Understanding the Canadian Model

Course Information


This course will take you approximately three hours to complete, you can choose to finish it in one sitting or work your way through it in segments. Any progress you make through the course is saved. Upon completion of the course a certificate will be issued and can be printed online.

This course was developed in conjunction with BuildForce Canada and utilizes their E-Learning Centre for delivery. For any technical support or program operating issues please call the BuildForce Canada technical support line at 1-866-793-6225.

Note: This course is compatible with Windows and Macintosh Computers, iPads, and Android tablets. The course will run in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Windows Explorer (Version 11 or higher, previous versions will not work. Please check your settings to see if Internet Explorer is up to date). If you have any questions about the compatibility of the course with the system you are using please call the technical support line (1-866-793-6225) and they will be able to give you more information.



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Course Fee: $200.00 CAD + GST


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Release and Waiver of Liability Agreement -Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully as any access of the online workshop by you constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions set out below.

This online workshop provides an overview of the Construction Owners Association of Alberta’s Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace - Alcohol and Drug Guidelines and Work (the “COAA Canadian Model Policy”).

Construction Labour Relations (“CLR”) makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the online workshop, or the information and materials provided therein. The online workshop is subject to change without notice and represents the best efforts of CLR to provide leaders in the unionized construction or maintenance industries with useful tools and resources to assist their decisions toward appropriate action under the COAA Canadian Model Policy. CLR does not purport to provide legal advice and the online workshop should not be treated as legal advice.

CLR shall not be liable to you or the entity that you represent for any loss, damage or liability suffered or incurred as a result of the online workshop or the information and materials provided therein. In particular, CLR shall not be liable for any loss, damage or liability suffered by or in relation to any business, profession, occupation or organization, even if CLR has been advised of the possibility of such loss, including:

  • loss of profit, revenue, contract, sales, goodwill, opportunity, wasted or additional expenditure, loss of bargain, loss of anticipated savings, business interruption, or liability to any third party and fines, in each case whether direct or not; or
  • losses or damages of any nature which are special, punitive, exemplary, indirect, incidental or consequential.

  • By accessing this online workshop you are accepting this agreement on behalf of yourself and the entity that you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this agreement on behalf of yourself and the entity that you represent.