About Ella Koo

As the Web & Graphic Designer, Ella enjoys being able to use both her graphic design and web development talents to create engaging marketing content for VRCA. She appreciates the opportunity to be able to build her skills alongside the Association’s supportive team in order to create value for its members.
18 10, 2021

Regional Construction Associations Partner with BCCA Employee Benefit Trust to Provide Flu Shots for Industry

By |October 18th, 2021|In The News|

Inoculation will protect industry from seasonal flu and keep work sites active As our province continues to contend with the COVID-19 Pandemic, British Columbia’s construction industry has shown resilience and responsibility, allowing BC’s construction sites to remain open and safe. To further display a commitment to a healthy workforce, the Vancouver Regional Construction Association [...]

27 09, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

By |September 27th, 2021|Our Team|

  September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. The VRCA office will [...]

20 09, 2021

BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) to launch Asbestos Control Training (ACT)

By |September 20th, 2021|Occupational Health & Safety|

This fall, the BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) will launch Asbestos Control Training (ACT) a series of 5 courses beginning with Asbestos 101 (Awareness Training) with specialty courses to follow. Courses are self-paced and accessible online 24/7. Asbestos Control Training is complimented by BCCSA’s newly developed Asbestos Control Tool, an easy to use resource [...]

7 06, 2021

Every Child Matters – Support Links

By |June 7th, 2021|In The News|

The VRCA extends our heartfelt wishes for peace and healing to the many members of our industry who have been so deeply affected. Below are links and phone numbers should you require any support or assistance: Indian Residential School Survivors Society - 24/7 national crisis line at 1-866-925-4419 KUU-US Crisis Line Society: First Nations [...]

7 06, 2021

COVID-19 sick leave reimbursement application: Action requested

By |June 7th, 2021|COVID-19|

In order to apply for the B.C. government’s COVID-19 Paid Sick-Leave Reimbursement Program, you need to sign up for WorkSafeBC’s online services. Through this program, which will be available starting June 15, employers can apply to be reimbursed for up to three days of wages paid to workers for COVID-19-related sick leave. How to [...]

6 07, 2020

VRCA says thank you and farewell to Chantal Lauzon

By |July 6th, 2020|Our Team|

It is with much regret that we announce the resignation of Chantal Lauzon, VRCA’s Manager, Member Relations, who is leaving her role at VRCA for an exciting new opportunity effective July 9, 2020. Chantal joined the VRCA team in 2019 and quickly established herself as a trusted advisor and advocate for our members [...]

15 10, 2018

Construction in Vancouver – October 2018

By |October 15th, 2018|Construction In Vancouver, In The News|

The latest edition of Construction in Vancouver produced in collaboration with Business in Vancouver has been released. Articles include: Collaboration crucial in solving construction industry challenges Clear and precise language a must in pay-when-paid clauses VRCA Awards of Excellence mark 30th anniversary Silver Awards pay tribute to top B.C. builders Confidence in Canada key [...]

5 10, 2018

30th Annual Awards of Excellence is Sold Out

By |October 5th, 2018|Awards of Excellence, Events, In The News|

It's still two weeks from the big event, and the 30th Annual Awards of Excellence has sold out!. VRCA is proud to welcome more than 600 guests at the annual event showcasing and celebrating excellence in industrial, commercial and institutional construction. “We’re delighted that this year’s 30th anniversary gala is a sell-out event. This, [...]

31 08, 2018

BC Lions Announce “Salute the Trades” Game Night September 7

By |August 31st, 2018|Member Deals, Member News, Membership|

The BC Lions is hosting its second annual “Salute the Trades” game night on Friday, Sept. 7, when the Lions take on the Ottawa Red Blacks. The first BC Lions “Salute the Trades” game night was held last September, inviting BC’s registered apprentices to purchase generously discounted tickets. The Lions also extended a similar [...]

23 08, 2018

Helping those affected by BC Fires

By |August 23rd, 2018|Giving Back, In The News|

The B.C. government has called a province-wide state of emergency in response to the hundreds of fires currently burning around the province. Evacuation orders have been issued, leaving many people in need of urgent assistance. The Vancouver Regional Construction Association and BC Construction Association are coming together in support of the communities being ravaged [...]

16 07, 2018

Constuction in Vancouver – July Edition

By |July 16th, 2018|Construction In Vancouver|

The latest edition of Construction in Vancouver produced in collaboration with Business in Vancouver has been released. Articles include: Design: Industry prepares for zero emissions building Standards: Zero-emissions building support available List: Construction companies in B.C. Resources: Zero Emissions Building Exchange opens Cash flow: How can B.C. tackle the late-payment epidemic? Standards: ZEBx and [...]

27 06, 2018

VRCA member BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd. raises money for Kids Help Phone

By |June 27th, 2018|Member News, Membership|

Congratulations to VRCA member BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd.'s construction team, which raised more than $14,000 in support of Kids Help Phone at its inaugural Dinner Dance Fundraiser held at Federico’s Supper Club on May 25. The event had more than 100 guests in attendance and was a great success. The cheque presentation photo [...]

25 06, 2018

U40 Network supports KidStart at the annual BBQ & Baseball at the Nat event

By |June 25th, 2018|Giving Back, U40|

The sold out U40 BBQ & Baseball night at Nat Bailey Stadium, sponsored by Division 15 Mechanical, was a great opportunity for young construction professionals to enjoy a night out together while supporting a local team. Baseball is one of the greatest sports to bring people together, and the event on June 21 was [...]

18 06, 2018

BCCA announces appointment of Sue Connors to the position of BidCentral CEO

By |June 18th, 2018|In The News|

VICTORIA, BC June 14, 2018 – Chris Atchison, President and CEO of the British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) today announced the appointment of Sue Connors to the position of BidCentral CEO, effective immediately. Connors has a deep background in developing and implementing growth strategies for global ecommerce marketplaces and B2B platforms. Prior to her [...]

19 04, 2018

Take our member survey and win!

By |April 19th, 2018|In The News|

Do you want to win a spot in VRCA’s 2018 golf tournament on June 1 at Northview Golf & Country Club? All you have to do is complete the annual VRCA membership survey for your chance to win a spot on VRCA President Fiona Famulak’s foursome. The prize, valued at $235, includes your tournament [...]

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