April 17, 2018

CANA Winner of 2018 Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award

CANA is a platinum-winner of the 2018 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award. As a Best Managed company, CANA is recognized for demonstrating our strategy, capability and commitment to growth and development. CANA was first awarded the honour of Best Managed in 2002 and became a Platinum Club member in 2008. Platinum Club is for those companies that have maintained Best Managed status for seven consecutive years or more. CANA has maintained Platinum Club status for the past decade.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is a leading business awards program recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on overall business performance, including leadership, strategy, core competencies, cross-functional collaboration throughout the organization, and talent.

CANA is a respected and trusted service provider in Alberta and is among Canada’s leading diversified construction companies. Comprised of CANA Construction, CANA Utilities and CANA High Voltage, CANA Group provides design and contracting services for the commercial, high voltage and utility infrastructure sectors.


June 29, 2017

CANA Construction President Named 2017 Business in Calgary Leader

CANA is proud to announce that CANA Construction President, Fabrizio Carinelli, was named a Business in Calgary Leader for 2017. Fabrizio is recognized by his peers as being a key contributor to the Calgary construction community. He has successfully led CANA Construction as President since 2012 and has been with the company for 23 years.

Fabrizio attributes his success to having strong mentors and relationships in the Calgary community. His father, Ettore, was his greatest inspiration.

The Business in Calgary Leaders Edition is available now at businessincalgary.com.

May 11, 2017

CANA Surveyor Named Merit Employee of the Year

CANA Construction is pleased to announce that Alex Simakov, Surveyor, was awarded Employee of the Year for 2016/2017 by the Merit Contractors Association. This award honors Alex for his skills, leadership and value, which he brings to the construction community.  Alex demonstrates reliability, attention to detail and strong work ethic, that makes him a great team member and ideal candidate for Employee of the Year. Thank you to Alex for his hard work and commitment to CANA.

CANA’s employees are the backbone of the company that is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017. Education and training of staff has allowed CANA to continue innovating and advancing in the industry over the past seven decades. CANA is a proud member of the Merit Contractors Association, that provides training and tools for employees in construction.

May 10, 2017

National Music Centre’s Studio Bell is the Big Winner at the CISC Awards

Studio Bell was honoured at the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Awards on May 4, 2017. The project took home two awards, including the prestigious Steel Edge Award and Architectural Award. CANA Construction was the Construction Manager on this project, with Allied Works Architecture, Kasian Architecture, Read Jones Christoffersen and Walters Group.

A cultural institution dedicated to Canadian music, Studio Bell is an iconic piece of architecture in Canada. It is a museum, performance hall, interactive music education centre, recording studio and broadcast centre.

The buildings striking design and unique geometry have garnered the project national attention. One of the most unique features is that all of the structural elements are curved or inclined, with no two angles alike.  The complex design and construction have been recognized in the industry with various awards.

Studio Bell will allow Canadian music to be celebrated and shared and will inspire a new generation of music enthusiasts.


December 10, 2015

Aurora and Crowsnest Residence Halls Top Sustainable Project

The Aurora and Crowsnest Residence Halls, also known as Phase 7 and 8 Residences at the University of Calgary, were named by the Alberta Construction Magazine as The Sustainability Excellence Project of the Year.

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December 10, 2015

Taylor Centre for Performing Arts Top Project of the Year

The Taylor Centre for Performing Arts at the Mount Royal University, featuring the Conservatory and Bella Concert Hall, was named Alberta’s Top Institutional Project over $50M, as well as received the highest honour of Top Project of the Year.

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December 10, 2015


The Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning was honoured by the Alberta Construction Magazine for Top Institutional Project under $50M, as well as the Institutional Design Project of the Year.

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April 24, 2015

CANA – Proud Supporter of the CCA at Their Annual Construction Career Expo

CANA Group was thrilled to be part of the annual Construction Career Expo hosted by the Calgary Construction Association (CCA), which took place April 22 at the BMO Centre, downtown Calgary.

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March 11, 2015

CANA Is One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

CANA Group of Companies was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2014. CANA is proud to announce that this is our 14th consecutive year of receiving this award for excellence in business performance; we have been a platinum member of the 50 Best since 2008.

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June 26, 2014

Taylor Family Digital Library Achieves LEED Gold Certification

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