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October 1, 2020

VICA Members win big at VIREB Commercial Building Awards

The Vancouver Island Construction Association would like to congratulate its 10 members who were recognized at the 13th Annual VIREB Commercial Building Awards on September 30th. […]
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August 13, 2020

Construction activity recovering from pandemic low in second quarter

The dollar value of building permits on Vancouver Island fell by 14 per cent to $506.6 million in the second quarter of 2020 compared to […]
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June 8, 2020

VICA Supports Employer’s Forum submission to WSBC

The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) has submitted a letter of support (below) to Employers’ Forum’s submission to WorkSafeBC’s proposal to add COVID-19 to Schedule 1 […]
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March 20, 2020

VICA and VIHA partner for PPE Donation

In support of Island Health and front-line healthcare staff, working tirelessly to keep our communities safe from COVID-19, the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) has […]
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March 13, 2020

Important updates from VICA regarding COVID-19

Starting March 18, 2020, our Nanaimo office (map) will be closed until further notice.  Our Victoria office (map) will still be operating, however, it will […]
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March 4, 2020

COVID-19 & Construction: 7 Simple Steps to Keep Your Crew Healthy On Site & In The Office

In light of the 13th case of the coronovirus disease (COVID-19) being reported in British Columbia, the first phase of a redevelopment in Burnaby being halted after an on-site worker was found […]
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February 27, 2020

Loud and Proud in Pink Shirts: VICA Members spread the word that it’s cool to be kind

On Wednesday, February 26, the local construction community supported children across British Columbia as they stood vibrantly in solidarity for a bully-free world. While the Pink […]
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February 25, 2020

BC Construction Association’s take on the recently announced Budget 2020

The 2020 BC Budget released on February 18th is essentially a continuation of the budget the NDP introduced three years ago when they first came […]
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February 20, 2020

City of Powell River: Developers update progress on airport investment

An update on Gaoshi Holdings’ (Canada) proposed Powell River Airport development was presented at the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, February 18. The committee […]
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February 13, 2020

Connecting Communities, Creating Opportunities: VICA, Hazelwood, Scotiabank, Canwest & Pinchin at ABM Indigenous: Vancouver Island

VICA, along with members Hazelwood Construction Group, Scotiabank, Canwest Mechanical, and Pinchin, will be attending ABM Indigenous: Vancouver Island again this year. Held in partnership with the Songhees Nation and […]
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February 5, 2020

Leonard Brody, Business & Technology Visionary, invites you to the 2020 Vancouver Island Constuction Conference

The 3rd Annual Vancouver Island Construction Conference will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Victoria Conference Centre. This one-of-a-kind conference — and […]
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January 20, 2020

Victoria 3.0 Pivoting to a Higher Economy 2020-2041 | Draft Economic Action Plan

The City of Victoria is seeking public feedback to help shape its draft economic action plan, Victoria 3.0 – Pivoting to a Higher-Value Economy – 2020-2041. […]
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