-3350. n

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influence. engage. deliver. CCA looks back on 2019 By Mary Van Buren, President, Canadian Construction Association Year two of our five-year strategic plan was one that had the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) focused on increasing its profile as a trusted thought leader and strong industry advocate on issues that matter to our members. Together we are creating a more proactive, responsive and engaging association.

The power of the industry in influencing the government #Construction4CDNs Being an election year, 2019 was a great opportunity to elevate our issues of concern to the government. We launched our campaign, #Construction4CDNs and its associated website (construction4cdns.ca), to call attention to the importance of strengthening investor confidence, supporting innovation and technology, planning and funding a long-term infrastructure strategy, and attracting

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Hill at Home These four issues also formed the basis of our Hill-at-Home initiative – a first for CCA – that had members meeting with local MPs in their ridings to amplify the industry’s voice in the summer leading up to the election campaign. CCA held 58 meetings, six of those with cabinet ministers and one with the Leader of the Official Opposition.

National Construction Day Tuesday, November 26, 2019 marked CCA’s first annual National Construction Day. In collaboration with our partner associations, this day recognized and celebrated the dedicated, hard-working men

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and women instrumental in building and connecting our communities through infrastructure. Over the course of the day, we are proud to say that #Construction4CDNs was trending in Canada – cracking the top 10 at midday on Twitter! A video highlighting the exciting and diverse careers and people that make up our industry was launched in connection with National Construction Day and as part of our larger Talent Fits Here initiative. There will be more to come on this inspiring new campaign in 2020, but we invite you to visit cca-acc.com/national-constructionday to watch the video. Thanks to everyone who helped make Construction Day a success. Your tweets and re-tweets highlighting all the wonderful initiatives of our partner associations and members throughout the day was inspiring.

Prompt payment CCA advocated for, and was successful in, having the government use a consultative process prior to finalizing legislation on federal prompt payment. Following the report in June 2018, which addressed CCA’s concerns and recommendations, prompt payment legislation was officially introduced on April 8, 2019 as the Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act, a sub-section of Bill C-97, the Budget Implementation Act of 2019. We are proud to announce that the Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act received royal assent on June 21, 2019. The date of its official enactment remains undetermined, but, according to various related

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documents, is designated to come into force “on a day to be fixed by order of the governor-in-council.” CCA will be working with the government on the development of policies that would make the legislation as efficient as possible.

Enhance member services CCDC documents CCDC documents are a great example of how the industry – from owners to architects and contractors – work together. We have issued a few new and revised CCDC documents: • Revised CCDC 23 - A Guide to Calling Bids and Awarding Construction • New CCDC Master Specifications Division 00 • New CCDC 30 - IPD Contract CCA conducted CCDC seminars attended by over 700 delegates in close to 30 cities in partnership with local construction associations. In late 2019, CCA piloted an introduction to CCDC documents webinar that has been viewed by over 350 people. Using technology strategically to share knowledge with more people, this webinar was a compliment to our face-to-face seminars and is an important step forward in being digital first in communications, content, and services.

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Through CCA’s #CDNConstructionGives campaign, we have highlighted the charitable and community initiatives that companies, individuals, and partner associations across the country have undertaken in their regions. actual exams themselves. Moving to a digital platform enhances the experience as well as enables faster marking and collecting feedback.

Becoming a best-in-class association CCA’s board has grown to 90 directors, well outside association standards for optimal and effective decision making. At a special general meeting in September, CCA board and members unanimously endorsed the final recommendations brought forward by the governance renewal working group. The new model will result in a smaller board; a new national advisory council to represent five sector voices, including civil, trade contractors, general contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and services, and local construction associations (LCAs); and two new board committees (audit/finance and nominations/governance), leading to increased opportunities to engage more people with the CCA.

Elevate the industry’s image: Use #CDNConstructionGives Through CCA’s #CDNConstructionGives campaign, we have highlighted the charitable and community initiatives that companies, individuals, and partner associations across the country have undertaken in their regions. From local charity fundraisers to vol-

unteering time and equipment for community projects, our industry is an integral part of the neighbourhoods in which they work. Our industry also continues to promote the skilled trades as an excellent opportunity for all Canadians to consider as a career path. The government and Canadian public, however, are not aware of how much you do in support of your communities; whether it is hiring at-risk youth or organizing food drives. With over 4.5 million impressions since we started the campaign last summer, together we are raising the profile of the industry as a good corporate citizen and an employer of choice! See all #CDNConstructionGives action on cca-acc.com/cdnconstructiongives.

Let’s stay in contact Please email me at mvanburen@cca-acc.com if you have any feedback or comments on how CCA can serve you better. Hear what is going on by subscribing to CCA’s newsletter at bit.ly/ccasubscribe, by following @ConstructionCAN on Twitter, or by looking up Canadian Construction Association on LinkedIn. I hope to see many of you at our 2020 conference in sunny San Diego. Go to www.cca-acc.com to register! n

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BUILDING A NEW ECONOMY: THE IMPACT OF CALGARY’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ON PLACEMAKING By Calgary Economic Development At its most basic level, placemaking is about the reinvention of space to attract and retain groups of people. As many of you are aware, Calgary is at a point of reinvention. As businesses continue to invest in, develop, and adopt the disruptive technologies of the future – the way we build out our city is being disrupted too. At the core of this reinvention is a need to acknowledge that the future is not knowable. In fact, it is highly unpredictable. It is why Calgary Economic Development (CED) and the community-created economic strategy, Calgary in the New Economy, focuses on the underlying drivers of prosperity – talent, innovation, business environment, and place. It is why we purposely position Calgary to be the disruptors, rather than the disrupted, in an increasingly uncertain world. We are confident that embracing the disruption from digitization throughout the economy is the best way to futureproof our city. By leveraging existing strengths in providing the world with clean energy, safe and secure food, the efficient movement of goods and people, and better health solutions, we are confident Calgary and Alberta will continue to grow. We will also continue to be a place where anchor projects are built to the highest standards, on budget and on time.

Research recently conducted by CED indicates future construction opportunities in tourism and the creative industries sector will slowly provide new work for our worldrenowned skilled tradespeople. More significantly, we know the construction industry is quickly adapting to the future of work and changes in the market. As our economy becomes more diversified, the construction sector is on the front lines of building out more energy efficient spaces and keeping up with fast-changing customer preferences. Calgary will always be a global energy centre, but we know a more efficient oil and gas industry will not be the job creator it was previously. We still have the highest concentration of head offices in Canada in traditional sectors, including energy, transportation, agribusiness, and emerging areas like health and life sciences that create opportunities for new businesses to do industry-disrupting work. We also have the third fastest growing flexible office market in the country, doubling in size since 2017, in response to new economic conditions. We are confident that demand for construction services will rise as we continue to attract people and companies to Calgary in need of residential, commercial, and institu-

tional buildings. There is just under one million square feet of space under construction in the city’s industrial real estate market, and we expect to see gains in renovation activity and housing starts over the course of 2020. With innovative placemaking initiatives currently under construction like the Platform Innovation Centre, Dorian Hotel, and BMO Centre Expansion, as well as future projects like the Events Centre and Rivers District, Green Line LRT, and upgrades to Peter Lougheed Hospital, we know that we can count on you to deliver a brighter future for Calgary. CED is committed to working with partners in the private sector and all orders of government to ensure we advocate for the business-friendly policies that will attract investment, bring more construction projects online, and reduce regulation to ensure agility for workers and employers. We are grateful to our colleagues in the construction industry as we know the incredible amount of risk and stress it takes to deliver landmark projects that make a city a great place to live, work, and play. It is for these reasons we know you will join us in building a new economy that maintains Calgary’s position as one of the most livable cities on the planet. n

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Abacus Steel Inc. 9415 - 48 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2R1 Tel: (403) 252-2044

Adler Firestopping Ltd. #1, 3800 - 19th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6V2 Tel: (403) 590-0758

ABBL Hardware 1815-27th Avenue NE Bay #3 Calgary, AB  T2E 7E1 Tel: (403) 291-0641

ADS Canada 250A Boul. Industriel St-Germain-de-Grantham, QC J0C 1K0 Tel: (514) 617-0550

Ability Pump & Equipment 4825 36 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3N2 Tel: (403) 273-6414

Aenco Suite 3 4015 1 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2E 7J2

Able Demolition Services Ltd. 3828 - 14 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3K4 Tel: (403) 263-8406

AES Engineering Ltd. 260, 1015 4th Street SW Calgary, AB  T2R 1J4 Tel: (403) 910-4660

A & A Paving Ltd. 1515 - 9 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0T6

Absolute Completions 7004A 5th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2G3 Tel: (403) 668-4142

Affinity Fire Stop Consultants Ltd. #4 2089 Plessis Road Winnipeg, MB  R3W 1S4 Tel: (204) 415-3265

A&B Industries Ltd. 828 Sierra Morena Pl SW Calgary, AB  T3H 2W8 Tel: (403) 606-4846

Access SMT #1 4120 23 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6W9 Tel: (403) 651-8135

AG Creations Inc. Suite 412, 1711 - 4 Street SW Calgary, AB  T2S 1V8 Tel: (403) 457-4855

A. Leduc Developments (1983) Ltd. Box 518 Okotoks, AB  T1S 1A7

Accommodation Painting Ltd. 116 Covewood NE Calgary, AB  T3K 4Z8 Tel: (403) 689-1381

AGF – Reinforcing Inc. 235062 Wrangler Road Rockyview, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 720-5565

Acre Prime Inc. 234234 Wrangler Road Rocky View, AB  T1X 0P5

Aggreko Canada Inc. 250081 Mountain View Trail Calgary, AB  T3Z 3S3 Tel: (403) 831-2397

1782892 AB Inc. o/a Summit Property Maintenance 845 24 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1P6 Tel: (403) 536-2028 1871084 Alberta Ltd. 89024 70 High Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3V0 Tel: (403) 986-3120 1998372 Alberta Limited PO Box 625 Black Diamond, AB  T0L 0H0 Tel: (587) 577-2888 2J Electric Ltd. 112115 274 Avenue East Foothills, AB  T1S 5C8 Tel: (403) 470-0138

A.Y.K. Construction Ltd. 7278 11 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T3H 3V5 Tel: (403) 383-4190 A-1 Cement Contractors Ltd. 6204 Burbank Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2C2 Tel: (403) 249-4515

Activo Inc. Unit 12 2135 32 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6Z3

A-1 Concrete Cutting & Coring (1985) Ltd. 4045 96 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4T7

Acutech Electric Ltd. 7 Skyline Crescent NE Calgary, AB  T2K 5X2 Tel: (403) 241-5804

AAA Steel Ltd. 6420-68 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4V6 Tel: (403) 257-1143

ADL Electrical Contracting Inc. 3555 Cedarille Drive SW Calgary, AB  T2W 3J4 Tel: (403) 483-7272

Ainsworth Inc. 120 - 1338B 36th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6T6 Tel: (403) 265-6750 Akela Construction Ltd. #33, 9151 - 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2P7 Tel: (403) 720-8405 Albero Construction Ltd. Suite 340 - 600 Crowfoot Crescent NW Calgary, AB  T3G 0B4 Tel: (403) 203-0707



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Phyllis Woolridge 4552 - 14th Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T7

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Alberta Bolt Makers (2002) Ltd. 2113 50th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 1M8 Tel: (403) 272-7082

Alliance Commercial Construction PO Box 61139 Kensington RPO Calgary, AB  T2N 4S6 Tel: (403) 289-3473

AMELCO Electric (Calgary) Ltd. 2230 - 22 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8B7 Tel: (403) 250-1270

Alberta BTC Group 110 Country Hills Landing NW Suite 205 Calgary, AB  T3K 5P3

Allied Contractors Inc. Bay 26, 7003 - 30th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1N6

Anderson Plumbing Company Ltd. 4510 - 6A Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 4B3 Tel: (403) 277-3344

Allied Projects Ltd. 7017 Farrell Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0T3 Tel: (403) 543-4530

Alberta Dampproofing & Waterproofing Ltd. 4552 - 14 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6T7 Tel: (403) 250-9737 Alberta Fire Protection Inc. Bay 5, 34 Wrangler Pl SE, Rocky View No. 44, AB  T1X 0L7 Tel: (403) 667-4402 Alberta Glass Company Inc. 2820 37 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5T3

Alberta Materials Testing & Engineering 112 - 2850 107th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3R7 Tel: (587) 352-7881

Alex Excavating Ltd. 1411 52 Street NE Calgary, AB  T3N 1B5 Tel: (403) 909-4600 Alfredo Marble & Tile (1966) Ltd. 6927-48 Street S.E Calgary, AB  T2C 5A4 All Weather Windows 10900 46th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1G4

Allmar Distributors Ltd. 4910 - 76 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2X2 Tel: (403) 236-2604

Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc. 600 3rd Avenue SW Suite#1800 Calgary, AB  T5P 0G5 Tel: (403) 267-7749

Alpha Construction (Calgary) Inc. Box 879 Crossfield, AB  T0m 0s0 Tel: (403) 769-1280

Apex Geomatics Construction Surveyors Ltd. 400 Quarry PArk Blvd SE Calgary, AB  T2C5M9 Tel: (403) 973-6422

Alpine Drywall (Calgary) Ltd. 315 - 39 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1X5 Tel: (403) 243-3455

Alberta Marble & Tile Co. Ltd. 2020 Pegasus Road NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8K7 Tel: (403) 287-0944

Alberta Paving Ltd. 4620 Manilla Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4B7 Tel: (403) 287-7772

Anglian Interiors Ltd. #4, 1247 36th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6N6

Alpine Glass Inc. 2288 - 18 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8R1 Tel: (403) 291-2205 Alsa Road Construction Ltd. 308 - 53 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0N3 Tel: (403) 385-8902 Alumicor Limited 303 Douglasbank Drive SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 2C8 Tel: (403) 615-7220

APM Construction Services Inc. 1440 - 28th Street NE, Suite 6 Calgary, AB  T2A 7W6 Tel: (902) 569-4000 Apollo Spray Services 1193 8800 venture Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S0A2 Tel: (403) 538-9800 Aqua Air Systems Ltd. 8703 50 Street Edmonton, AB  T6B 1E7 Tel: (403) 279-7958 Aquateck West Ltd. #125, 2727 Centre Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2A 2L4

AmbientPaint Ltd. 60 Hidden Valley Crescent NW Calgary, AB  T3A4Z4 Tel: (587) 830-1133

ARCHICON CM & Cons. Inc. 204 Silverado Range Heights, SW Calgary, AB  T2X 0B8 Tel: (403) 594-2510

Am-Can Masonry Inc. #22, 10 Wrangler Place Rocky View, AB  T2X 0C5 Tel: (403) 258-0180

Ardivan Enterprises Ltd. 171 Hillcrest Heights SW Airdrie, AB  T4B 4C2 Tel: (403) 708-3043

Established 1912

Anderson Plumbing Company Ltd.

Specializing in the Manufacturing of Large Threaded Products 2113 50 Street SE Calgary, AB T2B 1M8


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4510 - 6A Street N.E. Calgary, Alberta T2E 4B3

Bus: (403) 277.3344 Fax: (403) 277.3359 murray@andersonplumbing.ca


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Arguson Projects Inc. 2550, 700 - 2nd Street SW Calgary, AB  T2P 2W3 Tel: (403) 827-5902

Atkins Kuntz Construction Group Inc. 8916 - 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2P6 Tel: (403) 612-2874

Axiom Builders Inc. Suite 200 927 10th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R 1A8 Tel: (587) 390-2108

Armour Equipment 5316 - 4 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1K5 Tel: (403) 828-6067

Aura Environmental Restorations Ltd. 8800 Venture Avenue SE #2112 Calgary, AB  T3S 0A2 Tel: (403) 726-2029

Azimuth Builders Ltd. 15824 6 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2X1J4 Tel: (403) 801-4612

Arpi’s Industries Ltd. 6815 - 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2W7 Tel: (403) 236-2444

Aureus Energy Services Suite 1100, 350 7Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3N9 Tel: (403) 601-5090

Aztec Renovations & Refit Inc. Unit #4, 1313 44th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6L6

Arthur J. Gallagher Canada Ltd. 300, 334 11th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0Y2 Tel: (403) 216-1913

AV Electric Ltd. 1218 Sandpiper Road NW Calgary, AB  T3K 3C9 Tel: (403) 630-1194

ASCCI (All Systems Communications Contracting Inc.) Bay 3-6025 12th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2K1 Tel: (403) 253-7222

AVA Maintenance Management Inc. 2302 Carleton Street SW Calgary, AB  T2T 3K7

Ascension Elevators Inc. #5-4315 64th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2C8 Tel: (587) 885-2319 Atco Structures & Logistics Ltd. 115 Peacekeeper Drive SW Calgary, AB  T3E 7X4 Tel: (403) 292-7464

Aviva Insurance Company of Canada 1900, 10130 103 Street Edmonton, AB  T5J 3N9 AWH Contracting Inc. 3815 50th Avenue Sylvan Lake, AB  T4S 1B6 Tel: (780) 978-1705

B.C. Drywall Installations Ltd. 2140 582 Nicola Avenue Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 0P2 Tel: (604) 648-2688 Baja Construction Canada Inc. 929 Wilson Way Canmore, AB  T1W2y9 Tel: (403) 609-7666 Baldwin Construction Services Ltd. 263230 Butte Hills Way Rocky View, AB  T4A 0P6 Tel: (403) 899-5321 Balzer’s Canada Inc. 235051 Wrangler Drive SE Rocky View, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 243-4481



CCA Members

Bantrel Co. Suite 510, 1201 Glenmore Trail SW Calgary, AB  T2V 4Y8 Tel: (403) 290-5065

Beedie Construction Suite 430, 340 - 12 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R1L5 Tel: (403) 472-3410

Barkman Concrete Ltd. 152 Brandt Street Steinbach, MB  R5G 0R2 Tel: (403) 803-0849

Bell Davidson Insurance Brokers – A Wilson M. Beck Company Suite 108, 10333 Southport Road SW Calgary, AB  T2W 3X6 Tel: (403) 228-5888

Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd. 4300 - 21 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 9A6 Tel: (403) 291-1099 Bauer Foundations Canada Inc. 5050 - 74 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3C9 BDO Canada LLP 620, 903 - 8th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0P7 Beacon Roofing Supply 2845 107 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4S8 Tel: (403) 720-0600 BearStone Ex. Inc. 53 Industry Way SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0A2 Tel: (403) 701-8323

Berkshire Contracting Ltd. #11, 2701 16 street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3R4 Tel: (403) 207-7291 Bernson Ltd. 37 Valley Crest Close NW Calgary, AB  T3B5W9 Tel: (403) 404-0580 Beyond Foam Insulation Inc. 230244 Range Road 283A Rocky View County, AB  T1X 0G9 Tel: (403) 850-2475 BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc. Suite 200, 1167 Kensington Crescent NW Calgary, AB  T2N 1X7 Tel: (403) 451-4132 Big Sky Equipment & Excavating Ltd. 307 Strathaven Bay Strathmore, AB  T1P 1N4 Tel: (403) 934-5601

BigSteelBox Corporation 5208 - 84th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5N3 Bird Construction Group Suite 350, 1200 - 59 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2M4 Tel: (403) 319-0470 Black & McDonald Limited 1071 - 26 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2A 6K8 Tel: (403) 235-0331 Black River Contracting Inc. 265190 Range Road 275 Airdrie, AL T4B 2G2 Tel: (403) 869-7277 Blackie Site Works Ltd. Box 6027 High River, AB  T1V 1P7 Tel: (403) 336-1243 Blue Grass Nursery Ltd. 260130B Writing Creek Crescent Rocky View, AB  T4A 0M9 Tel: (403) 226-0468 Blue Ridge Excavating Ltd. 235103 Ryan Road Rockyview AB, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 254-5883 Blue-Con Excavating Ltd. 285010 Wrangler Way Rockyview, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 273-1144 BMP Construction Management Ltd. #105, 118 East Lake Blvd Airdrie, AB  T4A 2G2 Tel: (587) 775-1136 BMP Mechanical Ltd. #110, 6420 - 6A Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2B7 Tel: (403) 816-4409 BOLT Offsite Ltd. 7007 84 Street Calgary, AB  T2C 4T6 Tel: (403) 852-0047 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Centennial Place East Tower Suite 1900, 520 3rd Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0R3 Tel: (403) 232-9500 Bordt Stone & Tile Ltd. 3624 Manchester Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3Z5 Tel: (403) 287-1548

BOW MARK GROUP BOW MARK GROUP Box 730, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada T1S 1A8 Box 730, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada T1Sestimating@bowmark.ca 1A8 Phone: (403) 938-7920 ■ Fax: (403) 938-7283 ■ Email: Phone: 403.938.7920 Fax: www.bowmark.ca 403.938.7283 Email: bowmark@telusplanet.net www.bowmarkpaving.com



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Botting & Associates #215, 340 Midpark Way SE Calgary, AB  T2X 1P1 Tel: (403) 256-6544 Bow Mark Paving Ltd. P.O. Box 730 Okotoks, AB  T1S 1A8 Tel: (403) 938-7920

CCA Members

Boxx Modular – A Division of Black Diamond LP 2401115 Frontier Crescent SE Calgary, AB  T1X 0R1

Brooks Asphalt & Aggregate Ltd. Box 1360 Brooks, AB  T1R 1C3 Tel: (403) 362-5597

C&V Portable Accomodations 22 Royal Vista Dr NW Calgary, AB  T2A5C3 Tel: (403) 862-2772

Brad’s Metal Works Inc. 240007 Frontier Crescent Rocky View No.44, AB  T1X 0N2 Tel: (403) 863-9627

Budget Glass #6 2520 23 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8L2 Tel: (403) 991-0440

C.R. Contractor Ltd. 5, 6613 - 44th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2C9 Tel: (403) 225-0229

Brascon Construction Ltd. #201 1112 - 40 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 5T8 Tel: (587) 893-8445

Buildex Vancouver Suite 510 1185 West Georgia St Vancouver, BC V6E 4E6 Tel: (604) 730-2051

Cactus Waterproofing & Roofing Inc. Box 80, Site 8, RR 1 Okotoks, AB  T1S 1A1 Tel: (403) 590-0109

Bravura Construction Group 136 Strathcona Road SW Calgary, AB  T3H 1P3

Building Works Ltd. 2732 - 5 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 4V4 Tel: (403) 235-5400

Cal Freeman Construction Corp. 23 Sunset Ridge Bay Calgary, AB  T3P1A4 Tel: (403) 216-3189

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. P.O. Box 1480, Stn. T Calgary, AB  T2H 2P9

Cal Tech Glass Services Ltd. 4450 - 104 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1R7 Tel: (403) 250-5726

Brock White Canada Company 2703 - 61 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4X3 Brokerlink #100 - 1201 Glenmore Trail SW Calgary, AB  T2V4Y8 Tel: (403) 209-6300 Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP 4906 Richard Road SW Calgary, AB  T3E 6L1 Tel: (403) 826-5736

Burton General Contracting Ltd. 226220 22 Street West Foothills, AB  T1S 3N2 Tel: (403) 243-8833 Business Development Bank of Canada 444 7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0X8 Tel: (403) 472-8279

Calgary Board of Education Calgary Elite Roofing #300 - 160 Quarry Park SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3G3 Tel: (403) 671-2262 Calgary Fasteners & Tools 2211 - 32 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6Z3 Tel: (403) 291-9177

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Calgary Lock & Safe 1991 Ltd. 1655 32 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E7Z5 Tel: (403) 250-5698

Calibre Coatings Ltd. 6224 - 29 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1W3 Tel: (403) 287-7728

CANA Construction Co. Ltd. 5720 - 4 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1K7 Tel: (403) 255-5521

Calgary Public Library 800 3 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0E7

Calibre Developments Inc. 6224 - 29 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1W3

Calgary Tinsmith Industries Ltd. 616 - 35 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 2L1

Cambium Woodwork (2005) Ltd. 1200 - 26 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2G 5S2

CANA Energy Ltd. 5720 - 4 Street SE , Suite 100 Calgary, AB  T2H 1X5 Tel: (403) 253-0002 Canadian Appliance Source 90 Ronson Drive Etobicoke, ON M9W 1B6 Tel: (416) 782-5900 Canadian Dewatering LP 8816 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2P2 Tel: (403) 291-3313 Canadian Erosion and Containment 28 Lake Patricia Place SE Calgary, AB  T2J 2S2 Tel: (587) 999-4989 Canadian Western Bank – Equipment Financing Group 6127 Barlow Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4W8 Tel: (403) 269-9882 Canbar Steel Fabricators Ltd. 9216 - 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2N4 Tel: (403) 279-5161 Candesto Enterprises Corp. Box #84073 Market Mall P.O. Calgary, AB  T3A 5C4 Tel: (403) 286-7922 Canem Systems Ltd. 1000, 7005 Fairmount Drive SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0J1 Tel: (403) 259-2221 Cannex Contracting 2000 Inc. #205, 4100 - 6A Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 4B1 Tel: (403) 531-9110 Canterbury Roofing Ltd. 3810 16 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3R7 Canwest Concrete Cutting & Coring Inc. 5025 - 13 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5N1 Tel: (403) 225-4445 Canwest Flooring Inc. #1 - 2419 523 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4X7 Caon Services Inc. 1143 42nd Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1Z3 Tel: (403) 717-5504

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Capital H2O Systems Inc. 5040B 12A Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5K9 Tel: (403) 251-2438

CCA Members

Carlson Construction Ltd. Suite 106, 12143 40th Street Calgary, AB  T2Z 4E6 Tel: (403) 612-5009

CDM Mechanical Ltd. 1805 - 9 Avenue SE High River, AB  T1V 2A6 Tel: (403) 652-1777

Carmacks Enterprises 13930 - 52 Street NE Calgary, AB  T3N 1B7 Tel: (403) 543-0305

Cedar Crest Lands (Alta) Ltd. Bay # 145, 2727 Centre Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2A 2L4 Tel: (403) 295-0400

Carmichael Engineering Ltd. 6504 30th Street Calgary, AB  T2C 1N4 Tel: (403) 255-3322

CEL Electric Unit 309, 4615 112th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5J3 Tel: (403) 234-7448

Cascade Flow Control Solutions 5728 10th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8W7

Cematrix (Canada) Inc. 9727 48th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2P4

Cast Supply Edmonton Inc. 12135 Fort Road Edmonton, AB  T5B 4H2 Tel: (780) 479-2278

Cemrock Concrete & Construction Ltd. #121, 2432 - 48 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 1M4 Tel: (403) 263-7168

CBRE Limited 530 8th Avenue SW Suite 500 Calgary, AB  T2P 3S8 Tel: (403) 716-2353

Centaur Products Inc. 1145H - 44 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4X4 Tel: (403) 243-5111

CCD Western Limited #101, 616 - 71 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2R1

Centrix Control Solutions Limited Partnership 8803 - 58 Ave Edmonton, AB  T6E 5X1 Tel: (780) 468-6950

CCS Contracting Ltd. 2611-58 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 0B4

Centron Group of Companies #104, 8826 Blackfoot Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2J 3J1 Centurion Mechanical Ltd. Bldg. B6, 301 - 2509 Dieppe Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T3E 7J9 Tel: (403) 452-6761 Challenger Geomatics Ltd. #460, 6940 Fisher Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0W3 Tel: (403) 259-7478 Champion Concrete Cutting (Calgary) Inc. 7664 10 Street NE Rocky View Country, AB  T2E 8W1 Chandos Construction Suite 200, Bldg. 1000, 15-Sunpark Plaza SE Calgary, AB  T2X 0M5 Chapco Landscaping & Construction 119 Douglas Glen Bay SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 2M9 Tel: (403) 542-0087 Chief Construction Company Ltd. 6215 90th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5A1 Tel: (403) 569-1200 Chisholm Industries Ltd. 4427B - 72 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2G5

Canbar Steel Fabricators Ltd is Alberta’s trusted source for estimating, detailing, fabrication and installation of reinforcing steel and wire mesh. With over 40 years of experience in steel fabrication, we can fulfill your steel fabrication needs for any size project. Calgary, AB info@canbarsteel.ca

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Cindercrete Products Ltd. Box 306 Regina, SK S4P 3A1 City of Calgary 6th Floor, Municipal Building 800 Macleod Trail SE PO Box 2100, Station M, Mail Code 8026 Calgary, AB  T2P 2M5 Tel: (403) 268-3578 Civil-Pro Inc. 280-440, 10816 Macleod Trail Calgary, AB  T2J 5N8 Tel: (403) 978-4449

Clifton Associates Ltd. 2222 - 30 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7K9 Tel: (403) 263-2556

Complete Mechanical Services Ltd. 7407 - 44th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3C8 Tel: (403) 860-0570

CNA Canada 700 - 2 Street SW Calgary, AB  T2P 2W2

Concordia Construction Ltd. PO Box 64222 Thorncliffe Calgary, AB  -T2K 6J7 Tel: (403) 383-6111

Coboy Waterproofing Systems Inc. PO 421 Crossfield, AB  T0M 0S0 Tel: (403) 498-6089 Cobra Corporate Management Inc. #10, 11410 - 27 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3R6 Tel: (403) 235-6303

Clark Builders 7535 Flint Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1G3 Tel: (403) 386-2889

Comfort-Aire Ltd. 16600 Centre Street NE Calgary, AB  T4B 3P6 Tel: (403) 230-7061

Claw Roofing Specialists #902, 4555 Varsity Lane NW Calgary, AB  T3A 2V6 Tel: (604) 807-9907

Concrete Solutions Inc. Bay #15, 3716 - 56th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2B5 Tel: (403) 203-8733 Consite Construction Ltd. 1802 - 17th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1K4 Tel: (403) 265-0700

Commercial Paving Ltd. 901 - 84 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2A 7X4 Tel: (403) 235-1813

Clean Air Services Inc. Bay C, 7017 Farrell Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0T3 Tel: (403) 254-2714

Concrete Reflections Inc. 1075 McTavish Road NW Calgary, AB  T2G 7G9 Tel: (403) 769-9076

Complete Geomatic Services Inc. 204, 4216 - 10th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6K3 Tel: (403) 230-3273

Constant Fire Protection Systems Ltd. 5442 - 56 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4M6 Tel: (403) 279-7973 Container King 6215 90 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5A1 Tel: (587) 315-0052

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Contemporary Office Interiors Ltd. 2206 Portland Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4M6 Tel: (403) 874-8736

CorMac Projects Inc. 132 3670 63 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T3J 0S4 Tel: (403) 457-4080

Crew Electrical Services Ltd. 47 Riverview Drive Cochrane, AB  T4C 1K1 Tel: (587) 998-0834

Continental Geomatics Inc. 3908 Varsity Dr NW Calgary, AB  T3A 0Z4 Tel: (403) 389-2828

Cor-Works Ltd. Box 468 Blackie, AB  T0L0J0 Tel: (403) 669-9583

Crystal Services Inc. 11 Indus Court Indus, AB  T1X 0H7

Contour Earthmoving Ltd. 285019 Wrangler Way Rocky View, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 275-0154

CP Distributors Ltd. 120, 4550 í± 25th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3P1

CT Underground Inc. 9424 60th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4V8 Tel: (403) 289-4522

Convergint Technologies Ltd. #2, 6020 - 11 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2L7

Cratex Industries Ltd. 3347-57th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C-0B2 Tel: (403) 203-0880

Cullum Drywall Systems Ltd. 2145, 6027 - 79 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5P1 Tel: (403) 723-0695

Cook’s Construction & Consulting 444 Moonlight Way Lethbridge, AB  T1J5M8 Tel: (587) 370-8796

CREATE. 1925 10th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T3C 0K3 Tel: (403) 244-9030

Cummins Western Canada (CGY) 4912 - 52 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3R2

Core Concrete Services Inc. 2276 Bayside Circle SW Airdrie, AB  T4B 0V5 Tel: (403) 923-1507

Creative Door Services Ltd. #8 3740 27 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5E2 Tel: (403) 291-2375

Core Geomatics Group Inc. Suite 340, 600 Crowfoot Crescent NW Calgary, AB  T3G 0B4 Tel: (403) 648-2772

Crestview Electric Ltd. 10805 - 50 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2H1 Tel: (403) 279-6661

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Custom Electric Ltd. 1725 - 27 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7E1 Tel: (403) 291-3303 Custom Metal Contracting Ltd. #49, 5342 - 72 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4X5 Tel: (403) 291-9767


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Custom Power Generation Bay 7, 415 - 60 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2J5 Tel: (403) 570-8513

Delnor Construction Ltd. 833 34 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4Y9 Tel: (403) 294-1650

DELTRAC Earthworks Inc. PO BOX 156 RPO Chestermere, AB  T1X 1K8 Tel: (403) 802-0310

D & T Plumbing Building C,Unit 117, 5126 126 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 0H2 Tel: (403) 203-2807

Delphi Electric Inc. 236 Initiative Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0B7

Desa Glass 285079 Bluegrass Drive Rockyview, AB  T1X 0P5 Tel: (403) 230-5011

D&M Developments Inc. 133, 2750 - 3 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 2L5 Tel: (403) 567-0275

Deltec Power & Control Systems #115, 12159 - 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4H3 Tel: (403) 720-0717

Devcon Inc. 315 A 19th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2E 6J7

D. Floyd Construction Ltd. 9250 - 48 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2R2 Tel: (403) 201-8317 D. Owen Construction Ltd. Box 54 Langdon, AB  T0J 1X0 Tel: (403) 936-0083 D.C.M. Mechanical Ltd. 6335 - 10 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2Z9 Tel: (403) 255-9161 Dakota Reclamators Ltd. Suite 150, 340 Midpark Way SE Calgary, AB  T2X 1P1 Dal-Tek Interiors Ltd. PO Box 1557 Cochrane, AB  T4C 1B5 Tel: (403) 932-4223






Davenport Millwright Services Ltd. 115 Fallswater Crescent NE Calgary, AB  T3J 1B5 Tel: (403) 510-9392 Davidson Enman Lumber Ltd. 452 - 42 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1Y5 Tel: (403) 243-2566



Dawson Wallace Construction Ltd. #2, 2315 30 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7C7 Tel: (403) 735-5988 DBG Exteriors Ltd. 124 Thornleigh Close Airdrie, AB  T2A2E6 Tel: (587) 435-2970 DCS Agency Ltd. #7, 6130 4th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2B6 Tel: (403) 253-6808

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Defined Glass & Design Ltd. #1, 5621 Burleigh Crescent SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1Z7 Tel: (403) 616-7329 Delco Automation Inc. 3735 Thatcher Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7R 1B8 Tel: (587) 436-7740

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Devitt & Forand Contractors Inc. Unit 110, 4129 8th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3A5 Tel: (403) 255-8565

Dura Stainless 4227 Ogden Rd Calgary, AB  T2G 4R2 Tel: (403) 243-7568

Elevated HR 103, 2725 12 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7J2 Tel: (587) 316-6340

Devonian Development Corporation 100-729 10th Street Canmore, AB  T1W 2A3 Tel: (403) 678-7110

Dywidag-Systems International #205 2816 21 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6Z2 Tel: (604) 888-8818

Eligeo Business Solutions #301-1235 26th Ave Calgary, AB  T2G 1R7 Tel: (403) 710-3446

DG’s Millshop Ltd. 2904 11 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3G8 Tel: (403) 243-5633

E.D.M. Interiors Ltd. #5, 3515 - 27 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5E4 Tel: (403) 735-6099

Elite Formwork Inc. 9935 Enterprise Way SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0A1

Diesel Overhead Door Inc. Bay 3, 7139 - 40th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2H7 Tel: (403) 984-3290

E2K Engineering Ltd. #190, 550 71 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0S6 Tel: (403) 450-9600

DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. 7303 - 30 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1N6 Tel: (403) 723-5034

Eagle Builders LP Box 1690 Blackfalds, AB  T0M 0J0

ElPro Elevators & Lifts 201, 2835 23 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7A4 Tel: (587) 470-0302

Eagle Masonry Ltd. 79 Kincora View NW Calgary, AB  T3R 1M4 Tel: (403) 274-8644

Emco HVAC 5480 - 76 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4S3 Tel: (403) 258-2225

EarthFix Inc. (Hydro Seeding & Erosion Control) PO Box 80001 Calgary, AB  T3R 0B2 Tel: (403) 290-0093

Enercare Connections Inc. 8133 Warden Avenue, Suite 601 Markham, ON L6G 1B3 Tel: (403) 560-0717

Distinctive Builds 2332 1st Avenue NW Calgary, AB  T2N 0B8 Tel: (403) 899-4981 Diversified Staffing Services Ltd. #100, 805 - 5 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0N6 Tel: (403) 444-0083 Dobbyn Electrical Services Ltd. 9243 - 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2P7 Doka Canada Ltd. 5404 - 36 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1P1 Tel: (403) 333-6845

Eaton Industries (Canada) Company #133, 2611 Hopewell Pl. NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 7J7 Tel: (403) 717-4901

EllisDon Construction Services Inc. #300, 7330 Fisher Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2H8 Tel: (403) 259-6627

Ener-Spray Commercial Contracting Ltd. #7, 285145 Wrangler Way SE Rockyview, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 256-8024

Ecco Supply #11 - 11150 38th Street, SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2Z6

Engineered Air Bay 5, 6120 - 11 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2L7 Tel: (403) 444-4095

Donalco Western Inc. Unit G , 908 53 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6N9 Tel: (403) 277-1418

Economy Paving Ltd. 48 Deersaxon Circle SE Calgary, AB  T2J 6R5 Tel: (403) 278-7727

Enmax 141-50 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4S7 Tel: (403) 690-9825

Downer Contracting Unit 117, 104 Kananaskis Way Canmore, AB  T1W 2X2 Tel: (403) 609-8272

Ecosse Welding Ltd. 3522 - 80 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1J3 Tel: (403) 237-9922

Epic Roofing & Exteriors Commercial 2435 22 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8K8 Tel: (403) 366-3770

Dragon Excavating Ltd. #8, 10 Wrangler Place Rocky View, AB  T1X 0L7 Tel: (587) 470-1001

Edge Metal Works Ltd. 235 41st Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 2N4

Erosion Control Central 24-2333 18 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8T6 Tel: (403) 769-1299

Driving Force Inc. 2332 - 23 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8N3 Tel: (587) 316-1631 Duel Architecture 337 17 Avenue SW Suite 200 Calgary, AB  T2S 0A5 Tel: (587) 939-4337 Dunwald and Fleming Enterprises Ltd. 4518 6th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 3Z7 Tel: (403) 277-1331


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EFC Developments Ltd. Suite 200, 660 Palmer Road NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7R3 Elan Construction Limited 100, 3639 - 27 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5E4 Tel: (403) 291-1165 Electrical Wholesalers Calgary Ltd. 1323 - 36 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6T6 Tel: (403) 250-7060 Element Integrated Workplace Solutions Ltd. 140 4411 - 6 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4E8

ESC Automation #104, 3639 - 27 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5E4 Everest Construction Management Ltd. 3632 Burnsland Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3Z2 Tel: (403) 685-6609 Evergreen Services Inc. 25 Bearspaw Meadows Way NW Calgary, AB  T3L 2M3 Tel: (403) 650-1115

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Evolution Glass Inc. 6751 9 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8R9 Tel: (403) 250-2353

FalkBuilt #2 4100 106 Avenue SE Calgaery, AB  T2C 5B6 Tel: (403) 805-4704

Fire Ant Contracting Ltd. PO Box 27005 Tuscany Calgary, AB  T3L 2V0 Tel: (403) 312-5995

Executive Millwork Inc. #5, 1212 - 38 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6N2 Tel: (403) 291-0400

Father & Sons Demolition Ltd. 896 East Lakeview Road Chestermere, AB  T1X 0L9

Flesher Marble & Tile (1910) Ltd. 4420 - 1 Street S. E. Calgary, AB  T2G 2L3 Tel: (403) 287-0886

Expocrete (Oldcastle) Concrete Products Ltd. #38-53016 Hwy 60 Acheson, AB  T7X 5A7 Tel: (403) 279-0404 Ex-Tech Contracting Ltd. P.O. Box 42161,RPO Southland Calgary, AB  T2J 7A6 Tel: (403) 804-4245 F & D Scene Changes Ltd. Box 2B, 803 - 24 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1P5 Tel: (403) 233-7633 Falco Electrical Systems Ltd. 3606 Manchester Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3Z5 Tel: (403) 287-7632 FALK Panels Canada Ltd. 11 Fulton Rd Rocky View, AB  T1X 0Z1 Tel: (587) 349-1777


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Ferguson Corporation 3625 Blackburn Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4A3 Tel: (403) 287-4495 Ferropol Industries Ltd. Bay #3 6613 44th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2C9 Tel: (403) 254-6613 FH Drywall Ltd. 174 Tuscany Glen Place NW Calgary, AB  T3L 2Z3 Tel: (403) 880-6296

Flooring Superstores Bay 6, 1825 - 32 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7C8 Flynn Canada Ltd. 285221 Kleysen Way SE Rockyview, AB  T1X 0K1 Focus Roofing Ltd. Unit D5 624 Beaver Dam Road Calgary, AB  T2K 4W6 Tel: (403) 966-9299

Field Law #400, 444 7 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0X8

Foran Equipment Ltd. Box 765 Crossfield, AB  T0M 0S0 Tel: (403) 946-5190

Fillmore Construction Management Inc. 9114 - 34A Avenue Edmonton, AB  T6E 5P4 Tel: (780) 430-0005

Formula Alberta Ltd. 4 Boulder Blvd Stony Plain Stony Plain, AB  T7Z 1V7 Tel: (780) 968-1102

Final Touch Decorating Unit 4, 2821 3rd Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 7P3

Foster Park Brokers Inc. 615 71 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0S7

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Fraser Valley Industries Ltd. 30781 Simpson Road Abbotsford, BC V2T 6X4 Tel: (604) 852-6696

GBV Contracting Bay 104 4528 6A Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 4B3 Tel: (403) 277-4767

Gescan Ltd. 5005 - 12A Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5L5 Tel: (403) 253-7171

Freeze Maxwell Roofing (Calgary) Ltd. 4635 - 1 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 2L2 Tel: (403) 253-0101

General Site Services Inc. 3397 - 84 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 7H3 Tel: (403) 274-7666

Gibbs Gage Architects #350, 140 - 10 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0R1

Frontier Plumbing & Heating Supply 1320 Highfield Crescent SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5M3

Genesis Integration Inc. 14721 123 Avenue Edmonton, AB  T5L 2Y6 Tel: (780) 455-3000

FWD Construction Suite 405, 5920 - 1A Street SW Calgary, AB  T2H 0G3 G & V Paving and Contracting Ltd. RR6, Site 12 Calgary, AB  T2M 4L5 Tel: (403) 273-7894 Gabion Wall Systems Ltd. Box 597 Barriere, BC V0E 1E0 Tel: (250) 672-9753

Gibraltar Projects Inc. 11095 48th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1G8 Tel: (403) 461-7712 Giusti Group Limited Partnership 4 Industry Way SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0A2 Tel: (403) 203-0492

George & Asmussen Ltd. 258150 Wrangler Way Rocky View, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 235-1592

Glass Unlimited Inc. 6413 - 35 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1N2 Tel: (403) 236-2911

Gerald Stehouwer CPA 45 Haysboro Crescent SW Calgary, AB  T2V 3G1 Tel: (403) 836-2750

Gangster Enterprises Ltd. Suite 230, 600 Crowfoot Calgary, AB  T3G 0B4 Tel: (403) 241-9494


Garant Roofing & Contracting Inc. 716 Boulder Creek Drive Calgary, AB  T0J 1X3 Tel: (403) 828-4724

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Golden Triangle Construction Management Inc. #107-3445 114 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 0K7 Tel: (403) 256-3668

Great Northern Plumbing Ltd. 6939 Farrell Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0T3 Green Earth Environmental Solutions Comp. 36, Site 207, RR#2 Saskatoon, SK S7K 3J5

Goodfellow & Schuettlaw #200, 602 - 11 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R 1J8 Tel: (403) 705-1261

Greenlife Landscaping (1995) Ltd. #6, 4429 - 6 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 3Z6

Graham Construction & Engineering LP 110, 115 Quarry Park Road SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5G9 Tel: (403) 570-5331

Greentek Landscaping Solutions Inc. 20 Skyview Shore Link NE Calgary, AB  T3N 0H4 Tel: (403) 404-3644

Granite Gallery Ltd. 1089-57 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 1W4 Tel: (403) 250-3636

Greg Martineau Projects Inc. Unit B, 2008 48th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 2E5

Gran-Lee Electric Ltd. Box 847, Station T Calgary, AB  T2H 2H3

Griffin Glass (1981) Ltd. 1307 Hastings Crescent SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4C8 Tel: (403) 287-0835

Grant Metal Products Ltd. 291210 Wagon Wheel Road Rocky View, AB  T4A 0E2 Tel: (403) 969-2552

Group Contract Services Inc. 102-1253 91 Street Edmonton, AB  T6X 1E9 Tel: (780) 236-2450

Great Northern Engineering Consultants Inc. 6736, 75 Street NW Edmonton, AB  T6E 6T9 Tel: (780) 490-7141

Group Ulisse 32 Heritage Lake Mews Calgary, AB  T1S 4J7 Tel: (403) 863-5951


Groupe Piche Construction 240059 Frontier Crescent, Unit #3 Rocky View, AB  T1X 0W3 Tel: (403) 374-1237 Guardian Chemicals Inc. 155, 55202 SH 825 Sturgeon County, AB  T8L 5C1 Tel: (403) 251-0236 Guillevin International Co. 4220A Blackfoot Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4E6 Tel: (403) 287-1680 Gunner Fire Protection Inc. 4301, 9th Street SE, Unit F Calgary, AB  T2G 3C8 Halbro Construction Ltd. PO Box 75175 Westhills Calgary, AB  T3H 3M1 Tel: (403) 708-8136 Hamilton & Rosenthal, Chartered Accountants Suite 210, 2424 - 4 Street SW Calgary, AB  T2S 2T4 Tel: (403) 514-2205 Harmony Heating & Air Conditioning Bay 113, 427 51 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0M8 Tel: (403) 207-5338

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Harris Steel Services Ltd. 3208 - 52 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 1N2 Tel: (403) 272-8801

Hoover Mechanical Plumbing & Heating Ltd. 1 - 3640 61 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2J3

IECS Environmental Inc. Suite #300 160 Quarry Park Blvd SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3G3 Tel: (800) 821-7462

Haworth 112, 222 - 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0L1 Tel: (403) 203-6140

Horseshoe Contracting Ltd. 264197 Range Road 291 Balzac, AB  T4A 0P7 Tel: (403) 226-1292

Igloo Erectors Ltd. 3468 - 46 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3J2 Tel: (403) 253-1121

HBI – Heritage Business Interiors Inc. 2050-2600 Portland Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4M6

Horseshoe Hill Construction Inc. 188 59 Horseshoe Hill Rd Caledon Village, ON L7K 2B9

HCM Contractors Inc. 7162 110th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5H8 Tel: (403) 248-4884

Hurst Construction Management Inc. 3637 Manchester Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3Z7 Tel: (403) 243-0331

Ilyiac Specialty Building Products P.O Box 696 Carstairs, AB  T0M 0N0 Tel: (587) 777-1270

Henry’s Electric Service P.O. Box 181 Banff, AB  T1L 1A3 Tel: (403) 688-8702

IB Jensen Masonry Ltd. 3632 Manchester Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3Z5 Tel: (403) 243-6303

Hestia Construction Inc. 19655 Walden Blvd. SE Calgary, AB  T2X ON7 Tel: (403) 671-4611

ICON Construction Ltd. 480 Henderson Drive Regina, SK S4N 6E3 Tel: (306) 584-1991

Inferno Solar Ltd. 1206 - 20 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1M8 Tel: (403) 200-8706

High Engineering Corp. 1215 13 Street SE, Suite 213 Calgary, AB  T2G 3J4

Icon Insulation Western Canada Inc. PO Box 8 Lambeth Station London, ON N6P 1P9 Tel: (403) 470-8304

Ingersoll Rand 3815 29 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 6B5 Tel: (403) 236-1024

ICON West Construction Corp. 200-120 7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0W4 Tel: (403) 818-4733

Inland Concrete #222-885 42 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1Y8 Tel: (403) 531-3000

Iconic Power Systems 11090 48 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3E1 Tel: (587) 747-5853

Inland Pipe 7336 - 112 Avenue NW Calgary, AB  T3R 1R8

High Line Electrical Constructors Ltd. 5005 - 77 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2X4 High Mountain Hoe Service RR#1 Box19 Site 18 Sundre, AB  TM0 1X0 Tel: (403) 994-1753 Hilcraft Contracting Inc. 124 Hodson Crescent Okotoks, AB  T1S 1C6

Impact Earthworx Ltd. 3080 49 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2B 2X4 Tel: (403) 460-6851 Incom Electric Corp. 4301G - 9 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3C8

Hill & Associates Wealth Design Group 250, 48 Quarry Park Blvd SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5P2 Tel: (403) 232-8378 Hipperson Construction 200 2161 Scarth Street Regina, SK S4P 2H8 Tel: (306) 359-0303 HM Brick and Stone Ltd. 270 Hillcrest Heights Airdrie, AB  T4B 3Z2 HMC Lawyers 320-903 8 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0P7 Holt Masnory AB Ltd. 223 33 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 2H7 Tel: (403) 869-8761 Homes by Avi Urban (2006) Inc. 245 Forge Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0S9 Tel: (403) 536-7022

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Innovative Fall Protection 218 Initiative Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0B7 Tel: (403) 257-1833

Ironclad Earthworks Ltd. Unit 110 - 501 Cleveland Crescent SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4R8 Tel: (403) 830-8000

Jaeger Electric 117 High Plains Place, No. 44 Rocky View County, AB  T4A 0W7 Tel: (403) 250-5990

Insign Architectural Signage 124 Somme Manor SW Calgary, AB  T2T 6J4 Tel: (403) 201-9085

Ironhorse Railroad Contractors Ltd. 1412 Railway Street PO Box 1589 Crossfield, AB  T0M 0S0 Tel: (403) 946-0169

JESCO Electrical Contractors Ltd. 2248 Bayside Circle SW Airdrie, AB  T4B 0V6 Tel: (403) 463-8616

Intact Insurance 1200, 321 - 6th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3H3 Tel: (403) 269-7961

ISCO Canada (ISCO-AH McElroy) 9307 48th Street SE, Calgary, AB  T2C 2R1 9310 Yellowhead Trail, Edmonton, AB  T5G 0W4

Johnson Controls Ltd. 104, 6046 - 12 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2X2 Tel: (403) 640-1700

Integral Energy Services Ltd. Unit 101, 2890 Kingsview Blvd. Airdrie, AB  T4A 0E1 Tel: (403) 912-1261

ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. 4015 - 7th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 2Y9 Tel: (403) 254-0544

Integrated Sustainability 1600 400 3 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 4H2 Tel: (403) 554-3682

ITC Management Inc. Alberta Regional Office #770 - 340 12th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R 1L5 Tel: (403) 718-0510

IPEX Management Inc. 8460 - 60 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3C7 Tel: (403) 236-8333

ITW Construction Products 120 Travail Rd Markham, ON L3S 3J1 Tel: (403) 389-2488

IRC Building Sciences Group Suite 108 6227 2nd Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1J5

J & C Master Contracting Inc. 102 Thornbird Way SE Calgary, AB  T4A 2E3 Tel: (403) 471-8084


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JRS Engineering Ltd. Calgary, AB  T2E 7T8 Tel: (403) 452-3377 KaeWest Concrete Inc. 308 4 Avenue SW Suite 714 Calgary, AB  T2P 0H7 Tel: (403) 584-6208 Kan-Arm Drilling & Blasting Inc. P.O. Box 2323 Sardis, BC V2R 1A7 Tel: (604) 792-2086 Kang Construction Ltd. #3, 1725 - 30 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7P6 Tel: (403) 250-8868

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Kantra Electric Inc. 500 Rockyvista Gardens NW, 217 Calgary, AB  T3G 0C3 Tel: (587) 896-2676

Klass Mechanical Sales Ltd. Bay 10, 3610 - 29 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5Z7 Tel: (403) 286-7467

KSB Pumps Inc. Suite 180 3015, 12 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7J2 Tel: (403) 532-4652

Kayben Inc. Box 60, Site 2, RR 2 Okotoks, AB  T1S 1A2 Tel: (403) 938-2857

KLS Earthworks Inc. 240039 Frontier Crescent Rocky View Cresent, AB  T1X 0W6 Tel: (403) 240-3030

Lafarge Canada Inc. 2213 - 50th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2B 0R5 Tel: (403) 803-7116

KBM Commercial Floor Covering Inc. 1260 - 26 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5S2 Tel: (403) 298-5714

Knelsen Sand & Gravel Ltd. 489 Exploration Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0B4

Lawrence Masonry Box 1745 Carstairs, AB  T0M 0N0 Tel: (403) 874-3882

Keller Foundations Ltd. 235061 Wranger Link SE Calgary, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (780) 960-6700 KI International Ltd. Bay 308, 151 East Lake Blvd.NE Airdrie, AB  T4A 2G1 Tel: (403) 912-6008 Kidco Construction Ltd. 4949 - 76 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3C6 Tel: (403) 724-2267 Kino Projects Ltd (O/A Kino Exteriors) 541 Windridge Road SW Airdrie, AB  T4B 2P9 Tel: (403) 903-6527

Knibb Developments Ltd. Box 184 Standard, AB  T0J 3G0 Tel: (403) 677-2270

Lazic Services and Graffiti Gone Ltd. 3112 80th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1J3

Knight Signs 7462 Progress Way Delta, BC V4G 1E1 Tel: (604) 940-2211

LBCO Contracting Ltd. 623 35 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 2L2 Tel: (403) 828-5016

Kon Construction Ltd. 280,2770-107th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3R7 Tel: (403) 230-4101

Leading Edge Developments Inc. #3, 6115 4th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H2H9 Tel: (403) 969-3199

Krawford Construction Company Inc. Bay 2, 11166 - 42 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 0J9

Lear Construction Management Ltd. 4200 - 10 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6K3 Tel: (403) 250-3818


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CCA Members

Ledcor Construction Ltd. 1930 Maynard Road SE, Bay 28 Calgary, AB  T2E 6J8 Tel: (403) 863-3491 Leviton Canada 165 Hymus Blvd. Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 1E9 Liberty International Underwriter Suite 1400, 10665 Jasper Avenue Edmonton, AB  T5J 3S9 Tel: (587) 525-5541 Lighthouse HSE Management Software 300, 2030 11th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3G3 Tel: (403) 400-2936 Limitless Automatics & Doors 4756 14st NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6L7 Tel: (403) 650-5232 Line King 488 1811 4th Street SW Calgary, AB  T2S 1W2 Tel: (403) 978-5201 Line West Ltd. PO Box #1054 Okotoks, AB  T1S 1B1 Tel: (403) 982-8000

Lionhead Mechanical Plumbing + Heating Ltd. 111, 3851 Manchester Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3Z8 Tel: (403) 369-6200 Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers Ltd. 350 521 3rd Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3T3 Tel: (403) 389-5948 LMent Stone Ltd. 79 Woodbrook Road SW Calgary, AB  T2W 4M5 Tel: (403) 988-5538 LMS Reinforcing Steel Ltd. 7452 - 132nd Street Surrey, BC V3W 4M7 Tel: (403) 723-9930 Lobello Manufacturing Ltd. 3650 - 12 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6N1 Longboard Construction Inc. #110, 2956 Kingsview Blvd SE Airdrie, AB  T4A 0C9 Tel: (403) 912-4080 Longbow Sales Inc. #7 1435 - 40 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8N6


Griffith Woods K-9 School

City of Calgary Composting Facility

Congebec Freezer

Integrity in Building Excellence Maple Reinders is an award-winning construction services provider that has been solving problems and delivering creative solutions in ICI buildings and Environmental construction for over 50 years. Today, we remain true to the vision and values instilled by our founder, creating both projects and client relationships – built on a foundation of integrity and trust – that stand the test of time.


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Lorraine Hydro-Seeding Inc. 105-4080 23 Street Calgary, AB  T2E 6W9 Tel: (403) 717-2334 Lowe Agencies Sales & Marketing Inc. P.O. Box 24040 Calgary, AB  T2Y 0J9 Tel: (403) 460-3777 LT Earth Services Ltd. Box 706 Bragg Creek, AB  T0L 0K0 Tel: (403) 478-0050 Lux Windows & Glass Ltd. 6875 - 9 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8R9 Lynnwood Roofing (1991) Inc. 4073 Ogden Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4P6 Tel: (403) 217-4114 Lynx Brand Fence Products Alta. Ltd. 4330 - 76 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2J2 M & B Technical Testing Services Ltd. 11551 - 42 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4K4 Tel: (403) 243-9733

CCA Members

M & L Painting (1999) Ltd. P.O. Box 10277 Airdrie, AB  T4A 0H6 M Builds 101, 2770 - 3rd Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 2L5 Tel: (403) 204-8100 Maco Paving Ltd. 234150 Wrangler Road Rocky View, AB  T1X 0K2 Major Project Management 184 Constable Road NW Calgary, AB  T2L0S7 Tel: (403) 700-4419 Mango Maids 1206 20th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1M8 Tel: (403) 389-4060 Mantei Woodcraft Ltd. 5935 - 6 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2K 5R5 Tel: (403) 295-0028 Manulift EMI Ltd. 111 Center Street SW Langdon, AB  T0J 1X2 Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd. #205, 32 Royal Vista Drive NW Calgary, AB  T3R 0H9 MapleVilles Ltd. 4634D 6A Street Calgary, AB  T2E 4B5 Tel: (403) 466-7873 Mara Builders 109 Cimarron Grove Crescent Okotoks, AB  T1S 2E2 Tel: (403) 968-3965 Marco Group 370 - 1500 14th Street SW Calgary, AB  T3C 1C9 Tel: (403) 703-3511

MARK IT Roofing 315 Saddlebrook Way NE Calgary, AB  T3J 0B4 Tel: (403) 973-7172

Mequipco Ltd. #101, 5126 - 126 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 0H2 Tel: (403) 259-8333

Marmot Concrete Services Ltd. 636 Beaver Dam Road NE Calgary, AB  T2K 4W6

Mercury Steel Ltd. 4020 6A Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 4B1 Tel: (403) 230-4771

Marsh Canada Limited #1100, 222 - 3 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0B4 Tel: (403) 290-7900 Master Mechanical Plumbing & Heating (1986) Ltd. Unit 19, 6025 - 12 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2K1 Matkovic Contracting Ltd. 4004 - 4 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T3C 0B6 Tel: (403) 984-3324

Meriam Contracting Ltd. Box 1851 Cochrane, AB  T4C 1B7 Tel: (403) 815-7795 Meridian Plumbing and Heating Ltd. 57156 Symington Road 20E Springfield, MB  R2J 4L6 Tel: (204) 504-9551 Mermac Construction Ltd. 4799 - 68 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5C1 Tel: (403) 720-8001

Maxim Constructors Inc. 750, 734 7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3P8 Tel: (403) 720-9200 McGregor & Thompson Hardware Ltd. 4120 23rd Street NE Bay 1 Calgary, AB  T2E 6W9 McIntyre Crane & Rigging Ltd. 11, 3925 56 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2E4 Tel: (403) 271-0541

Metala-Con Construction - South #12, 3515 - 27 Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5E4 Tel: (403) 769-1886 Metal-Fab Industries Ltd. 240028 Frontier Crescent Rocky View, AB  T1X 0W6 Tel: (403) 236-5211 Metro Aluminum Products Ltd. 19045 - 24 Avenue Surrey, BC V3Z 3S9 Tel: (604) 535-5316

McLennan Ross LLP 1900 Eau Claire Tower 600 - 3rd Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 0G5 Tel: (403) 303-0159

Metro Paving & Roadbuilding Ltd. 7615 - 40 Street NE Calgary, AB  T3J 4H2 Metro Testing + Engineering 9432 27th Avenue Edmonton, AB  T6N1B2 Tel: (587) 340-8914

McLeod Law LLP 14505 Bannister Road Calgary, AB  T2X 3J3 Tel: (403) 873-3730 Mechanical Equipment Sales Co. Ltd. #9, 2625 - 18 Street NE Calgary, AB  T3G 3Y9



Construction Materials Testing & Geotechnical Services 11551 - 42 Street S.E. Office: (403) 243-9733 Calgary, Alberta Fax (403) 243-9736 T2Z 4K4 E-mail: office@mbtechtesting.com

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CCA Members

Michele’s Landscaping Inc. 240086 Frontier Crescent Rocky View County, AB  T1X 0W5 Tel: (403) 248-8668

Mint Projects Ltd. PO Box 94004 Elbow River RPO Calgary, AB  T2S 0S4 Tel: (403) 829-4495

Modu-Loc Fence Rentals 4334 68 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2T9 Tel: (587) 439-0837

Mid-West Design & Construction Ltd. 4800 104 Avenue SE Unit 101 Calgary, AB  T2C 2H3 Tel: (403) 279-3355

Mitsubishi Electric Sales Canada Inc. Calgary, AB Tel: (403) 604-1647

Modus Structures Inc. 34 McCool Crescent Crossfield, AB  T0M 0S0

MJS Mechanical Ltd. 2401 144 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T3P 0T3 Tel: (403) 250-1355

Moen Inc. (Canada) 2816 Bristol Circle Oakville, ON L6H 5S7 Tel: (800) 465-6130

MNP 1500, 640 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3G4 Tel: (403) 263-3385

Moneris 3300 Bloor Street. W, 16th Floor Toronto, ONT M8X 2X2 Tel: (855) 502-6227

Modco Structures Ltd. P.O. Box 8510 Canmore, AB  T1W 2V2 Tel: (403) 678-5954

Montgomery Power Management Inc. Bay 9 1 Cougar Mountain Court Exshaw, AB  T0M 2C0 Tel: (403) 678-0709

Modern Niagara Alberta Inc. 630 37th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8V5 Tel: (403) 230-3225

Morgan Construction and Environmental Ltd. #200, 809 Manning Road NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7M9 Tel: (403) 250-7551

Midwest Engineering Ltd. (AB) 117, 10836 - 24 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4C9 Tel: (403) 287-1018 Mike’s Electric Box 1737 Banff, AB  T1L 1B6 Tel: (403) 762-2871 Millennium Geomatics Ltd. #300, 1400 - 1 Street SW Calgary, AB  T2R 0V8 Tel: (587) 393-6608 Miller Thomson LLP Suite 3000, 700 - 9th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3V4

Modulab Systems #101 2330 190 Street Surrey, BC V3S 3W7 Tel: (877) 822-1455

Mini Dig Corp. 2222 Alyth Place SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3K9 Tel: (403) 274-0090

Morrison Hershfield Ltd. Suite 300, 6807 Railway Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2V6 Tel: (403) 669-0827


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For over 45 years we have been a complete landscape contractor engaged in commercial, industrial & infrastructure projects in Southern Alberta. We provide earthworks, irrigation, maintenance, paving stone, retaining wall and wetlands reclamation services along with being certified installers for LiveRoof, Citygreen Stratavault/Stratacell and distributor for CU-Structural Soil®.

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CCA Members

Multivista Construction Documentation 4500 - 5 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7C3

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Suite 3700, 400 3rd Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 4H2 Tel: (403) 267-8343

Oldcastle Building Envelope 7703N 30th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1V4 Tel: (403) 774-2630

Norwood Waterworks 285177 Wrangler Avenue Rocky View, AB  T1X 0P3

Olympia Tile International Inc. 3308 - 11 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3G8

Nose Creek Electrical Services Inc. 102 5510 -53rd Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4P2 Tel: (403) 516-1984

Omni Sport Inc. 14 Boulder Blvd. Stony Plain, AB  T7Z 1V7 Tel: (780) 968-2344

Nova Terra Developments inc. 107, 1120 - 53 Avenue Calgary, AB  T2E 6N9 Tel: (403) 215-1221

Onyx Communications Group Inc. Unit#1924 2461 Baysprings Link SW Airdrie, AB  T4B 4C6 Tel: (403) 888-7245

National Process Equipment Inc. 5049 74 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3H2

Nstall Network 612 500 Country Hill Blvd Calgary, AB  T3K 5K3 Tel: (587) 834-4225

Orata Engineering Inc. 1407-1122 3 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G1H7 Tel: (403) 714-3079

Nelutsu Ltd. 81 Royal Elm Mews NW Calgary, AB  T3G 5P6 Tel: (403) 764-1593

Nu-Trend Industries Inc. 120 Glacier Drive SW Calgary, AB  T3E 5A1 Tel: (403) 247-4342

Oskar Construction Ltd. P.O. Box 774 Banff, AB  T1L 1A8 Tel: (403) 762-3131

New-Firmus Inc. 120, 5720 - 4th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1K7 Tel: (587) 392-6999

NVR Construction Limited Unit #1, 2916, 5th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 6K4 Tel: (403) 250-3152

Otis Excavating Ltd. 9740 Venture Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0A1 Tel: (403) 455-5942

Myshak Crane &Rigging 12 Fulton Drive Rocky View County Calgary, AB  T1X 0X3 Tel: (403) 279-9234 Nabco Canada Unit 21, 2419 52 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4X7 Tel: (403) 294-9331 National Concrete Accessories Canada Inc. 3834 - 54 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2C 2K9 Tel: (403) 279-7089

Newrose Construction Ltd. 510 - 22 Midlake Blvd. SE Calgary, AB  T2X 2X7 Tel: (587) 969-3958 Nick’s Woodcraft Industries Ltd. 112 Skyline Crescent NE Calgary, AB  T2K 5X7 Tel: (403) 275-6432 Nilex Inc. 9222 - 40 Street SE Calgary, BC T2C 2P3 Nissa Enterprises Ltd. 6, 5019 - 11 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1M7 Nitrec Systems Ltd. 22 Auburn Sound Close SE Calgary, AB  T3M 2G4 Tel: (403) 689-2252 Norfab Mfg. (1993) Inc. 16425 - 130 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB  T5V 1K5 Tel: (780) 447-5454 North Star Contracting Inc. 64 Technology Way SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0E9 Tel: (403) 228-3421 Northbridge Insurance Suite 525 220 N 12th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R 0E9 Tel: (403) 202-4048 Northcal Insulation Services Ltd. #202 2725 12th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7J2 Tel: (403) 277-4511

BRINGING YOUR PROJECTS TO LIFE With over 20 years of experience installing communication systems, we’re on the same level as companies that have been around for years.

Products and Services • Data/Voice Cabling • Fiber Optic Cabling • Fiber Optic Splicing • Wireless Antennas • Security Cameras/ DVR/NVR

• Security Card Access Controls • Audio Video Systems • Project Management • Consulting

nchapman@onyxcommsgroup.ca 1924–2461 Baysprings Link SW Onyx Communications www.onyxcommsgroup.ca Airdrie, AB Cell: 403.888.7245 T4B 4C6 Group Inc.



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Over & Above Renos & Contracting Ltd. Bay 122, 8490 - 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2P6 Tel: (403) 726-1299 Pace Chemicals Ltd. 1597 Derwent Way Delta, BC V3M 6K8 Tel: (403) 212-8200

Peak Contracting Services Inc. Bay 63, 4511 Glenmore Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2R9 Peddie Roofing & Waterproofing Ltd. 3352 - 46 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3J2 Tel: (403) 273-7000

Phoenix Fence Corp. 6204 - 2 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1J4 Tel: (403) 259-5155 Phoenix Metals Ltd. 4357 - 14 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7A9 Tel: (403) 272-5547

Paladin Crossings Inc. PO Box 187 Lethbridge, AB  T1J 3Y5 Tel: (403) 894-0804

Pemadale Construction 212192 Simons Valley Road PO Box 47131, Creekside Calgary, AB  T3P 0B9 Tel: (403) 862-9842

Paragon Remediation Ltd. #5, 6304 Burbank Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2C2 Tel: (403) 255-1162

Penner Doors & Hardware 1101 6027 79 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5P1 Tel: (306) 986-4500

Pit Stop Portables 4334 - 68 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2T9 Tel: (403) 273-6521

Parker Johnston Industries (Alberta) Ltd. 4640 Pacific Road NE Calgary, AB  T2E 5S4

Peri Formwork Systems Inc. 37 Industry Way SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0A2 Tel: (403) 203-8112

Plasti-Fab Ltd. #300, 2891 Sunridge Way NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 7K7 Tel: (403) 569-4321

Permacast Concrete Contracting Ltd. 114 Panatella Circle NW Calgary, AB  T3K 5Z7 Tel: (403) 275-9626

Polar Bear Mechanical Ltd. 1216 15 Street SW Calgary, AB  T3C 1G1 Tel: (403) 242-2464

Petrin Mechanical (Alberta) Ltd. 6445 - 10 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2Z9 Tel: (403) 279-6881

Pomerleau Inc. 230, 6223 - 2 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1J5 Tel: (403) 233-2799

Patmar Developments Limited Suite 42, 5610 46 Street S.E Calgary, AB  T2C 4P9 Tel: (403) 252-4459 PCL Construction Management Inc. 2882 - 11 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7S7 PDS Fire Protection Inc. 915 A - 48 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 2A7

Pilot Group Inc. 3240 Cedarille Drive SW Calgary, AB  T2W 2H1 Tel: (403) 560-2107

EMPLOYEE HEALTH & DENTAL BENEFITS OUR SERVICES In addition to commercial roofing, Peddie also provides metal roof maintenance and repair services. We service buildings ranging from single story commercial structures to large industrial and high rise complexes.

TYPES OF ROOFS WE DO • Single ply membranes (EPDM, PVC, TPO) • Built-up roofing • 2 ply roof system • Metal roof maintenance

Designed Specifically For The CCA PROGRAMMED INSURANCE BROKERS INC. 203-506 71 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V4

Craig Dougan, CLU, CFP Craig.Dougan@pib.com (403) 771-0429

3352 - 46 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2B 3J2 P: 403-273-7000 F: 403-273-7701 E: info@peddieroofing.ca peddieroofing.ca


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CCA Members

Porter Tile & Marble (1991) Ltd. 5752 Burleigh Cr. SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1Z8 Tel: (403) 258-2258

Pro West Exteriors Inc. 51 Skyline Crescent NE Calgary, AB  T2K 5X2 Tel: (403) 852-2251

Pro-Tech Insulation Ltd. 196 Citadel Forest Close NW Calgary, AB  T3G 4W8 Tel: (403) 239-4009

Prattco Excavating 3714 67 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T3J 4H3 Tel: (403) 241-1423

Pro-Con Road Works Ltd. 285135 Duff Drive, Patton Industrial Park Rocky View, AB  T1X 0K1

Pure Electrical Solutions Inc. Bay 4 5915 36th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2J1 Tel: (403) 726-5358

Prestwick Resources Inc. P.O. Box 89147 Calgary, AB  T2Z 3W3 Tel: (403) 880-3569 Primary Engineering and Construction 207-39 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7E3 Primco Limited 12300 - 44th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4A2 Tel: (403) 255-4416 Prime Movers Rigging & Industrial Services Inc. 2840 58 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 0B3 Tel: (780) 257-0798 Priority Communication Systems Ltd. #129, 3901 - 54 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T3J 3W5

Procore Technologies 333 Seymour Street 8th Floor Vancouver, BC V6B 5A6 Tel: (604) 306-3020

QSI Interiors Ltd. (Calgary) #9 - 2016 25th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6Z4 Tel: (403) 276-5506

Professional Excavators Ltd. 10919 - 84 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5A6 Tel: (403) 236-5686

Qualimech Commercial Services Ltd. 414B 36th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1G4 Tel: (403) 651-4344

Professional Mechanical Ltd. (PML) 5162 80th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2X3

R.S. Foundation Systems Ltd. 3661 - 48 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3N8 Tel: (403) 569-6986

Programmed Insurance Brokers Inc. 203-506 71 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2V 4V4 Tel: (403) 771-0429 Pro-Line Building Materials Ltd. 4910 Builders Road SE Calgary, AB  T5G 4C6 Tel: (403) 262-1008

Radius Security 22131, Fraserwood Way Richmond, BC V6W 1J5 Tel: (778) 222-4167

PRODUCTS WE OFFER • Decorative Chasetop/Chimney Cap • Custom metal fabrication and installation • Supply and install standarize/custom corner guards, column and door wraps • Metal panel supply and installation




CCA Members

Rainbow Contractors Ltd. 3030 9 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3B9 Tel: (403) 243-8442 Raylec Power Alberta LP 240045 Frontier Place SE Rockyview County, AB  T1X 0N2 Tel: (403) 991-3026 Rayner Construction Services Inc. 421 6A Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 4A6 Tel: (403) 828-8226 RCI Coatings Unit 137, 2432 48th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 1M4 Tel: (403) 235-2541 Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. 1816 Crowchild Trail NW, Suite 500 Calgary, AB  T2M 3Y7 Redline Glass & Metal #62, 4216 - 54 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2E3 Tel: (403) 880-7753

Revay and Associates Limited Suite 418, 715 - 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 2X6 Tel: (403) 777-4901

Reggin Industries Inc. 10605 - 42 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5B9 Reggin Technical Services Ltd. 4550 - 35 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3S4

RGO Products Ltd. #100, 229 - 33 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2A 4Y6 Tel: (403) 569-4509

Renegade H.M. Services Inc. 1145D, 44th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4X4

Richardson Bros. (Olds) Ltd. RR #3, Site #11, Box #19 Olds, AB  T4H 1P4 Tel: (403) 556-6366

Renewall Projects Inc. 214 2914 KINGSVIEW BLVD. SE AIRDRIE, AB  T4E 0E1 Tel: (403) 908-1160

Richelieu Hardware Canada Ltd. 5211 - 52 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4T2

Reno Pros Corp. 109, 1324 44 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6L6 Tel: (403) 769-9330

Rider Levett Bucknall Suite 200, 609 - 14 Street NW Calgary, AB  T2N 2A1 Tel: (403) 571-0505

Results Canada Inc. Suite 210, 1040 - 7 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3G9 Tel: (403) 984-6124

Ridgeline Electrical Services Ltd. Site 2 Box 53 RR3 High River, AB  T1V 1N3 Tel: (403) 540-1459 Rieger Architectural Products 37 Kings Heights Drive Airdrie, AB  T4A 0E6 Tel: (866) 385-8318 Ritchie Bros. 5025 51 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3S7 Tel: (403) 978-5450


Rite-Way Fencing (2000) Inc. 7710 40th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3S4 Tel: (403) 243-8733



Rocky Cross Construction North Ltd. Unit 145 -1610 104 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T3J 0T5 Tel: (403) 252-2550

Linked in Estimation – Project Management Design – Fabrication – Installation Bringing life and beauty to the world of metal, since 1931


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403-255-8141 www.regginindustries.com

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S.E. Johnson Management Ltd. 4330 - 122 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 0A6 Tel: (403) 291-9600

Royal Stewart Ltd. Box 2, Grp. 329, RR #3 Selkirk, MB  R1A 2A8

Rockyview Projects Ltd. Box 1350 Bragg Creek, AB  T0L 0K0 Tel: (403) 619-8237

RPC Group Inc. 510, 736 - 8th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 1H4 Tel: (403) 769-9330

Rodeo Cutting & Coring Ltd. 7652 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2V4 Tel: (403) 717-0756

S.I.S. Supply Install Services Ltd. 3517 64 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1N3 Tel: (403) 640-1334

Rogers Insurance Ltd. 800, 1331 MacLeod Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0K3

Rubydale Asphalt Works Ltd. 724 East Lake Road Airdrie, AB  T4A 2J5 Tel: (403) 945-4585

Rolling Mix Concrete LLP 7209 Railway Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2V6 Tel: (403) 253-6426

Rural Road Construction Ltd. Suite 307, 259 Midpark Way, Midpark Centre Calgary, AB  T2X 1M2 Tel: (403) 265-3389

Rollison Mechanical Contractors Inc. #103, 11198 - 42 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 0J9

Russpet Construction Ltd. 4734 14 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6L7 Tel: (403) 862-6046

Ron T. Masonry Ltd. Bay #3, 1826 - 25 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7K1

Rydon Construction Inc. PO Box 23094 Calgary, AB  T2S 3B1

Bringing Clarity to Complex Issues

Sahuri + Partners Architecture Inc. Suite 201, 123 Forge Road SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0S9 SAIT 1301 16 Avenue NW Calgary, AB  T2M 0L4

Ryan Murphy Construction Suite #11, 1922 - 9th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0V2 Tel: (403) 542-7530

Roofmart Alberta Inc. 7127 Fairmount Drive SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0X6 Tel: (403) 862-2524

Safeguard Safety Inc. 10447 50 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 3E3 Tel: (403) 236-0752

Savaria Lifts 60-4216 54 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2E3 Tel: (403) 243-6300 Saxon Constructors Inc. 4006, 4th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 2W3 Tel: (403) 371-5622

Russpet Construction is committed to satisfying the needs of our clients from start up to project turnover.

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SBL Contractors Ltd. 123, 7725 - 56th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5R5 Schindler Elevator Corp. 527 Manitou Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4C2 Schneider Electric Canada Inc. 49 Quarry Park Blvd SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5H9 Tel: (403) 212-2267 Scirocco Concrete 51 Pantego Way NW Calgary, AB  T3K 0C3 Tel: (403) 616-8650 Scotiabank Securities Inc. 1204 Kensington Road NW Calgary, AB  T2N 3P5 Tel: (403) 389-7914 Scott Builders Inc. 1224 - 34 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6L9 Scott Construction Management (Alberta) Ltd. 504, 5920 Macleod Trail SW Calgary, AB  T2H 0K2 Tel: (403) 279-7280

Sealtech Restorations Ltd. 6224D - 2 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1J4 Tel: (403) 253-5002

Serv-All Mechanical Services Ltd. Unit 206, 5126 126th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2Z 0H2 Tel: (587) 888-2446

Secure Mechanical & Electrical Bay#6 415 60th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2J5 Tel: (403) 880-9811

ServiceMaster of Calgary 920 26 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2A2M4 Tel: (403) 287-7700

Seko Construction Ltd. #139, 808 - 42 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1Y9 Tel: (403) 212-0800

ServiceMaster Calgary – Commercial Cleaning 1450 28th Street NE #Unit 4 Calgary, AB  T2A 7W6 Tel: (587) 316-5026

Select Window Fashions 177 Dorchester Drive St.Albert, AB  T8N 5Y5 Seletech Electrical Enterprises Ltd. 4444 Builders Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4C6 Senior Flexonics Canada Ltd. Unit 147 3953 112th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 0J4 Tel: (403) 253-7919 Sentinel Roofing 6747 34 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 4M1 Tel: (403) 507-0660

Seven Construction 2145, 6027 79th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5P1 Tel: (403) 351-4451 Shaw Steel Services 7 Cambrille Crescent Strathmore, AB  T1P 1M1 Tel: (403) 969-3654 Shawne Excavating Trucking Ltd. P.O. Box 5572 High River, AB  T1V 1M6 Tel: (403) 603-3012 Shea Foams Ltd. 2323 - 24 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8L9 Tel: (403) 240-4710


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Shell Canada Ltd. 400 - 4th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 2H5 Tel: (587) 233-4756

SolidCAD 3526 26th Street NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 4T7 Tel: (587) 414-6634

Ship Time Canada Inc. #302 - 700 Dorval Drive Oakville, ON L6K 3V3 Tel: (617) 861-6050

Soprema Canada Inc. #5, 1815 - 27 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7E1

Siemens Canada Limited 24, 1930 Maynard Road SE Calgary, AB  T2E 6J8 Tel: (403) 671-3569

Sound-Rite Inc. #9, 2821 - 3 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 7P3

Southern Alberta Construction Services Inc. 100 3605 29 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 5W4 Tel: (403) 457-4616 Southpaw Metal Ltd. Bay #1 1935 27th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7E4 Spalding Hardware 1616 - 10 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T3C 0J5 Tel: (403) 244-5531

Signature Developments 11097 Hidden Valley Drive NW Calgary, AB  T3E 5Z3 Sika Canada Inc. 226 Cimarron Park Mews Okotoks, AB  T1S 2K3 Tel: (780) 991-4188

Piling Shoring Cut-off walls Performance testing Design build solutions Marine construction Micropiles and tiebacks

Simson Maxwell 467 Exploration Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0B4 Tel: (403) 512-4609 SkyFire Energy Inc. 4038A - 7 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 2Y8 Tel: (403) 251-0668 SKYGRiD Construction Inc. 909 - 17th Avenue SW , 4th Floor Calgary, AB  T2T 0A4


Skyline Concrete Services Ltd. 11565 44 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4A1 Tel: (403) 692-3202


Skyway Canada Ltd. 6280 76 Avenue SE #20 Calgary, AB  T2C 5N5 Tel: (403) 276-6666



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Simply Stone Landscapes Ltd. 151 Tuscany Glen Park NW Calgary, AB  T3L 3E6 Tel: (403) 281-7605

Slimdor Contracting Ltd. 42 Griffin Industrial Point Cochrane, AB  T4C 0A3 Smith and Andersen 420, 840-6th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3E5 Tel: (403) 261-8897 SMP Engineering 403 - 1240 Kensington Road NW Calgary, AB  T2N 3P7 Solaris Electric Inc. Bay 7, 1925 39 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6W7 Tel: (403) 717-9301 Soletanche Bachy Canada 416 Monument Place SE Calgary, AB  T2A 1X3 Tel: (403) 272-5531

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Specon Construction Inc. 24 - 235105 Wrangler Drive Rocky View, AB  T1X 0K3 Tel: (403) 630-4836

Stonhard Division, RPM Canada 95 Sunray St Whitby, ON L1N 9C9 Tel: (866) 340-6333

Sure-Seal Contracting Ltd. 931A - 48 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 2A7 Tel: (403) 265-8677

SPR Reclamation Ltd. Box 22 Site 17 RR2 Strathmore, AB  T1P 1K5 Tel: (403) 934-4499

Stormtec AB Filtration Inc. 4431 6th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4E8 Tel: (403) 717-9644

Surespan Construction Ltd. #301, 38 Fell Avenue North Vancouver, BC  V7P 3S2 Tel: (604) 998-1133

Spring Air Acoustics Ltd. #107, 2944 Kingsview Blvd SE Airdrie, AB  T4A 0C9 Tel: (403) 295-6110

Stuart Olson Construction Ltd. Suite 600, 4820 Richard Road SW Calgary, AB  T3E 6L1

SureWerx 49 Schooner Street Coquitlam, BC  V3K 0B3 Tel: (780) 566-0511

Stadco Industries Ltd. 5982 86 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4L7 Tel: (403) 236-9565 Stantec #200, 325 - 25 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2A 7H8 Tel: (403) 618-9672 Star Building Materials (Alberta) Limited 2345 Alyth Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5T8 Tel: (403) 720-0010 Starcraft Construction Ltd. Bay F, 1235 - 40 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6M9 Tel: (403) 250-7610

Super Save Group 6025 90 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4Z6 Tel: (403) 590-4011 Superform Products Ltd. Box 2696, 1065 Willow Street Pincher Creek, AB  T0K 1W0 Tel: (877) 627-3555 Superior Propane Suite 420 - 48 Quarry Park Blvd Calgary, AB  T2C 5P2 Tel: (403) 730-6930 Superior Sprinkler Co. Ltd. Bay 4, 1826 25th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7K1 Tel: (403) 464-3486

Startec Refrigeration Services Ltd. 9423 Shepard Road SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4R6

Supermetal Structures Inc. 1955 5th Street Levis, QC G6W 5M6 Tel: (780) 980-4830

Stein Technologies RR7, Site 7, Box 11 Calgary, AB  T2P 2G7 Tel: (403) 702-0035

SureBond Safe Floors Suite 10, 6420 79 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5M4 Tel: (403) 269-6888

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Switched-On Electrical Services Ltd. 17 Rockyspring Hill NW Calgary, AB  T3G 5Z9 Tel: (403) 284-1703 SynCon Management Ltd. 232 Initiative Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0B7 Tel: (403) 258-3773 T.A.H.M. Enterprises Inc. 31 Canova Close SW Calgary, AB  T2W 3P7 Tel: (403) 617-4377 Taenly Office Services Ltd. 7410A 5 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2L9 Tel: (403) 243-3882 Taron Construction Ltd. 4140 6th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8C8 Taylor Construction Unit 2-314 Exploration Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T3S 0C1 Tayo Construction Apt.201 354 2 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 0E4 Tel: (403) 921-6612 TDH Fluid Systems Inc. Bay 60 4797-22st SE Calgary, AB  T2B 0N8 Tel: (403) 228-7018 Tech-Cost Consultants Ltd. 2725 - 12 Street NE, Unit 208 Calgary, AB  T2E 7J2 Tel: (403) 291-5566 Terraburst Inc. 8 918 16th Avenue NW Calgary, AB  T2M 0K3 Tel: (403) 862-1625 TerrAerial Services Ltd. 3D-3911 Brandon Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4A7 Tel: (403) 229-1014 Tervita Corporation (Environmental Services) #500, 140 10 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0R1 Tel: (403) 233-7565

CCA Members

Tetra Tech Canada 115-200 Rivercrest Drive SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2X5 Tel: (403) 723-5974 Tevmar Masonry 231 Arbour Wood Close NW Calgary, AB  T3G 4C3 Tel: (403) 239-3964 The Cedar Shop Building Materials 100 - 285 Manitou Road SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4C2 The Fence Store Ltd. 122 2800 107th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3R7 Tel: (403) 240-4269

Traugott Building Contractors Inc. Unit 101B, 3740 11A Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6M6 Tel: (403) 276-6444

Total Power Ltd. 914 55 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6Y4 Total Trenchless Ltd. Box 12089 Calgary, AB  T2Z 1H4 Tel: (403) 764-2673

Travelers Insurance Company of Canada Suite 2500, Tower 1, Scotia Place, Edmonton, AB  T5J 3R8 Tel: (780) 670-6234

Tower Engineering Group 2139-4th Avenue NW Calgary, AB  T2N 0N6 Tel: (403) 235-2655

Trevcon Enterprises Ltd. 39 Hamptons Drive NW Calgary, AB  T3A 5H7 Tel: (403) 239-8803

Trane Canada Inc. #157, 10905 - 48 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1G8

The Rain Man Plumbing 10215 - 218 Street NW Edmonton, AB  T5S 2C3 Tel: (780) 447-3960 The Sovereign General Insurance Company 140, 6700 Macleod Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0L3 The State Group Inc. Bay 10, 999 - 57th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8X9 Tel: (403) 291-7049 Thermal Systems KWC Ltd. 261185 Wagon Wheel Way Rocky View, AB  T4A 0E2 Thermo Design Insulation Ltd. #26, 4550 - 112 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2K2 ThyssenKrupp Elevator #5, 2419 - 52 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4X7 Tel: (403) 259-4183 Tiki International Inc. Bay 2D, 624 Beaver Dam Road NE Calgary, AB  T2K 4W6 Tel: (403) 874-2430

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Timberstone Distribution 3703 Arthur Rose Ave Saskatoon, SK S7P 0A9 Tel: (306) 717-1549 Titan Sport Systems Ltd. Bay 5, 4420- 75 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2H8 Tel: (403) 689-4858 Toloka Corporation 248 Rainbow Falls Drive Calgary, AB  T1X 0E4 Tel: (403) 827-8303 Toole Peet Insurance 1135 - 17 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R 5R5 Tel: (403) 209-5463 Top Spray (Hydroseeding, Erosion Control, Mulch) 305 Griffin Road West Cochrane, AB  T4C 2C4

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Trimen Electric Ltd. is a licensed and bonded electrical contracting company that has been in business in Calgary and surrounding area since 2000. www.trimenelectric. com


#11, 4351 - 104 Avenue S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2C 5C6 E: info@trimenelectric.com T:

403-723-0003 F: 403-201-1418



CCA Members

Triangle Steel Ltd. 2915 - 54 Avenue S. E. Calgary, AB  T2C 0A9 Tel: (403) 279-2622

Tronnes Geomatics Inc. 6135 10th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2Z9 Tel: (403) 207-0303

Tribuild Contracting (Calgary) Ltd. #3 Skyline Crescent NE Calgary, AB  T2K 5X2 Tel: (403) 295-6100

Trotter & Morton Group of Companies 5799 3rd Street SE Calgary, AB  T2H 1K1

Trimen Electric Ltd. 11, 4351 - 104 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5C6 Tel: (403) 723-0003 Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company Suite 3730, 421 7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 4K9 Tel: (403) 663-3346 Tritech Group Ltd. 617 East Lake Road NE Airdrie, AB  T4A 2J7 Tel: (403) 203-4684 Triumph Inc. 3520 48th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3L6 Tri-Wave Contracting Inc. 1431 Lake Ontario Road Calgary, AB  T2J 3G5 Tel: (403) 477-0855

Troy Life & Fire Safety Ltd. 5045 - 13 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5N1 Tel: (403) 547-1647 Tru-Craft Roofing (2005) Ltd. 4828 - 30 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 2Z1 Tel: (403) 264-7225 True Exteriors Ltd. Unit 20-21 Highfield Circle SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5N6 TSE Steel Ltd. 4436 - 90 Avenue S. E. Calgary, AB  T2C 2S7

Turnbull Construction Project Managers Ltd. Suite 1670 Central City Tower 13450 - 102nd Avenue Surrey, BC  V3T 5X3 Tel: (604) 282-1363 Turn-Key Fall Protection Inc. 2705 5th Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 2L6 UG Excavating Ltd. 674 Cougar Ridge Drive SW Calgary, AB  T3H 4W9 Tel: (403) 807-7732 ULS Maintenance and Landscaping 240085 Frontier Crescent Rocky View, AB  T1X 0W2 Tel: (403) 235-5353 Ultimate Tradesmen Ltd. 220 17th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1H4 Ultralite Overhead Doors Ltd. 7307 - 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2K4

Tsuu T’ina Nation 9911 Chiila Blvd Tsuut’ina, AB  T2W 6H6 Tel: (403) 281-0754 Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. 3200 - 118th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3X1

Unicon Concrete Specialties Ltd. 1311 - 25 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 7L6 Unified Systems Group Inc. #4A, 1235 - 64 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2J7

Fabricator of structural and miscellaneous steel.


is a tradition, a profession, a culture. Serving Alberta since 1966. • Development • Infrastructure • Municipal • Laser Scanning • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) 6135 - 10th Street S.E., Calgary, AB

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TSE Steel services the needs of both the commercial and industrial sectors for all types of steel fabrication and miscellaneous iron needs! 4436 90 AVENUE S.E., CALGARY, AB T2C 2S7

Tel: 403-279-6060


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Unitech Electrical Contracting Inc. Bay 11, 700 - 58 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2E2 United Rentals 7120 Blackfoot Trail SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2M1 Tel: (403) 230-3900 United Roofing Inc. 4004 14th Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3K5 Tel: (403) 870-2753

Vipond Systems Group 1-415 60th Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 2J5 Tel: (403) 253-6500

Virtuoso Energy Suite 600, 322 11 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2R 0C5 Tel: (403) 689-1536

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United Supreme Group Inc. Bay #7, 624B Beaver Dam Road NE Calgary, AB  T2K 4W6 Tel: (403) 569-1101 Universal Flooring Systems Ltd. 1100-2600 Portland Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4M6 Tel: (403) 250-3900

Trotter & Morton was established in 1927 as a plumbing and heating company. Through over 90 years of dedicated leadership and hard work, we have become a diverse group of building trades experts. Our broad portfolio of Technologies, expertise and knowledge allows us to better serve our partners and clients as a single-source contractor. Vancouver to Winnipeg, Seattle to San Antonio and Calgary to Kansas City we are the people that make buildings work. From the first shovel to the final build to ongoing maintenance, we’ve got the entire lifecycle of your building covered. We are there for the build and beyond.

Universal Mechanical Ltd. #44, 4807 - 32nd Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 2X3 Tel: (403) 259-3440 Universal Ventilation Ltd. 122-412-53 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0N4 Upper Canada Forest Products Ltd. 4715 52nd Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 4N7 Tel: (403) 569-8829 Vadel Inc. 3829 - 15A Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3N7 Tel: (403) 813-1805 Van Mason Coatings Ltd. Bay 100, 512 Moraine Road NE Calgary, AB  T2A 2P2 Tel: (403) 272-1178 Vector Geomatics Land Surveying Inc. Unit 117 12111 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 4E6 Tel: (403) 523-9949 Velocity Shading Inc. Suite 323, 612-500 Country Hills Calgary, AB  T3K 5K3 Venture Elevators Suite 100, 18211 114 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB  T5S 2P6 Tel: (780) 341-4180 Vertical Access Ltd. 244033 RRD 31 Calgary, AB  T3Z 3L8 Tel: (403) 242-6776 Victaulic Company of Canada 17329 111 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB  T5S 0J5 Tel: (780) 452-0680 Viking Fire Protection Inc. 4220 - 76 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2J2 Tel: (403) 236-7151

Volker Stevin Canada Over 40 years in Calgary 7175 – 12th Street SE T2H 2S6 Experience Excellence for all of your Experience Excellence for Box 5850, Station A T2H 1Y3 Construction all ofRequirements: your Construction Calgary, Canada in Calgary OverAlberta, 40 years Requirements: • Earthworks • Deep Utilities 403.571.5800 • Earthworks 7175 – 12th Street SE T2H 2S6 • Shallow Utilities • Asphalt Paving Calgary: Box 5850, Station A T2H 1Y3 • Work Deep Utilities Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. • Concrete • Project Management Calgary,Highways Alberta, Canada Volker Stevin Ltd. • Shallow Utilities 403.571.5800 volkerstevin.ca Fort McMurray: • Asphalt Paving Calgary: H. Wilson Industries (2010) Ltd.

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Water Tech Plumbing & Heating (Mechanical Contractor) 2036 - 35 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 0W9 Tel: (403) 454-2671

Visual Concrete 6, 3601 - 19th Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6S8 Tel: (403) 714-5267 Volker Stevin Contracting P. O. Box 5850, Stn. A Calgary, AB  T2H 1Y3

Watson Refrigeration Ltd. 1423 - 9 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0T4

Voltiva Solutions Inc. 100 Auburn Crest Park SE Calgary, AB  T3M 1P8 Tel: (403) 690-8087

Watt Consulting Group 310, 3016 - 5 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2A 6K4 Tel: (403) 273-9001

Wallworks Acoustic Architectural Products Inc. 424 - 51st Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0M7 Tel: (403) 255-3550 Walsh Wireless Inc. PO Box 116 RPO Chestermere, AB  T1X 1K8 Tel: (403) 585-9257 Warners Photography #220 - 2505 17 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T3E 7V3 Tel: (403) 233-7743 Waste Management of Canada Corporation 4668 - 25 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2B 3M2 Tel: (403) 585-6518

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Weatherguard Metals Ltd. #102, 4215 - 72 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2G5 Tel: (403) 203-9304

Westcon Precast Inc. 4412 - 54 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2B9 Tel: (403) 279-2534

Weatherskin 4209 Brandon Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 4W6 Tel: (403) 764-6849

Westcor Construction Ltd. 2420 - 39 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6X1 Tel: (403) 663-8677

Wescom Glass & Aluminum Ltd. 3807 - 9 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2G 3C7 Tel: (403) 255-9144

Westerly Restoration 105 Prairie Springs Crescent SW Calgary, AB  T4B 0E5 Tel: (403) 818-6423

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West Pointe Building Services Inc. 2140 Pegasus Way NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8M5 Tel: (587) 774-9579 Westcal Insulation Ltd. 4165, 4005 Fairmount Drive SE Calgary, AB  T2H 0J1 Tel: (403) 242-1357

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West Canadian Digital 1601 9 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 0H4 Tel: (403) 541-6428

Waymark Site Solutions Inc. 1504 41 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1X8

Jamal Issa, Operations Manager Office: 587-483-7800

West Air Management 1238 - 45 Avenue NE Calgary, AB  T2E 2P1

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Western Air & Power Ltd. 1919 Highfield Crescent SE Calgary, AB  T2G 5M1 Tel: (403) 243-2822

Westport Manufacturing 1122 S.W. Marine Drive Vancouver, BC V6P 5Z3 Tel: (604) 261-9326

Woodcraft Kitchen Cabinets 3651 23 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 6T2 Tel: (403) 717-9996

Western Electrical Management Ltd. 3770 - 12 Street NE Calgary, AB  T2E 8H9 Tel: (403) 291-2333

Whissell Contracting Ltd. #200, 2500 - 107 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2Z 3R7

WRD Borger Construction Ltd. 7719 - 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2G9 Tel: (403) 279-7235

Western Labour Services #100, 5824 - 2 Street SW Calgary, AB  T2H 0H2 Tel: (403) 204-1238 Western Matrix Systems Inc. Bay 13, 7139 - 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2H7 Tel: (403) 264-8664 Western Pump Ltd. 11346 - 42 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5C4 Tel: (403) 287-0256 Western Weather Protector Ltd. 7650 - 40 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2V4 Tel: (403) 273-9511 Westglas Insulation Ltd. #17, 7003 - 30 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1N6

Wicklund Construction Ltd. 5-1617 34 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2T 2B3 Tel: (403) 850-4540

Wright Construction Western Inc. #605, 5920 - 1A Street SW Calgary, AB  T2H 0G3

Wii Projects Inc. 215, 1235 26 avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2G 1R7 Tel: (403) 703-8946

Xylem Water Solutions 6704 - 30 Street SE Calgary, AB  T2C 1N9 Tel: (403) 279-8371

Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc. 4700 - 110 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 2T8 Tel: (403) 225-2930

Year Round Landscaping Inc. 292055 Wagon Wheel Blvd. Rocky View County, AB  T4A 0E2

Willis Towers Watson Suite 1600, 111 - 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 3Y6 Tel: (403) 261-4568 Wingenback Inc. Bay F, 707 Barlow Tr. SE Calgary, AB  T2E 8C2 Tel: (403) 735-8937

Your Custom Home Inc. O/A Your General Contractor 27 McRea Steet Okotoks, AB  T1S 1B2 YYC Property Solutions 1, 1739 - 36 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2T 2G4 Tel: (587) 316-1123 Zak-Renovations Services Inc. 236 Whitlock Place NE Calgary, AB  T1Y 4S6 Tel: (587) 585-6499 Zeidler Architecture #300 640 8th Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 1G7 Tel: (403) 699-8448 Zoom Painting 2432 91 Avenue SE Calgary, AB  T2C 5H2 Tel: (587) 353-6099 Zytech Building Systems LP 262029 Balzac Boulevard Balzac, AB  T4B 2T3 Tel: (403) 912-3232


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By Melanie Franner It is estimated that approximately 5,000 military veterans in Canada are homeless. For David Howard, that’s 5,000 too many. Many military veterans encounter hardships as they attempt to adjust back into civilian life and face crisis which can lead them down the path toward homelessness. In an effort to support the men and women who risked their lives to protect others, Howard partnered with Calgary business leader and philanthropist, Murray McCann, to create the Homes for Heroes Foundation. The charitable organization is dedicated to helping homeless military veterans transition back into society. Thanks to the generous support of many community partners, ATCO Village – a housing community for veterans – is now a reality in Calgary. Each of the 15 modular homes measures 280 square feet and offers all of the amenities found in a regular-sized house, however, the small footprint requires less energy and fewer operating costs. The new village includes a resource centre and community garden to encourage residents to meet and work together. The community also features an on-site, full-time counsellor, central amenity/resource centre, suite for visiting family members, and peer-to-peer support programs all on professionally maintained grounds with easy access to public transportation. “The goal is to provide a community of peers for military veterans who have fallen on hard times and to provide the services and counselling necessary to help get them back on their feet and back into society,” says Howard.

United we stand ATCO Village is the culmination of several organizations coming together to donate resources and time. “This community has been built on the generosity of Canadians,” says Howard. “It’s a wonderful example of Canadians helping Canadians.” One of the companies that leapt at the opportunity to get involved was ATCO, who supported the new initiative with a $1.5 million gift-in-kind that translated into the design, engineering, manufacturing, delivery, and installation of the modular homes. “ATCO has a long history in support of the armed forces,” says Andy Ostrowski, advisor, project development, ATCO. Each of the modular-constructed homes took approximately 250 hours to build, and they feature ample natural light, high ceilings, skylights, and an open feel. The homes are engineered for enhanced energy efficiency, environmental performance, and to minimize operational costs for residents. They are described as being 35 per cent more energy efficient when compared to homes built to the National Building Code (2015). This is due, in part, to hybrid electric water heaters, spray foam insulated floors, and window and door upgrades. Exterior features of the homes include board-and-batten style cementitious siding, composite decking, architectural v-groove siding, and a unique roofline.

PCL brought its long-standing relationships with the trades and its general contractor expertise into the mix. “I personally contacted the trades to get their buy-in,” says Passingham. “Some were able to get donations from their suppliers while others were able to donate their time and materials.” Passingham says he was not surprised at the positive response he received. “Calgary is that type of community,” he says.

Admirable cause “We knew Homes for Heroes was a worthy cause right when we first heard about it from PCL,” says David Kamis, chief estimator and project manager, Alsa Road Construction. “We gave a $5,000 donation and we bid a discounted price on the project.” Alsa Road Construction was responsible for all of the site works on the ATCO Village, including earthworks (subgrade preparation, gravel preparation), electrical

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A hero’s welcome ATCO’s involvement in the Homes for Heroes project extended beyond the manufacturing and installation of the homes themselves. “Additionally, we had some of our employees dedicate their time to setting up the suites in advance of the tenants arriving,” says Ostrowski. Employees of PCL Construction were also generous with their time and effort, running a food drive to stock the shelves in each of the 15 homes and organizing a Christmas dinner for the veterans. “We were on board as soon as we heard about Homes for Heroes,” says David Passingham, director of business development, PCL Construction. “We realize that homelessness is a serious issue for military veterans and we wanted to do something to help.” The CONSTRUCTOR 2020


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trenching, concrete sidewalks and stairs, along with the asphalt, parking stalls, and line painting. “The project moved at an extremely accelerated schedule and there were multiple crews from different trades on the site at any given time,” says Kamis. Like the other companies that got involved in the project, the employees at Alsa Road Construction embraced the project. “Our staff loved the idea,” says Kamis. “A few of us were able to attend the official open house, and we were honoured to be a part of it.”


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Foothills Landscaping is another company that responded to the call for help. “We offered price discounts on our bid and we also volunteered to perform the maintenance work for a year,” says Larry Podesky, director of operations, Foothills Landscaping. The company got involved early on in the project and was able to contribute at the boardroom level during the initial planning stages. “We really enjoyed working on this one,” says Podesky. “It was a great job to begin with and everyone was very happy

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Honouring the fallen Each one of the homes in ATCO Village is named in honour of a fallen soldier. “We wanted to acknowledge and honour those who lost their lives,” says Howard, who adds that many of the families of these heroes have expressed their gratitude and appreciation for this recognition. One of the people moved by this gesture was Murray Marshall whose son, Ste-

ing into the new Calgary community, which welcomed its first residents in November and currently has a waiting list of 16 people. He anticipates that the current tenants will begin transitioning out within the next few months, making room for those who are waiting. “So far, things are going very well,” he says, adding that three of the current tenants are already working full time. With the first village well established, Howard is focusing on the thousands of other homeless veterans who don’t yet have

ven, was a casualty of the Afghanistan war. When Marshall learned that one of the homes would be named after his son, he approached ATCO to offer his assistance. “We were really happy to learn that Murray wanted to be involved in the project,” says Ostrowski. “As a trained carpenter, he came on board and worked with us during the manufacturing process. It was a really moving experience for all of us.”

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Your Associations Working to Ensure You Get Paid on Time By Ken Gibson, Executive Director, the Alberta Construction Association

What is prompt pay?

Prompt pay is an urgent topic especially with cash as king in our current down market. Prompt pay legislation has been enacted in Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, and is currently under consideration by the Government of Alberta. This is in response to chronic problems due to increasing delays in payment for work properly performed and invoiced. General contractors, trades people, and suppliers often wait 70 to 90 days or more to get paid well past expiry of current lien rights. Such payment delays on public and private projects are detrimental to the financial health of firms by restricting cash flow and effectively adding financing costs to projects. A lack of knowledge surrounding pay-

ment provisions in contracts further up the contractual chain, as well as a reluctance to risk working relationships by enacting aggressive recovery steps have further restricted the industry’s ability to fix delayed payment through current contractual means.

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Prompt payment provisions need to be legislated for all construction projects. The existing provisions of the Builders Lien Act focus on security of payment, not chronic delayed payment. The BLA excludes Crown projects under the Public Works Act and design consultant contracts. Prompt pay legislation stipulates payment procedures, timelines, and actions to address disputes and delayed payment. Mandatory progressive release of holdback. Currently, BLA holdback can be retained until completion of the project, even for subcontractors whose work was completed early on in the project. With prompt pay and progressive release of holdback, the impact of extended holdback could be significantly reduced. Faster and less expensive adjudication by recognized experts endorsed by industry groups. Legislated dispute resolution provides a means to resolve payment disputes with much less time and cost. Improved transparency. Posting payment dates through a recognized repository such as BuildWorks Canada would keep project participants informed.

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As the millennial generation reach their thirties, they are filling associate and senior-level positions in the construction industry. Part of the goal of the YCL is to bridge the gap between the younger, up-and-coming industry leaders and the well-established, older generation. At their annual round-table discussion, an event called LIFT, the YCL members reflect on the different stereotypes about their generation. “There are some misconceptions about millennials, that we don’t know how to communicate, or we don’t have strong work ethic,” says Bujacek, who is 31-years-old herself. “We want to confront those misconceptions in an open, supportive environment. This year, our topic was instant gratification and how it affects the construction industry.” The committee meets once a month to network, socialize, and take initiative in the changing industry. For more information about YCL, visit the Committees section at www.cgyca.com. n

YP Merge – NextGen Collaboration The Calgary Construction Association’s Young Construction Leaders group (YCL) is working with other young professional groups in the Calgary region to launch YP Merge Calgary. YP Merge is a concept that originated in Edmonton to promote and increase collaboration and event sharing across a variety of groups in the design and construction industry. YP Merge allows young professionals in Calgary to participate in each other’s YP events. Collaboration starts with relationships, and relationships don’t come out of thin air. When organizing YCL events, we often hear “I didn’t know about this event

until the last minute” or “that’s the same night as another organization’s event.” In response to this concern, YP Merge is launching as the one-stop YP calendar and social media portal enabling a larger audience to see and register for all of Calgary’s YP events in one place. No more juggling, and no more missing out. Happy connecting! We encourage all construction professionals to push yourself out of your comfort zone and attend an event from another organization. You will learn something. Our goal is to have all the owner, design, and construction YP organizations in Cal-

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Topic 1: Disruption Council For companies to stay afloat in today’s challenging economy, they are being encouraged to “think like a disruptor”, with the goal of diversifying their business, creating new business streams, and defending against competitors. The “Disruption Council” is meant to help spur innovation within organizations. Employees are given the opportunity to share ideas to a council of management and leaders within their company. Key Takeaway More can be done by supervisors, managers, and executives within companies to create a safe space to share ideas. Simply indicating that there is an “open door policy” might not be enough to encourage engagement. It is worth discussing intentionally on a regular basis, so employees do not feel like it’s a big deal to share new ideas.

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gear up to face the inevitable risks that will occur throughout a project. Remember to celebrate the little victories as they are overcome.

Key Takeaway Internal communication about availability expectations and working outside of hours can benefit companies and project teams by reducing stress and allowing for people to shut off and re-energize while away from work.

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The construction industry has gone in the direction of creating paper trails to mitigate risks, which can slow down processes, create trust issues within teams, and cause strain on projects. Are our workplaces creating too many rules and safeguards that are adding more paper-pushing tasks and less productivity?

IQ is used to measure book smarts. EQ, or emotional intelligence, gauges your ability to understand emotions in yourself and other people, also known as soft skills or relationship skills. There is now a new buzzword called AQ, the Adaptability Quotient. AQ is the ability to adapt and thrive in fast changing environments with new technologies. Employees are switching careers faster than ever before, and new technologies are being created faster than the skills can be taught. The introduction of artificial intelligence is also eradicating jobs. Adapting to uncertainty in our industry is important for our survival in the workplace.

Key Takeaway Risk isn’t something we should fear. We should get to know our project risks better, talk about them more with intent, and look for opportunities within them. Building trust within your project team is the best way to

Key Takeaway People are recognizing that they will be required to have strong technological competencies, but soft skills will continue to be valuable skills for employees to upkeep and demonstrate.

Topic 3: Risk Mitigation

Topic 5: Company Culture There is a large shift in the construction industry occurring due to baby boomers retiring and millennials moving up into senior positions. We are noticing a culture shift between the generations and what employees find valuable in their workplace environment. Key Takeaway The desire for work/life balance doesn’t necessarily mean that people want to work less, they just want more flexibility to fit other commitments into their lives, such as family and health.

Topic 6: Accessibility

In Canada, almost 50 per cent of adults have or have experienced a permanent or temporary disability. With the current percentage of aging population quite high, accessibility is more important than ever. Recently, the Rick Hansen Foundation created a certification program that has a similar framework as the LEED rating system. It is called the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC). You can become a RHFAC designated professional or rate your building with the RHFAC scorecard. Key Takeaway Alberta has a lot of room for improvement regarding accessibility in construction. This can start from the ground up with an increase in education but also should be driven from the top down with government standards increased in order to enforce the requirements that will meet the needs of those with disabilities. There are many insightful comments and takeaways which came from each LIFT discussion. If you’d like to be a part of the 2020 LIFT event, be sure to keep an eye out for registration opening in October 2020. The event will be held in Calgary in November. The YCL team is always looking for new topics so please reach out if you have something you would like input on or if you’re interested in facilitating this event. Please contact the CCA at mail@cgyca.com to get in touch with the YCL. n

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year, electronic signage around Calgary job sites has changed to “crews and equipment working.” It may seem nuanced, Scott says, but changing the narrative is integral for such a fast-growing industry. “Representation matters. If we want people to choose a career in construction, they need to be able to actually see themselves there in that role,” says Scott. The advocacy group has grown organically over the past few years. During monthly WiC meetings, members began reflecting on the ways they could be impactful in their companies and communities. While the committee loves to meet, socialize, and network, there was a desire to contribute more to the industry. “Right now, our main goal is opening people’s eyes to those biases





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“Watching the conversation and being part of the conversation about women in construction change from one of ‘there, there girls, drink your wine’ to one that is more inclusive and collaborative.” that they don’t even notice,” says Scott. As her tenure as chair comes to a close this spring, she reflects on her favourite part of her two-year position. “Watching the conversation and being part of the conversation about women in construction change from one of, ‘there, there girls, drink your wine’ to one that is more inclusive and collaborative.” Scott has seen the change not only in a work environment, but in the WiC’s event attendance. Their annual charity golf tournament was launched in 2017 with only three men registering. In 2018, 20 per cent

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Building off its OAEC roots, BOC began the next stage of the new journey in 2019 as it sought to transition into an ongoing initiative intended and designed to provide a forum where multiple stakeholders can collaborate on the major issues and opportunities facing our industry. During the event in June 2019, the Lean A3 method was selected as the method to structure the dialogue, set the pace, and record the results. From the 200 attendees, 21 teams were trained on the A3 format and, with their efforts collectively facilitated by a great group of individuals from the Calgary Lean Community of Practice, they set about their task: • Teams self-selected a problem theme from a list provided including ‘thought starters’. • They identified a problem description to capture what they viewed as the core issue.

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Building off the work from June 2019, the goal will be to take the next step on the key issues and action steps based on the top issues as per the votes. • Using the A3 template, teams broke the problem down systematically (including current state evaluation, future state identification, root cause analysis, potential solutions/options identification). • Teams then summarized their top recommended actions to address the problem selected. • Completed A3’s were posted in a ‘gallery’ and participants dot-voted on the preferred recommended actions for the BOC to address. • Voting was done using colour coding to distinguish builders from owners and consultants in order to increase understanding of what is important to each of these groups. This collateral has provided us with a rich set of data that will form the basis of the next event which is planned for May 28, 2020. Each of the A3’s has been reviewed and summarized, and a full report will be ready to be circulated in April to the previous attendees as well as all who register for the May event. With this information at that session, we will embark on the next stage of the journey towards understanding how to engage in the important conversations and bring about real positive change in the industry. We look forward to this important next step and participating in such an incredible opportuntiy for cross-industry enagement. Building off the work from June 2019, the goal will be to take the next step on the key issues and action steps based on the top issues as per the votes. We have already reserved the space for a follow-up BOC event on November 19, 2020. This will likely take the form of a collective update on the work done on the key issues and will finally allow us to reach our true goal of ongoing work and progress towards advancing postive change and industry transformation. We have to acknowledge all the amazing volunteers and event participants that have made such a contribution over the years, both in the work of the Committee in planning and in attending and participation in the events themselves. Whether you are a legacy participant or looking to get involved for the first time, we welcome all to such an important initiative and hope you will join us on this mission. Check the CCA website for further details – registration for the May 28 event will open in April. n

Lean production, or lean manufacturing, is a method originally created by Toyota in the 1980s to improve the efficiency and quality of their products. The methodology has since been adopted by various industries and companies such as Nike, Intel, and the Kimberly-Clark Corporation (who makes Kleenex soft tissues). The lean method promotes continuous improvement and efficiency, and it optimizes people, resources, and effort to sustainably deliver value to customers or clients. The construction industry was slow to introduce the method, due to the complex supply chain involved in building projects. However, in cities where the module is being used, it has proven to be effective. John Manes is the chair for the Calgary chapter — or Community of Practice (CoP). “There’s always a better way to do something,” says Manes. “The idea is to just find that new method and collaborate with each other to implement it.” One of the ways contractors can optimize time and work flow is by using pre-fabricated materials. This is becoming more and more popular in the industry, where fixtures such as tresses and door frames are brought to job sites assembled and ready to install. Just recently, a new hospital was built from the ground up in Wuhan, China over the span of a week. Manes says that this was possible because of their use of pre-fabricated materials and a disciplined and efficient work flow. “The faster and better a job can be completed, the more value for the customer and contractor. It’s also less expensive,” says Manes. The Calgary CoP meets monthly for Lean Coffee, an open-structured meeting with peer-created agendas that promote collaborative and production conversations. The group often participates in workshops or group activities that exercise problem-solving skills and critical thinking. In June 2019, they collaborated with the Building Owner Consultants group to host a training activity.

The 160 participants were divided into diverse groups and tasked with finding common solution strategies to industry issues. The outcome was 90 recommendations made to the Calgary Construction Association.

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Well-dressed and hard at work from the beginning, Cusveller says he first felt the passion for construction at the age of 13. Left: Typing his resignation letter to the Faculty of Engineering before applying to the Building Construction Technology program at NAIT, earning a commerce degree from the University of Alberta, and an MBA from the University of Calgary. Below: At the beginning of his nearly 40-year construction career, where he distinguished himself as one of the industry’s most recognizable figures.

Kees Cusveller was just 13 years old when his father Joh, an engineer by training, decided to build a garage at their family’s Calgary home. A self-described “hands-on” kid, Cusveller eagerly helped his dad build the structure, the first of many construction projects he would play an active role in. “We did it all ourselves,” he recalls of the experience. “I thought it was fascinating. I had to go up on the roof and put up plywood. I was already pretty handy with the tools.” Cusveller went on to work in construction for nearly 40 years before easing into semiretirement in March of 2017. Along the way he worked for two of the biggest construction firms in Alberta, PCL Construction and the Graham Group, provided a decade of service to the Calgary, Alberta, and Canadian construction associations and distinguished


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himself as one of the provincial construction industry’s most recognizable figures. Interestingly, it’s a career that could have turned out quite different. After graduating from high school, he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and applied to study engineering at the University of Alberta. But after a summer of working for a local construction firm he knew that his destiny lay elsewhere. “I started engineering school at the University of Alberta, and on day one I said I’m not doing this. I can’t sit here for four years doing this stuff. I quit,” he says, laughing. “The field of construction always fascinated me. I loved seeing things get built, get torn apart, and get put back together again.” After working as a labourer for a local construction company, Cusveller applied to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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became more involved in project procurement and the management side of the business. While he was involved in numerous projects at the Graham Group, Cusveller says there were two that he remains particularly proud of to this day. The first was leading the pursuit and implementation of the Alberta Schools Public Private Partnership project consisting of 18 schools in Calgary and Edmonton, and the other was his first social infrastructure P3, which was the first for Alberta infrastructure as well. He was also instrumental in helping reorganize the company’s U.S. offices in Seattle and Spokane that were significant money losers when he arrived in 2012. “The president of the company said we either have to fix it, kill it, or do something

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Constant Fire Protection Systems Ltd................... 93

Final Touch Decorating.............................................. 98

Bordt Stone & Tile.......................................................74

Convoy Supply Ltd.......................................................79

Fluor Canada Ltd..........................................................31 Foothills Landscaping...............................................124 Foster Park Brokers................................................... 99 G&M Stone Masonry (1993) Ltd..........................122 G&V Paving.................................................................. 99 Gator Concrete.......................................................... 137 GEBA Interiors Ltd.......................................................51 Gerald Stehouwer CPA.............................................. 99 Graham Group Ltd...................................................... 43 Grant Metal Products...............................................100 Greentek Landscaping Solutions Inc....................100 Hamilton & Rosenthal................................................14 Harris Rebar..................................................................81 HCM Contractors.........................................................21 Herc Rentals / Hertz...................................................70 Hoover Mechanical Plumbing & Heating Ltd....... 62 HUB International Insurance Brokers..................106 IECS Environmental Inc........................................... 101 InCom Electric...........................................................105


Calgary Construction Association

Inland Screw Piling......................................................67

Reggin Industries...................................................... 110

Traugott Building Contractors Inc.......................... 33


Revay & Associates Limited....................................111

Trimen Electric Ltd................................................... 115

ITC Construction Group...........................................102

RGO Products Ltd........................................................78

Tronnes Geomatics Inc............................................ 116

Japa Machinery Group................................................13

Richardson Bros. (Olds) Ltd.......................................67

Trotter & Morton Limited.........................................117

JNL Mechanical Ltd..................................................... 66

RJC Engineers............................................................128

TSE Steel Ltd.............................................................. 116

KBM Commercial Floor Coverings Inc.................102

Rocky Cross Construction North........................... 147

UG Excavating Ltd.................................................... 118

Krawford Construction............................................103

Rodeo Cutting & Coring Ltd................................... 121

Ultra-Lite Doors........................................................ 131

Lear Construction Management Ltd....................... 62

Russpet Construction Ltd........................................111

United Decorating.................................................... OBC

Lighthouse HSE Management Software.................31

SAIT.............................................................. IFC, 83, 158

Universal Mechanical Ltd........................................ 147

LMS Reinforcing Steel Ltd...........................................3

Serv-All Mechanical Services Ltd...................... 112

Universal Ventilation Ltd........................................... 45

Loadrite......................................................................... 65

Sherwood Steel Ltd..................................................139

Velocity Shading Inc.................................................140

M&B Technical Testing Services Ltd....................105

Soletanche Bachy Canada...................................... 113


Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd.........................104


Volker Stevin Canada................................................117

Marco............................................................................. 60

Steelhead Ventures Ltd...........................................135

Wallworks Acoustic Architectural Products...... 118

Matkovic Contracting Ltd..........................................14

Stuart Olson Construction Ltd..................................73

Water Tech Plumbing & Heating Ltd......................21

McLennan Ross LLP.................................................104

Superior Propane.........................................................18

Watt Consulting Group.............................................. 45

Mechanical Contractors Assoc. of Alberta............ 52

Superior Sprinkler Co. Ltd......................................106

Westcal Insulation....................................................129

Merit Contractors Association..................................11

Supermetal Structures Inc....................................... 58

Western Electrical Management Ltd.................... 119

Merlin Instrumentation...............................................12

Taron Construction Ltd...............................................70

Western Pump........................................................... 118

MGO Construction Cleaning......................................12

Tech-Crete Processors Ltd....................................... 29

Wii Projects Inc............................................................21

Michele’s Landscaping Inc......................................106

Tempest Fire Protection Ltd...................................133

Willis Towers Watson.............................................. 119

Michener Allen...........................................................130

Tervita.......................................................................... 114

Wilson M. Beck............................................................... 7

Midwest Engineering Ltd............................................19

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre..............156

World of Concrete........................................................47

Miller Thomson LLP.................................................... 82

Tower Engineering Group........................................ 115

Wright Construction Western Inc........................... 80

Mitsubishi Electric Sales Canada Inc................... 121 Mobile Mini ULC........................................................ 147 Modern Cladding Finishes Ltd...................................67 Mountainview Systems Ltd........................................13 National Concrete Accessories/Northland...............4 Nilex Civil Engineering Group................................ 141 Nu-Trend Industries Inc............................................. 46 Onyx Communications Group Inc.......................... 107 Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd............................18 PCL Construction Management Inc.........................61 PDS Fire Protection Inc........................................... 127 Peddie Roofing & Waterproofing..........................108 Phoenix Metals Ltd...................................................109 PM Signs.....................................................................149 Pomerleau......................................................................67 Programmed Insurance Brokers Inc.....................108 Pumps & Pressure Inc.............................................149 R.S. Foundation Systems......................................... 110 The CONSTRUCTOR 2020


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The Constructor 2020  

The official publication of the Calgary Construction Association.

The Constructor 2020  

The official publication of the Calgary Construction Association.