B.C.

technical safety

REMI Network

Nominations open for B.C.’s technical safety awards

Technical Safety BC is gearing up to recognize outstanding achievement, innovation and leadership in the field at awards this fall.
B.C. wildfire

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lessons from the Wildfires: Tips for Cleaning Smoke Damage

Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's history.
U-Haul

REMI Network

Former Zellers in B.C. to become U-Haul store

An adaptive reuse project will soon turn a former Zeller’s into a U-Haul Moving & Storage facility.
Copeman Healthcare

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Copeman Healthcare Centre opens in downtown Vancouver

Kirsten Reite Architecture (KRA) has announced the opening of the new Copeman Healthcare Centre, located on Hornby Street in downtown Vancouver, B.C.
Trail

CondoBusiness

B.C. appoints superintendent of real estate

British Columbia has appointed regulator and public sector leader Michael Noseworthy as the superintendent of real estate, effective Oct. 19, 2016.
strata

CondoBusiness

B.C. strata owners to benefit from changes

British Columbia is making changes to its Strata Property Act that will give owners more flexibility when they decide they would like to sell the property.
BC building code

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Grants available to arts and culture groups in B.C.

Arts and culture organizations in British Columbia can now apply for grants up to $50,000 for small capital projects as part of the province’s Collaborative
regulations

CondoBusiness

B.C. real estate consumers protected by new regs

British Columbia Finance Minister Michael de Jong recently announced new regulations that will help real estate consumers make informed decisions about contract assignments before accepting
protection

CondoBusiness

Better protection for B.C. real estate consumers

The Real Estate Council of B.C. is putting into place new methods to enhance public protection for real estate consumers in the province. Effective April
flood mitigation

REMI Network

B.C. flood mitigation project gets $24.9 mill

B.C. is investing $16.6 million for flood mitigation in the high-risk city of Richmond to upgrade various pump stations.
hotels

REMI Network

B.C. hotels can now deliver liquor to guests 24/7

The British Columbia hospitality industry now has the luxury of delivering liquor to guests by room service 24 hours a day.
AVICC -- Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities: Town of Qualicum Beach for the Qualicum Beach Fire Hall (MERIT: Vancouver Island Regional Library, representing 28 municipalities and 10 regional districts for libraries in City of Nanaimo and Town of Lake Cowichan) (CNW Group/Canadian Wood Council for Wood WORKS! BC)

Design Quarterly

BC 2015 Community Recognition Awards

Wood WORKS! BC has announced the winners of the 2015 Community Recognition Awards, which are presented annually to local governments that have been exemplary advocates for wood.
bc largest private development underway

Design Quarterly

B.C.’s largest private development underway

Construction for a $600 million multi-faceted entertainment resort adjacent to BC Place Stadium is underway. Construction is expected to be complete in late 2016.
Apprentice policy on B.C. public projects

Construction Business

Apprentice policy on B.C. public projects

The B.C. government's new Apprentices on Public Projects policy aims to connect more young people to the skills and training they need for careers in construction.
Climate Leadership Team

REMI Network

B.C. announces Climate Leadership Team

B.C. Premiere Christy Clark has appointed a Climate Leadership Team to oversee the province’s efforts to combat climate change.
KimberleySolarFacility

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Something new under the sun in Kimberley B.C.

Off Highway 95A, between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains, where the sun shines more than 300 days of the year, lies Kimberley, British Columbia, population
BC building code

REMI Network

Mount Polley Mine Inquiry Underway

Almost a month after a tailings pond from the Mount Polley Mine in Likely, B.C. collapsed, releasing a catastrophic flood of toxic waste water into