MCA News

Christmas Holiday Hours 2018

MCA offices will be closed December 24-January 1st and will re-open January 2nd.

On behalf of our office Seasons Greetings!

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Western Region MCA Conference 2019- May 30- June 2, 2019

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!

Happy Canada Day!

The MCA office will be closed Monday July 2, 2018 we hope you have a safe long weekend with your friends and family.

2018 Alberta Trade Definitions

The 2018 Alberta Construction Trade Definitions are a complete list of inclusions and exclusions pertaining to scopes of work for the construction trades in Alberta.

The Trade Definitions are used during the tendering process, specifying which contractors are responsible for specific areas of work, and help to coordinate job site activities.

Download here

68th Annual Provincial Conference

We have a great weekend planned from Amazing Keynote Speakers, Pub Night, Dueling Pianos, Extreme Networking session, AGM, and don’t forget “Golf with a Mentor”.  If you bring a mentor or mentee to the all-new Kananaskis Country Golf Course you will receive a discount! Please encourage a young executive from your company to attend with you. We will have full conference package out soon. In the meantime, save the dates!


Employment Standards Update

Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and Regulation have recently been updated, including many changes to areas such as General Holidays, Job Protect Leaves, Overtime, Hours of Work and many others.

Employers and employees can learn about these changes by participating in free online webinars that have live Q&A opportunities. In addition, several specialized sessions covering the areas of General Holidays and Vacations, Hours of Work, Construction Industry are now available. Save yourself a seat by registering today at

For more information

Construction Employment standard exceptions found here