Practice Committee


  • MAA Vice-President
  • Six MAA Registered Members, appointed by Council for a three-year term (two new members appointed each year).


  • MAA Vice-President, or a Committee Member appointed by Council.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide advice to Council on issues of the practice of architecture, including legal matters, documents and instruments of service, standards of professional usage and conduct, fees and services.
  • Provide advice to Council on the appointment of MAA members to other bodies that affect the practice of architecture.

Committee News

Important Notice regarding Requests from Lending Institutions

January 3, 2024

MAA direction regarding certain requests from lending institutions.

The Canadian Board for Harmonized Construction Codes (CBHCC)

November 1, 2023

The CBHCC has launched a new website.


April 10, 2023

Important Information re the Accelerated Adopted of 2020 National Codes in MB

City of Winnipeg | Digital Development Permit Applications

October 13, 2020

Effective October 13, 2020, the City of Winnipeg has launched digital development permit services. Applications received on or after this date will be reviewed and issued electronically.

MAA Announces Move to Digital Signatures

August 4, 2020

Notarius is partnering with the MAA to provide the technological framework and platform to issue a digital signature to its membership.

National Codes - Free Access to Electronic Versions

December 1, 2019

The National Research Council announced that access was now available to electronic copies of National Building, Fire, Plumbing and Energy Codes

Manitoba Lien Legislation

May 1, 2019

MB Lien Legislation Undergoes a Thorough Review by the MLRC

Specified Scope of Practice License Issued by EGM

April 16, 2019

Notification has been provided by Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba of new Limited Licenses

City of Winnipeg Technical Bulletin on Occupancy Permits

March 27, 2019

City of Winnipeg issues bulletin outlining procedural changes related to the submission of structural shop drawings as part of the Occupancy Permit process

New And/Or Revised CCDC Documents

March 6, 2019

CCDC releases revised and/or new documents in 2018

Revisions and Erratas to National Codes

March 6, 2019

Revisions and Erratas to National Codes released by NRC

Contract Insurability Negotiation Guide

November 30, 2018

A new resource to assist members with uninsurable contract clauses.

New Contract for Architectural Services

June 8, 2017

New contract for architectural services: RAIC Doc. 6, 2017 Edition

Winnipeg Zoning By-Law Amendment

February 22, 2017

The Winnipeg Public Service has completed its most recent (2016) review of the Winnipeg Zoning By-Law 200/2006 - Refer to the full posting for the new amendment made by City Council on January 25, 2017.

Surface Burning Characteristics

January 27, 2017

The MAA's Practice Committee wishes to offer the following information to members.