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2021

August 10, 2021

Findings from the Second 2021 Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing Announced

In July 2021, more than 300 respondents from across the United States and Canada shared their perspectives on the current state of the reroofing industry in the second Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing of the year.

July 07, 2021

Trade Association Coalition Launches Q2 2021 Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing

Roofing professionals are invited to join industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada in taking part in the new Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing.

June 09, 2021

MP Steven MacKinnon recognizes CRCA National Roofing Week in Canada

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is holding National Roofing Week June 7 to 11 to increase recognition of the significance of roofs to every home and business in the Canada; promote the good deeds of the roofing industry; and emphasize the value of professional roofing contractors.

May 25, 2021

CRCA announces the 2021 Frank Ladner Award recipient

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association is pleased to announce that Howard Schlamb from Chilliwack Roofing Ltd. in Chilliwack BC is the 2021 recipient of the Frank Ladner Award.

May 24, 2021

CRCA announces the 2021 Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that Couverture Montréal Nord from Saint-Léonard QC is the recipient of the 2021 Roofing Canada Award for their work on the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (University of Montreal Health Centre) – CHUM Phase 2.

May 24, 2021

CRCA announces recipients of Honorary Membership Awards

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association is pleased to announce that Chris Knudsen has been awarded CRCA’s Honorary Membership Awards in 2021.

May 19, 2021

Murray Tysowski Elected President and Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association

Murray Tysowski, the president of Aurora Roofing Ltd., from Coombs, British Columbia, has been elected as the president and chairman of the board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA).

May 10, 2021

CRCA Members Bulletin: Rising Cost of Roofing Materials and Supply Shortages

It is no secret that the roofing industry, and more widely the construction industry, is being severely affected by materials shortages and increased costs.

May 03, 2021

Trade Association Coalition Completes Q1 2021 Market Index Survey for Reroofing

CRCA is one member in a coalition of industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada, that has completed the first Quarter 2021 Market Index Survey for Reroofing.

April 13, 2021

CRCA Announces second annual National Roofing Week in Canada

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is excited to announce that Canada’s second annual National Roofing Week celebration will take place nationwide from June 7 to 11, 2021.

March 31, 2021

Trade Association Coalition Launches Q1 2021 Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing

Roofing professionals are invited to join industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada in taking part in the new Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing.

February 24, 2021

Trade Association Coalition Completes First Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing

CRCA is one member in a coalition of industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada, that has completed its initial Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing.

January 25, 2021

Roofing Coalition Urges Widespread COVID-19 Vaccinations

A coalition of roofing trade associations representing contractors, manufacturers, distributors and consultants urges eligible individuals to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccinations when available and recommended by local health officials and medical professionals.

January 21, 2021

CRCA Partners with National Women in Roofing (NWiR)

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that they have partnered with the National Women in Roofing (NWiR) to establish a Canadian Council of the organization.

January 08, 2021

Trade Association Coalition Introduces Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing

Roofing professionals are invited to join industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada in taking part in the new Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing

2020

December 22, 2020

Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award Winners 2020

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2020 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award are Ms. Ruby Harrington and Mr. Aidan Taylor.

December 21, 2020

2020 CRCA President’s holiday message

On behalf of CRCA and the Board of Directors, I would like to wish all of our members, provincial affiliates, and everyone involved in the roofing and construction industry a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

August 24, 2020

CRCA Launches National Roofing Week

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is excited to announce that Canada’s first annual National Roofing Week celebration launched today and will run to August 28, 2020.

July 08, 2020

CRCA Announces Free Legal Support for Members

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is excited to announce that members can now take advantage of free legal support through Cotney Construction Law.

June 04, 2020

CRCA Announces first-ever National Roofing Week in Canada

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is excited to announce that Canada’s first annual National Roofing Week celebration will take place nationwide from August 24 to 28, 2020.

May 07, 2020

CRCA Announces 2020 Roofing Canada Award Winners

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that for the first time in the history of the award, it has been awarded to two members who worked together on a very unique project.

May 06, 2020

CRCA announces recipients of Honorary Membership Awards

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association is pleased to announce that in 2019/2020, John Wells and Serge LaFleur were awarded Honorary Membership Awards.

May 06, 2020

CRCA announces Frank Ladner Award recipient

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association is pleased to announce that David Miller is the 2020 recipient of the Frank Ladner Award.

April 23, 2020

Canada’s construction industry requests federal support for our sector in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – we need your help!

Trade contractors across Canada are concerned that decreased productivity and the reduction in available labour, due to COVID-19, will cause delays on projects.

April 16, 2020

Message from the CRCA President

At a time where we are supposed to be ramping up our roofing work at construction sites, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into our plans.

March 20, 2020

CRCA sends letter to Prime Minister: Roofing is essential

CRCA has sent the attached letter (English and French) to the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau to express our concerns regarding provincial and local regulations governing essential businesses/workers/services during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

March 19, 2020

CRCA 2020 National Conference and AGM to be Cancelled

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) Board of Directors, having carefully assessed the associated risks of the COVID-19 outbreak and recommendations by Canada Public Health, has officially decided to cancel the 2020 National Conference and AGM scheduled to take place May 1-3 in Edmonton, AB.

2019

April 15, 2019

Jacques Beaulieu Elected President and Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association

Jacques Beaulieu, the president of Allied Roofing Inc., from Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been elected as the president and chairman of the board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA).

April 15, 2019

CRCA Announces 2019 Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has announced that Flynn Canada Ltd is the recipient of its annual Roofing Canada Award. Flynn’s Saskatoon branch took home the award for their work on the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital in Saskatoon.

January 24, 2019

Registration for the 2019 CRCA Conference and AGM is open!

On behalf of CRCA, I would like to invite you to attend CRCA’s 60th National Conference & Annual General Meeting being held from April 13 to 15, 2019 in Montreal, Quebec at the InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

2018

September 12, 2018

CRCA announces call for entries for the 2019 Roofing Canada Award

CRCA is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2019 Roofing Canada Award.

August 02, 2018

CRCA Launches Updated Brand and Website

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) today unveiled its updated brand and website.

May 10, 2018

CRCA Announces Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has announced that Bothwell Accurate Co. Ltd., from Mississauga Ontario is the recipient of its annual Roofing Canada Award for their work on the York University Station – Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto.

May 10, 2018

Terry Casey Elected President and Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association

Terry Casey, North Shore Roofing Ltd., from Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador, has been elected as the president and chairman of the board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) at its annual general meeting held in conjunction with the 2018 CRCA annual conference.

February 01, 2018

Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Awards

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2017 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award are Mr. Joel LeBlanc and Mr. Philippe Deveaux-Savard.

2017

August 31, 2017

CRCA announces call for entries for the 2017 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award

CRCA is now accepting applications for the 2017 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award.

August 31, 2017

CRCA announces call for entries for 2018 Roofing Canada Award

CRCA is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2018 Roofing Canada Award.

May 30, 2017

CRCA announces the 2016 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Awards Winners

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2016 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award are Ms. Kiera Burnie and Mr. Matthew Wadlow.

May 30, 2017

CRCA Announces Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has announced that Toitures Trois Étoiles Inc. from Lasalle is the recipient of its annual Roofing Canada Award for their work on the Windsor Building in Montreal.

May 30, 2017

Rob Kucher Elected President and Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association

Rob Kucher, Cardinal Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Thunder Bay, has been elected as the president and chairman of the board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) at its annual general meeting held in conjunction with the 2017 CRCA annual conference.

2016

June 02, 2016

CRCA Announces Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has announced that Raymond Martin Ltée from Quebec City is the recipient of its annual Roofing Canada Award for their work on the Augustines Monastery (Le Monasteres des Augustines).

June 02, 2016

Jason Baptist Elected President and Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association

Jason Baptist, Century Roofing & Sheet Metal Ltd., Saskatoon, has been elected as the next president and chairman of the board of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA).

2015

July 14, 2015

CRCA announces call for entries for 2016 Roofing Canada Award

CRCA is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2016 Roofing Canada Award.

July 01, 2015

CRCA has published a new Technical Bulletin

Roofing and Waterproofing Membranes

May 13, 2015

LeBlanc re-elected as CRCA President and other Conference Highlights

CRCA held their Annual General Meeting and Annual Luncheon on May 4, 2015 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver.

May 12, 2015

CRCA Announces Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has announced that for the second consecutive year, Flynn Canada Ltd. is the recipient of its annual Roofing Canada Award for their work on the Bow Valley College Green Roof project.

2014

September 03, 2014

CRCA announces call for entries for Roofing Canada Award

CRCA is pleased to announce a call for entries for the Roofing Canada Award. The deadline for entries is December 31.

June 15, 2014

CRCA has two new Advisory Bulletins

Roofing Preventative Maintenance & Roof Loading

June 05, 2014

CRCA Announces Roofing Canada Award Winner

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has announced that Flynn Canada Ltd. is the recipient of its annual Roofing Canada Award for their work on the Calgary West LRT Extension.

2013

May 01, 2013

ROOFTech 2013 in Toronto attracts thousands

Last week, the country's largest roofing expo hit the Toronto area with more than 125 exhibitors and seven hands-on demonstrations.

2012

September 25, 2012

CRCA Launches Leading Edge Roofing Specifications Manual

A new roofing specification manual produced by the Canadian Roofing Contractors' Association (CRCA) is now available and provides the roofing industry in Canada with up to date information on leading edge roofing innovation.

September 20, 2012

Peter Kalinger, CRCA Technical Director received the William C. Cullen Award from ASTM International Roofing Committee

ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing has presented the William C. Cullen Award to Peter Kalinger, technical director at the Canadian Roofing Contractors’ Association in Gloucester, Ontario, for his outstanding contributions to international standards for roofing and waterproofing.

September 01, 2012

We are now accepting orders for the NEW CRCA ROOFING SPECIFICATIONS MANUAL

CRCA in conjunction with its CRCA National Technical Committee has undertaken an exhaustive revision of its' well known manual.