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May 20, 2022

VICA harm reduction leader shares personal story and Tailgate Toolkit efforts

For Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) harm reduction co-ordinator Greg Hemminger, the mission behind addressing the industry’s substance use crisis through the association’s Tailgate Toolkit is personal.
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May 11, 2022

Local construction leaders celebrated at 2022 VICA Awards for building excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria, BC (May 5, 2022) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 3rd Annual VICA Awards, […]
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April 1, 2022

New Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Under Employment Standards Act

This briefing was provided by VICA Member Roper Greyell LLP. For more information or questions regarding this briefing please visit their website at www.ropergreyell.com Effective […]
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March 15, 2022

Roper Greyell: BC Government Implements Changes to COVID-19 Guidelines

This bulletin has been provided by VICA Member Roper Greyell LLP. For more information on their services or questions about this bulletin please visit www.ropergreyell.com […]
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March 10, 2022

Bill 5, Worker’s Compensation Amendment Act, 2022

Briefing Provided by VICA Member PD Stover Professional Corporation. To learn more about PD Stover, visit their website, www.pdstoverinc.ca Bill 5 Worker’s Compensation Amendment Act, […]
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January 13, 2022

More drug-poisoning prevention services for construction workers

VICTORIA – People working in the construction industry will benefit from life-saving harm- reduction training in the workplace, substance-use support groups and information on local […]
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November 24, 2021

VICA Office Renovation Overview

Introduced at our 2021 Annual General Meeting, the Vancouver Island Construction Association is proposing a significant renovation for its Victoria office. Members have until December […]
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November 24, 2021

VICA Welcomes New, Diverse Leaders to Their 2021/2022 Board of Directors

New Board Members Elected at the 109th Annual General Meeting November 23, 2021 (Victoria, BC) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership […]
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September 7, 2021

UVic Civil Engineering students take a crack at solving concrete’s sustainability problem.

University of Victoria. Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Project – Spring and Summer 2021 Concrete and other cementitious materials are widely employed in structural engineering all […]
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August 30, 2021

Party Prohibition: Construction Leaders give back to the community through virtual tasting fundraiser

Victoria, B.C. – Even in the face of a global pandemic, the Young Builders Network (YBN) still found a way to support one of their […]
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July 12, 2021

“You can’t invent more minutes in the day.”

In business you can always make more money, but time is the thing that’s the hard one. You can’t invent more minutes in the day. To save time, for me, is the most important thing.
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June 25, 2021

It’s Jab Time!

In partnership with the BC Public Health Office, the BCCA and its partners have made available construction fast lanes at select vaccination centers around the province on […]
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