May 11, 2017

CANA Surveyor Named Merit Employee of the Year

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

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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May 16, 2014

CANA Shows Our Support to the Cochrane Humane Society

CANA Construction teamed up with the CCA and students at the annual CCA Construction Career Expo to construct six dog houses for the Humane Society. The dog houses will provide new homes for dogs throughout the Morley area that are in dire need.

Thanks to our CANA staff who got involved in the cause!

March 24, 2014

Telus Spark Achieves LEED Gold Certification

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