22 12, 2017

Industry Consultation, Public Opinion and Credible Policy Making

By |December 22nd, 2017|Advocacy|

Industry Consultation and Public Opinion Trust is the foundational ingredient upon which the sustainability and legitimacy of political systems are constructed. Shifting paradigms of public sector management are promoting an emphasis on accountability. Organizations and individuals depend on and expect credible policy-making. Industry consultation and public opinion can have various effects on how policy [...]

13 12, 2017

Advocacy Series – The Connected Environment

By |December 13th, 2017|Advocacy, In The News|

Radical Transparency – A New Playbook for a Connected Environment In his best-selling book "The Tipping Point", Malcolm Gladwell used the term “connector” to describe individuals who have multiple ties to different social worlds. It’s not the number of people we know that makes connections significant. It is our ability to link people, ideas, [...]

3 11, 2017

Apprenticeship Week – Myth Busting Apprenticeship Misconceptions

By |November 3rd, 2017|Apprenticeship Week|

Apprenticeship Week - November 6-10 VRCA gearing up to bust some deep-rooted myths to attract youth to the industry The importance of the construction industry to BC’s economy cannot be overstated. The $15billion industry generates 8% of the province’s wealth and employs more than 200,000 workers, making it BC’s largest employer. The industry is [...]