We Are

Merit Contractors Association is a not-for-profit organization that elevates and represents industry partners and open shop construction workers across Alberta.

Like you, we’re proud to be part of this industry. We believe our members deserve to have access to the best construction training, group health benefits and HR tools, so they can achieve the highest level of growth. It’s our way of giving back to an industry we’ve been part of for more than 30 years.


While our Calgary/Edmonton offices remain closed to the public, our team continues to serve our members.

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

We encourage members to reach out via email at merit@meritalberta.com for general inquiries. Our 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 mercon@merconbenefits.com.

Main office: 780.455.5999

Benefits Line: 1.877.263.7266



Why Join?


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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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Enhance your well-being

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


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Sharpen your skills

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

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Please Note, In-Classroom Courses have been postponed to September 2020

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There are currently no courses available.

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