January 16, 2018
Q&A: Elizabeth Zhu, Acting Manager, Facilities Procurement Lower Mainland Facilities Management
As a 2017 Best of Procurement honouree, we asked Lower Mainland Facilities Management Health Authorities to answer a couple questions for us.
December 18, 2017
"Best bid" named construction phrase of the year
BCCA named “Best Bid” the most important two words in construction this year, following a statement by Premier Horgan in October to the BC Federation of Labour: “Low bids might be good for BC Liberals, but “best bids” are what we are going to do” said the Premier.
December 12, 2017
2017 Best of Public Procurement
The following procurement stars of 2017 lead the way for others in our competitive industry.
December 12, 2017
News Release: 2017 “Best of Public Procurement” Award honours distinguished construction project owners
Seven public owners have been recognized by the British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) for excellence in procurement this year, a first for the industry.
December 01, 2017
BC 2017 Labour Market Outlook Released
WorkBC has released the 2017 edition of British Columbia's Labour Market Outlook. Here are the key trends for the construction industry over the next 10 years.
October 30, 2017
Women Build Nations
In Chicago on October 14-15, nearly 1700 tradeswomen from across North America came together with their own anthem, Women Build Nations.
October 03, 2017
Fewer BC Youth Entering Trades for First Time in 4 Years
The BC Construction Association (BCCA) is reporting a decrease in the proportion of BC high school graduates entering the construction trades, in key figures released today for the province’s industrial, commercial, and institutional construction sector.
September 12, 2017
BCCA Responds to Budget Announcement
BCCA fully supports a budget that puts families and working people first. Given the size of our sector and the role that contractors and their workforces play in the provincial economy, we believe that all issues are in some way construction industry issues.
September 07, 2017
Letter to Michael Atkinson, CCA
The BC Construction Association, as the voice for the industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) construction sector in British Columbia, supports CCA’s participation in the above-mentioned coalition letter opposing the federal government’s tax proposals affecting incorporated small businesses.
August 30, 2017
Letter to the Editor: "Men between 19 and 59 at the heart of BC's opioid epidemic"
The article’s opening sentence (“Too many men working in trades are overdosing on opioids”) compels me to ask, what would be an acceptable number of opioid overdoses amongst men working in the trades?
May 22, 2017
2017 BC Election Results: Key Issues Impacting the Construction Industry
Premier Clark holds a minority government but has not resigned, pledging to recall the MLAs to the Legislature by the end of June. At that time, the NDP and the Green Party (who have officially allied to form a majority) will present a non-confidence motion in Clark and the Liberal Party. Here’s how they stand on key issues impacting our industry...
May 17, 2017
New Construction Industry Report Shows Procurement Drives Innovation
The British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) has published a follow-up to its Innovation Report (February 2016), which revealed BC’s construction sector lags behind other jurisdictions when it comes to innovation. The new report is called “Procuring Innovation” and lays out the case for the sector to recognize the procurement process as the key for driving innovative projects and sector development.
February 01, 2017
Change and Opportunity: Meet the new BCCA president
When the BCCA president Manley McLachlan announced
his intentions to retire, the board of directors didn’t have to look very
far for his successor. By Cheryl Mah