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BC Construction Association Recognized for Achievements in Workforce Development with National Award

The BC Construction Association (BCCA) is proud to be the first recipient of the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Workforce Excellence Award.  The award recognizes BCCA as a champion of diversity and inclusion in the construction industry and the demonstrated results delivered by its workforce development programs.   BCCA initiatives such as the Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP), Integrating Newcomers, and the Builders Code have connected thousands of British Columbians to careers in the skilled construction trades, and are […]

BC CONSTRUCTION SECTOR AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE WORKPLACE DIVERSITY

Victoria, BC (June 5, 2020) – The BC Construction Association (BCCA), with the support of Minerva BC, today opened nominations for the 2nd annual Builders Code Champion Awards, which celebrate BC companies that are proactively addressing issues of the issues of equity, discrimination and harassment in BC’s construction sector. Recently, there has been increased fear […]

CONSTRUCTION CULTURE TRAINING GOES VIRTUAL DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

Victoria, B.C. (May 14, 2020) – With COVID-19 physical distancing orders in effect across British Columbia, the BC Construction Association (BCCA) is making its anti-harassment, hazing and bullying training available online to help fight transmission of the virus while supporting worksite safety and productivity.  The COVID-19 pandemic can lead to increased stress and anxiety at work. Since its launch in 2019, the Builders Code has recognized that safety in the construction industry isn’t just about […]

Builders Code Ramps Up Services Across Northern Region

New Builders Code training for site supervisors, forepersons and union business managers on how best to deal with the perpetrators and targets of worksite bullying and harassment was announced today in Prince George, along with a new local Employer Advisor for the northern region. The training, which supports the construction personnel that work most closely with tradespeople on construction sites, was announced by Northern Regional Construction Association (NRCA) CEO Scott Bone