Learn how to hire and retain the best employees

On February 11, VRCA will host a one-day workshop called Love Them or Lose Them: Employee Retention. This engaging workshop will teach participants strategies for retaining key talent and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. Past sessions of this...

Learn how Alberta’s VPM program applies to your company

Are you a VRCA member working in Alberta? If so, you will want to learn about the new Vendor Performance Management (VPM) program implemented by Alberta Infrastructure to track, analyze, and manage the performance of individual vendors in an effort to...

VRCA to hold two brand new electrical workshops

Are you interested in expanding your skillset in electrical estimating or electrical blueprint reading? VRCA can help! On March 2 and 3, VRCA will host an Electrical Estimating workshop. Participants will develop skills and knowledge to estimate electrical construction projects...

Deadline approaching to register older non-road diesel engines

Owners of older forklifts, excavators, and other non-road diesel engines have until the end of January 2020 to register their equipment with Metro Vancouver in order to continue using them across the region. Metro Vancouver requires all Tier 0 and...

VRCA launches mental health and wellness resources page

Mental health issues in the workplace are among the top concerns for organizations of all sizes. For this reason, VRCA has expanded its resources section to include information about mental health and wellness. According to the Mental Health Commission of...

Updated version of CCDC 11 is now available

An updated version of CCDC 11 – Contractor’s Qualification Statement is now available for purchase through the VRCA store. The 2019 edition of CCDC 11 has been streamlined for a better user experience and includes the following changes from the...

VRCA to hold mental health first aid workshop

Start off 2020 right with an exciting new VRCA workshop! We are pleased to offer this new 2-day workshop on January 20 and 21, called Mental Health First Aid. With research showing that one in three Canadians are impacted by...

Construction innovation = cash back

Did you know that most Canadian construction businesses are eligible for Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) investment tax credits? SR&ED tax credits are offered by the federal government to offset the cost of innovation and problem-solving in the construction...

Celebrate Canada’s first National Construction Day

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and Vancouver Regional Construction Association will mark the first annual National Construction Day on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. In collaboration with CCA’s partner associations this day recognizes and celebrates the dedicated, hard-working men and women...

VRCA attends rally demanding government stops the CBA roll-out

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) joined industry representatives and progressive labour unions at the B.C. legislature on November 19 to demand the provincial government stop the roll-out of its prescriptive and regressive Community Benefits Agreement (CBA), introduced in July...
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