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  • BC Budget – infrastructure builds jobs - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    delay what are often large price tag projects in the quest for balanced budgets It s easy but bad because the kind of capital infrastructure the government buys is the kind that is leveraged by wider society It is the foundation of economic growth across the board We made the same argument in our Construction Monitor from earlier this year Maintaining capital spending will also help the construction industry help the government with one of its ambitious goals ramping up skills training in B C Companies only take on apprentices and boost the training system when they have projects to work on and jobs for young workers Continued investments in capital projects will help the private sector boost training The revised Budget is helping build a better B C and the construction industry is looking forward to being part of that Post navigation Union transparency delayed by Senate spat Boot iful discount for ICBA members 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

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/2013/06/28/bc-budget-infrastructure-builds-jobs/ (2016-02-07)
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  • ICBA Benefit Services Presents Financial Fitness Executive Series - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    fixed income portfolios The evening s presentation will feature an economic outlook for the Canadian market followed by timely strategic investment ideas to best position your portfolio Peter Fink a Chartered Public Accountant and Investment Advisor with Creed Wealth Management will also discuss the importance of tax planning to ensure you maximize the yield that you retain Where and When Date July 11 2013 Time 5 pm to 7 pm includes networking over wine and cheese Location ICBA Boardroom 211 3823 Henning Drive Burnaby There is no fee to attend the Financial Fitness Executive Series however an RSVP is required by July 5 2013 and will be accepted on a first come first served basis Seating is limited To register please email sabine at icba dot ca Post navigation Union transparency backed by BC Government TRU tearing down training walls 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

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/2013/06/26/icba-benefit-services-presents-financial-fitness-executive-series/ (2016-02-07)
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  • Financial Fitness Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    presentation will at the best conservative investment options 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

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/tag/financial-fitness/ (2016-02-07)
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  • The Cost of Family Day - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    pay in both the public and private sectors and adding in lost businesses for the businesses many of them construction companies who had to close for the day Redekop estimated that the B C economy took a 200 million hit It s a great lesson in the real costs of something that too many people think is free Post navigation Training Tuesday Treat Me Tender Laws Trades training contest from ITA 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 SUBSCRIBE SIGN THE PETITION I SUPPORT KINDER MORGAN S TRANS MOUNTAIN EXPANSION PROJECT AND THE JOBS AND WEALTH THE PIPELINE WILL CREATE FOR

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/2013/02/26/the-cost-of-family-day/ (2016-02-07)
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  • ICBA worker defence runs in Sun - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    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

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/2013/02/08/icba-worker-defence-runs-in-sun/ (2016-02-07)
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  • mining Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    about the risk to the economy and Canadian jobs created by the big unions fighting against temporary foreign workers at the Murray River Project popped up in two more place this week The article which points out that B C s big union bosses are sending an investment chilling message that British Columbia is closed for business ran in the Read More ICBA worker defence runs in Sun February 8 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags construction mining Philip Hochstein prosperity Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS 1 Comment Our column on the prosperity killing stance by B C s labour leaders appeared in the on line version of the Vancouver Sun today You can read the entire column here on the Sun website Sending home foreign workers hurts B C February 6 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags mining Philip Hochstein prosperity union leaders Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments British Columbia s labour leaders may be calling the homeward bound trip for 16 Chinese temporary foreign workers a success but they are celebrating an empty victory that hurts everyone in B C The 16 jobs in question at HD Mining s Murray River Project near Tumbler Ridge were highly specialized and the Chinese workers had those skills It was the start of 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

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/tag/mining/ (2016-02-07)
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  • Sending home foreign workers hurts B.C. - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    are at risk Canadian employees with construction companies restaurants and hotels are just a few of the sectors that would have been employed supporting a project like this Those jobs are at risk And when the mine gets to full operation a hefty tax bill every year would flow plenty of revenue into federal provincial and municipal coffers the kind of money that goes to roads community centres and hospitals Those revenues are at risk It raises the question how anyone can see putting this project at risk as good news To date HD Mining has driven 50 million into employment in developing the mine in drilling and exploration in design and surface prep and in housing development for the workers That s out of a total projected capital expense of 300 million There are plenty of temporary foreign workers bringing their skills to every corner of British Columbia They work on every type of project and some of them even work on job sites that are wait for it unionized Some are even working in unionized mines The labour movement is cherry picking its issues It seems that fighting the use of foreign workers is merely a smoke screen used to fight non union companies B C jobs government revenues and community services are at stake in this fight The selfish motives of B C s big union bosses are sending an investment chilling message that British Columbia is closed for business That offers bleak prospects for all workers If investment halts union workers and non union workers will miss out on the jobs and the paycheques Post navigation Federal infrastructure focus good news ICBA worker defence runs in Sun Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Menu ICBA Independent News Media

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  • NDP bringing back union-only construction contracts - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    the construction of a major project that generally offer the promise of labour peace in exchange for set wage rates and organizing the entire project around building trade union workplace rules Page 5 of the economic section of the NDP platform commits to expanding project agreements on publicly funded construction projects It s a bit of a stretch to call this an expansion there hasn t been a project agreement on a government project since the Island Highway in the 1990s That deal ended up inflating labour costs on the highway by 73 million Hochstein said Those runaway costs for taxpayers are why project agreements are avoided by the private sector which can t count on taxes to cover the extra costs Hochstein noted that anything the NDP does to push contracts to the union sector will also help fill union coffers with cash I can only see this platform plank as a reward to the B C building trades for their ongoing NDP support and a way to keep that support funded and flowing Hochstein said The NDP pushes more work to them there s an increase in the union dues members will be forced to pay union campaign war chests will grow and it will all go to help campaign in support of the NDP It s a pretty shady way to treat taxpayer dollars Post navigation Speaking on the Sun Video ICBA Warns About NDP s Anti Development Stance 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

    Original URL path: http://icba.ca/2013/04/26/ndp-bringing-back-union-only-construction-contracts-2/ (2016-02-07)
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