October 18 & 19, 2023
Calgary Telus Convention Centre
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Alberta’s largest B2B construction event unites construction, architecture, engineering, design and property management professions to connect, learn, identify new partners and participate in live demos, activations and installations.
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Select seminars and workshops from across the educational program are accredited for continuing education credits by AAA, IDCEC, and BOMI.
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Calgary issues $1.43 billion worth of construction permits in Q3
DCN-JOC News Services November 7, 2022
The construction industry in Calgary continued its upward climb this year with more than $1.4 billion worth of permits issued in Q3, states a recent news release.
“In spite of the global challenges we have collectively experienced in the last two years, investment in Calgary’s future continues to remain a priority for our construction industry and development remains a driving force in our community,” said manager of business and building safety approvals Ulrik Seward in the release.
Calgary’s construction and development industry paves way for a thriving future
Calgary - November 2, 2022
Calgary’s construction industry continues its upward trend for the third quarter of the year. With 5,101 building permits issued, the total construction value for Q3 2022 is $1.43 billion, up 38 per cent from last quarter.
“The high construction volumes of 2014 are reminiscent of Calgary’s booming past, however, the values we are experiencing now are significant for a different reason,” says Ulrik Seward, Manager of Business and Building Safety Approvals, Development, Business & Building Services. “In spite of the global challenges we have collectively experienced in the last two years, investment in Calgary’s future continues to remain a priority for our construction industry and development remains a driving force in our community.”
Government issues call for more underrepresented tradesworkers
DCN-JOC News Services - October 17, 2022
GATINEAU, QUE. -Two calls for proposals are now open aimed at helping equity-deserving groups, including women, get the apprenticeship training and support they need to enter the skilled trades workforce.
Under Stream 2 (Innovation in Apprenticeship) of the Union Training and Innovation Program (UTIP), the Government of Canada is investing up to $55 million over five years, beginning in 2023–2024.
Calgary construction industry sees job growth despite provincial losses
Josh Aldrich Publishing - Sep 13, 2022
'I think what we're seeing is the steady increase in work and work volume and the prospect of more work and other significant projects'
While employment numbers dropped across Alberta and Canada in August, they improved in Calgary’s construction industry.
Alberta construction industry handed more tools to ensure bills are paid
Michael Franklin, CTVNewsCalgary.ca - August 29, 2022
The provincial government says its new prompt payment legislation will make sure contractors and subcontractors will be paid on time after invoices are delivered.
The new law, which replaces the Builder's Lien Act, ensures that contractors are paid within 28 days of receiving a proper invoice and those contractors pay their subcontractors within seven days.
Alberta funds new pilot program to bring more people into the construction industry
Ashley Joannou - Edmonton Journal - July 6, 2022
The Alberta government is spending $3.2 million on a new pilot program aimed at helping those who are unemployed or underemployed try their hand at the construction industry with the hopes of landing an apprenticeship.
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Treaty Number 7
BUILDEX Alberta is taking place in the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre which is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Iyarhe Nakoda.
Calgary is situated on land where the Bow River meets the Elbow River, and the traditional Blackfoot name of this place is “Mohkinstsis”. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.
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