Entries by Tom Morin

Civility’s retirement party

I like politics, so I stayed up late to watch our youthful federal leaders deliver their post-election speeches.  There was a strange chaotic moment when, the Liberals, Conservatives, and NDP all tried to take their respective stages at exactly the same time – perhaps each hoping to drown out the others – forcing the poor […]

Our MVP Plan

I learned why Alan Mulally is such a unique CEO when I heard him speak last October.  He changed the way I run my business and inspired me to create our MVP Plan. What makes him unique First off, Mulally is responsible for saving the Ford Motor Company. When Ford was at its lowest point (losing 17 Billion in 2006) he led the […]

Watch us get LEAN!

  You’d call me a student of Lean because for as long as I’ve been working, I’ve been trying to learn and promote the tenants of Lean Manufacturing.  I say student because I’m constantly learning more and even more often being humbled by how much i don’t know. I think my biggest aha moment came […]

Apprentice Success!

Kudos to Mitch Bell who was chosen as the most promising student in his class at BCIT.   It’s great to see such keen students entering our trade and investing in an apprenticeship.  AWMAC members support these students by contributing to a well-stocked toolbag for the highest achieving students. All the staff at Morinwood wish Mitch […]

Where are all the Women in Construction

Construction has traditionally been considered a male bastion where only a rare few women could succeed. Despite some big shifts by government and business, women still make up only a pittance of the workforce. Douglas sets out to discover why… Read the article featuring our Morinwood staff here