March 16, 2012

VIDEO: Michael Atkinson, President of the Canadian Construction Association

Michael Atkinson, the president of the Canadian Construction Association, took time out from the 94th annual CCA conference in Savannah, Georgia to speak with the Journal of Commerce.

Atkinson covered initiatives the CCA has undertaken in the past year to tackle issues such as the labour shortage, the importance of tackling Canada’s infrastructure in a post-stimulus world and the rise of Canada as a construction market, with the industry set to become the fifth biggest in the world by 2020.

Atkinson also reflected on the importance of the annual conference as a way for members of the construction industry to get together for face to face networking, as well as take advantage of the educational opportunities afforded by the many sessions held throughout the week.

For more coverage of the Canadian Construction Association annual conference, please see the following stories in the Daily Commercial News:

CBC’s Mansbridge addresses Canadian Construction Association

Canadian Construction Association conference speakers discuss procurement, contracting issues

Canadian Construction Association recognizes outstanding contributors

EllisDon, Canem executives discuss changing face of construction industry

Canadian Construction Association partners with Federation of Canadian Municipalities on federal funding discussions

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