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CCA 1 (2021) - Stipulated Price Contract
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CCA 1 (2021) is a standard construction contract form designed for the Contractor and Subcontractor when performing the required subcontract work for a single, pre-determined fixed price or lump sum, regardless of the Subcontractor's actual costs. Users can choose between the refer-by-reference or standalone approaches simply by completing either page 2A or page 2B (not both) and discarding the other page.


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This document is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file) and is a one-time purchase. You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the document from the CCA website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. The purchase price also includes two (2) CCA 1 (2008) copyright seals (hard copy only), which we will mail to you. Additional seals are available for purchase. 


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$66.00
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$99.00
CCA 1 (2021) Copyright Seal
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Copyright seal for CCA 1 (2021) Stipulated Price Contract.
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$8.80
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$13.20
CCA 16 (1992) - Guidelines for Determining the Costs Associated with Performing Changes in the Work
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CCA 16 (1992) is a guide outlining a change-order checklist. It includes a model change-order quotation form.

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$22.00
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$33.00
CCA 19 (2011) - Stipulated Price Sub-subcontract
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CCA 19 (2011) is a standard sub-subcontract form between subcontractor and sub-subcontractor where payment is based on a stipulated or fixed price. Users can choose between the refer-by-reference or standalone approaches simply by completing either page 2 or page 3 (not both) and discarding the other page.


Purchase details:

This document is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file) and is a one-time purchase. You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the document from the CCA website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. The purchase price also includes two (2) CCA 19 (2011) copyright seals (hard copy only), which we will mail to you. Additional seals are available for purchase. 


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$66.00
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$88.00
CCA 19 (2011) Copyright Seal
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Copyright seal for CCA 19 (2011) Stipulated Price Sub-subcontract.
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$8.80
Non-Member Price
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$13.20
CCA 25 (2001) - Guide to Project Management Services
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CCA 25 (2001) describes the standards of performance for managing the planning, design, construction, and commissioning of a capital project within a prescribed budget and time frame. The scope of Project Management services should be clearly defined and recorded in an agreement:

·         Preliminary Requirements: At the outset of the project, the Project Manager should become familiar with the feasibility report. Some Owners may even ask the Project Manager to prepare or advise on the preparation of a feasibility report;

·         General Functions;

·         Basic Requirements.

CCA 25 also provides fee guidelines for Project Management Services.


Purchase details:

This guide is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file). You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the guide from the CCA website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. 

Member Price
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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 26 (2016) - A Guide to the Construction Management Project Delivery Method
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CCA 26 (2016) explains what Construction Management is and the two fundamentally different forms of Construction Management contracts: "for Services" and "for Services and Construction".


This guide:

  • Explains the circumstances under which Construction Management is beneficial and an Owner might consider using it;
  • Describes the services a Construction Manager typically provides;
  • Provides guidance to Owners on when and how to procure Construction Management services; and
  • Highlights some of the important issues and considerations relating to the use of Construction Management.


Purchase details:

This guide is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file). You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the guide from the CCDC website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. 

Member Price
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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 27 (1997) - Guide on Construction Environmental Management Planning
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CCA 27 (1997) is a guide outlining sound environmental practices in the construction industry. It serves to assist contractors in developing an Environmental Management Program.

Topics addressed in this guide include:

  • Company's environmental management system;
  •  Assessing a project's environmental risks;
  • Contract drafting to limit environmental liability;
  • Insurance for environmental liability;
  • Financing;
  • Due diligence;
  • Waste management; and
  • Environmental standards.


Purchase details:

This guide is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file). You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the guide from the CCDC website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. 

Member Price
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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 28 (2009) - Guide to Improving Cash Flow in the Construction Industry
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CCA 28 (2009) identifies where cash flow problems occur in a construction project and suggests possible solutions. This guide explains the important steps to improving cash flow on a project and discusses effective billing and collection procedures to ensure that accounts receivable are paid as expediently as possible.

Insufficient positive cash flow on a project can necessitate interim financing; and therefore, it is essential that you establish a good relationship with your bank. CCA 28 discusses how you can best work effectively with your bank. A model cash flow statement is also provided to illustrate the three basic elements for cash flow forecasting: current bank balance, anticipated receipts, and anticipated disbursements.

Purchase details:

This guide is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file). You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the guide from the CCDC website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. 

Member Price
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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 50 (2003) - A Prime Contractor’s Guide to Project Financing and Payment Security
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CCA 50 offers detailed guidance to prime contractors on understanding their client's financial strength and how they are financing your project. This guide shows how a prime contractor can minimize the risk of non-payment prior to bidding on a project, prior to signing a contract, and during the administration of a contract. A financing risk management checklist is also provided to list questions that a prime contractor should ask during the bidding and contracting stages, and types of security available to minimize the risk of non-payment.

This document is available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.

Purchase details:

This guide is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file). You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the guide from the CCDC website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. 

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$0.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 51 (2008)- A Guide to Calling Bids and Awarding Subcontracts
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CCA 51 (2008) addresses the practices involved in the procurement of Subcontractor's construction services, whereby price is the primary determinant in Subcontractor selection. Its use is intended to foster improved mutual cooperation and productivity between Prime Contractors and Subcontractors.

CCA 51 recommends best practices in all aspects of the bid calling and award subcontract process:

·         Principles of the law of competitive bidding;

·         Preparing the subcontract bidding requirements;

·         Preparing the subcontract requirements;

·         Calling for subcontract bids;

·         Receiving subcontract bids; and

Subcontract awards.

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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 52 (2008) - Joint Venture Guide
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CCA 52 (2008) is a guide to the strategic formation, operation, and management of joint ventures as a business vehicle in the construction industry. It highlights information and issues that businesses involved in commercial construction may wish to consider in determining whether a joint venture could be a suitable form of organization to develop, advance, or enhance their business purposes.


The Guide introduces the concept of a joint venture, and outlines the potential advantages and risks inherent in entering into this form of business organization. In addition, it identifies and describes factors that are important to the success of a joint venture.


The Guide also features information on the selection and management of joint ventures as well as legal considerations such as alternative legal structures. Insurance, bonding and tax issues are also addressed.


Purchase details:

This guide is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF file). You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the guide from the CCDC website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number. 

Member Price
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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 53 (2016) - A Trade Contractor’s Guide and Checklist to Construction Contracts
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CCA 53 (2016) draws the attention of trade contractors to certain clauses that frequently appear in construction contract or subcontract documents which can adversely affect the rights and obligations of the trade contractor. This document is a guide for trade contractors in reviewing contracts, no matter where they are positioned in relation to the project.

CCA 53 includes information on:

·         Contractual responsibility;

·         Design responsibility;

·         Contractual implications of IPD and BIM;

·         Conduit or flow-down provisions in subcontracts;

·         Scope bidding and the description of the subcontract work;

·         Payment clauses in subcontracts;

·         Remedies for non-payment;

·         General insurance requirements;

·         Protection-of-work clauses in subcontracts;

·         Warranties in subcontracts;

·         Temporary site facilities;

·         Delay provisions; and

·         Change orders and change directives.

In addition, it includes a checklist that identifies issues that trade contractors need to be aware of and factor into their decision-making prior to bidding, signing, and commencing work.

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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 61 (2008) - Risks of Pre-purchasing Equipment and Materials for Construction Projects
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CCA 61 (2008) is a guide explaining the costs and risks associated with pre-purchasing equipment and materials, which may outweigh any anticipated economic and scheduling advantage.

This document is available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.

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$33.00
CCA 81 (2001) - A Best Practices Guide to Solid Waste Reduction
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CCA 81 (2001) is a guide providing an overview of federal, provincial and municipal waste guidelines and the CCA's Waste Management Code of Practice.

This document is available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.

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$33.00
CCA 82 (2004) - Mould Guidelines for the Canadian Construction Industry
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CCA 82 (2004) is the product of a Mould Task Force created by the Canadian Construction Association in June 2002 to develop national guidelines to assist contractors in minimizing the potential for mould growth, and instituting effective remediation practices. These national guidelines provide useful information and step-by-step instructions in the following areas:

·         Insurance Considerations;

·         Minimizing of Moisture Intrusion;

·         Proper Building Maintenance and Operation;

·         Mould Assessment;

·         Mould Remediation Protocols;

·         Proper Disposal of Mouldy Materials; and

·         Guidelines for Selecting Mould Remediation Contractors.

This document is available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.

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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA 83 (2004) - Environmental Best Practices Guide for Hot Mix Asphalt Plants
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CCA 83 (2004) is a guide providing owners and operators of hot mix asphalt plants with information and guidance related to the management of their plant assets in a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly fashion. The guide contains checklists that owners can use to improve their plant's environmental performance.

This document is available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.

This document available in electronic format only.
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CCA 90 (2007) - Guidelines for Electronic Procurement
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CCA 90 (2007) is a guide document offering the value and benefits of electronic procurement. It identifies the key issues and recommended "best practices" for the process.

This guide covers:

·         Governing legislation and legal status;

·         Availability and format of bid documents;

·         Computer and communication system reliability;

·         Security;

·         Bid authentication and validation;

·         Bid closing time;

·         Modifying bids;

·         Submission of bid securities;

·         Submission of bid supplements; and

Bid results.

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$22.00
Non-Member Price
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$33.00
CCA Guide (1993) - Recommended Guidelines for Provisioning Geotechnical Information in Construction Contracts
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The CCA Guide (1993) was jointly developed with the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada to assist owners, consultants, and contractors in overcoming problems associated with geotechnical information provided in construction contracts.

The main topics it addresses are:

·         Risk allocation;

·         Risk minimization;

·         Geotechnical information;

·         Treatment of geotechnical reports in tender document; and

Recommended contract provisions for geotechnical information in construction contracts.

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$22.00
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$33.00
CCA HR Guide (2010) - Human Resources Toolkit: A Guide to Leadership in the Construction Industry
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The CCA Human Resources Toolkit is designed to provide employers in the construction industry with practical guidance on human resources related issues. Developed by and issued with the permission of the Saskatchewan Construction Association, this toolkit includes explanations of key concepts, templates, and case studies. It contains modules on workforce planning, recruitment and selection, workforce engagement and performance, and a prescription for leading in changing times.

·         MODULE 1: workforce planning;

·         MODULE 2: recruitment and selection;

·         MODULE 3: workforce engagement and performance;

·         MODULE 4: prescription for leading in changing times.

The purchase of this toolkit includes access to download over 50 forms and templates relating to finance and administration, health and safety, conduct and discipline, employment, strategic planning, and promoting careers in construction.

This document available in hardcopy format only.
Member Price
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$80.00
Non-Member Price
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$125.00
CCA Complete Document Set
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Includes CCA

·         Contracts (1, 19);

·         Guides (16, 25, 26, 27, 28, 50, 51, 52, 53, 61, 81, 82, 83, 90); and

·         Other publications (Guide 1993, Guide 2010).

Also includes all associated seals:

·         CCA 1 x2; and

·         CCA 19 x2.


Purchase details:

The Complete CCA Set is available in electronic format only (downloadable PDF files) and is a one-time purchase. You are purchasing a Registration Number that is used to download the complete set from the CCA website. Once your order is received, we will e-mail you a Registration Number and mail you the included Copyright Seals. Additional seals are available for purchase. 


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$418.00
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$627.00
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