CAA update … working on your behalf! (Sept 2017)

September has been a busy time for the CAA … meetings, welcoming a new board, saying goodbye to some, the award presentation and more … CAA AGM NEWS In addition to the ongoing discussions about contracts and procurement issues, the CAA Board was also… Read More

CAA update ... working on your behalf! (Sept 2017)

The 2017 Annual General Meeting is fast approaching.  It takes place on September 21 in Edmonton.  For more information, check the CAA website. If you haven’t attended a CAA AGM  (or haven’t attended one recently) I encourage you to attend this year.  We have a lot… Read More

CAA update … working on your behalf! (July 2017)

Membership has benefits … Did you know that, as a CAA member, you can Request feedback on a contract review Use the CAA logo on your business card or stationery * Contact board members Opportunity to get involved in committees Reach out to committees about issues that arise Access to… Read More

CAA news … working on your behalf (June 2017)

City of Calgary Construction Projects update   As the business voice for architects in the Alberta, the Consulting Architects of Alberta (CAA) participate in numerous meetings that impact architects in Alberta.   One such meeting is the recent feedback session on the City of Calgary’s design build terms and conditions. Read More

CAA news … working on your behalf (May 2017)

Connecting with Stakeholders – May 2017 As the business voice for architects in Alberta, the Consulting Architects of Alberta (CAA) is constantly connecting with stakeholders to discuss issues that impact our members.   One of the most significant touchpoints for the CAA is our ongoing work and consistent communication with key… Read More

CAA news … working on your behalf (April 2017)

City of Calgary Design Build Construction Procurement Document The City of Calgary has advised that they will soon be sending out the design build terms and conditions to industry for review.   The procurement document uses: – the standard general conditions,  –… Read More

CAA news … working on your behalf (March 2017)

City of Calgary Construction Projects Session   The City of Calgary is running a second/final information session for Engineers and Architects who prepare/manage construction projects for The City of Calgary on the new construction procurement docs. Details of the event are below.  A copy… Read More

Alberta Infrastructure announces changes

March 9, 2017, Shannon Flint, Deputy Minister of Alberta Infrastructure, announced the following changes at the Assistant Deputy Minister and Executive Director levels to provide continuity and sufficient cover-off across the Ministry following Neil McFarlane’s acceptance of the Assistant Deputy Minister position and Brian’s… Read More

CAA … working on your behalf (Jan 2017)

Happy New Year!  2016 was a good year for the Consulting Architects of Alberta (CAA).  We developed and strengthened effective working relationships with several key organizations, such as Alberta Infrastructure, Alberta Health Services, the City of Calgary and the City of Edmonton, to name a few. … Read More

Alberta Health Services Contracts Update

Over the past few years, the CAA, through its Procurement and Contracts Committee, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) have been meeting to review the Prime Consultant Agreement utilized by AHS for AHS managed design and construction projects. We are pleased to advise that the discussions to date have resulted in an… Read More