CCA officially announces 2023 National Award winners

The winners were honoured at the CCA’s annual conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is once again celebrating the industry’s best and brightest. The association has announced the winners of its National Awards.

The official ceremony was held on March 14, 2024 in conjunction with the annual CCA Conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. From innovation and environmental achievement to community leadership, world-class safety and workforce excellence, the recipients represent the industry’s best and brightest.

Ledcor Group of Companies

CCA 2023 Community Leader Award – sponsored by Marsh Canada Limited

Ledcor has been named one of two recipients of CCA’s Community Leader Award. The collective mission shared by Ledcor’s employees is encapsulated in the phrase “Ledcor Cares,” a testament to their commitment to community well-being and making a positive impact.

Vancouver Island Construction Association

CCA 2023 Community Leader Award – sponsored by Marsh Canada Limited

Emerging as a central force addressing substance use and overdose deaths with a groundbreaking toolkit, VICA has been named one of two recipients of CCA’s Community Leader Award.


CCA 2023 Environmental Achievement Award – sponsored by Victaulic

Giatec was recognized for their innovative approach to sustainability. SmartMix is an AI platform that empowers ready-mix concrete producers to analyze data points across their operations efficiently, optimizing mixes for cost, cement usage, and CO2 emissions.

Ledcor Pipeline Ltd.

CCA 2023 Excellence in Innovation Award – sponsored by Intact Surety

For their Canadian adaption of new methodology for steep slope pipeline installation, Ledcor Pipeline Ltd. was honoured with the 2023 Excellence in Innovation Award.

This recognition speaks volumes about the typical dedication and ingenuity of the outstanding Ledcor team members. Our approach to innovation not only sets new standards but also demonstrates our commitment to pushing boundaries and driving positive change in our industry.

Quentin Huillery, Chief Operations Officer, Civil, Mining, and Infrastructure

Kinetic Construction

CCA 2023 Gold Seal Award – sponsored by Travelers Canada

For their ongoing commitment to excellence and education, Kinetic was recognized with the CCA 2023 Gold Seal Award. A staunch supporter of Gold Seal since its inception, Kinetic has celebrated countless employees’ journeys to certification.

Graham Group

CCA 2023 National Safety Award – sponsored by Vipond Inc.

The 2023 CCA National Safety Award recognized the Graham Group for their outstanding overall approach to and success in the areas of health and safety. Actively Caring is one such example of a Graham program designed to cultivate a culture where people are actively looking out for others with courage and compassion.

We’re thrilled to receive the CCA National Safety Award this year! Safety is our top priority. Our actively caring culture underpins every project to ensure the health and safety of our people, communities and the environment.

Graham Group

Construction Association of Nova Scotia

CCA 2023 Partner Association Award

Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is the 2023 recipient of CCA’s Partner Association Award. CANS continues to focus on building a resilient, skilled and innovative future for the construction industry in Nova Scotia through education, advocacy and industry collaboration.

CANS members have been pivotal in shaping the work we do and services we offer. Winning this award presents an extraordinary opportunity to nationally showcase the accomplishments and impactful work we’ve undertaken on behalf of our hard-working members and our industry.

Duncan Williams, CANS President and CEO

Dave Filipchuk

CCA 2023 Pinnacle Leader Award – sponsored by PCL Construction

The CCA 2023 Pinnacle Leader Award recognized Dave Filipchuk. His achievements are reflected not only in his firm’s success and growth, but also in his leadership, dedication to excellence, and community contributions, which position him as an exceptional leader, partner and example to all.

I reflect on my 40-years with PCL with immense gratitude for the opportunities that have come my way. The journey has been incredibly diverse, with experience in Canada, the U.S. and Australia, and across our operations in the Buildings, Civil, Infrastructure, and Heavy Industrial sectors.  Every step has been a learning experience for me. I accept this recognition humbly, knowing the credit is shared with an incredibly talented leadership team that I’m part of, and that our 5,000 plus contingent of dedicated construction professionals have made this possible.

Dave Filipchuk, PCL president and CEO

Ledcor Group of Companies

CCA 2023 Workforce Excellence Award – sponsored by RAISE

Underwriting for their ongoing efforts to continuously improve upon their employees’ experiences, and their commitment to a diverse and equitable workplace, Ledcor was presented with the CCA 2023 Workforce Excellence Award. Ledcor uses the phrase “True Blue” to describe its values-driven approach.

Ryan Davis

CCA 2023 Young Leader Award – sponsored by McMillan LLP

Through his impressive portfolio, his dedication to continuing education and his community spirit, Ryan Davis stands as an exemplary leader in his field and was recognized with the CCA 2023 Young Leader Award. Davis is a senior project manager at Marco Group.


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