January 13, 2013
VIDEO: The Bentall Four memorial and workplace safety
Every year government, labour and industry gather together to remember the four workers killed on January 7th, 1981 when their fly-form collapsed and they plunged 36 storeys to their deaths.
B.C. Building Trades executive director Tom Sigurdson spoke to the Journal of Commerce about ongoing efforts to ensure workers in British Columbia, particularly in the construction industry, are working in as safe an environment as possible and are properly trained in the importance and application of workplace safety.
WorkSafeBC director Al Johnson also spoke to the Journal about specific efforts his organization is making to ensure the safety of BC workers through inspections and education.
"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.
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 3rd, 2014.