2019 Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) Awards Finalists Announced

The Vancouver Island Construction Association is excited to announce the finalists for its inaugural VICA Awards. 

The VICA Awards are designed to recognize the work its members do within the industrial, commercial, institutional, civil, and multi-family residential construction sectors across Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and coastal areas of British Columbia. The awards are open to all VICA members in good standing. 

“We’re thrilled to be hosting our inaugural Awards Gala to showcase our members’ diverse projects across Vancouver Island,” says Rory Kulmala, CEO of the Vancouver Island Construction Association. “While we celebrate our members’ achievements throughout the year, the VICA Awards are our way of formally recognizing the hard work these men and women do to build our local communities.”

The recipients will be presented their awards at the formal Awards Gala at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort in Victoria, B.C. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — the evening before the Vancouver Island Construction Conference. 

VICA Award categories (hyperlinked) include:

The VICA Awards finalists, listed below in alphabetical order by company name or last name, were selected by a panel of industry stakeholders who will remain anonymous until the Awards Gala. 


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VICA MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD
 

ALLTERRA Construction Ltd.
Century Group Inc. Constructors
Rob Tournour Masonry Ltd.


GENERAL CONTRACTOR AWARD – Over $10 Million
 

Company: Kinetic Construction Ltd.
Project: 819 Yates Street, Yello on Yates

Company: Knappett Projects Inc.
Project: The Amica at Gorge

Company: Knappett Projects Inc.
Project: City of Campbell River Water Treatment Plant


GENERAL CONTRACTOR AWARD –  Up to $10 Million
 

Company: Century Group Inc. Constructors
Project: 620 Superior Street Tenant Improvements

Company: Knappett Projects Inc.
Project: Union Club Building Renovation

Company: Saywell Contracting Ltd.
Project: Nuutsumuut Lelum (Nanaimo Passive House)


TRADE CONTRACTOR AWARD
 

Company: Flynn Canada Ltd.
Project: 819 Yates Street, Yello on Yates

Company: Olde Country Masonry Ltd.
Project: City of Campbell River Water Treatment Plant

Company: Olde Country Masonry Ltd.
Project: Union Club Building Renovation​


MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR AWARD  – Over $3 Million
 

Company: Erb Technical Contracting Ltd.
Project: The Amica at Gorge

Company: Trotter & Morton Group of Companies
Project: VIU Health Sciences Centre


MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR AWARD – Up to $3 Million
 

Company: Erb Technical Contracting Ltd.
Project: Brentwood College Foote Athletic Centre


ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR AWARD
 

Company: Canem Systems Ltd.
Project: The Amica at Gorge

Company: Houle Electric Ltd.
Project: North Island Hospitals Project (Comox Valley Hospital)

Company: Houle Electric Ltd.
Project: Victoria International Airport – HBS Recapitalization Project


MANUFACTURER & SUPPLIER AWARD
 

Company: Brock White Canada
Project: Brentwood College Foote Athletic Centre

Company: Longhouse Forest Products
Project: Pacific Centre Family Services

Company: Victaulic
Project: VIU Health Sciences Centre


OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN CONSTRUCTION AWARD
 

Kathy Price, Knappett Projects Inc.
Kate Ulmer, Herold Engineering Limited 
Jayna Wiewiorowski, Camosun College


U40 EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION AWARD
 

Daniel Behrens, Knappett Projects Inc.
Barclay Ellis, Trades Labour Corp (TLC) Victoria
Eric Ulrich, Playsted Sheet Metal


EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD
 

Cori Coutts, Knappett Projects Inc.
Sarah-Jayne Roe, Camosun College
Mark Taylor, Mark Taylor Construction Advisory Services Ltd.


INNOVATION & PRODUCTIVITY AWARD
 

Company: Houle Electric Ltd.
Project: Construction Site Security Video Monitoring


SAFETY AWARD WINNERS
 

Houle Electric Ltd.
Cumberland Ready-Mix Ltd.
K5 Contracting (Drilling & Blasting Contractor) Ltd.
Casman Projects (BC) Inc.

The Safety Award is designed to honour those contractors who have maintained a superior safety record during the year. Awards are based on a contractor’s claims experience record with the Workers’ Compensation Board.

** The Safety Awards will not be presented at the Gala. 


AWARDS CRITERIA & CONDITIONS    PRINTABLE  LIST (PDF)     AWARDS GALA DETAILS & TICKETS  


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VICA Announces the Recipients of the 2019 VICA Awards

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