December 20, 2013
VIDEO: What was the big construction story of 2013?
The Journal of Commerce polled some members of its editorial advisory board for their thoughts on the biggest story of 2013 related to the construction industry.
ICBA president Philip Hochstein, COCA outgoing president Grant McMillan, BC Building Trades executive director Tom Sigurdson, BCCA president Manley MacLachlan and ACEC BC president Keith Sashaw all gave their opinions on the events and projects that shaped the year.
The BC provincial election, which swept Liberal leader Christy Clark to power in a surprise victory, was the biggest story of 2013 for the industry according to many of the EAB members, but other issues such as shifting workers compensation rules were also noted as significant events.
"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.