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Construction Business

Compulsory trades will create red tape and barriers

The new compulsory program launched by the B.C. government will make it more difficult for young workers to get into the trades, says ICBA.
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Construction Business

ICBA named trade association of the year

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) has been named North American Trade Association of the Year at the Reed Awards.
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Construction Business

ICBA: Budget falls short in key investments

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association is disappointed in the lack of infrastructure and skills training investments.
Lincor

Construction Business

Lincor wins 2020 ICBA Gord Stewart Award

Lincor Enterprises Ltd. has won the 2020 ICBA Gord Stewart Award for its outstanding Industrial Athletes Injury Prevention Program.
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Construction Business

B.C. Court of Appeal upholds CBA ruling

The B.C. Court of Appeal has denied the Charter of Rights challenge to B.C.’s Community Benefits Agreement.
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REMI Network

ICBA Benefit acquires Nexgen Advisory Group

ICBA Benefit Services Ltd. has acquired Calgary-based Nexgen Advisory Group to grow its benefits brokerage business and expand in markets outside of B.C.
Bird

Construction Business

Poll shows majority support for fair bidding in B.C.

A new poll released by Merit Canada and the ICBA shows that the majority of British Columbians support fair bidding at 83 per cent.
UTIP

Construction Business

Pay raise, slowing volume, shortage of workers

The ICBA CEO breakfast at Buildex Vancouver highlighted the association's annual wage and benefits survey with worker shortages remaining the top concern.
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Construction Business

B.C. contractors, workers gather to protest CBA

Construction workers gathered at the B.C. legislature on November 19 to call on the NDP government to scrap the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA).
Procore technology panel

Construction Business

Experts discuss technology at breakfast panel

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA), along with Procore Technologies, hosted a breakfast panel on Construction Technology.
CBA court challenge coalition

Construction Business

Construction coalition challenges CBA in court

A coalition of British Columbia’s largest construction associations and progressive unions began legal proceedings Feb. 27 in B.C. Supreme Court.
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Construction Business

B.C. construction industry deeply divided over CBA

When the B.C. government introduced the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) in July 2018, it set off a heated debate within the construction industry.
UTIP

Construction Business

ICBA survey: construction wages to increase

B.C. construction workers to see pay raises over the next two years, according to the results of the ICBA 2019 Wage and Benefits Survey.
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Construction Business

Entry calls for ICBA’s Gord Stewart Award

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) and WorkSafeBC are pleased to announce the 2018 Gord Stewart Construction Workplace Health and Safety Innovation Award is now open for entries.
Trans Mountain pipeline

Construction Business

Trans Mountain pipeline delay concerns industry

The future of the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is in question after Kinder Morgan announced it is suspending non-essential construction.
ICBA wage

Construction Business

ICBA survey forecasts construction wage increase

Wages for B.C. construction workers are expected to increase nearly 10 per cent over the next two years, according to the ICBA.
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Construction Business

B.C. budget invests billions in infrastructure

B.C.’s provincial budget 2017 includes billions in infrastructure spending. The announcement demonstrates that the province’s commitment to balanced budgets and fiscal responsibility is paying dividends for