Congratulations to our recent Gold Seal Certificate recipients

On Tuesday, May 23rd we held a small ceremony at VICA Victoria to present Gold Seal Certificates to recent recipients. Through their hard work and professional development, they are collectively and individually raising the standards of the industry. Congratulations on passing the exam:

  • Gary Stride, Flynn Canada Ltd. (shown left)
  • Adam Pakvis, Defense Construction Canada (shown right)
  • Graham Davies, Den Mar Electric
  • Kevin Bisgrove, Campbell Construction
  • Curtis Allan Mose, Stone Pacific Contracting
  • Jason Slater, Scansa Construction Ltd.
  • Neil Roberts, Houle Electric Ltd.
  • Steven Sebastien
  • Kyle Ryan

We look forward to seeing them (and you) at VICA again for future training and education needs.
Train today for tomorrow!

Gold Seal Certified: Adam Pakvis and Gary Stride
Gold Seal Certificates



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