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Our new Website is almost here!
Publish Date : 11/21/2017

VRCA is excited to announce that our new website will be launching this week on Nov 30! We have been busy working behind the scenes and can’t wait for our members to utilize all of the new features. We will email you on the day of the launch to inform you that the new website is live. We antic...

VRCA Announces 2017 Gold Awards of Excellence Winners
-- Showcasing the finest in B.C.’s construction industry

Publish Date : 10/26/2017

  Vancouver, BC: October 26, 2017 – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) recognized the finest in B.C.’s construction industry at its 29th Annual Awards of Excellence, held last night at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This year’s competition attracted ...

Construction in Vancouver October Edition
Publish Date : 10/23/2017

Check out the October edition of Construction in Vancouver, with articles featuring the 2017 Silver Award Winners.

Call for Divisional Council Chair and Vice Chair Nominations
-- We need you to help us deliver our visionary new 2017-2020 strategic plan

Publish Date : 9/26/2017

BackgroundIn accordance with the VRCA’s bylaws, at the Annual General Meeting in January 2018, the members will elect their 2018/19 Board of Directors comprising 14 directors, as follows: The immediate Past-Chair (1) The chair of each of the General Contractors, Trade Contractors and Manufact...

Advocacy in Action – The proposed small business tax changes affect our industry!
Publish Date : 9/25/2017

Since the announcement by Minister of Finance Bill Morneau about his Government’s proposed small business tax changes in July, the VRCA has been working with its members and the BC and Canadian Construction Associations (BCCA and CCA) to voice its concerns with the proposed changes.  In s...

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...

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...

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...

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