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INDUSTRY ALERT: PROCUREMENT FAIRNESS CLAUSE REMOVED FROM MANY TAXPAYER-FUNDED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

June 18, 2024 Industry Alert: Procurement Fairness Clause Removed From Many Taxpayer-Funded Construction Projects BCCA warns the public and contractors of unacceptable levels of risk following the explicit removal of “Contract A” by many public owners View PDF version of media release here View PDF version of Industry Alert here Access growing list of public…

NEW RECRUITMENT TOOL FOR BC’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: BUILDERS LIFE TALENTCENTRAL

June 4, 2024 New Recruitment Tool for BC’s Construction Industry: Builders Life TalentCentral BC Construction Association job board addresses the challenge of severe workforce shortages View pdf version here June 4th, 2024, Victoria BC – Today, the BC Construction Association (BCCA) launched a new online job board tailored for the construction industry, which allows job…

BCCA SECURES EXTENDED FUNDING FROM LNG CANADA TO SUPPORT CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IN NORTHWEST BC

May 6, 2024 BCCA Secures Extended Funding from LNG Canada to Support Construction Workforce Development in Northwest BC LNG Canada renews the Trades Training Fund and CONNECT programs administered by the BC Construction Association View PDF version here May 6th, 2024, Victoria BC – The BC Construction Association (BCCA) announces a two-year extension to its…

BC CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY REPORT SIGNALS THAT PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES CAN EXPECT ABOVE-MARKET SALARIES AND FAVOURABLE WORKING CONDITIONS

April 16, 2024 BC Construction Industry Report Signals that Prospective Employees Can Expect Above-Market Salaries and Favourable Working Conditions Lack of payment certainty and workforce shortages continue to worry employers. View PDF version here April 16, 2024, Victoria BC – Statistics reported in the Spring 2024 BC Construction Association (BCCA) Construction Industry Stat Pack and BCCA’s…

7th ANNUAL BC CONSTRUCTION MONTH HONOURS THOSE WHO HELP BUILD BC

April 2, 2024 7th Annual BC Construction Month Honours Those Who Help Build BC Celebrating the talent, expertise and experience BC’s construction and skilled tradespeople are sharing with the next generation. View PDF version here Victoria BC – April 2, 2024 – BC’s 7th Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Month recognizes excellence across the industry…

BCCA SUCCESSFULLY DELIVERS $15.725M IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO BC’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

March 26, 2024 BCCA Successfully Delivers $15.725M in Federal Funding to BC’s Construction Industry Distributes Apprenticeship Services program funds ahead of schedule, exceeding targets View PDF version here March 26, 2024, Victoria BC – The BC Construction Association (BCCA) announced today that it has completed delivery, ahead of schedule and within budget, on the most…

B.C. CONSTRUCTION DEVELOPMENT CAUTIOUS IN THE FACE OF ECONOMIC PRESSURES AND LEGISLATIVE DELAYS

October 23, 2023 B.C. Construction Development Cautious in the Face of Economic Pressures and Legislative Delays Ongoing Workforce Shortages and Public Policy Stagnation an Ongoing Struggle for the Industry View PDF version here October 23, 2023, Victoria BC – Statistics reported in the Fall 2023 BC Construction Association (BCCA) Industry Stat Pack, combined with findings…

BCCA’S APPRENTICESHIP SERVICES PROGRAM HITS $10M MILESTONE

September 27, 2023 BCCA’s Apprenticeship Services Project hits $10M Milestone Over 700 employers and 1300 first year apprentices benefit at a critical time for BC’s construction industry View PDF version here September 27, 2023, Victoria BC – The British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) announced today that it has now issued $10M in financial incentives to…

Government of Canada Announces the First Skilled Trades Round this Week

August 2, 2023 Government of Canada Announces the First Skilled Trades Round this Week On August 1, 2023, the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that the first trades round for Express Entry system will open this week. Initially announced on May 31, 2023, the category-based draws for Canada’s flagship economic immigration management…