Monthly Archives: March 2016

Update February 2016

The next dinner meeting will be on April 27, 2016 at the Delta Edmonton South Hotel & Conference Centre, 4404 Gateway Boulevard NW, Edmonton. Watch for complete registration details which will be forwarded to members shortly and also available in the events section of the MARS web site.

The MARS Golf Tournament will be held on June 23, 2016 at the Red Deer, River Bend Golf & Recreational Area. Again details will be forwarded and available on the MARS web site.

Honourary Members Committee
The MARS Board of Directors, in follow-up to the discussions at the Annual General meeting, has established a committee which will be responsible for sourcing and vetting candidates to receive honourary memberships in MARS. The Board would also like to announce that Paul Kirkland, Auburn Group, has been appointed the chair of the committee. Honourary member nominations forms are now available through the MARS office and will be also be available shortly as a download from the MARS web site.

Technical Committee Update
The committee’s focus for 2016 was noted in the October Newsletter. MARS is entering into contractual arrangements with the Standards Council of Canada regarding the development of a national standard for relocatable structures. The standard will incorporate an updated Part 10 and every effort is being made to have it substantially completed by year end.

Members Web Site Update
Have you checked out your corporate information on the MARS web site recently? Make sure the company contacts and related information are current and that you are listed in the Products and Services Directory under the appropriate categories. Contact the MARS office with any update requirements.

Web Site Advertising
Advertising page banners (see the spaces at are available on the MARS web site. Contact Roger Soucy at the MARS office for details.