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  • Member Awards Nominations Deadline September 12

    Take part in the 2014 SCA Member Awards by submitting your nomination, or nominating another firm or individual, by September 12, 2014. If you provide construction related services in Saskatchewan and are a member of the SCA, you are eligible. You can self-nominate, or nominate another company or individual for an award. You can also nominate in multiple categories. These awards will be presented at the 50th Anniversary and Member Awards Gala on October 23, 2014, in Saskatoon.

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  • President's Blog - Part Three - The Plan and What it Means for You

    In Part One of this blog I outlined the work we've done to ensure the SCA mission can deliver real value to you. In Part Two I outlined the specifics of how this revised mission can eventually be achieved. In Part Three, I will discuss the plan for executing the mission and what this plans means for you, and for your business. Let's take one more look at the revised SCA mission statement we considered in Part One of this blog.

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  • President's Blog - Part Two - From Purpose to Impact

    Purpose without action is pointless. The best vision or mission statement is useless unless someone is doing the work to achieve it. The SCA can want to create value for members all we want...but if we don't do it... Of course we're not just trying to create value, we're trying to create value you want. Value you want to invest in. Value that generates real return for your company. Let's start with the revised SCA mission I presented in Part One: A Clear Purpose:

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  • President's Blog - Part One: A Clear Purpose

    Everything begins with purpose. Mark Twain said, "The two most important days of your life are the day you're born, and the day you realize why". He was referring of course to the idea that life truly begins when you understand your real purpose. This is true for individuals, but it is also true for companies. The SCA has a clear purpose. It is articulated in the mission statement. The SCA exists to create value for members. That's why we're here.

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  • President's Blog - A Valuable Investment

    At its meeting in June, the SCA Board of Directors decided to increase the fee members pay to belong to this association. The fee, currently at $300, will increase to $425 in this coming year, and then to $500 in the following year. The increase will be the first most members have seen in more than a decade. The increase is necessary to ensure the SCA can fulfill its role and meet the growing expectations of members.

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  • SCA 50th Anniversary and Member Awards Gala Banquet

    Tickets are now on sale and Nominations are now open! This year the SCA turns 50, and we want to celebrate. On October 23, we are hosting a commemorative 50th Anniversary and Member Awards Gala Banquet at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, and you are all invited. This exciting event will allow our members to network, recognize those members who are contributing to our industry, and look forward to the future successes of the industry and the province. Join us for a great meal and a chance to celebrate how far we have come as an industry in the last 50 years, our members' successes, and to enjoy the camaraderie of your peers.

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  • President's Blog - Every Day, in Every Way, We Hope We're Getting Better and Better

    The central function of this association is to serve you, our members. Everything else we do is only effective when it aligns with your interests. In other words, we should only be doing things that you want us to do. How do we do this? Well it's actually fairly simple: 1. We ask you what you want us to do. 2. We develop a plan that allows us to do those things. 3. We execute that plan. 4. We tell you about the things we're doing. 5. We get your feedback on our performance. 6. We adjust our plan and the work we do to match your feedback.

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  • Canada Needs Real Free Trade

    SCA President Mark Cooper was on the John Gormley Live show on Tuesday, July 22, to talk about the need for real free trade in Canada.

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  • Government of Canada invests to help youth in Saskatchewan get jobs

    REGINA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is helping equip young Canadians in Saskatchewan with the skills and work experience needed to get high-quality jobs. Tom Lukiwski, Member of Parliament for Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development).

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