About Teresa Beere Johnson

Website & Multimedia Specialist at the VRCA
15 10, 2018

Construction in Vancouver – October 2018

By |October 15th, 2018|Construction In Vancouver, In The News|

The latest edition of Construction in Vancouver produced in collaboration with Business in Vancouver has been released. Articles include: Collaboration crucial in solving construction industry challenges Clear and precise language a must in pay-when-paid clauses VRCA Awards of Excellence mark 30th anniversary Silver Awards pay tribute to top B.C. builders Confidence in Canada key [...]

5 10, 2018

30th Annual Awards of Excellence is Sold Out

By |October 5th, 2018|Awards of Excellence, Events, In The News|

It's still two weeks from the big event, and the 30th Annual Awards of Excellence has sold out!. VRCA is proud to welcome more than 600 guests at the annual event showcasing and celebrating excellence in industrial, commercial and institutional construction. “We’re delighted that this year’s 30th anniversary gala is a sell-out event.  This, [...]

31 08, 2018

BC Lions Announce “Salute the Trades” Game Night September 7

By |August 31st, 2018|Member Deals, Member News, Membership|

The BC Lions is hosting its second annual “Salute the Trades” game night on Friday, Sept. 7, when the Lions take on the Ottawa Red Blacks. The first BC Lions “Salute the Trades” game night was held last September, inviting BC’s registered apprentices to purchase generously discounted tickets. The Lions also extended a similar [...]

23 08, 2018

Helping those affected by BC Fires

By |August 23rd, 2018|Giving Back, In The News|

The B.C. government has called a province-wide state of emergency in response to the hundreds of fires currently burning around the province. Evacuation orders have been issued, leaving many people in need of urgent assistance. The Vancouver Regional Construction Association and BC Construction Association are coming together in support of the communities being ravaged by [...]

16 07, 2018

Constuction in Vancouver – July Edition

By |July 16th, 2018|Construction In Vancouver|

The latest edition of Construction in Vancouver produced in collaboration with Business in Vancouver has been released.  Articles include: Design: Industry prepares for zero emissions building Standards: Zero-emissions building support available List: Construction companies in B.C. Resources: Zero Emissions Building Exchange opens Cash flow: How can B.C. tackle the late-payment epidemic? Standards: ZEBx and [...]

27 06, 2018

VRCA member BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd. raises money for Kids Help Phone

By |June 27th, 2018|Member News, Membership|

Congratulations to VRCA member BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd.'s construction team, which raised more than $14,000 in support of Kids Help Phone at its inaugural Dinner Dance Fundraiser held at Federico’s Supper Club on May 25. The event had more than 100 guests in attendance and was a great success. The cheque presentation photo [...]

25 06, 2018

U40 Network supports KidStart at the annual BBQ & Baseball at the Nat event

By |June 25th, 2018|Giving Back, U40|

The sold out U40 BBQ & Baseball night at Nat Bailey Stadium, sponsored by Division 15 Mechanical, was a great opportunity for young construction professionals to enjoy a night out together while supporting a local team. Baseball is one of the greatest sports to bring people together, and the event on June 21 was a [...]

18 06, 2018

BCCA announces appointment of Sue Connors to the position of BidCentral CEO

By |June 18th, 2018|In The News|

VICTORIA, BC June 14, 2018 – Chris Atchison, President and CEO of the British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) today announced the appointment of Sue Connors to the position of BidCentral CEO, effective immediately. Connors has a deep background in developing and implementing growth strategies for global ecommerce marketplaces and B2B platforms. Prior to her appointment [...]

19 04, 2018

Take our member survey and win!

By |April 19th, 2018|In The News|

Do you want to win a spot in VRCA’s 2018 golf tournament on June 1 at Northview Golf & Country Club? All you have to do is complete the annual VRCA membership survey for your chance to win a spot on VRCA President Fiona Famulak’s foursome. The prize, valued at $235, includes your tournament [...]

26 03, 2018

Whitecaps holding Construction Night April 13

By |March 26th, 2018|Member Deals, Member News, Membership|

The Vancouver Whitecaps are offering VRCA members discounted game tickets to celebrate Construction Month. VRCA members can purchase specially priced tickets for the ’Caps Construction Night on April 13 when Vancouver hosts Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). VRCA members will save roughly 45 per cent off regular ticket prices. And there’s no restriction on [...]

19 02, 2018

Have your say about proposed amendments to Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

By |February 19th, 2018|Occupational Health & Safety|

WorkSafeBC's Policy, Regulation and Research Division is requesting feedback on proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. The consultation phase provides stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback prior to the proposed amendments being taken to public hearing in fall of 2018. There are three regulatory amendment packages under review. Part 8, Personal Protective [...]

19 02, 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility Guide for construction companies available from CCA

By |February 19th, 2018|Corporate Social Responsibility, Membership|

The Canadian Construction Association has published a new resource for its members: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Canadian Construction Sector: A Practical Guide to CSR. Tailored for the construction industry, the guide explains the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and offers practical advice on how to prepare or enhance a CSR strategy. This guide [...]