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VRCA Announces 2017 Silver Awards of Excellence Winners
-- Construction innovation reduces the environmental impact of projects, enhances the quality and economics of projects and drives value to owners

Publish Date : 8/9/2017

Vancouver, BC: August 9, 2017 - The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) has announced its list of 2017 Silver Awards of Excellence winners. These project-specific Awards recognize the construction industry's finest companies and projects from across British Columbia. This year, 45 Sil...

Provide Input to Upcoming NAFTA Renegotiations
Publish Date : 8/21/2017

Canada will soon enter into renegotiations with the United States and Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).   The Trade Policy and Negotiations Branch in the BC Ministry of Jobs, Trade, and Technology is leading the development of the Province’s positions and int...

BC Lions Salute the Trades Night
Publish Date : 8/21/2017

The BC Lions are hosting a special "Salute The Trades Night" at their September 8 game VS the Montreal Alouettes. If you work in construction, this is your night! Tribute to the Trades Collectible BC Lions Hard Hat (ANSI Grade) for the first 3000 fans through the gates, courtesy of Mark’s Wor...

BC Construction Industry Raising $1 Million for Wildfire Relief: #Here4BC
Publish Date : 8/8/2017

The BC and Canadian construction industry comes together to support those affected by the BC wildfires VANCOUVER, B.C. – Support for the Here4BC campaign, launched on July 18 by the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), has gained huge momentum across the Canadian construction in...

Tri Council Meeting Update
Publish Date : 7/20/2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the Tri-Council meeting in June 27. Some robust discussion on the importance of standard contract documents, quality of documents and prompt payment, resulted in 6 clear actions for VRCA and its partners. See you at the General Contractors, Trade Contractors and Ma...

Call to Action – Let’s Help Communities Affected by BC’s Wildfires
Publish Date : 7/17/2017

We are deeply troubled by the extent of destruction of communities affected by the wildfires currently raging in BC. As a member-centric association and as an industry we must step up and help in all ways possible to support those affected e.g. through volunteerism, or provision of supplies, equipme...

Construction in Vancouver - July Edition
Publish Date : 7/13/2017

Click here for the latest issue of CIV that showcases VRCA members and stories of interest to those involved in industrial, commercial and institutional construction across BC. Topics include: The Future of BIM in BC and in Canada The Importance of Brand in a Lowest-Bid-Wins World Defining Ski...

Building a Successful Career in Construction
Publish Date : 6/30/2017

President Fiona Famulak is featured in an article on careersandeducation.ca and inside the Vancouver Province June 30 edition. Check out the full article here.

VRCA Large Format Print Services
Publish Date : 6/13/2017

Did you know? We now offer large format scanning and printing in house for blueprints for our members. Check out our Print Services page for more information.

Procuring Innovation in Construction Report from BCCA
Publish Date : 5/17/2017

The British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) has published a follow-up to its Innovation Report (February 2016), which revealed BC’s construction sector lags behind other jurisdictions when it comes to innovation. The new report is called “Procuring Innovation in Construction&rdq...

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