CAA ...  working on your behalf  --  July 2018

July was a very busy month, only partially due to the CAA’s fiscal year end. That in itself triggers significant activity on the business aspect of the CAA.  Added to that this year is the earlier deadline for submissions for the CAA Business Awards program, which necessitates seeking… Read More

CAA update …Working On Your Behalf 

June 2018  was another busy month for the CAA.  As usual, our primary focus was on issues that impact architects in Alberta. Through the CAA’s Procurement and Contracts (P&C) Committee, we are dealing with several contract issues.  This includes: Builders Liens in the City of Edmonton RFP University of Alberta’s Dentistry/Pharmacy RFP Liquidated… Read More

CAA update …Working On Your Behalf (May)

May 2018 has been an interesting and productive month for the CAA. To start with, the CAA launched the second year of the CAA Business Awards program. Unlike other awards programs,  The CAA’s program is focused on the business of architect.  Not what you accomplished, but the processes you used. For more… Read More

CAA … Working on your behalf! (April)

As the business voice of architects in Alberta, one of the key issues that the Consulting Architects of Alberta (CAA) focuses on is improving the working environment for Alberta architects. One way of doing this is through the CAA’s Procurement and Contracts Committee.  Most recently, some of the issues the… Read More

CAA … Working on your behalf! (March)

Once again the CAA has been very busy working on behalf of architects in Alberta. A lot of what the CAA does is attend meetings. While the participants, locations, hosts and agendas vary, there is one constant.  All the meetings focus on making improvements on behalf of architects. For the… Read More

CAA update ... Working On Your Behalf (Feb)

Once again the CAA has been very busy working on behalf of architects in Alberta. The new year started with a meeting with the new Alberta Infrastructure (AI) Minister, Sandra Jansen. As some of you may know, Minister Jansen has a connection with infrastructure through her father, who was a… Read More

CAA ... working on your behalf! (Dec 2017)

With the end of 2017 closing upon us, many people often reflect on achievements or significant changes over the year, and contemplate what the new year will entail.  This past year saw the election of a new CAA Chair and some changes in the… Read More

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