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June 5, 2024

Vancouver Island’s Development and Construction Leaders Celebrate Industry Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria, BC (June 05, 2024) – The best of Vancouver Island’s construction and development sector was on display as the industry celebrated […]
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March 20, 2024

VICA’s Tailgate Toolkit Program Recognized with National Award

The Vancouver Island Construction Association’s (VICA) Tailgate Toolkit program has been announced as the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) 2024 Community Leader Award winner. Launched in […]
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February 14, 2024

Vancouver Island’s Building Sector Unites in Celebration of Industry Excellence

Victoria, BC (February 14, 2024) – The Urban Development Institute – Capital Region (UDI-CR), Canadian Home Builders Association – Vancouver Island (CHBAVI), and the Vancouver […]
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January 11, 2024

VICA Member RKM Crane Services Expands to Victoria

The following is a press release from VICA Member RKM Crane Services. RKM Cranes Services expands to Victoria, BC We are thrilled to announce that […]
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January 9, 2024

VICA Member Farmer Construction Appoints New Vice President

Farmer Construction (Farmer) is pleased to announce that Saeed Vafaei has been promoted to Vice President of Preconstruction & Estimating. “When I first interviewed Saeed, I knew […]
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December 18, 2023

Embracing the true meaning of the Holidays – giving back.

The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its members have embraced the true essence of the holiday season — giving back. In a testament to […]
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November 24, 2023

VICA Celebrates New Board of Directors for 2023/2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2023 (Victoria, BC) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership re-elected three industry leaders to its 2023-2024 […]
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November 16, 2023

Time to Take Action: Skilled Trades Certification Implementation Coming December 1, 2023

A year ago, the Industry Training Authority was renamed SkilledTradesBC by the Provincial Government and was given an expanded mandate, including the implementation of Skilled […]
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November 8, 2023

Province introduces legislation to make it easier to build homes near transit, services and community amenities.

The Province of British Columbia has introduced legislation that, if passed, will, “will build on work underway to facilitate more transit-oriented development, create more livable communities […]
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October 10, 2023

Mandatory Asbestos Certification

With the legislative changes in Bill 5, the BC government is taking proactive measures to ensure that every worker on an asbestos-containing site can develop […]
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October 6, 2023

Are Your Benefit Plan Rates on a Rollercoaster?

Imagine this: You know employees are your most important asset, so now, you’re on the hunt for the perfect employee benefit plan. After some investigation, […]
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October 5, 2023

Durwest Construction Management Announces New President

Darcy Kray to retire from the role after 40 years in the industry. The following is a press release from VICA Member Durwest Construction Management […]
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