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July 28, 2022

Building Hope: Men In The Trades And Substance Use

The following is a media release from Sources Community Resource regarding their Building Hope video, which raises awareness about the opioid overdose crisis and toxic […]
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July 26, 2022

Supply chain issues continue to be a ‘pressure cooker’ in B.C.

The following is an article from the Journal of Commerce, featuring commentary from VICA CEO Rory Kulmala. Published on July 20, 2022 Russell Hixson  The […]
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June 28, 2022

Open Letter Regarding Cedar Hill Middle School Replacement Project

The following is a letter from VICA’s CEO Rory Kulmala addressed to the Honourable Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education and Child Care regarding the proposed […]
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May 20, 2022

VICA harm reduction leader shares personal story and Tailgate Toolkit efforts

For Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) harm reduction co-ordinator Greg Hemminger, the mission behind addressing the industry’s substance use crisis through the association’s Tailgate Toolkit is personal.
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May 11, 2022

Local construction leaders celebrated at 2022 VICA Awards for building excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria, BC (May 5, 2022) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 3rd Annual VICA Awards, […]
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April 1, 2022

New Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Under Employment Standards Act

This briefing was provided by VICA Member Roper Greyell LLP. For more information or questions regarding this briefing please visit their website at Effective […]
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March 15, 2022

Roper Greyell: BC Government Implements Changes to COVID-19 Guidelines

This bulletin has been provided by VICA Member Roper Greyell LLP. For more information on their services or questions about this bulletin please visit […]
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March 10, 2022

Bill 5, Worker’s Compensation Amendment Act, 2022

Briefing Provided by VICA Member PD Stover Professional Corporation. To learn more about PD Stover, visit their website, Bill 5 Worker’s Compensation Amendment Act, […]
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January 13, 2022

More drug-poisoning prevention services for construction workers

VICTORIA – People working in the construction industry will benefit from life-saving harm- reduction training in the workplace, substance-use support groups and information on local […]
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November 24, 2021

VICA Office Renovation Overview

Introduced at our 2021 Annual General Meeting, the Vancouver Island Construction Association is proposing a significant renovation for its Victoria office. Members have until December […]
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November 24, 2021

VICA Welcomes New, Diverse Leaders to Their 2021/2022 Board of Directors

New Board Members Elected at the 109th Annual General Meeting November 23, 2021 (Victoria, BC) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership […]
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September 7, 2021

UVic Civil Engineering students take a crack at solving concrete’s sustainability problem.

University of Victoria. Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Project – Spring and Summer 2021 Concrete and other cementitious materials are widely employed in structural engineering all […]
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