Aims & Objectives
To foster and advance the interest of those who are engaged in or who are directly or indirectly connected with or affected by the erection, fabrication, construction, alteration, repair or improvement of every nature and kind of buildings, works, structures, erection and engineering projects of every nature kind, class or description.
To represent the members of the Association in any matters pertaining to the building and construction industry, and to negotiate on their behalf and enter into such trade or other agreements affecting wages and all other matters as they appear to be in the best interest of the construction industry.
To become an accredited employer organization under The Labour Relations Act and to regulate the relations between employers and employees in the construction industry and to represent such employers in collective bargaining within the ICI sector of the construction industry in any geographical area as defined under The Labour Relations Act.
To promote suitable and desirable legislation affecting the industry in all its branches: to provide liaison with Government for any contemplated legislation by municipal, provincial or federal authorities, insofar as the same may affect the construction industry.
To achieve a closer relationship and better understanding between the various branches of the industry and to improve and standardize as far as possible the methods of submitting and accepting tenders as between architect or engineer, general contractor, trade contractor and owner, and as between general contractor and subcontractor.
To gather accurate and reliable statistics of merchants, and builders and other matters calculated to be of use and assistance to members of the Association.
To bring about a greater uniformity in the custom and usages of those engaged in the construction industry and the furnishings of material therefore.
To settle differences among its members and promote a closer co-operation between the members of the various trades.
To provide office and other facilities for the dissemination of statistics and other information and for the convenience of the various sections of the Association in holding conferences.
To make such rules and regulations governing the activities of the members as may appear in their best interest.
To do such things as may directly or indirectly seem to be incidental, conducive, convenient or proper for the accomplishment of the purposes of the attainment of the objectives of the Association or expedient for the protection or benefit of the members.