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Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA)

Welcome to the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association. Here, you’ll find the most knowledgeable roofing companies in Canada – all Under One Roof.

We focus on keeping our members informed and providing national guidance on the practical, regulatory, technical and business needs of Canada’s roofing contractors.

Members of the CRCA, Canadian Roofing Contractors Association are the most knowledgeable roofing contractors, manufacturers and suppliers in Canada.

We advocate for and keep our members informed on matters of national and international interest. As the voice of the Canadian roofing industry since 1960, CRCA promotes collaboration within the industry from coast to coast. We also represent and defend our members’ interests and support them to excel in business both professionally and technically.

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Become a CRCA Member

Industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) roofers in Canada must first be members of their provincial roofing contractor associations before being accepted as a CRCA member. In provinces where no association exists, ICI roofers may apply directly to CRCA for membership. We also welcome other members of the industry, including manufacturers, suppliers, and individuals interested in learning more about the roofing industry. To become a CRCA member, please select your membership type and complete the online application below. If needed, you may request the application form be faxed or e-mailed to you.

Become a CRCA Member today!


Roofing Project Submittal and Protocol Guidelines

CRCA Roofing Manuals are nationally recognized resources for roofing best practices in Canada. Roofing Project Submittal and Protocol Guidelines provides guidance for specifying roofing project submittals and discusses protocols for handling project submittals during projects’ design, prebid, bidding, preconstruction, construction, and closeout phases. The manual is free to download!

Download the free manual today!


Frank Ladner Award

With the Frank Ladner Award the CRCA recognizes an individual for his or her technical contribution to the roofing industry. The award was established in honour of CRCA’s 1st Technical Director, Frank Ladner, for his technical contribution to the Canadian roofing industry. Nominees will have demonstrated the quality of providing outstanding technical knowledge to the roofing industry. Please submit nominations by December 31 of each year. 

Download the Frank Ladner Award nomination package.

Apply for the Frank Ladner Award today!


Roofing Canada Award

CRCA sponsors the Roofing Canada Award to recognize outstanding workmanship, innovation, service to the community, and service to the industry. All entries will be recognized by their peers for their significant contribution to the roofing industry. 

Roofing-related jobs, programs, and services completed in the past two years by CRCA members are eligible for the competition. The nomination deadline is December 31st of each year. To enter, download the Call for Entries. Submitters can be employed by the roofing contracting company being nominated.

Entries can also be submitted by CRCA Active, Active-at-large and Associate, as well as by CRCA Affiliate Associations. Award winners will be formally recognized at an awards ceremony during the CRCA Annual Conference & AGM, will receive a plaque to display at their workplace, and will be recognized and featured in CRCA’s Roofing Canada magazine and newsletter. Their name will also be added to the Roofing Canada Award plaque that hangs in CRCA’s Ottawa head office.

Apply for the Roofing Canada Award today!


Jacques Chevalier Scholarship

The Jacques Chevalier Scholarship program is administered by CRCA. This program encourages and supports our members, their employees, their spouse/partner, and their children in the pursuit of higher education. Candidates must have completed high school and be enrolled in a College, CEGEP or University program in the year the award is made. Recipients must maintain a full-course load for the year. After selection, the winner must submit to the CRCA confirmation of admission to the institution concerned.

For a complete set of criteria, please read the JCS Program Criteria document. One undergraduate scholarship is awarded each year. The scholarship provides the recipients with a $2,000 education bursary, tenable for the period of one year. Candidates may reapply in the following year as well. The application deadline is November 1 of each year. Candidates must submit the following to CRCA:

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CRCA - Canadian Roofing Reference Manual

Ideal for training of roofers, journeypersons and apprentices. Also useful to architects, engineers, specifiers, and building owners. This CRCA roofing manual is a core national training and upgrading manual. It provides the theoretical and technical information required to perform the tasks set out in the national training standards for both apprentices ...
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CRCA - Roofing Specifications Manual

Ideal for architects, engineers, specifiers, building owners, contractors, and manufacturers. This CRCA roofing manual presents proven and acceptable general standards for roofing practices and procedures. It has been extensively revised to reflect the roofing industry today, with now twice the content of the previous edition. The current edition of the ...
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CRCA - Roofing Preventative Maintenance Manual

Exclusive to CRCA Members. This CRCA roofing manual provides information about maintaining a roof to obtain the highest level of performance throughout its expected service life. It can be used on its own or as part of the Standard Form of Warranty. $25.00 (available to CRCA members only) Purchase this manual today!
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