CAA update ... Working On Your Behalf - January 2019

CAA update … Working On Your Behalf   Already the end of the first month of a new year has passed … and the CAA has been busy on working behalf of our members. From time to time, we get questions about what the CAA is doing. Sometimes it is a… Read More

CAA update … Working On Your Behalf - December 2018

Happy New Year! A quick wrap up of a couple of CAA’s actions in December 2019.  I addition to regular communication and meetings, the CAA also secured two new key actions : Finalizing the details for a Lunch and Learn event for CAA members. The… Read More

CAA update ... Working On Your Behalf - November 2018

September and October 2018 were busy for the CAA. November has been full of last minute details, quirks and technical difficulties with CAA’s new website, so this WOYB must go out before the website launch. Watch your emails for the official unveiling and new website, coming soon. This… Read More

AGM 2018 Presentations

At CAA’s 9th AGM, held at the University of Calgary, EVDS, Allan Partridge, CAA Chair, presented to a packed room of students over the lunch hour. Click here for his presentation.             Nicola Huppertz’s Alberta Health Services presentation focused on… Read More

CAA update … Working on your behalf!

August 2018 was a very busy month for the CAA.  In addition to the regular day-to-day activities, the CAA had a few time-specific issues to work on. One of the items was developing a survey for the Pitching Green initiative. The survey is now closed, but I hope that a… Read More

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