VICA in the News

2018 Stories

Vancouver Island building permit levels decline, non-residential inches upward
Vancouver Island building permit levels decline, non-residential inches upward
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect  - November 28, 2018
Island building boom picks up the pace
Robust building pace starts to cool off on Vancouver Island 
Times Colonist  - November 21, 2018
VICA members elect new board
VICA members elect new board 
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect - November 2, 2018
On the Street: New faces for construction group
On the Street: New faces for construction group 
Times Colonist  - October 30, 2018
Building permits don't tell the whole story in Sooke
Building permits don't tell the whole story in Sooke
Sooke News Mirror  - October 10, 2018
CCA to publish project management guide in early 2019
CCA to publish project management guide in early 2019
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect  - October 8, 2018
Capital Region pace of construction continues to grow
Capital Region pace of construction continues to grow
Victoria News  - August 29, 2018
B.C. construction industry unites to fight wildfires
B.C. construction industry unites to fight wildfires 
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect  - August 29, 2018
Island building boom picks up the pace
Island building boom picks up the pace
Oak Bay News  - August 22, 2018
Labour shortage constrains capital's booming buildout
Labour shortage constrains capital's booming buildout
Times Colonist  - July 20, 2018
Critics say new B.C. NDP labour model for infrastructure projects is ‘payback’ for unions
Critics say new B.C. NDP labour model for infrastructure projects is 'payback' for unions
CHEK News  - July 16, 2018
Women in Construction Network celebrates fifth anniversary
Women in Construction network celebrates fifth anniversary 
Construction Links  - June 1, 2018
Where Are All the Women In Construction?
Where Are All the Women In Construction? 
Douglas Magazine  - June 1, 2018
Claire Eccles returns to baseball – with bobblehead
Claire Eccles returns to baseball - with bobblehead
Surrey Now-Leader  - May 14, 2018
Is a $90 million plan to build 2,000 rental units in the CRD in 4 years realistic?
Is a $90 million plan to build 2,000 rental units in the CRD in 4 years realistic?
CHEK News  - May 11, 2018
Competition is tough: Brand specialist offers advice at Victoria construction conference
Competition is tough: Brand specialist offers advice at Victoria construction conference 
Saanich News  - April 30, 2018
$50M Point Hope Maritime project could launch before end of the year
$50M Point Hope Maritime project could launch before end of the year
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect - April 10, 2018
Island Construction Association conference explores bright future
Island Construction Association conference explores bright future
Saanich News  - March 26, 2018
Marijuana in the Workplace - Upcoming VICA Construction Conference tackles the issue
Marijuana in the Workplace - Upcoming VICA Construction Conference tackles the issue 
Construction Links Media  - March 22, 2018
Vancouver Island construction activity reaches record high in 2017
Vancouver Island construction activity reaches record high in 2017
Victoria News  - February 28, 2018
Construction association hosting fundraiser under Inner Harbour ‘big top’
Construction association hosting fundraiser under Inner Harbour ‘big top’
Victoria News  - February 12, 2018
Casino Supports Help Fill A Dream - Times Colonist Community
Casino supports Help Fill A Dream
Times Colonist Community - February 4, 2018

2017 Stories

VICA takes lead in industry opioid awareness
VICA takes lead in industry opioid awareness
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect - December 6, 2017
Island building permits on the rise
Island building permits on the rise
My Comox Valley Now - 98.9 The Goat FM - December 4, 2017
Q3 Vancouver Island building
Q3 Island building permits reach record high
Construction Links Media - November 30, 2017
Opioid training for construction workers, My Comox Valley Now
Opioid training for construction workers
My Comox Valley Now - 98.9 The Goat FM - November 29, 2017
Van Isle Construction Association trying to prevent fatal on-site overdoses
Van Isle Construction Association trying to prevent fatal on-site overdoses
Nanaimo News Now - November 28, 2017
Opioid training available for construction industry workers
Opioid training available for construction industry workers
My Cowichan Valley Now - Juice FM - November 27, 2017
Millstream interchange works set to begin February 2018
Millstream interchange work set to begin Feb. 2018
Journal of Commerce - Construct Connect - November 20, 2017
Construction worker shortage drives up residential development costs
Construction worker shortage drives up residential development costs
Vancouver Courier - Western Investor - October 3, 2017
The Wave Continues - Times Colonist Capital Progress Edition
The wave continues
Times Colonist Capital Progress Edition - April 27, 2017
Building for the Future - Business Examiner
Building for the future
Business Examiner - April 2017
Training Vancouver Island Youth for Careers in Construction
Training Vancouver Island Youth for Careers in Construction
Steelhead LNG Blog - April 2017
PQBNews: Pro-business government has development agenda
Pro-business government has development agenda
Parksville Qualicum Beach News - March 14, 2017
Wave 102.3: Booming Island Construction Industry & Lack of Skilled Labour
Booming Island construction highlights lack of skilled labour
Wave 102.3FM - March 6, 2017
Nanaimo News: Booming Island Construction Industry & Lack of Skilled Labour
Booming Island construction highlights lack of skilled labour
Nanaimo News Now - March 6, 2017
BC budget slashes taxes, builds infastructure - Journal of Commerce
BC budget slashes taxes, builds infrastructure
Journal of Commerce - February 27, 2017
Langford's population grows by 20.9% in five years, highest in region
Langford's population grows by 20.9% in five years, highest in region
Times Colonist - February 9, 2017
Construction group names new CEO - Times Colonist
Construction group names new CEO
Times Colonist - January 25, 2017

2016 Stories

Vancouver Island Construction Association's Charitable gift card program proves effective
Vancouver Island Construction Association's charitable gift card program proves effective
Goldstream News Gazette - December 25, 2016
First CFB Esquimalt Jetty builds below estimate
First CFB Esquimalt Jetty Builds Below Estimate
Times Colonist - December 24, 2016
Innovation Bootcamp
Innovation Bootcamp
Journal of Commerce - November 28, 2016
Building Boom: Permits Surpass $1.5 Billion in CRD for 2016
Building Boom: Permits Surpass $1.5-billion in CRD for 2016
CTV News Vancouver Island - November 18, 2016
Construction Association report shows 2016 permit values near $300M in Nanaimo
Construction Association report shows 2016 permit values near $300M in Nanaimo
Nanaimo News Now/Island Radio - November 23, 2016
Industry Veteran helps build for the future
Industry veteran helps build the future
Business in Vancouver - November 22, 2016
Youth Constructing a Future
Times Colonist - November 8, 2016
New Board Announced
Saanich News - November 3, 2016
Aging Workforce and Youth Constructing a Future
Goldstream News Gazette - November 2, 2016
Greg Baynton, 'driving force' in Island construction, to retire
Times Colonist - October 22, 2016 
Sooke Building Boom
Sooke Mirror - September 19, 2016
Vancouver Island experiencing record level construction boom
Construction Links Media - September 2016
Construction hits record levels on Vancouver Island
CBC News On the Island - September 13, 2016
Vancouver Island construction hits new high
Chek News - September 13, 2016
VI Construction Association says permits at highest level since 2008
Island Radio/Nanaimo News Now - September 8, 2016
Jetties at CFB Esquimalt become Island's costliest project
Times Colonist - September 23, 2016
Construction hits record level on Vancouver Island
CBC News - September 13, 2016
VICA says permits at highest since 2008
Nanaimo News Now - September 8, 2016
Q2 Construction Report
VICA - September 8, 2016

2015 Stories

New Council brings construction stakeholders together
Journal of Commerce - February 10, 2015
Builders hope for a turnaround year
Times Colonist - February 6, 2015