Our Company

Cada Construction has been proudly serving the Ottawa building, renovation and project rescue markets for over 35 years.


Cada Construction is recognized for its quality workmanship, project and construction management expertise and workplace safety. The Cada Construction team prides itself on building lasting client and partner relationships and a commitment to delivering high quality, superior results and service that exceeds clients’ expectations and vision.

Our people are our greatest asset. Cada Construction’s talented team of well-trained carpenters and long-standing employees work hard, doing what it takes to get the job done right.

Our People

Clark Cada


As the owner and chief estimator of Cada Construction, Clark’s expertise is founded over 35 years of experience as a reputable General Contractor and Construction Manager in the Ottawa area.


John Reynolds

Senior Project Manager

John brings over 35 years of experience and oversees all our major projects. He anticipates and coordinates the trades and finds creative solutions when required.


Ron McKay

Architectural Technologist - Project Manager

Ron, an architectural technologist, who we stole from B.J.Hobin Architecture, supports the Cada team with his vast knowledge of building and management.

Mary Knox

Office-Account Manager

With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Mary is our office account manager who excels at fostering great supplier, subtrade and client relations while dealing with the day to day running of the office.


Amy Cada

Business - Project Manager

Amy brings new energy to our team. Always upbeat, she manages projects on site and from the office, as well as business, marketing and client relations.

Eric Forrest

Assistant Project Manager

Eric is a recent graduate of the Architectural Technologist Program at Algonquin College. He brings a fresh vibe with current construction knowledge to our team.

Chris Lidster

Lead Carpenter - Site Supervisor

A second-generation residential construction carpenter, Chris is the trusted lead carpenter and site supervisor on many of our custom home projects.

Peter Haltiner

Lead Carpenter - Site Supervisor

A carpenter in the Ottawa area for over 25 years, Peter is incredibly knowledgeable and takes pride in producing meticulous work.

Jim Wright

Lead Carpenter - Site Supervisor

Jim brings more than 25 years experience to the Cada Team. He is a very detailed dedicated finishing carpenter.

Joe Tardioli


Joe’s wealth of residential construction knowledge has been developed over years of experience managing teams in new builds and renovation projects across the city.

Danny Durocher


Danny is a versatile experienced carpenter with a positive attitude and a knack for design. Always friendly, he works hard to make sure our clients are satisfied.

Andrew Milliken


Andrew was a student labourer for Cada in the past. He has now completed his apprenticeship and will soon write to become a fully licensed carpenter.

Frank Lucas

In Memory, June 20, 1945 - October 23, 2011

Frank was a team player.  He worked on many projects throughout his years and was a friend to all including our clients.He is sadly missed by all of us here at Cada Construction.


Michel Gravelle

In Memory - May 6, 1951- May 10, 2017

Michel was the heart and soul of Cada Construction for over 35 years. Always smiling, he kept our job sites running smoothly and our team happy. Our dear friend and colleague will be missed forever. RIP Mike…..

Working With Cada

  • Award-winning

    No design challenge is too great for the innovation and creativity of the Cada Construction team.

  • Well-trained staff

    All members of the staff are well-trained and have worked together for many years, bringing quality and value to our clients.

  • Detailed estimates and
    well-documented workplans

    Detailed estimates and well-documented scopes of work provide all customers – large and small – with exact specifications, reference documents and reliable budgets.

  • Strong relationships
    with sub-trades

    We have built a network of trust and pride among our sub-trades, each of whom helps deliver results on all our projects.

  • All work is guaranteed

    Quality is never compromised. All work is guaranteed and a 1-year warranty is provided.

  • Customer satisfaction through
    the project is our top prioirty

    We strive for complete customer satisfaction every step of every project.


We do really appreciate how you stand behind your work and your word.

- Robert and Catherine Bell Homeowners

Community Involvement

The team at Cada Construction values the community in which we all live and work and is committed to reaching out to our community.

Cada Constructions believes in giving back to our community.

Here are a few of the many we will continue to sponsor/donate towards in the future.

  • The Ride – Ottawa Hospital Foundation
  • CN Ride  – CHEO Foundation
  • Salas / Harvesting Hope – Ottawa Mental Health Foundation
  • Ride the Rideau – Cancer Research at Ottawa Hospital
  • Harvest House Wellness Centre
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Ottawa Heart Institute
  • IODE – Ottawa Chapter
  • Ottawa Fire Fighters & Police Services
  • Canadian Institute for the Blind
  • WestFest/Fuse
  • Little Angels Blood Services Ski Day
  • Dovercourt Recreation Association
  • St. Jude’s Mission
  • Britannia Sailing Club

The Cada Warranty

Safeguard Your Investment 

The Cada Construction team intends for you to have a trouble-free experience. We recognize that it is not unusual for adjustments to be required after the construction period. At Cada Construction, we are there to support you long after the completion of your project.

The workmanship and material supplied to all of our projects carry a one year warranty against defects. On all of our projects, we meet or surpass the structural requirements of the Ontario Building Code.

Cada Construction is also readily available after completion of all of our renovations and custom homes to make adjustments or corrections to the component parts of the project for a period of one year.

For The New Home Owner

Cada Construction is a registered member of the Tarion Warranty Program. Each new home we build is registered with the program and is covered with the program’s new home warranty. Tarion is the regulator of Ontario’s new home building industry promotes high standards of construction among Ontario’s new home builders. For more information about Tarion Warranty program go to www.tarion.com.