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March 16, 2023
Wishing you a Happy St. Patrick's Day on March 17!

Registration Now Open for
MCABC's Texas Hold'em Tournament

Join us on April 13th at the Civic Hotel for an evening of poker, entertainment, dinner, and socializing! The event will start with a reception followed by dinner before the tournament commences at 7pm.

All players will start out with $1,000 in 'play bills.' When that runs out, your time is up! Stay and watch as the excitement builds - the top players will be crowned tournament champions and receive prizes!

And if poker isn't your speed, not to worry! There will be plenty of socializing to do and nail-biting competition to follow!

Register now - tickets are limited!

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Interested in sponsoring the evening?
We're looking for one exclusive sponsor; email cbasco@mcbac.org if you want that sponsor to be you!


Medical Gas Installation Course (PLMR150) & Braze Test
March 23 - April 20, Virtual & Self Paced, plus onsite test

Earn the skills to install and maintain pipelines for medical gases, medical vacuum, medical support gases, and anesthetic gas scavenging systems. 

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#coffeetalk: TSBC's Advertising Guidelines
March 23, Virtual

In January, new advertising regulations were introduced for all advertisements for regulated work in mechanical contracting in BC. There are three phases to the rollout and Technical Safety BC will be on hand to review and help you plan for the new requirements.

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Accounting Practices - Cost Control and Financial Reporting
April 18-20, Virtual

This interactive, Gold Seal-accredited course, presented online by Wayne Newell in 3-half-day sessions, is not a sit and listen event. Hands-on exercises will reinforce many of the discussions, while the comprehensive course manual is filled with methods and strategies to optimize performance.

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#coffeetalk: Decarbonization of Buildings
April 20, Virtual

Mark your calendars for this #coffeetalk hosted by Robert Pecora, Mariko Michasiw, and ZEBx! More details to come.

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Join the MCABC Board of Directors

Are you an MCABC Contractor, Affiliate, or Associate member interested in leading the change for the mechanical contracting industry in BC? If so, the MCABC Board of Directors would like to hear from you!

We are looking for individuals who are keen to collaborate with a motivated and dynamic Board of Directors.

If you are interested in putting your name forward or learning more about being a Board Director, please reach out to the 2023 Nominations Committee:

VRCA Awards of Excellence

VRCA's Awards of Excellence is your chance to showcase your company and the hard work that you do. The nomination deadline is March 31, so don't miss your chance to submit your nominations. 

Find out more


Succession Planning on Your Mind? 

Whether you're planning to retire or looking to begin your business ownership journey, this panel at our Conference will have valuable and timely information. Intrigued? Be on the look out for an upcoming announcement with all the details.

In the meantime, secure your chance to attend the panel session by getting your tickets to the Conference in Whistler this June!

Purchase Delegate Passes

Celebrating New MCABC Members


Located in Vancouver, BC, VanMech Plumbing & Heating provides both residential and commercial services. Their vision is to  provide the most reliable and efficient service, without compromising on quality or safety.

One Degree is a full service, design build, mechanical contractor serving the Lower Mainland. They are engaged with a variety of local and international organizations to be on the cutting edge of emerging technologies and standards.

Connecting With Our Members


It’s always so great to spend time with MCABC members. Thank you to Blaire Masztalar of Fraser Valley Refrigeration for the tour! 

Fraser Valley Refrigeration is a key stakeholder in supporting our industry’s focus on climate action. Be sure to visit their website to learn more!

Jobsite Journals Available

If you need a way to keep track of your daily projects, consider using the MCA Canada Jobsite Journal. This handy tool helps track projects, including:

  • site conditions,
  • weather conditions,
  • productivity/time loss and reasons,
  • area/work in progress,
  • subtrade reports,
  • daily report reminders,
  • and more!

For MCABC members, this journal is available for only $13.50.

Purchase Journal

Legislation will help close B.C.’s gender pay gap

On March 7th, new pay transparency legislation was introduced to help close the gender pay gap in B.C. Once the legislation is passed all employers will: 
  • be required to include wage or salary ranges on all publicly advertised jobs
  • not be able to ask prospective employees for pay history information
  • not be able to punish employees who disclose their pay to co-workers or potential job applicants

For more details, follow the link to the press release.

Read Release

Don't Miss the Deadline to Apply for BCAA Apprenticeship Services Fund

March 31st is the deadline to apply to receive up to $40,000 in financial incentives from BCAA's apprenticeship program, so apply before time runs out!

Apply Now


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