November 22, 2012
VIDEO: Construction Foundation of British Columbia helps out Honour House
The newly formed Construction Foundation of British Columbia has donated $65,000 to Honour House, a facility for first responders and veterans seeking medical treatment in New Westminster, B.C.
Abigail Fulton, the vice president of the British Columbia Construction Association, talked to the Journal of Commerce about the new foundation and its commitment both to worthy projects and to apprenticeship training.
Keith Sashaw, president of the Vancouver Regional Construction Association, illuminated the many challenges of building Honour House, from the new elevator (the main focus for the $65,000 donation from the BCCA) to renovating a heritage building into a care facility.
The largest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the Panamanian government, the $5.2 billion Panama Canal Expansion is challenging due to its sheer size.
"Unlocking Canada's Potential" will be the theme of this year's 96th annual Canadian Conference Association (CCA), where delegates are encouraged to look for opportunities beyond their borders.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association presented "The Young Guns: Gen Y and their role in the future of construction" as the keynote construction panel at Buildex Vancouver on Feb. 19.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of March 10th, 2014.
Rich Coleman, the deputy premier of British Columbia and the minister for energy and mines was one of the keynote speakers at the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association annual CEO Breakfast held at Buildex Vancouver 2014 on Feb. 19.