Final Summer Sizzler in Nanaimo

Thursday, September 6th marked our final Summer Sizzler and, once again, we had a great turnout and a great time! Thanks to all of our members who joined us at VICA Nanaimo (in no particular order):

  • Ingleton Construction Management
  • IWCD
  • Herold Engineering
  • Mark Taylor Advisory Services
  • CMF Construction
  • Island Aggregates
  • United Floors
  • GeoBreak Solutions 
  • Hazelwood Construction Services
  • Holdfast Metalworks
  • Securco Services
  • Saywell Contracting
  • RBC
  • ProPacific
  • Knappett Industries
  • Cornerstone Tile
  • Houle Electric
  • Island Architectural Millwork
  • ABBA Floor Coverings
  • Westmark Construction
  • 3D Geomatics
  • Pinchin Ltd.
  • ESC Automation
  • Fineline Road Marking

Please note that we moved our September Sizzler from Victoria to Nanaimo so Rory could attend the BBQ and CBA Town Hall. * There will not one in Victoria tomorrow: Friday, September 7th *

December 19, 2018

Taking Care of #1 This Winter

The end of the year is a joyous time, but for some people it can be difficult. This year, instead of worrying about finding the perfect gift, attending all the parties or pretending everything is perfect, make sure you make time to take care of yourself and put your well-being first.
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November 16, 2018

Contract Awarded for Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative

The City of Victoria, on behalf of the Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative Steering Committee, is pleased to announce it has awarded a two-year contract to Scale Collaborative, Vancouver Island Construction Association, Buy Social Canada, and Presentations Plus to incubate a two-year Social Procurement Hub for the Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative (CCSPI).
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November 01, 2018

October 31: A Spirited Time for the Construction Industry

Over here at the Construction Association, we take full advantage of every opportunity to play dress up and act out of character, while still getting our jobs done. Some of us are super...and some of us are super twisted. We love seeing our members showing their spirited side as well!
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October 23, 2018

​Legislation better protects temporary foreign workers from exploitation

The legislation is intended to recognize the important role foreign workers have in B.C.’s growing economy. While most employers and recruiters are committed to treating foreign nationals fairly, there are some who require closer scrutiny and enforcement action. In 2017, there were 47,620 work permits issued for foreign workers destined for B.C. The third largest sector is accommodation and food services (8%), followed by construction (6%) and manufacturing (5%).
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