5 07, 2021

Skilled Trades Certification Town Hall

By |July 5th, 2021|Advocacy|

Our Compulsory Skilled Trades Certification Town Hall gave VRCA members the opportunity to share their voice and hear the input of others. We thank all who attended and are happy to share the recorded session here. Thanks to Chris Atchison, BCCA President, for his presentation and for answering members’ questions. His PowerPoint presentation is available [...]

3 08, 2018

Taranis Construction shifts thinking from residential to industrial construction

By |August 3rd, 2018|Member Project Showcase, Membership, On Site with VRCA, Trade Contractors|

Every once in a while, a project comes up that is a little outside the normal grid. Hudson Plating & Coating’s Delta facility is such a project within the construction industry. In a time where steel is becoming a hot commodity, Hudson Plating & Coating, which has been around since 1948, is making a [...]

1 03, 2018

Business not at the forefront in the provincial and federal budgets

By |March 1st, 2018|Federal Budgets, In The News, Provincial Budget|

It’s not often that we can say the same thing about two budgets, especially when they are delivered by different levels of government in the same fiscal year. So, here it goes: The 2018-19 budgets will be good for individuals, however, not so good for business. In the last 10 days, the provincial and [...]

22 01, 2018

Jacob Bros Construction sets up memorial endowment to honour Jordan McIldoon

By |January 22nd, 2018|Endowment Fund, Member News, Membership, Trade Contractors|

In October 2017, we were shocked to learn that Jordan McIldoon, a mechanic with VRCA member Jacob Bros. Construction, was killed in the senseless Las Vegas shooting.  In the period since, Jacob Bros. Construction has been working with Jordan’s parents and BCIT to establish a Memorial Endowment in Jordan’s memory.  Thank you to everyone [...]