- Economic Development
- Government Procurement
- International Development
- International Trade
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policies or Program, Regulation
- Undertake initiatives to support newcomers and mental health in the construction industry.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Drafting submissions for government-led consultations on the gig economy and Just Transition.
Policies or Program
- Community-Benefit Agreements (also known as social procurement), that may be a requirement of any federal-provincial-territorial infrastructure agreements and funding. Lobbying specifically related to construction, infrastructure, commercial and industrial issues.
- Economic policy relating to: the development and implementation of economic policies that reflect market realities, support for future economic sustainability and growth; economic certainty for open shop contractors; skilled labour shortages and supports free movement of labour across Canada: infrastructure investment; and, controls for commodity price volatility.
- Engaging with government regarding the country’s COVID-19 virus response and the potential impact on the Open Shop Construction Industry and health and welfare benefits to its contractors
- National Pharmacare program. The impact of a Canadian Drug Agency or related body, a pharmacare universal model, and the differences between a single-payer versus fill-in-the-gap model. Relating to the national framework as well as the provincial jurisdictions.
- Open tendering versus closed tendering. Supporting competition in the construction industry based only on price and productivity while ensuring a level playing field between non-unionized workers and contractors when competing for work against unionized workers and contractors. Lobbying related to construction, infrastructure, commercial and industrial issues.
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The purposes of the Corporation are:
To provide benefits, training, human resource tools, mental health tools and advocacy to the construction industry.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
President/Chief Executive Officer
Organization's membership or classes of membership
The Corporation is authorized to establish Class "A" Members and Class "B" Members as follows:
1) The Class "A" Members shall be entitled to receive notice of and to attend all meetings of the Members of the Corporation and each Class "A" Member shall have one (1) vote at each such meeting, except for meetings at which only Members of another Class are entitled to vote separately as a Class;
2) Except as otherwise provided by the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, S.C. 2009, c. 23 the Class "B" Members shall not be entitled to receive notice of, attend or vote at meetings of the Members of the Corporation.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
13025 St. Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4H5
Employees who lobby for the organization
- Malcolm Kirkland,
President/Chief Executive Officer |
No public offices held
- Line Porfon,
Chief External Relations Officer |
No public offices held