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2015 CRCA president’s holiday message

This post is also available in: French 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. I hope that each of you will relax and spend

Two from OMG, Inc. Named as 2015 National “30 Under 30” Award Winners

Annual Awards Given Jointly by Young Fastener Professionals (YFP) and Fastener Industry Coalition (FIC)  AGAWAM, Mass., October 2015 – Tim Irwin and Chris Mader of OMG, Inc., have been named in the annual fastener 30 Under 30 Awards given jointly by Young Fastener Professionals (YPF) and the Fastener Industry Coalition (FIC). The announcement was made

Reminder – 2015 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award

This is a reminder that as a CRCA Active member, your children and your full time employees children can apply for the Jacques Chevalier Scholarship Award. The scholarship helps deserving students achieve their academic and life goals. We are also pleased to announce that effective this year, the value of the award has increased to

Bryan L. Wallner Appointed New CEO of the Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Langley, BC  August 10, 2015 –  RCABC has announced the appointment of Bryan L. Wallner as their new CEO. Bryan will assume responsibilities on August 10, 2015 and will succeed Ivan van Spronsen who was previously in the position of Executive Vice President. Wallner previously worked as the Senior Vice President for

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.

Applications open for the 2015 Jacques Chevalier scholarship award

Applications are now being accepted for CRCA’s 2015 Jacques Chevalier Scholarship award!  The competition is open to any permanent employee of a CRCA Active Member with two or more years of service.

Making the Maintenance Move: How to Start, Market and Sell a Roofing Maintenance Business

**Reprinted with permission from the Roofing Contractor Magazine Adding maintenance to your company’s offerings may be the missing piece you need to successfully grow your business. The higher profit margins can help improve your overall bottom line and allow for more aggressive project pricing if the opportunity exists. In addition, by going on the customer’s

Set in Stone: Observations on Natural Slate Roofing

**Reprinted with permission from the Roofing Contractor Magazine One of the perks of being an observer of the roofing industry is the ability to occasionally take advantage of unique learning opportunities. One such opportunity presented itself recently when my good friend, Bob Pringle of Evans Roofing Company, Elmira, N.Y., invited me to join him at

CRCA’s Roofing Canada magazine available online

The latest issue of CRCA’s Roofing Canada magazine is now online. The 2015 Spring / Summer edition features discussions on key industry issues, the latest roofing news, CRCA updates, industry profiles, and much more. With a click of a mouse or tap of a screen, readers can access a wealth of timely roofing industry features.

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. The event featured networking opportunities, member tributes, key meetings, and the re-election of CRCA’s current President – Mr. Michel LeBlanc of L.K. Industries to a second term. Mr. LeBlanc’s mandate is effective until the next