VRCA Hosts Constructive Conversation with BC United Leader Kevin Falcon on Key Construction Industry Issues

By |June 14th, 2024|In The News|

VRCA Hosts Constructive Conversation with BC United Leader Kevin Falcon on Key Construction Industry Issues The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) hosted its second Constructive Conversations event on Thursday, June 13, featuring BC United leader Kevin Falcon. This engaging event brings together VRCA members, industry leaders and stakeholders to address critical issues impacting the construction [...]

VRCA Partners with the Rick Hansen Foundation to Strengthen Commitment to Accessibility and Inclusivity

By |April 17th, 2024|In The News|

Vancouver, BC – April 17, 2024 - The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF), a renowned national charity dedicated to eliminating barriers for individuals with disabilities and advancing accessibility in our communities. Championed by the VRCA Life Members Committee, this partnership reinforces [...]

VRCA Introduces Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference on International Women’s Day

By |March 8th, 2024|In The News|

Vancouver, BC - March 8, 2024 – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) is proud to partner with Canadian Construction Women (CCW) to host its inaugural Women in Construction Conference, LEAP, on International Women's Day. The sold-out event showcased keynote speeches and panel discussions specifically designed to tackle the challenges and opportunities encountered by women [...]

Welcome to the VRCA 2024/25 Board of Directors!

By |February 20th, 2024|In The News|

Welcome to the VRCA 2024/25 Board of Directors! On February 13, 2024, the Vancouver Regional Construction Association held its 58th Annual General Meeting and announced newly elected directors: Nikki Keith (Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc.), Sam Brezden (Fort Modular), Ronan Deane (NAC Constructors Ltd.), and Craig Enns (EllisDon Corporation).  We also welcome Scott [...]

Building Futures: VRCA and Partners Launch ‘Bring Trades to School’ Program 

By |February 7th, 2024|In The News|

Building Futures: VRCA and Partners Launch 'Bring Trades to School' Program   Vancouver, BC – Wednesday, February 7, 2024 – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) proudly announces a groundbreaking partnership with the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT), British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), and Burnaby School District. The initiative, "Bring Trades to Schools," seeks to [...]

VRCA Announces Election Results: Young Construction Leaders (YCL) 2024 Committee

By |January 26th, 2024|In The News|

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) is pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the VRCA Young Construction Leaders (YCL) 2024 Committee, which concluded on Thursday, January 25, 2024. We thank Scott Foran, the 2023 Past Chair, for his unwavering commitment and exceptional leadership as the 2023 YCL Chair. We eagerly anticipate [...]

VRCA Unveils Reconciliation Action Plan through the Bridging Perspectives Webinar Series

By |January 19th, 2024|In The News|

VRCA Unveils Reconciliation Action Plan through the Bridging Perspectives Webinar Series VANCOUVER, BC – Friday, January 19, 2024 – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association is pleased to announce that it is embarking on a journey to deepen our understanding of reconciliation within the context of the construction industry. As a responsible and forward-thinking organization, [...]

VRCA 2024-25 Board of Directors Nominees

By |January 15th, 2024|In The News|

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 efforts of the Association. There are two ways to cast your vote: Online from 9am to [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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