CCA Members Industry Summit

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is pleased to present the CCA Members Industry Summit. This half day event, taking place September 16, 2021, is an exclusive opportunity for CCA association leaders and members from across Canada, representing all segments of the construction industry, to engage with CCA’s Board of Directors and participate in sessions covering a range of timely issues.

The Summit will include a Fall Construction Economic Outlook with Peter Hall, Vice-President and Chief Economist, Export Development Canada; a panel discussion on the current state of play of infrastructure across Canada, a fireside chat with CEOs from the industry, and to close out, an interactive session with CCA Board of Directors and President.

This event is free to attend and open exclusively for members and partner association leaders and staff.

Final Program

September 16 (Eastern Time)



12:00-12:05 – Welcome from CCA Chair

CCA Chair, Ray Bassett, will welcome all participants to the CCA Members Industry Summit and set the stage for this exclusive afternoon event.

Speaker: Ray Bassett, Chair, CCA

12:05-12:50 – Fall Construction Economic Outlook

Sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais

The end is insight for the pandemic, but what does it mean for Canada and the global economy? As everyone prepares for the social and economic realities of what a post-COVID world will look like, this session will take an evidence-based approach to explore the current situation and provide construction leaders with credible data to effectively navigate what lies ahead.

Speaker: Peter Hall, Vice-President and Chief Economist, Export Development Canada

13:00-13:45 – Vision for Infrastructure

Sponsored by Ledcor Group of Companies

The industry has been advocating for a long-term vision for Canada’s infrastructure investment that aligns priorities at the Federal, Provincial and Municipal levels. This session will explore what that vision could be and discuss how to improve coordination among public and private owners and funders, best methods to finance and deliver infrastructure projects and how the industry can continue to take a leadership role in outlining infrastructure priorities in the future.


  • Alex Carrick, Chief Economist, ConstructConnect
  • Maryscott Greenwood, CEO, Canadian American Business Council
  • Brendan Nobes, 1st Vice Chair, CCA

14:00-14:45 – CEO Roundtable

In this candid session, construction CEOs will talk about the opportunities they see for Canadian firms to thrive in the next five years and some of the challenges to overcome.


  • Charles Caza, 2nd Vice Chair, CCA
  • Tim Coldwell, President, Chandos
  • Robert Hasell, President, Emil Anderson Construction
  • Julie Zulich, President and Co-CEO of TESC Contracting Company Ltd.

15:00-15:50 – CCA 2022 Priorities & Discussion

The CCA Members Industry Summit wraps up with a brief presentation on the 2022 priorities and areas of focus for the national association.

This presentation will close out with an interactive Q&A between attendees and the CCA Chair and CCA President, a perfect opportunity to ask pressing questions and hear directly from CCA leadership.


  • Ray Bassett, Chair, CCA
  • Mary Van Buren, President, CCA

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information or to discuss available sponsorship opportunities, please contact Patricia Gougeon