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

CAA … working on your behalf! (Oct 2016)

Behinds the scenes, the Consulting Architects of Alberta continues to focus on issues that are of importance to our members. One of the key issues that affects architects is contracts and contract wording.  We continue to push for and achieve success with a number of our public clients. Read More

CAA … working on your behalf! (July 2016)

The CAA continues to be at the forefront of issues that impact architects in Alberta.  This includes sharing announcements, issues that the CAA is currently working on, highlighting achievements that have been made and also upcoming meetings and issues. Provided below is an update of these matters. Read More

CAA … working on your behalf (May 2016)

  The Consulting Architects of Alberta continues to work on behalf of its members, and we are getting positive results and breaking new ground.   At the 2016 Banff Sessions this past weekend, CAA Chair Linus Murphy co-presented  with AAA Practice Advisor… Read More

CAA … working on your behalf! (April 2016)

As you may know, the CAA has been working with Alberta Infrastructure on a number of issues.  The email from Alberta Infrastructure below is another example of changes being made as a result of the discussions that impact architects in Alberta. Alberta Infrastructure has been working… Read More

CAA … working on your behalf! (Feb 2016)

The Consulting Architects of Alberta (CAA) received several emails regarding the Practice Advisory recently sent out by the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA).  It was very fortuitous that the CAA and AAA had already scheduled a meeting for Thursday February 11, 2016 with AAA Chair Peter Osborne, AAA… Read More

CAA ... working on your behalf (Jan 2016)

The CAA recently participated in a Industry Liaison Committee meeting that also included representatives from Alberta Infrastructure, Consulting Engineers of Alberta and the Alberta Construction Association.   One of the key outcomes from this meeting was a DRAFT Design Principles document prepared by Alberta Infrastructure.  Committee… Read More