Month: February 2019

Western Region MCA Conference May 30-June 2 2019

The four Western Region MCA’s are embracing change. In the spring of 2019 the Western Region MCA’s will present a joint conference, developed specifically to foster and generate greater opportunity for our mechanical contractor community.

MCA members are now able to book their room block at the Fairmont Banff Springs for the 2019 Western Region MCA Conference from May 30-June 2, 2019. 

Please call the Fairmont Banff Springs Global Reservations Centre at +1-800-441-1414 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week).

Ensure you identify yourself as being with the MCA conference, or manage your own booking online here. See you there!

Conference Schedule and Registration  2019 MCA WR Conference Schedule and Registration 2019-02-07

Sponsorship opportunities are available 2019 MCA WR Conference Sponsorship

More information for Children’s Program and options MCA Kids Program options

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February 14, 2019: SEMINAR- Lean Construction

Lean Construction:

A Practical Approach to Better Thinking and Habits

Lean Principles is about making positive change for the company, your customers, and yourself.  Specific to the construction industry, this seminar will cover practical ways on how to eliminate waste throughout the entire design and construction process. It is a business philosophy with a focus on providing value through reduced waste, costs, complexity, and improved operational processes.

 LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This session will offer a comprehensive set of strategies for Lean and continuous improvement.  We will explore:

  •  Lean Principles
  • 5S Principles and Practices
  • 7 Common Construction Wastes
  • Lean Project Delivery Methodology
  • Accountability Techniques
  • Implementing Change

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March 7, 2019: SEMINAR- Cannabis Employer/Employee Rights & Responsibilities

CANNABIS- EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

With cannabis now legal in Canada, organizations and HR professionals need to find answers to troubling questions regarding usage, required policies and procedures, and eventual violation of rules. Employers and employees need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Adam, CPHR, will discuss the myths and reality of cannabis usage in the workplace including:

  • Workplace Readiness
  • Policies and procedures
  • Ad Hoc Cannabis Policy Rollout
  • Human rights v privacy v safety
  • History and updates on Cannabis
  • Types of cannabis products
  • Usage, tolerance and addiction
  • Medical Cannabis v Recreational Cannabis

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MCA Member Meeting Edmonton – Economic Update

Economic Update  

After suffering the worst recession in three decades, Alberta’s economy has returned to growth—helped in large part by a rebound in oil prices. Yet the recovery seems tenuous, particularly for those still without work.  What’s next? And how will it affect Albertans? Join ATB’s Chief Economist Todd Hirsch as he demystifies the economy and answers these important questions. 

Todd holds a BA honors in Economics from the U of A and an MA in Economics from the U of C. For over 20 years he has worked as an economist. Todd taught economics and the U of C and spends most of his time connection with people across the country through presentation and media commentary. He also writes an economic update daily for thousands of subscribers.

For more information and full details, click here