Category Archives: Government Relations

It was a busy end to the month of March for Québec and Ontario as both provinces tabled their  budgets for 2018. Both Québec and Ontario are in election years – therefore the realization of items promised in each budget will depend on which way the vote goes. Your AIA Government Relations and Knowledge Hub Team […]

At the beginning of March, AIA Canada was invited to participate in an in-person consultation session with Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC).  AIA, along with stakeholders from education, industry, skilled trade associations and provincial and territorial apprenticeship jurisdictions, provided feedback to ESDC on how federal funds should be invested in the development of a […]

In an effort to engage industry stakeholders in AIA Canada’s two key government relation files, AIA introduced the Community of Practice: Fair Access to Vehicle Data and the Community of Practice: Education and Workforce Development. The two communities bring stakeholders together in a virtual space to exchange information and knowledge on the group’s file of […]

AIA Canada was hand-picked to participate in consultation sessions regarding the federal government’s proposal in Budget 2018 to introduce a new pre-apprenticeship program with a focus on encouraging underrepresented groups to explore careers in the skilled trades. The consultation sessions kicked off on March 2, 2018. In attendance were provincial and territorial government representatives and […]

AIA Canada members are authorized by Transport Canada to transport specific dangerous goods under certain conditions. AIA renews its Equivalency Certificate every two years.  The current certificate was issued in May 2017 and expires May 31, 2019. In partnership with ICC Compliance Center (ICC), we offer our members access to online training related to the transportation of dangerous […]