archive-ca.com » CA » I » ICBA.CA

Total: 404

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • News - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    in their commitment to stand up for B C and support competitiveness Read more New Release Archives 2014 2013 2014 Maximizing our already limited labour pool July 17 2014 Read more Prosperity not a sure thing yet June 30 2014 Read more We need to get to yes on Site C Project will provide clean reliable and cost effective energy for more than 100 years Sept 9 2014 Read more Inaccurate perceptions of trade jobs new study reveals Nov 27 2014 Read more B C is collateral damage with new national rebar tariff Dec 8 2014 Read more Cost of new homes will increase because of new national rebar tariff Dec 9 2014 Read more Let s build prosperity for our communities Dec 16 2014 Read more B C Government s Approval of Site C shows foresight Dec 16 2014 Read more 2013 Poll shows public opposition to flow control bylaw and Metro Vancouvers political maneuvering Oct 3 2013 Read more Recent headlines ICBA President says opposition stance on big projects not shared by majority of BC by DWIGHT FORD Nov 8 2015 A new study released by the Independent Contractors and Business Association shows that overall 84 of British Columbians support responsible resource development Read more Access to labour the focus of construction roundtable by RUSSELL HIXSON Oct 20 2015 The B C open shop construction industry recently gathered to discuss access to skilled labour The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association ICBA held its annual B C Construction Roundtable breakfast in Burnaby on Oct 16 Read more ICBA marks 40 years of open shop advocacy in B C By JEAN SORENSEN Apr 24 2015 via Journal of Commerce As the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association ICBA known for its strong and outspoken stance on issues marks its 40th anniversary

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/news/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive


  • ICBA Independent - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    B C for 60 years sends the wrong message to companies looking to do business in B C Effectively our international Read More Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be January 10 2016 by ICBA Posted in Uncategorized No Comments British Columbia has a reputation as a hard place to get things done Resource development infrastructure builds even residential construction they all face regulatory complexity and intense interest group scrutiny Even with solid business cases and eager investors many never make it to yes And now we have the NDP s chilling suggestion that it would cancel the approved and Read More Silent majority supports responsible development in B C December 21 2015 by ICBA Posted in Uncategorized No Comments B C is earning an international reputation as a difficult place to do business Pipelines and mining developments are just some of the projects being stalled by a vocal minority in B C What these protesters don t realize is that major projects strengthen our economy by creating countless spin off jobs like residential institutional commercial and industrial projects Major projects bring wealth to a Read More New Express Entry program aims to find skilled international workers December 19 2015 by ICBA Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Express Entry allows employers to find skilled international workers who desire to live in Canada permanently as opposed to a temporary foreign worker Express Entry program allows government officials to invite international workers with the highest chance of success to immigrate to Canada Express Entry now fully electronic requires the candidate to create a profile online that scores them based on Read More BTU s criticism of Fort St John contractor winning Site C s 1 5B contract is no surprise December 17 2015 by ICBA Posted in Uncategorized No Comments A Fort St John contracting company has been chosen as part of a partnership of companies that will build the main infrastructure for the Site C hydroelectric dam Approximately 1 500 people will be working on main civil works at the peak of construction and Site C will create opportunities for local regional and Aboriginal businesses However the B C building trades is not Read More Site C decision has support of open shop Letter to the Editor December 3 2015 by ICBA Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Re B C Building Trades angered by Site C main civil works Dec 2 2015 issue of the Journal of Commerce To the editor It s no surprise that the Building Trades Unions are being critical of the preferred proponent for the main civil works contract at Site C It s another blow for the outdated model in which big unions could Read More New Express Entry program aims to find skilled international workers December 3 2015 by ICBA Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Express Entry allows employers to find skilled international workers who desire to live in Canada permanently as opposed to a temporary foreign worker Read more about

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/news/blog/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Publications - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    of information for industry executives government decision makers journalists and opinion leaders To receive a copy of the BC Construction Monitor to your office or home please contact info icba ca and make a request 2015 2014 2013 2012 Earlier 2015 Summer LNG in BC Fall Housing Affordability in BC Federal Election Issue What s at stak e 2014 Spring Port Expansion Fall Pipelines in BC Winter Site C 2013 Winter Infrastructure development Spring Provincial Election Edition Fall Mining in BC 2012 Spring Profits Not a dirty word Summer Public sector premiums Fall Higher Taxes No One Wins Earlier Coming soon The Independent This Independent is ICBA s quarterly newsletter that is sent to all its members It contains all the latest information about the construction industry and any issues that ICBA is working on or any programs being developed If you are a member and are not receiving the Independent contact us at info icba ca or call us at 1 800 663 2865 and we ll add you to our delivery list LATEST NEWS NEWS Group of B C businesses contractors create pro pipeline petition and social media campaign NEWS Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada GROWING THE ECONOMY Responsible development creates thriving communities and a stronger BC Join us in bringing projects to Yes UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES Burnaby Bluebeam Revu 2015 Basics Feb 10 2016 View all upcoming courses WATCH ICBA s latest videos Build your business with the ICBA ADVANTAGE View the history of ICBA in our new ICBA40 anniversary videos The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia 1975 2016 JOIN US JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO RECEIVE UPDATES ON MAJOR PROJECTS ISSUES IMPACTING THE INDUSTRY AND UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FIRST NAME LAST NAME EMAIL CITY POSTAL CODE SUBSCRIBE SIGN

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/news/publications/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive



  • Media - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    2014 2013 2012 earlier 2016 Jan 25 2016 The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board Read more 2015 Nov 25 2015 CMD Group and ICBA join forces in British Columbia Strategic partnership will enhance access to industry insights and opportunities for ICBA members across the province Read more Nov 6 2015 Silent majority say yes to responsible resource development while NDP leadership remains out of touch Read more 2014 Dec 16 2014 Vancouver B C Government s Approval of Site C shows foresight Read more 2013 2012 earlier The ICBA Independent Blog The ICBA Independent explores the issues and ideas in BC s Construction Industry Read more Publications View the latest BC Construction Monitor with an address from Philip Hochstein Read more Industry links A collection of links for websites and contact cards for city officials open shop companies and more Read more LATEST NEWS NEWS Group of B C businesses contractors create pro pipeline petition and social media campaign NEWS Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada GROWING THE ECONOMY Responsible development creates thriving communities and a stronger BC Join us in bringing projects to Yes UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES Burnaby Bluebeam Revu 2015 Basics Feb 10 2016 View all upcoming courses WATCH ICBA s latest videos Build your business with the ICBA ADVANTAGE View the history of ICBA in our new ICBA40 anniversary videos The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia 1975 2016 JOIN US JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO RECEIVE UPDATES ON MAJOR PROJECTS ISSUES IMPACTING THE INDUSTRY AND UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FIRST NAME LAST NAME EMAIL CITY POSTAL CODE SUBSCRIBE SIGN THE PETITION I SUPPORT KINDER MORGAN S TRANS MOUNTAIN EXPANSION PROJECT AND THE JOBS AND WEALTH THE PIPELINE WILL CREATE FOR B

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/news/media/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Links - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    of Nova Scotia Merit Contractors Association Saskatchewan Open Shop Contractors Association OSCA Labour and Employment Aboriginal Inclusion Network BC Construction Safety Alliance Labourwatch WorkSafeBC WorkSafeBC Safety Calculator Publications ICBA Independent BC Construction Monitor Construction Business BC Alberta s Construction Magazine Journal of Commerce Provincial Government Government of British Columbia BC Provincial Nominee Program Building Policy Branch Industry Training Authority Ministry of Advanced Education Ministry of Community Services Ministry of Economic Development Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services Employment Standards Branch Ministry of Small Business and Revenue Ministry of Transportation Find your MLA Federal Government Government of Canada Canada Border Services Agency Canada Revenue Agency Canadian International Trade Tribunal Careers in Trades Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Environment Canada weather information Human Resources Development Canada Find your MP Municipal Government Lower Mainland City of Abbotsford City of Burnaby City of Chilliwack City of Coquitlam Corporation of Delta District of Hope District of Kent Agassiz City of Langley District of Maple Ridge District of Mission City of New Westminster City of North Vancouver District of North Vancouver City of Pitt Meadows City of Port Coquitlam City of Port Moody City of Richmond City of Surrey City of Vancouver District of West Vancouver City of White Rock Interior and North City of Kamloops City of Prince George City of Terrace Okanagan City of Kelowna City of Penticton City of Vernon Vancouver Island City of Courtenay City of Nanaimo City of Port Alberni City of Victoria LATEST NEWS NEWS Group of B C businesses contractors create pro pipeline petition and social media campaign NEWS Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada GROWING THE ECONOMY Responsible development creates thriving communities and a stronger BC Join us in bringing projects to Yes UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/about-icba/links/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Contact Us - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    icba ca Toll free 1 844 891 5143 Local 250 596 8118 Fax 236 423 0734 Head office directions Our office is located near the southeast corner of Boundary Road and Lougheed Highway We are west of the Gilmore train station and accessible via bus 28 Joyce Station For an exact location of our office click here Parking Parking is available in the lot next to us accessible going north on Boundary road or east on Lougheed Highway Parking is 1 50 per 1 2 hour or 7 50 per day Meter parking is available on Henning Drive All parking in the lot surrounding our office is reserved and you will be towed Social media Follow us on Twitter Facebook LinkedIn and YouTube We d love to hear from you Send us a message here Your Name required Your Email required Subject Your Message Tweets by icbabc LATEST NEWS NEWS Group of B C businesses contractors create pro pipeline petition and social media campaign NEWS Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada GROWING THE ECONOMY Responsible development creates thriving communities and a stronger BC Join us in bringing projects to Yes UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES Burnaby Bluebeam Revu 2015 Basics Feb 10 2016 View all upcoming courses WATCH ICBA s latest videos Build your business with the ICBA ADVANTAGE View the history of ICBA in our new ICBA40 anniversary videos The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia 1975 2016 JOIN US JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO RECEIVE UPDATES ON MAJOR PROJECTS ISSUES IMPACTING THE INDUSTRY AND UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FIRST NAME LAST NAME EMAIL CITY POSTAL CODE SUBSCRIBE SIGN THE PETITION I SUPPORT KINDER MORGAN S TRANS MOUNTAIN EXPANSION PROJECT AND THE JOBS AND WEALTH THE PIPELINE WILL CREATE FOR B C FAMILIES FIRST NAME LAST

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/contact-us/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Pipelines - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion is a good example of this While Canada is a world leader in pipeline technology we re limited to selling nearly all our oil into a glutted midwest United States market Trans Mountain wants to expand capacity of a pipeline that has operated successfully between Edmonton and Burnaby for 60 years and get Canadian oil to higher paying markets The project creates 18 5 billion in economic benefits improving Canada s balance of trade and supporting health care and education It provides 108 000 person years of employment including skilled and semi skilled labor engineering manu facturing financial services and transportation During construction workers in communities along the project route will spend 560 million on services including accommodation and food Burnaby home to the western terminal for the pipeline can expect total municipal tax pay ments of at least 264 million over 20 years of operations Trans Mountain is already Burnaby s third largest taxpayer New revenue each year could pay for 132 extra firefighters or the full cost of garbage collection For contractors and workers this project can be one of the important segments of a long well paid career in the construction industry For Canada it s a reminder that the resource industry creates opportunities that are essential to the nation s economic health A winning proposition for Canada key facts Since 1953 the Trans Mountain Pipeline system has been safely and efficiently providing the only West Coast pipeline access for Canadian oil products The pipeline has been adapted over the years to meet evolving needs A proposed expansion will if approved create a twinned pipeline that would increase the capacity of the system from 300 000 barrels per day to 890 000 Biggest impact throughout BC Key sectors that would see supply chain effect share of supply chain employment effects We must continue to say yes to responsible resource development Kinder Morgan s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will help to provide our province with the unprecedented economic growth Philip Hochstein President of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of B C Pipeline to a stronger BC economy Our project can create thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in new government revenue without compromising our commitment to social responsibility and environmental protection Ian Anderson President of Kinder Morgan Canada Who gets the benefits This chart shows where the impact of the TMEP project will be felt across Canada BC is the biggest winner in jobs and increased GDP Where Alberta will see its benefits rise is in the fiscal impacts and netbacks from oil extraction i e royalties cost to produce and process oil The rest of Canada also sees benefits though on a smaller scale A key player in Canada s economy Canada s experience with pipelines dates back to 1853 The discovery of abundant oil and natural gas in the 1950s triggered a boom in pipeline construction and energy production in Western Canada Today oil and gas exports are a

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/sign-the-petition/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Why mining matters - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    region and BC over the life of the project Safe Environmentally Friendly and Prosperous The Ajax Project recently submitted an Application Environmental Impact Statement which scientifically examined all potential project effects and provided detailed plans for eliminating or mitigating them Help Move the Ajax Project to YES The BC Environmental Assessment Office is currently reviewing the project application and is accepting comments from the public We need to seize opportunities like Ajax when they come around Please take just a moment to submit a comment and help Ajax secure approval TAKE ACTION NOW Fill out the simple form below to share your comments with the BC Environmental Assessment Office in support of Ajax It Supports our High Quality of Life The British Columbia mining story is exceptional Few industries create wealth out of raw resources as mining does A vast amount of future potential is waiting to be tapped Mining builds operations communities and prosperity The sustainable environmental practices of mining in B C are a global beacon of good practice Its jobs pay the most of all industrial sectors and B C is the world s leading centre of expertise for mineral exploration Most members of the public never get to see for themselves these sources of so much of the material wealth our society enjoys Yet our society directly benefits every day from mining LATEST NEWS NEWS Group of B C businesses contractors create pro pipeline petition and social media campaign NEWS Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada GROWING THE ECONOMY Responsible development creates thriving communities and a stronger BC Join us in bringing projects to Yes UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES Burnaby Bluebeam Revu 2015 Basics Feb 10 2016 View all upcoming courses WATCH ICBA s latest videos Build your business with the ICBA ADVANTAGE

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/growing-the-economy/why-mining-matters/ (2016-02-07)
    Open archived version from archive



  •