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Merit National believes the open shop movement benefits the entire country. By promoting open and transparent competition, we all succeed.

We are proud to represent this industry. We believe our members deserve to have access to the best health benefits, training, human resource tools and unwavering advocacy, so they can achieve the highest level of growth. 


We are proud to launch Merit’s Mental Health Strategy. This program puts mental health front and centre for our members, their employees, and their families.  Together with our partners at Morneau Shepell, we are making available to our members resources to help navigate mental health issues in the workplace and at home.

If you, or a loved one is going through a difficult time, reach out to Merit’s Employee and Family Assistance Program toll free at 1.877.916.9116 (please identify yourself as a Merit Contractors Association member to access resources).

Visit our Mental Health Initiative page for more information.


While the office remains closed to the public, the team continues to serve Merit members.

As the situation is fluid, Merit is committed to sharing the latest information on the News & Events page.

Members are encouraged to reach out via email at merit@meritnational.com for general inquiries. The team will respond to your inquiry within two business days.

Please note the Merit Benefits call centre continues to experience higher call volumes. For benefit questions please contact our team via email at merit@meritbenefits.ca

Toll Free: 1.888.744.0002

Benefits Line: 1.877.263.7266


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Merit provides industry-leading benefits, quality education and unwavering advocacy to meet the needs of our members. The result is better, safer workers who trust that we’ll always have their backs.


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Merit’s benefit plan is constructed to protect the construction industry’s greatest asset – its people and their families.


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Merit makes professional development possible, with in-class and online construction training, and member discounts on most courses.

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We are proud to announce Merit’s Mental Health Strategy.

This program will keep mental health at the forefront for Merit members, their employees, and families.

We have made available to our members resources to assist in navigating mental health issues in the workplace and at home.