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...

Pitt Meadows Plumbing opens its doors for 40th anniversary open house

2019 has been a notable year for Pitt Meadows Plumbing (PMP), and the company has a lot to celebrate. Last month, VRCA attended PMP’s open house event, the goal of which was to welcome industry members and potential future employees...

Get complimentary training through the Employers’ Advisers Office

The Employers’ Advisers Office (EAO) provides advice, assistance, representation, and training on all aspects of workers’ compensation. There are eight EAO offices across British Columbia (the closest locations to Vancouver being Abbotsford and Richmond) and they offer a variety of...

Customize your own training session with VRCA   

Did you know that VRCA can work with you to develop a customized training solution to meet your educational needs? There are several major advantages to designing your own customized training sessions, including: Convenience – Training can be delivered at...

Community Benefits Agreement and regional advocacy the focus at November Division meetings

The provincial government policy requiring key infrastructure projects to be built using the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) framework continues to be one of the top issues worrying B.C.’s construction industry. Join us at Division meetings in November to get an...

CCI Group raises $50,000 for the Canadian Mental Health Association

For the team at CCI Group, giving back to their community is a top priority. Mental health in the construction industry has always been a deeply personal issue for the company, and to help in supporting this cause, they recently...

VRCA welcomes new Member Relations Manager

VRCA is thrilled to welcome Chantal Lauzon, the newest addition to the association’s team! As Manager, Member Relations, Chantal is a self-proclaimed, “Health and Safety Nerd.” She fully understands the size and scope of the construction industry in BC, and...
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