Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA)

By Anna Guy The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) is the oldest and largest construction association in British Columbia with a rich history that spans almost 90 years. It is the 5th largest in Canada serving almost 700 general and trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and service providers such as architects, engineers and insurance providers, [...]

By |2018-01-08T01:22:07+00:00January 7th, 2018|Associations|0 Comments

Ontario General Contractors Association

Standing For Safety   By Anna Guy With a 78-year history of advocating for safety in the industry and for its members, the Ontario General Contractors Association takes on its next big challenge: legalized marijuana. Health and Safety of it members, fair procurement and dispute resolution, construction excellence in Ontario’s Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional [...]

By |2017-11-19T22:35:22+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Associations|0 Comments

The Canadian Council of Public and Private Partnerships

By Anna Guy The Canadian Council of Public and Private Partnerships promotes smart, innovative, and modern approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships (P3s) with all levels of government. Formed in 1993, the Canadian Council for Public and Private Partnerships (CCPPP) promotes smart, innovative, and modern approaches to infrastructure development and [...]

By |2017-11-19T22:38:19+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Associations|0 Comments

Manitoba Building Trades

Getting The Job Done   By Anna Guy The Manitoba Building Trades is training a workforce to support public and private infrastructure projects in Manitoba. A thriving construction industry is the cornerstone to a thriving economy. An understanding of economic role that unions and trained works can has made the Manitoba Building Trades (MTB) [...]

By |2017-11-19T22:42:12+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Associations, Construction|0 Comments

Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario

A Collective Voice For Ontario's Construction Workers   Health and Safety, Infrastructure Investments, Apprenticeship and Training, Fair Wages, Diversity in the Industry. On issues that affect their livelihoods, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario is the collective voice for the 150,000 construction workers in the province. History of the Building Trades in [...]

By |2017-10-22T21:06:34+00:00October 1st, 2017|Associations, Construction|0 Comments

Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

Positive, Proactive and Progressive  By Anna Guy The Labourers' International Union of North America (LiUNA) claims it is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest growing union of construction workers, representing workers in the industrial, health care, and services sectors of the economy—and they are putting their money where their mouth is. If you aren’t [...]

By |2017-10-22T21:07:27+00:00October 1st, 2017|Associations|0 Comments

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)

Defining the Places We Live, Work, and Play   By Anna Guy In April of 2016, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander became the recipient of the inaugural Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture, an award that raises the profile of Landscape Architecture in this country to new heights. If you’ve ever felt welcomed to the National [...]

By |2017-10-22T21:12:41+00:00October 1st, 2017|Associations|0 Comments

Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ)

The Future is Bright   The RJCCQ currently supports a network of 40 young chambers of commerce and youth wings across Quebec, representing more than 10,000 young professionals, executives, self-employed and entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 40, and includes twelve organizations from cultural communities. History of the RJCCQ Originally formed as an [...]

By |2017-10-22T21:13:27+00:00October 1st, 2017|Associations|0 Comments

Canada Green Building Council

On the Forefront of Innovation   Within the last couple decades, the construction industry has seen a tremendous change, in not only technology used for construction practices but also in policies, regulations and standards which members in the industry work towards. The practice of sustainable building, or green building, has encouraged the P3 (private [...]

By |2017-08-21T13:12:59+00:00August 15th, 2017|Associations|0 Comments

Toronto Construction Association

Canada's Oldest and Largest Mixed-Trade Association   By Anna Guy Older than the country itself, the venerable Toronto Construction Association’s proud legacy is as celebrated as its bright future. Certainly, it’s a very distinguishing fact: the Toronto Construction Association (TCA)—150 years old this year—is older than Canada itself (by a few months). Established in [...]

By |2017-08-21T13:13:38+00:00August 15th, 2017|Associations|0 Comments