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19 12, 2022

Remembering Terry Tjorhom

By |December 19th, 2022|Life Members|

We are saddened to report the passing of Life Member of VRCA, Terry Tjorhom. Terry Leonard Tjorhom, beloved husband to Lori, Dad to Carly (Mike) and James (Nicole), Poppa to Malaia, Nico, Lexi, Ellie & Gabby, brother to Carl, brother-in-law to Bev, Uncle Terry to their families, and Hamster to his countless [...]

31 10, 2022

Call for Partners: VRCA 2023 Bursary Program

By |October 31st, 2022|About VRCA|

VRCA is very proud to offer financial support to those currently enrolled in a construction-related field of study at a regional post-secondary institution, through the VRCA Bursary Program.  Together we can do so much more. VRCA has already raised $4,000 for the 2023 bursary awards. We are now seeking member partners who [...]

12 09, 2022

VRCA Welcomes New Member Services Manager

By |September 12th, 2022|About VRCA|

VRCA is very pleased to announce Robert Chorner has joined our team as your new Member Services Manager! Robert Chorner is a veteran entrepreneur and small business advocate who brings empathy and clarity to our members’ business needs. As a business owner for many years himself, he knows first-hand the demands of [...]

4 08, 2022

VRCA announces 2022 Awards of Excellence Silver Award winners

By |August 4th, 2022|Awards of Excellence|

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (“VRCA”) is pleased to announce the 2022 Awards of Excellence Silver Award winners. A total of 140 nominations from 84 separate projects exceeded $2.8 billion in construction value. This year, 51 Silver Award winners were selected in 17 project categories. These project-specific awards recognize [...]

7 03, 2022

VRCA Announces 2020 and 2021 Awards of Excellence Gold Award Winners

By |March 7th, 2022|Awards of Excellence, Events|

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) recognized the finest in BC’s construction industry at its 32nd annual Awards of Excellence gala, held on March 2, at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. For the first time, after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event combined two years of competition, [...]

13 09, 2021

A Special Thank you

By |September 13th, 2021|About VRCA, Life Members|

Back Row (L-R): VRCA Events & Sponsorship Manager Jennifer Jones, Life Members Clark Campbell, Ron Fettback, Tony Everett, Joe Burnett, Larry Mierau, Rick Stockstad, John Hiebert; U40 Past Chair Brian Trann; VRCA President Donna Grant; Life Member Don Vandervoort; VRCA Chair Richard Shipway; Life Member Ron McFee Front Row (L-R): Life Members Len [...]

13 09, 2021

VRCA Extends Service Hours

By |September 13th, 2021|About VRCA|

Sherry Morrell, Manager, Planroom Operations [email protected] | 604-293-6588 Great news! VRCA now supports early risers with extended Planroom service hours as early as 7:30am, Monday – Friday, in our Vancouver office at 3636 East 4th Avenue. Members who wish to arrive before our regular office hours of 9am - 5pm, can simply call Sherry [...]

3 09, 2021

VRCA Education Responds to Changing Industry Needs

By |September 3rd, 2021|Education|

VRCA Education Responds to Changing Industry Needs VRCA’s robust Education Program is a rapidly evolving resource for our members and industry. There is literally something for everyone! As we respond to changing needs, the following provides an overview of all the ways VRCA Education delivers excellent value. In the past year alone, [...]

12 07, 2021

Gold Seal Certification – A Standard of Excellence

By |July 12th, 2021|Education|

VRCA would like to acknowledge the following individuals who have recently achieved their Gold Seal certification! It is our sincere pleasure to recognize their tremendous achievement as they have now attained an industry-recognized standard of excellence. Managed by the Canadian Construction Association, Gold Seal Certification (GSC) is a comprehensive program that showcases expertise and [...]

5 07, 2021

Skilled Trades Certification Town Hall

By |July 5th, 2021|Advocacy|

Our Compulsory Skilled Trades Certification Town Hall gave VRCA members the opportunity to share their voice and hear the input of others. We thank all who attended and are happy to share the recorded session here. Thanks to Chris Atchison, BCCA President, for his presentation and for answering members’ questions. His PowerPoint presentation [...]

22 03, 2021

Gold Seal Certification program is changing

By |March 22nd, 2021|Education, Gold Seal Certification|

Gold Seal Certification program is changing The Gold Seal Certification program certifies estimators, foremen, owner’s construction managers, project managers, safety practitioners and superintendents working in, or with, Canada’s non-residential construction industry. When you earn your Gold Seal Certified (GSC) or Professional, Gold Seal Certified (P.GSC) credential, you demonstrate excellence through certified experience and [...]

4 01, 2021

The Construction Research Network

By |January 4th, 2021|Construction Research Network|

“From Insight to Job Site”British Columbia boasts a national reputation for large buildings and infrastructure projects.But while we build projects “by the book,” we don’t often write new ones. Like all industries, construction must evolve to remain vibrant and competitive into the 21st century. And despite a few standout examples, such as engineered wood [...]

14 12, 2020

New and updated CCDC Documents – available now

By |December 14th, 2020|In The News, VRCA Store|

An updated version of CCDC 2 ‘Stipulated Price Contract’ 2020 is now available for purchase through the VRCA store, along with two new CCDC documents: *same price as the 2008 edition* This 2020 edition of CCDC’s flagship document features some important and well-needed changes, including a new approach towards payment legislations, the [...]

30 11, 2020

City of Vancouver’s VanMap is Being Replaced

By |November 30th, 2020|In The News|

Have you had a chance to try out the City of Vancouver’s new VanMap? This version has better performance (faster) and works on mobile phones. If you have used Legacy VanMap in the past, drop in at one of these virtual sessions to learn how to use the new VanMap. This is your chance [...]

17 05, 2019

The 36th Annual Women of Distinction Awards

By |May 17th, 2019|In The News|

On May 13, over 1,300 guests and volunteers gathered at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver to honour and celebrate the sixty-two 2019 Women of Distinction Awards nominees and four outstanding organizations, each nominated for their achievements and service to their organizations and communities. VRCA president, Fiona Famulak, was 1 of 9 women nominated in [...]

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