Updates on BCCA Industry Priorities / Advocacy Work

Significant breakthrough during Town Halls, with a promise from Attorney General’s Legal Counsel to move forward with the legislation process immediately.

BCCA runs radio ads on CFAX and CKNW during the week of October 18 to communicate the need for Prompt Payment legislation in BC.

A total of 5 events, hosted by ECABC, MCABC, SICA, VICA, NRCA, & VRCA and moderated by BCCA President Chris Atchison, will be held on October 28th and November 1st.

A Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations for a construction project in Vanderhoof is drawing unwanted attention from BC’s construction industry.

Re: City of Vancouver permit crisis

In our role as the only provincial representative of all employers in BC’s industrial, commercial, and institutional construction industry, BCCA was at the table with government and other industry leaders to ensure all opinions on compulsory trades were adequately represented.

BCCA and 35 industry partners co-signed a letter to Attorney General David Eby restating the need for prompt payment legislation in BC and urging that it be added to the Fall 2021 Legislative Agenda.

Listen to Epidose 2 of BCCA’s Podcast Series Inside Construction “Fear, Open, and Trasparent” In this episode we look at the corrosion of public sector procurement standards, explore why today’s procurement practitioners may be bending the rules, and explain how ignoring best practices puts projects at risk.