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Merit Annual Awards

We made a few changes to this year’s program. We’ve gone digital with nominations and the awards presentation. Merit wants to recognize those that have persevered and worked hard this past year.

This year, Merit will honour two top apprentices in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Nova Scotia with the Top Provincial Merit Apprentice of the Year Award.  Criteria and nomination links are below.

Deadline for nominations is June 30, 2021.

Should you have questions please reach out to our team at merit@buksa.com

 

Merit National

Annual Awards

It takes hard work and dedication to succeed in the construction industry. That’s why every year, Merit is privileged to share the stories of those who have shown outstanding performance.

 

Merit National recognizes two Apprentice of the Year Awards per province – Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. This award recognizes excellent achievement, both on-the-job and in school.

Criteria: Nominees are apprentice trades persons employed by a Merit Member company in good standing. Nominees exhibit the following:

  1. Strong technical skills and quality workmanship
  2. Initiative, persistence, and willingness to try – both on-the-job and in school
  3. Commitment to his/her team, reliability and flexibility with their coworkers and classmates
  4. Leadership on-the-job and in the classroom
  5. Innovation and creativity in their role and in school
  6. Actions that extend beyond his/her general duties and responsibilities
  7. Engagement and support in his/her local community

 

Recognition: Each recipient will receive a cash award and will be profiled on Merit’s digital platforms. Winners and shortlisted nominees are required to have their photo taken.

Nominate a teammate today! Nomination forms are live. Click here to complete and submit. 

Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!

We proud to share the winners of this year’s Merit Contractors Association awards.

2019 Merit Royal and SunAlliance Construction Employee of the Year (Northern Alberta)  – Micah Robinson, Canadian Borealis Construction Inc. – a division of Clark Builders

2019 Merit Royal and SunAlliance Construction Employee of the Year (Southern Alberta) – Andres Coronado Ochoa, Skyline Concrete Services Ltd.

2019 First Year Apprentice of the Year (Northern Alberta) – Mike Slobogean, Muth Electrical Management Inc.

2019 First Year Apprentice of the Year (Southern Alberta) – Saje Pitre, Botting & Associates Alberta Ltd.

2019 Second Year Apprentice of the Year (Northern Alberta) – Jasper Lau, Territorial Electric Ltd.

2019 Second Year Apprentice of the Year (Southern Alberta) – Eric Gladden, Allied Projects Ltd.

2019 Third Year Apprentice of the Year (Northern Alberta) – Wyatt Smith, Canadian Borealis Construction Inc. – a division of Clark Builders

2019 Third Year Apprentice of the Year (Southern Alberta) – Samantha Guay, Botting & Associates Alberta Ltd.

2019 Fourth Year Apprentice of the Year (Northern Alberta) – Scott Nelson, Azonic Constructors

2019 Fourth Year Apprentice of the Year (Southern Alberta) – Curtis (Curt) Ball, Kidco Construction Ltd.

The 2019 Merit Member of Excellence is: Allied Projects Ltd.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

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.