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in the Apprenticeship and Certification Board Governance
reviewed and met several times to discuss industry issues,
including making the Plumber Trade Compulsory.
City of Winnipeg - M1 Permitting - After over a decade of a by-law that did not reflect the practices of the
construction pyramid, the City of Winnipeg created a new
licensing category for Prime Mechanical Contractors. This
amendment to the by-law allows those responsible for the
permitted work and the work of their sub-contractors to
draw the M1 Mechanical permit.

LOOKING TTHOE

FUTURE

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LOCAL 254

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Kyle Kalcsics

Business Manager,
Financial Secretary, LU254

Member Engagement and Recruitment
Member engagement and recruitment is integral to the
success, growth and voice of the association. MCAM increased
its social media presence, considered options for an e-newsletter, created new promotional material for prospective members, created a new standard for membership, developed a
Manitoba Affinity Program and created unique opportunities to
increase networking.
@mcamanitoba
Twitter
www.facebook.com/mca.manitoba
Facebook
Instagram
@mca.mb
Website
www.mca-mb.com
MCAM Next Gen - MCAM Next Gen is a new way for the
future leaders of the Manitoba mechanical contracting industry
to connect with their peers. Through networking opportunities
and education sessions focused on innovation and building the
skills of middle management, we are providing the platform to
access new technology and business practices and strengthen
professional relationships.
Manitoba Student Chapter - In Spring 2017, MCAM and
the Mechanical Engineering Students from the University of
Manitoba joined to form the MCAM Student Chapter. The goal
of the Chapter is to expose students to the contractors and
industry they will work for, sell to, design for or hire. Almost one
year old, and 10 members strong; the students have volunteered
and networked at the MCAM Golf Tournament and annual Banjo
Bowl as guests of DMS Industrial, participated in the MCAM
Christmas Hamper Day, attended the CEC Student Chapter
Summit in Waterloo, survived the first annual speed-interviewing session and celebrated the first hire of Brett Coey
(Student Chapter President) by DMS Industrial.

Enhancing External Relationships

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Enhancing external relationships is essential to strengthening the voice and effectiveness of the association. As some
initial steps:
a. The MCAM membership committee the Board has identified
Consultant Engineers as a positive addition to the Associate
membership category.
b. At the request of the Winnipeg Construction Association,
a working group of the Board of Directors has completed a
review and provided recommendations of the mechanical
section or the trade definitions.
c. The MCAM Board is considering options for an Industry
standard for Change Order Labour Rates.
Education - The MCAM Education Committee is developing
a multi-year systemic approach to addressing the ongoing
educational needs of the MCAM membership. MCAM will be
hosting a semi-annual MCAM Education Week in October
and March of each year. Each day of MCAM Education Week
will focus on a different target group, including Principles and
Senior Management, Service Contractors, Field Level Project
Managers and Foreman, a Cross-Spectrum Innovation Day
and Governance for Board of Directors. The goal is for MCAM
Education Week to become a highly anticipated event exclusive
to the MCAM membership.

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Contractors Associations of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba 2018
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Western Journal 2018

Message from MCA Canada
Message from MCA Alberta
Message from MCA British Columbia
Message from MCA Manitoba
Message from MCA Saskatchewan
Innovation in the Mechanical Industry
Four MCA Presidents Speak
Membership Advantage Programs
What if You Could Get a Total Of 20% Reduction in Insurance Costs Annually?
The Western MCAs – Year at a Glance
The Western Journal 2018 - Intro
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The Western Journal 2018 - cover2
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The Western Journal 2018 - Message from MCA Canada
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The Western Journal 2018 - Message from MCA Alberta
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The Western Journal 2018 - Message from MCA British Columbia
The Western Journal 2018 - Message from MCA Manitoba
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The Western Journal 2018 - Message from MCA Saskatchewan
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The Western Journal 2018 - Innovation in the Mechanical Industry
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The Western Journal 2018 - Four MCA Presidents Speak
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The Western Journal 2018 - Membership Advantage Programs
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The Western Journal 2018 - What if You Could Get a Total Of 20% Reduction in Insurance Costs Annually?
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The Western Journal 2018 - The Western MCAs – Year at a Glance
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