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January 2023

Registration is now open for the 2023
MCABC Business Conference 
and Trade Show!

Our annual conference is taking place in Whistler, BC from June 14-16 and this year it's all about Forward Thinking. You'll learn from amazing session and keynote speakers, plus network with industry leaders.

Members get early access to the conference sponsorship packages, but only until February 3rd at 12pm PST. After that, sponsorships are open to non-members. Act fast to have your brand highlighted at the conference.

Keynote Speaker: Robyn Benincasa

Keynote Speaker: Mark Breslin

with presenting sponsor

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MCABC is Now on Instagram!

That's right, now you can connect with MCABC through Instagram for the latest industry news and content.

Click the icon below and give us a follow

MCAA & MCAC Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

MCAC and MCAA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that confirms their long-standing partnership and collaboration. In addition to the promotion of the mechanical contracting sector, the MOU sets out guidelines on the sharing of educational resources, industry best practices, as well as event attendance.

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#coffeetalk: What is ESG and how can it benefit your business?
February 23, 8am-9am, Virtual

With the understanding that ESG is showing up in tenders and contracts, we will focus on: How can an ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) mindset help your business prosper? At this #coffeetalk, we’ll discuss how members can leverage their expertise to capitalize on environmental and social impact opportunities.

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24/7 BuildForce: Communication, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution Course

Earn two Gold Seal Credits with this valuable online course designed to help improve written,
oral, and negotiating skills within the construction industry.

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Risky Clauses Program

Before signing a contract, make you're using MCABC's Risky Clauses Program. This free service provides a lawyer’s analysis that points out which clauses are risky, including suggested revisions to minimize your risk.

Log in to the website, click on ‘Member Hub’ and from the dropdown menu select ‘Risky Clauses Program’.

MCA Canada Announces Almost $30,000 in Scholarships

In 2022, MCAC awarded the highest amount of financial assistance provided since the start of the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series in 2006, with close to $30,000 awarded to students across Canada.

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SkilledTrades BC Info Sessions

On December 1, 2022, ITA became SkilledTradesBC, marking the introduction of an expanded mandate and Skilled Trades Certification system. 

They are hosting a series of sessions to keep stakeholders informed as the certification system moves towards implementation. To find out more about the mandate and sessions, click the button below.

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New WorkSafeBC Safety Guide & Template

WorkSafeBC has published a fillable template and an associated guide to help reduce the risk of struck-by incidents on the worksite.

Access Template

Receive up to $40,000 in Financial Incentives

BC Construction employers can register up to four 1st year apprentices 
to receive up to $40,000. 


MCABC Attends School District 42 Trades Showcase

On January 18th, MCABC had the pleasure of promoting skilled trades and mechanical contracting at Thomas Haney Secondary School. Attendance was fantastic and MCABC was able to spread awareness and excitement about the industry among high school students and their parents. 

Call for 2023 Board of Directors Nominations

Are you an MCABC Mechanical Contractor 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:


MCABC Welcomes Two New Team Members


Over the past month, two new members have joined the MCABC team: Tasha Matter as Executive Assistant & Office Manager, and Kate Wensel as Marketing & Communications Manager

Tasha has over 13 years of senior administrative experience working in demanding, high volume environments. Her excellent organizational and planning skills will be key to the success of MCABC's many projects.

With a background in brand ownership, project management, and copywriting, Kate brings a valuable combination of creative and technical skills to the team.

Both are thrilled to join the wonderful team at MCABC and are excited to help the association achieve its goals. Tasha and Kate look forward to getting to know all the members this year!


Know a great small business? Or run one yourself? Nominate it!

This year, Small Business BC’s annual awards will honour entrepreneurs who were creative, determined and most of all, supported their communities in a challenging year. Nominate a business you love for an SBBC Award.

Nominate a Business

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