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VRCA Holiday Office Hours
Publish Date : 11/30/2016

The VRCA office will close at 1:00pm on Friday, December 23, 2016, and re-open at 8:00am on Monday, January 2, 2017.

Innovation bootcamps for B.C. contractors set to roll out
Author : Journal of Commerce Publish Date : 11/28/2016

In late November 2016, two of British Columbia's local construction associations will host sessions called Construction Innovation Bootcamp, they are the first of their kind to be offered in Canada, according to organizers. These leadership training programs explore how companies can use different k...

Commissioner of Oath Services
Publish Date : 11/25/2016

Are you located in the Fraser Valley?  We will be providing Commissioner of Oath services (in respect of construction statutory declarations), at the KPMG Langley office, 8506 - 200th Street, from 9:00am to 4:30pm on Thursday, December 22, 2016.   For fu...

B.C. film and construction ready for Express Entry boom
-- Sectors banking on federal government’s changes to help growing industries

Author : Patrick Blennerhassett, Business in Vancouver Publish Date : 11/22/2016

Vancouver’s film and construction industries are hoping to benefit from the federal government’s recent changes to the Express Entry system. The program ranks applicants based on various factors including age, language proficiency, education and work experience, and then matches them wit...

Recent Gypsum Board Tariff
Author : Canadian Construction Association Publish Date : 10/18/2016

A number of our members voiced concern regarding the recent introduction of preliminary duties on US and international imports of gypsum board and their impact on contractors operating under fixed-price contracts.  We have been liaising  with our provincial and national partners on this m...

Graham Construction and Engineering LP wins award for Main Street Station Renovations
Author : The Buzzer Blog Publish Date : 10/18/2016

By now, you must have seen the gorgeous (and necessary!) upgrades at Main Street–Science World Station. Big, beautiful windows that also aid in safety because of the higher visibility. Better lighting, benches, painting, escalators, elevators… the list goes on and on. This is one of our...

VIDEO: The 28th annual VRCA Awards of Excellence
Author : Journal of Commerce Publish Date : 10/17/2016

Construction in Vancouver (CIV)
Author : VRCA & BIV Newspaper Publish Date : 10/17/2016

Click here to read the latest issue of CIV that showcases VRCA members and stories of interest to those involved in industrial, commercial and institutional construction across BC. This edition of CIV features the first article in our new Day in the Life series, designed to profile a tradesperson as...

YVR construction projects win Gold at Awards of Excellence
Author : Skytalk Publish Date : 10/16/2016

Click here for the complete Skytalk newspaper with featured article on page 4.

Two gold awards for Audain Art Museum construction
Author : Cathryn Atkinson, Pique Publish Date : 10/13/2016

The builders who took part in the construction of the Audain Art Museum took home four awards — two silver, two gold — at the 28th annual Vancouver Regional Construction Association's (VRCA) Awards of Excellence gala. Pocklington Building Systems Limited won the 2016 Awards of Excellence...

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