News from BCCA and/or External Sources

Chris Atchison, President of the BC Construction Association quoted in Business Examiner, March 5, 2020 Article

Safety is always a priority on job sites and managing the risk of COVID-19 should be no exception. Simply from a human resources perspective, tradespeople can’t work from home, so we strongly encourage employers to provide common-sense advice about the simple actions employees are expected to take to reduce the risk…

The numbers tell the same story they’ve told for years: Overall what the BCCA takes from this report is not news. We are at a peak for skilled trades jobs, many trades are in high demand, the opportunity for highly rewarding, lucrative careers is there. What has to happen is that government and all of industry need to align their efforts and create fewer barriers to entry, not more…

The Annual General Meeting of the BC Construction Association will be held: Friday September 20th, 2019 at 12:30pm at the Coast Prince George Hotel…

Construction is changing. With a skilled labour shortage and other industry pressures, it is more important than ever to innovate and become a future-forward construction company. New technologies that help us become more productive and efficient are critical to moving the construction industry forward, but can also feel overwhelming at times…

The BC Construction Association welcomes today’s decision by the federal cabinet to proceed with the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project. For the apprentices and tradespeople in BC’s industrial, commercial and institutional construction sector, the project represents not just an opportunity to develop their skills and…