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Nov 01, 2017, 16:40 ET PCA Regrets Lack of Clarity on BCUC Site C Dam Report

VICTORIA, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - After weeks of public hearings and hundreds of submissions, the B.C Utilities Commission report has yet to provide a compelling reason not to complete the Site C Clean...


Jul 31, 2017, 08:00 ET Resounding Number of Ontarians Fed Up With Squandered Tax Dollars

TORONTO, July 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontarians have had it with government policies and politicians who waste public infrastructure dollars, according to a new poll by Forum Research. The poll shows a...


Jun 08, 2017, 14:43 ET PCA Supports Campaign To Complete BC's Site C Clean Energy Dam

VANCOUVER, June 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) is pleased to support a campaign launched today advocating for the completion of BC Hydro's Site C Clean Energy ...


May 24, 2017, 21:41 ET PCA Raises Concerns Over Alberta Labour Law Changes

EDMONTON, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) is pleased the Alberta government heard its warning that now is NOT the time for radical labour code change in...


Apr 27, 2017, 23:15 ET Ontario Budget Infrastructure Funding Welcomed, But Raises Questions

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomes the Ontario government's continued investment and commitment to skills training in today's budget...


Mar 22, 2017, 20:25 ET The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada Welcomes Initiatives for Skills Training and the Canada Infrastructure Bank in Budget 2017

PCA Also Urges Government to Return to Budget Balance EDMONTON, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomed the federal government's budget...


Mar 14, 2017, 15:09 ET Not the Time to Change Alberta's Labour Laws

EDMONTON, March 14, 2017 /CNW/ - A leading association of Canadian construction contractors is encouraging the Alberta Government to avoid unnecessary changes to the province's Labour Relations Code, ...


Sep 07, 2016, 11:00 ET PCA Boosts National Effort To Get LNG and Pipeline Projects Built

EDMONTON, Sept. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - A leading association of Canadian construction contractors is turning up the volume in the national effort to get some of Canada's largest and most important energy...


Apr 20, 2016, 18:52 ET PCA Welcomes New Manitoba Government and its Commitment to Open Tendering

EDMONTON, April 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) today welcomed Brian Pallister as Premier of Manitoba, the first new government in Manitoba since Gary Doer...


Mar 22, 2016, 20:13 ET PCA Welcomes Key Initiatives on Infrastructure and Skills Training in Budget 2016

EDMONTON, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) today welcomed the federal government's substantial investment in infrastructure spending in the 2016 federal...


Dec 04, 2015, 17:51 ET PCA Welcomes Focus on Infrastructure in Federal Speech from the Throne

EDMONTON, Dec. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) today welcomed the new federal government's focus on infrastructure in the Speech from the Throne. The Speech...


Nov 26, 2015, 16:12 ET Progressive Contractors Welcomes BC Hydro Announcement

VICTORIA, Nov. 26. 2015 /CNW/ - Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) President Paul de Jong today congratulated BC Hydro on selecting its preferred partner for the Site C project. "We...


Nov 24, 2015, 09:56 ET For PCA Constructor Community, the Dean Report is a Solid Step Forward

EDMONTON, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) see the recently released Dean Report, which provided recommendations to improve decision-making processes at...


Nov 11, 2015, 10:21 ET Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) awards ten scholarships

EDMONTON, Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) announced today the awarding of ten $1,000 scholarships to top young apprentices and students in the skilled...


May 07, 2015, 16:58 ET A Dramatic and Historic Change of Government In Alberta

CALGARY, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - On May 5 Albertans chose to end a 43-year Progressive Conservative dynasty by electing a majority NDP government under Premier-elect Rachel Notley. "The Progressive...


Apr 21, 2015, 18:33 ET PCA applauds federal government for continued commitment to skilled trades and small business in Budget 2015

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) today welcomed the federal government's continued commitment to the skilled trades sector in Economic Action...


Mar 03, 2015, 14:11 ET PCA: All British Columbians deserve to work on Site C

CALGARY, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) President Paul de Jong today argued on behalf of the tens of thousands of non-closed-shop union workers for the...


Jan 08, 2015, 16:01 ET Progressive Contractors Association of Canada Welcomes Launch of Canada Apprentice Loan

Progressive construction employers praise initiative that will strengthen Canada's skilled labour supply and improve perceptions of skilled trades DELTA, BC, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Progressive...


Nov 20, 2014, 11:59 ET Campaign Launches To Prevent Spread Of Labour Monopolies www.fairconstruction.ca

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Fair Construction campaign launched today, to forewarn municipalities that could be targeted next by construction labour monopolies - a growing and alarming ...


Sep 16, 2014, 17:12 ET Progressive Contractors Association of Canada Welcomes New Alberta Premier Jim Prentice

Progressively unionized construction employers look forward to working with new Alberta government to strengthen economy and labour supply CALGARY, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Progressive Contractors...


Aug 28, 2014, 16:41 ET Progressive Contractors Association of Canada Welcomes MOU on Labour Mobility Between British Columbia and New Brunswick

Progressively unionized construction employers praise announcement that will increase labour mobility and strengthen Canada's skilled labour supply CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Progressive...


Jun 17, 2014, 18:47 ET Progressive Contractors Association of Canada Welcomes Federal Approval of Northern Gateway Pipeline

Progressively unionized construction employers applaud federal government for approving a project that will create jobs and transform our economy EDMONTON, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Progressive...


Jun 03, 2014, 15:37 ET Ontario College of Trades mandate is to collect taxes, not to ensure public safety

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - In a recent release issued to media, Unifor President Jerry Dias made the unbelievable claim the Ontario College of Trades is good for the trades in Ontario. He couldn't ...


May 01, 2014, 19:18 ET PCA says "Sims Report" on labour relations flawed

Report contains inaccuracies, omissions, and mischaracterisations and does not provide appropriate guidance to legislators EDMONTON, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Progressive Contractors Association ...


Mar 28, 2014, 12:44 ET PCA welcomes final agreement on job grant between federal government and Ontario

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) applauded the Government of Ontario and the federal government for the announcement that a final...