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Changes to our Construction Information Services Platform

Ready to find more work? After a tremendous amount of planning and development, it is with great excitement that we announce the launch of BuildWorks Canada on Thursday, August the 16th. BuildWorks Canada is the construction procurement and business development platform your business needs and has been developed in partnership with local construction associations in […]

Posted on: August 14, 2018

BUILDWORKS is upgrading to BuildWorks Canada

  WCA’s BUILDWORKS program is upgrading to a new multi-provincial platform called BuildWorks Canada on Thursday, August 16. This platform will help you find more work, connect you to jobs across the prairies and provide you with a better overall user experience. Here’s how: BuildWorks Canada is a construction procurement and business development platform created […]

Posted on: August 9, 2018

WCA Magazine rebrands as “Build Manitoba”

For years, WCA has been providing the local construction industry with Upword Magazine, a key source for industry information and analysis of the latest issues, project profiles, training and events relevant to WCA members. Starting with our first issue of 2018, we’re excited to re-brand that magazine as Build Manitoba. Build Manitoba will provide the same great content […]

Posted on: June 4, 2018

Building Consensus Recommendations for Bill 218

WCA President Ron Hambley released an update for members on Prompt Payment, as well as WCA’s other recent advocacy efforts on May 16 – read it in its entirety here.

Posted on: May 18, 2018

WCA Taskforce meets with Prompt Payment Coalition

Ron Hambley, WCA President, sent an update to members on Prompt Payment legislation on May 7. You can read the full update here.

Posted on: May 7, 2018

Bill 218 (Prompt Payment) Passes Second Reading

On April 24, Bill 218, The Prompt Payments in the Construction Industry Act, passed second reading in the Manitoba Legislature. What does this mean? How will it impact the industry? What’s WCA doing about it? WCA Presidnet Ron Hambley wrote a letter to members answering these questions and providing some context on the Bill. To […]

Posted on: April 26, 2018

News Release: Grade 5 & 6 Girls Invited to Test Out the Trades

GRADE 5 AND 6 GIRLS INVITED TO TEST OUT THE TRADES (WINNIPEG, MB, MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018) This Thursday, about 90 Grade 5 and 6 girls from three Manitoba school divisions will be at the Winnipeg Construction Association’s Construction Education Centre for the 3rd annual Unlocking the Toolkit event. Hosted by Manitoba Women in Construction […]

Posted on: April 16, 2018

An Update on Prompt Payment

WCA President Ron Hambley recently sent out an open letter regarding prompt payment reform legislation and the newly-intorduced Bill 218. If you didn’t receive the letter or haven’t had the chance to read it, you can view it in its entirety here.

Posted on: April 13, 2018

Meet the 2018 WCA Board of Directors

WCA’s Annual General Meeting on February 21 led to the nomination of its 2018 Board of Directors. On the Executive, Peter Grose of Westland Construction Ltd. takes over as WCA Chair, moving into the role Andy Dutfield of Lafarge Canada Inc. has occupied for the past two years. Andy will continue to serve a valuable role […]

Posted on: March 2, 2018

Building Manitoba for February 16

The latest issue of Building Manitoba, the WCA Newsletter, is available now. To catch up on the latest industry news including the Manitoba Law Reform Commissions new Builders’ Liens Act report, Building Permit numbers through 2018 and some great events coming your way courtesy of WCA, check out the newsletter here.

Posted on: February 16, 2018