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  • ARTICLES & OPINIONS Archives - Page 6 of 6 - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    5 2013 by ICBA Blog Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments The Globe and Mail is reporting that there will be a focus on infrastructure spending in the upcoming federal budget That s good news for construction and good news for the economy As ICBA examined in its latest Construction Monitor infrastructure investments pay large economic dividends And failing to spend on infrastructure today means spending more tomorrow Check out that report here Read More B C needs to protect infrastructure investments February 4 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags construction monitor infrastructure news release Spending Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS 2 Comments Failing to invest in infrastructure today means higher costs slower growth tomorrow for British Columbians The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of B C today released its study on the impact of infrastructure spending and the risk of cutting it during tough budget cycles With a provincial budget due on Feb 19 there are some valuable reminders in the report Read More Higher public pay means smaller cheques for taxpayers January 28 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags Pay Equity Philip Hochstein Public Pay Spending Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments The Province newspaper missed the mark in its Jan 25 editorial on the Fraser Institute s recent study showing that government workers get pay that s almost 14 higher than people doing the same work in the private sector In fact public sector workers are getting rich at the expense of taxpayers Public pensions and pay are so rich that bureaucrats can retire an Read More Robbing Private Peter to pay Public Paul more January 25 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags Pay Equity Philip Hochstein Public Pay Spending Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments There is a solution to the runaway public pay in B C a Public Private Compensation Equity act that could take the politics out of setting pay for government workers and some the sting out of taxes for the taxpayers ICBA President Philip Hochstein highlighted the idea in a letter to the Vancouver Sun in response to a column and Read More Sun article shows public pay much richer than private January 24 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags construction monitor Pay Equity Public Pay Spending Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS 1 Comment The Vancouver Sun s Don Cayo has an excellent column today on the pay premium in the public sector based on a new report from the Fraser Institute The findings are that B C public sector workers federal provincial and local earned wages 13 6 per cent higher on average than their private sector counterparts That s just wages it doesn t include the richer Read More Ideas and issues in B C Construction November 28 2012 by ICBA Blog Tags about icba open shop Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments B C s construction industry has a proud history Name a landmark in this province and we ve built it The BC Legislature BC Place Canada Place The Shangri La Hotel And if

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  • energy Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    government built massive dams and generating stations on the Read More Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is good for BC and BC families B C pipeline decision sends chill through industry Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be 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

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  • Hydro lays out contract changes - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    the construction association that worked with BC Hydro over the past year to review and revise the company s construction contract The focus of this work is to make it easier for BC Hydro stakeholders to work with the construction document and to make it easier for contractors to bid on opportunities The sessions also outlined those opportunities that will come up under Hydro s multi billion capital plans over the coming years You can download the presentation here Post navigation Boot iful discount for ICBA members Make sure you have an escape hatch Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is good for BC and BC families B C pipeline decision sends chill through industry Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be 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

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  • contracts Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    anyone interested in the new contract regime Plug into Hydro contract information June 11 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags BC Hydro construction contracts training Posted in CONSTRUCTION NEWS ICBA UPDATES No Comments Southern Vancouver Island contractors can tap into what s happening with contracts at B C Hydro at a special session being held June 25 at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Victoria Over the past year BC Hydro has been working closely with the construction industry to implement initiatives in response to industry feedback A key initiative for Hydro has been the review Read More Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is good for BC and BC families B C pipeline decision sends chill through industry Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be 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

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  • Plug into Hydro contract information - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    The plan includes a large number of projects of varying size value and complexity in many geographic locations in British Columbia Work is anticipated to range in type with examples being town sites recoating of gates and penstocks fire protection concrete and many others Please join ICBA and its partners from other construction associations as we host information sessions with BC Hydro over the coming weeks to hear about the new construction contract as well as upcoming capital projects Initial sessions will be held in Vancouver and Kelowna Sessions will be held in the North and on Vancouver Island in the early summer You MUST pre register for the session by emailing Sabine Just from ICBA sabine at icba dot ca Speakers will specifically discuss the following Recent changes to BC Hydro s construction contract and how these impact you Upcoming BC Hydro projects Q A and open discussion Where and When Date June 25 2013 Time 9 am noon Location Hotel Grand Pacific 463 Belleville St Victoria Parking is 2 hour or 7 for the whole day Registration email Sabine Just at sabine at icba dot ca There is a group rate for rooms at the hotel Please refer to the following for the group rate Contractor Info Sessions BC Hydro New Construction Contracts VICA ICBA B C Road Builders Heavy Construction Association BC Hydro Post navigation B C s training system model for Canada Asphalt Gals lends charity roofers a hand Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is

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  • about icba Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    Contractors and Businesses Association of B C and Read More Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is good for BC and BC families B C pipeline decision sends chill through industry Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be 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

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  • construction indsutry Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    Energy Project and urging the federal and provincial governments to approve Read More Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is good for BC and BC families B C pipeline decision sends chill through industry Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be 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

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  • hydro Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    Project and urging the federal and provincial governments to approve Read More Menu ICBA Independent News Media Publications Links Search for Recent Posts 3 Myths About Pipeline Projects In B C The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a winning proposition for Canada ICBA tells National Energy Board 5 Reasons the Kinder Morgan expansion project is good for BC and BC families B C pipeline decision sends chill through industry Getting to yes It s where British Columbians want to be 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

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