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  • Recap - 2014 SCA-RCA Annual General Meeting

    On November 27, the joint annual general meetings of the Saskatchewan Construction Association (SCA) and the Regina Construction Association (RCA) was held at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina.

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  • SCA 2014 Annual Report Now Available

    From a new strategic direction and mission statement, to new programs for members, to celebrating our 50th anniversary this past October, 2014 was a very busy, but very productive year for the SCA. You can read all about our year, and our plans for 2015 in our 2014 Annual Report. Tomorrow, November 27, at our Annual General Meeting in Regina, our Treasurer Jason Duke, Chairman Sam Shaw, and President Mark Cooper will present these reports to our members, as well as announcing the Board Member Election Results. Delegates will also hear presentations from the Regina Construction Association and from Canadian Construction Association President Michael Atkinson and Chairman Serge Massicotte.

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  • Regional, Provincial, and National Construction Industry Leaders to Meet in Regina on November 27

    Regional, Provincial, and National construction industry leaders will meet in Regina, starting at 11:30 a.m. on November 27, 2014, at the joint annual meetings of the Saskatchewan Construction Association (SCA) and the Regina Construction Association (RCA).

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  • Sign up to Recruit Workers from Ireland and Poland

    In March 2015, the SCA will be leading a delegation of non-residential construction companies to a series of Working Abroad job expos in Europe. The Saskatchewan provincial government is also participating, and will be attending to support SCA members in navigating the immigration process.

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  • Meet SCA's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

    On October 23, at our 50th Anniversary & Member Awards Gala, we recognized an individual whose significant efforts have enhanced growth and development of the association, and the industry, while keeping in focus association priorities and its members. The winner of this award was Darrell Kincaid, President of Kincaid Interiors Ltd.

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  • Notice to Members - 2014 SCA-RCA Annual General Meeting

    The Saskatchewan Construction Association and the Regina Construction Association will be co-hosting their 2014 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 27, at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina. The event features a luncheon, followed by the RCA AGM, the SCA AGM, and presentations from Canadian Construction Association President Michael Atkinson and Chairman Serge Massicotte.

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  • President's Blog - Liquor Privatization and the Construction Industry

    This week the government launched a broad-based public consultation to understand what Saskatchewan residents expect with respect to the future of liquor retailing in the province. This consultative process includes a five-minute online survey that members of the public can complete to voice their opinion. You can access the survey here: http://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/have-your-say/future-options-for-liquor-retailing-in-saskatchewan/how-you-can-provide-input

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  • 2015 WCB Rates to Decline

    In late October, the Worker's Compensation Board undertook consultations with respect to their preliminary premium rate calculations for 2015. All of the rate codes that apply to SCA members are proposed to go down in 2015, although they all remain considerably higher than the industry average of $1.46.

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  • SCA Innovation in Action Award - Finalist & Winner

    At SCA's 2014 Member Awards gala, we recognized the role a member company has played in innovation, including innovations in the construction process, material development, detailing, fabrication, equipment, procurement, administration, management, labour relations, environmental management, training, safety, or other. The winner of this category was PCL Construction, with Deveraux Developments following up as a finalist.

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  • KPMG Report on Construction Cost Drivers Released

    Over the summer the SCA partnered with the Ministry of Economy to study the driving forces behind recent cost increases for the non-residential construction sector. We contracted KPMG to undertake this research. SCA and the government wanted to undertake this study because of concerns that non-residential construction was becoming unaffordable and would begin driving business away. We're glad to say the results indicate that isn't the case.

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