22 11, 2023

Apply today! 2024 VRCA Bursary Program

By |November 22nd, 2023|In The News|

VRCA is 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. Eligibility: To be eligible for the award of a $1,500 VRCA Bursary, applicants must satisfy the following: · Currently enrolled in full-time post-secondary training in a construction-related [...]

13 11, 2023

VRCA Division Meeting Updates

By |November 13th, 2023|In The News|

VRCA Division Meeting Updates VRCA Division meetings can be the most valuable time spent with your membership. The opportunity to speak with industry peers is paramount for the health and prosperity of our industry and the success of our members’ businesses. We thank everyone who participated in person and online.   October\November 2023 Division [...]

10 08, 2023

We are thrilled to welcome Jeannine Martin as the new President of the VRCA!

By |August 10th, 2023|In The News|

We are thrilled to welcome Jeannine Martin as the new President of the VRCA! The Vancouver Regional Construction Association ("VRCA") 's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeannine Martin as its new President, effective Tuesday, August 8, 2023. With extensive construction industry knowledge, Martin is well-positioned to elevate member engagement, [...]

27 07, 2023

Prompt Payment Update

By |July 27th, 2023|In The News|

In May, the B.C. Attorney General Ministry staff were given the approval to convene a large table working group to consult on the creation of Prompt Payment Legislation. While this is welcome news, we still lag far behind other jurisdictions across Canada where legislation has already been enacted or is well on the way. This past [...]

19 05, 2023

VRCA Board Accepts Resignation of President Donna Grant

By |May 19th, 2023|In The News|

Vancouver, BC – May 19, 2023 – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association ("VRCA") 's Board of Directors announced the resignation of its President, Donna Grant. Ms. Grant's final day was May 15, 2023. During her tenure with the VRCA Ms. Grant was responsible for numerous successes, including the creation of two signature events celebrating women [...]

18 05, 2023

2023 Construction Leadership Forum Highlights!

By |May 18th, 2023|In The News|

And that's a wrap on the 2023 Construction Leadership Forum! The 2023 CLF was a huge success, thanks to our amazing attendees, speakers, and VRCA staff! We kicked off the weekend in Whistler with an exciting game of axe-throwing, where participants spent the afternoon trying to score a bullseye for their team while networking [...]

13 02, 2023

Congratulations 2023 VRCA Bursary recipients!

By |February 13th, 2023|In The News|

We are grateful and overwhelmed by our members’ tremendous response as we complete the first-ever VRCA Bursary Awards Program. Congratulations to each of our very deserving 2023 VRCA Bursary recipients and many thanks to our Bursary Partners who generously contributed to provide eight $1,000 bursaries. Fort Modular presenting to Sorrel Dumaresq, Electrical Foundation [...]

13 02, 2023

Congratulations to the new VRCA 2023/24 Board of Directors!

By |February 13th, 2023|In The News|

Congratulations to the new VRCA 2023/24 Board of Directors. We are very pleased to welcome the following newly elected directors to the team: Scott Adkins, PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc. Scott Harcus, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP Paul Demeule, Trotter & Morton Building Technologies Inc. Corey Dandurand, Victaulic Company We are also very happy [...]

2 02, 2023

2023 Awards of Excellence Nominations are Now Open!

By |February 2nd, 2023|In The News|

What better way to celebrate your hard work than with a project nomination for the Awards of Excellence! Through this competition, you will have the opportunity to showcase your company’s commitment to quality, professionalism, and craftmanship. Three Silver Award winners will be selected in 17 project categories, for their use of innovative techniques, new materials, safety records, and exceptional project [...]

30 01, 2023

2023 YCL Committee

By |January 30th, 2023|In The News|

Elections for the VRCA Young Construction Leaders (“YCL”) 2023 Committee were completed January 26, 2023. We thank Kyle Davis, 2022 Past Chair, for his many years of commitment to the to the Young Construction Leaders, for his efforts in rebranding from the former U40, and in drafting new Terms of Reference, which were approved [...]

23 01, 2023

Inaugural VRCA Bursary Awards : Partners, Judges, and Recipients

By |January 23rd, 2023|In The News|

The inaugural VRCA Bursary Awards will take place during the Annual General Meeting, February 7, 2023. We are very grateful to the following Bursary Partners who have generously matched VRCA funds to provide eight $1,000 bursaries to students currently enrolled in construction-related programs in the Lower Mainland.           We would [...]

19 01, 2023

Short Term Lease Available Now

By |January 19th, 2023|In The News|

OPPORTUNITY Located off Boundary Road at 3636 East 4th Avenue, is the opportunity to rent a light and airy office space, comprising 4 private offices, an open-plan work area and kitchen. This location provides exceptional access to major traffic arteries, so your team and clients can come to work by public transit, the Gilmore SkyTrain [...]

16 01, 2023

Join the YCL Network for their virtual Annual General Meeting

By |January 16th, 2023|In The News|

Young Construction Leaders (“YCL”) Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) Join the YCL Network for their virtual Annual General Meeting at 3:30pm, Thursday, January 26, 2023, to elect the 2023/24 YCL Executive Committee and fill the remaining committee vacancies. Each nominee will have the opportunity to tell us why they’re the best for the job, so [...]

16 01, 2023

Voting for the VRCA Board of Directors

By |January 16th, 2023|In The News|

VRCA 2023 Board of Directors Nominees A vote that matters to your business success. Voting for the VRCA Board of Directors is one of the most important benefits of membership. The VRCA Board is highly instrumental in determining the strategic direction, efficacy, and advocacy of the Association. There are two ways to cast your [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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