Volume 8, Issue 23

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 Inside This Issue

HHCA October Hours
HHCA Christmas Luncheon & Silent Auction
Hall of Fame & Young Leader Nominations
AODA Seminar
Defence Construction Canada E-Bidding
2014 Events & Seminars
Reed Affinity Discount Program
Free Construct Canada Passes


HHCA October Hours

The HHCA will be closed on Monday, October 13th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will re-open on Tuesday, October 14th at 8 a.m.  Happy Thanksgiving from the HHCA!


HHCA Christmas Luncheon & Silent Auction



The HHCA's annual Christmas luncheon and Silent Auction to benefit Habitat for Humanity Hamilton will be held on Friday, November 28th at LIUNA Station. Cocktails and the Silent Auction preview is at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch being served at 12:30 p.m.

The HHCA is currently accepting donations to the Habitat for Humanity Hamilton silent auction table. If you don't know what to donate or have the time to shop, the HHCA will purchase an item on your behalf with a minimum of a $50 monetary donation.

Registration will be available by next week!


Thank You to our current Christmas Sponsors!

  Festive Sponsor Centrepiece Sponsor Wine Sponsor Photography Sponsor Favour Sponsor

Hall of Fame & Young Leader Nominations



There are only a couple of weeks left to get your nominations in! Take some time to nominate someone deserving of one of these recognitions. Both of these awards will be presented at the HHCA Annual General Meeting in February 2015. Nominations will close on October 17, 2014. If you have any questions about either of of these awards, please contact the HHCA.

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Young Leader Nomination Form

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act - Are you Ready?

 Do you know your obligations under the AODA?

The HHCA is hosting the AODA seminar on Monday, October 20th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Construction house.  

The AODA Customer Service Standard is much more than providing adequate facility features such as automatic doors and ramps. It's about understanding the different needs that persons with disabilities may have and interacting with them in a way that you will help them the most.

In this session you will:

Identify company obligations under the AODA including Customer Service Standard and future standards
Learn your legal requirements
Review the benefits of compliance and liability for non-compliance

Featuring Leah Simon, Employment and Labour lawyer at Sherrard Kuzz LLP.

Register here for only $25!


Defence Construction Canada to introduce E-bidding

Starting in Fall 2014, Defence Construction Canada (DCC) will be procuring, through a competitive process, an e-procurement system that will enable them to accept tenders electronically.

DCC's new e-bidding process will be quick and simple

Contractors will be able to:

submit bids online by simply entering their lump sum price or unit prices (No upload of tender form)
return to their online bid to make changes anytime until the closing of the tender call
upload their electronic bid bond directly into the system
submit their bid security through an electronic fund transfer
receive an e-bid confirmation number once your bid is submitted successfully

For full details, please click here!

2014 Upcoming Events & Seminars

Events Seminars

HHCA Christmas Luncheon - November 28, 2014 - Save the Date! 




AODA Seminar - October 20, 2014

Profitable Contracting Seminar - December 9, 2014

Don't Forget - The HHCA offers E-Learning Courses


HHCA Member Benefit Feature: Reed Affinity Program Discounts

As part of your membership with the HHCA, Reed Construction Data is offering discounts on various products including the Daily Commercial News, Building Reports, CanaData, RSMeans and Reed Insights.

To view the full discount pricing and details click here!

Some conditions apply to these discounts. Contact Reed to take advantage of these great discounts today. Don't forget to mention your Hamilton-Halton Construction Association membership.


Construct Canada - Free digital passes!

As a member of the HHCA, you will receive complimentary passes to Construct Canada taking place from December 3-5th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. You must register for your free digital passes by November 25th. Free parking is also available at select locations.

To register and receive your free Construct Canada passes, please click here.

For more details about the Construct Canada event please visit their website.


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