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June 1, 2021

Phase One of Harm Reduction Initiative Completed

Report Examines Lived Experiences of Substances Users Through Three Month Interview Initiative FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria, BC (June 01, 2021) – The Vancouver Island Construction […]
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May 5, 2021

Local Construction Leaders Celebrated at 2021 VICA Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria, BC (May 5, 2021) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2nd Annual 2021 VICA […]
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February 25, 2021

Q4 Building Permit Report: Residential Rebounds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Residential building permits rebound Victoria, BC – February 23, 2021 – The total value of building permits issued on Vancouver Island slipped […]
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February 24, 2021

VICA Members Say NO to Bullying in the Workplace

On Wednesday, Februray 24, VICA Members and staff wore their best and brightest pink shirts in support of Pink Shirt Day, an anti-bullying campaign celebrated […]
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February 5, 2021

VICA’s Advocacy: 2021 MLA Directory

Your VICA Membership means we’re working on issues on your behalf. Whether it be tendering issues, procurement practices, or supporting provincial and national issues through […]
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January 14, 2021

The benefits of strategic planning for your business

A common misconception is that strategic planning is only for large companies. But the reality is that most businesses can greatly benefit from the exercise. […]
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December 22, 2020

VICA Members donate over $25,500 in toys and groceries to Vancouver Island Families

Giving back to the community is something that the construction industry has always prided itself on, so in a year where a helping hand is […]
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December 14, 2020

HeroWork & CCSPI Named Top 100 Recovery Projects

The holiday buzz has begun. But meanwhile, across the country and under the radar, Canadians are working hard to help their communities respondand recover from […]
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November 30, 2020

B.C. government provides financial assistance for construction training

If a construction association, labour union or First Nation is looking for funding to train people for work in the construction industry, the B.C. government […]
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November 25, 2020

Q3 Building Permits rebound, Island-wide

The total value of building permits issued on Vancouver Island during the third quarter of 2020 rebounded to $681.6 million, or 40 per cent above […]
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November 17, 2020

Five Industry Leaders Elected to VICA Board

The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership elected five industry leaders to its 2020-2021 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting on […]
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October 5, 2020

CCA: Growth plan must include strategy for swift flow of funds to be effective, says Canadian Construction Association

CCA members – 70 per cent of which are small and medium-sized, family-run businesses – have been asking for a clear, balanced, fair and flexible […]
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