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  • 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

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  • Events Archive - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    Construction Estimating 11 12 13 14 Construction Project Management Effective Management Skills 15 Leading People to Peak Performance 16 17 18 How to be a Better Foreman Occupational First Aid Level 1 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 Calendar Month Navigation November Export Month s Events 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

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  • Events Archive - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 6 Calendar Month Navigation January 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 NAME EMAIL POSTAL CODE ORGANIZATION SUBMIT ICBA respects your privacy By entering your email you

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  • ICBA UPDATES Archives - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    Part 9 Requirements November 8 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags BCBC 2012 Building Code courses training Posted in ICBA UPDATES Uncategorized No Comments The 2012 BC Building Code introduced seismic design requirements for all houses and other Part 9 buildings At first glance the requirements can be intimidating and complex Understanding these requirements will allow builders to design and build homes to resist lateral loads without requiring an engineer The workshop on November 27 2013 will provide a detailed review of the Part 9 requirements Read More ICBA s Annual General Meeting a Great Success November 5 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags agm canucks executive Posted in ICBA UPDATES No Comments It was a packed house at ICBA s 38th Annual General Meeting on October 29 at the Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre It was a great time for colleagues and competitors alike to trade stories and insights to their respective industries ICBA wants to train your future leaders September 27 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags agm courses Gold Seal ICBA scholarship training Posted in ICBA UPDATES No Comments ICBA is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Gold Seal Training Scholarships to be presented at ICBA s 2013 AGM A Gold Seal Certificate is a declaration of skill and competence recognized by the construction industry from coast to coast Worth 2 000 these training opportunities cover course registration for the winning company and employee in the ICBA Gold Seal training program There are Read More 38th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING September 25 2013 by ICBA Blog Posted in ICBA UPDATES No Comments It s time to put politics and construction aside and talk about what really matters to British Columbians hockey We are proud to welcome the Vancouver Canuck s leadership team to speak at this year s AGM ICBA s 24th Open Shop Open a Huge Success September 10 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags golf open shop open Posted in ICBA UPDATES No Comments The sold out 24th Open Shop Open Golf Tournament was a resounding success for all participants sponsors and the Vancouver Resource Society VRS The 144 golfers and many sponsors helped raise over 15 000 to benefit the Vancouver Resource Society the largest amount ever in the history of ICBA s golf tournament Safety Innovation Award 2013 September 10 2013 by ICBA Blog Posted in ICBA UPDATES No Comments The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of BC and WorkSafeBC are pleased to announce that the 2013 Award for Construction Workplace Health and Safety Innovation is now open for entries from eligible ICBA members and their employees Registration Open for International Open Shop Conference July 23 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags construction IOSC Merit Canada training Posted in ICBA UPDATES No Comments Get ready for the Open Shop event of the decade the Eighth installment of the IOSC or International Open Shop Conference Registration has just opened for IOSC8 which for the first time ever will be held outside of Canada in Maui Hawaii from February 11

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  • ICBA Blog, Author at ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    British Columbians Opinions remain divided over B C apprenticeship requirements August 25 2015 by ICBA Blog Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments Journal of Commerce by Peter Caulfield August 14 2015 B C construction industry organization heads are divided on the effectiveness of the provincial government s new Apprentices on Public Projects policy which came into effect July 1 2015 The government initiative will require contractors working on public construction projects that contain at least a 15 million government investment to sponsor apprentices through the Read More Opinion National rebar tariff is a Buy America preference imposed on B C August 7 2015 by ICBA Blog Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments Canada is a trading nation that is the envy of many because of the wealth of our resources and the resourcefulness of our people Every province is formed by diverse and unique trading economies requiring diverse skilled people It s our unyielding ability to import and export goods that help our provinces grow our national economy thrive and our country compete Read More Step backwards for labour relations in B C July 15 2015 by ICBA Blog Tags BC Hydro bcac BTU construction Hochstein ICBA NDP open shop opinion pcaa Philip Hochstein rio tinto sigurdson site c Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments Simple reality No open shop contractor including members of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada PCAC and the BC Construction Association BCCA would support special status for any contractor based on union affiliation especially when bidding on taxpayer funded projects Not only was it disappointing that BC Hydro signed an MOU with the building trades unions BTU that gives added weight Read More BC Hydro needs inclusive model for Site C construction March 4 2015 by ICBA Blog Tags BC Hydro construction economy ICBA Philip Hochstein prosperity site c Posted in ARTICLES OPINIONS No Comments If the goal is to jeopardize the Site C Clean Energy project then the building trades unions deserve credit Site C is a province building opportunity that is a key asset in an increasingly competitive global economy It will produce firm power for more than a century contribute 3 2 billion to B C s GDP generate approximately 10 000 direct jobs and an additional Read More The Government of British Columbia and the ICBA are united in their commitment to stand up for B C and support competitiveness January 28 2015 by ICBA Blog Tags construction economy government of bc ICBA news release Philip Hochstein rebar rebar tariff Posted in CONSTRUCTION NEWS No Comments The Government of British Columbia and the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association ICBA are united in their commitment to stand up for B C and support competitiveness Together with the ICBA the B C government will be requesting a Public Interest Inquiry regarding the decision earlier this year to increase tariffs on rebar imports In June 2014 a trade dispute triggered by Read More B C Government s Approval of Site C shows foresight December

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  • BC Government consults construction industry about access to labour - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    for continuously paid full time work that is permanent not seasonal For more information in connecting with skilled international workers and for rules and restrictions visit their website or download their information package The BC Provincial Nominee Program BC PNP BC is on the cusp of significant economic growth but this growth will require qualified workers and entrepreneurs The representative from the provincial government Erin Seeley discussed PNP and how the BC ministry of jobs is trying to simplify the process for employers and workers to navigate the system Seeley discussed the impact immigration has in helping BC meet the future labour market shortages This program offers accelerated immigration for high impact workers that will contribute to BC s economy and also intend to live permanently in BC In 2014 20 of BC s new immigrants came through the program and since the program began in 2001 more than 28 000 workers and entrepreneurs have been attracted to the province For more information regarding the BC PNP program visit their website To learn about the employer requirements for accessing the program click here Trades ranked 4th for job openings in 2024 study suggests Scott MacDonald discussed the BC Labour Market Outlook 2024 a data driven tool for the construction industry to determine labour market demand and supply trends in 2024 The study suggests steady economic growth in the province for the next 10 years with 935 000 job openings in every region and economic sector Trades transports and equipment operators were ranked in the top four for job openings over the next ten years Job openings due to retirements and economic growth remain unchanged at 68 and 32 respectively from the previous 2022 Outlook Employment growth is projected to be 1 2 which is consistent with forecasts from the Ministry of Finance and BC Stats There will be nearly one million job openings in British Columbia over the next decade and most of these openings will require post secondary training Approximately 42 of job openings will require college education or apprenticeship training 36 will require university and or significant work experience and 18 will require high school and or occupation specific training Government initiatives such as the Skills for Jobs Blueprint will provide 7 6 billion dollars for education and training of youth elementary through high school to provide hands on experience to prepare for the workforce or post secondary training Access the report on the Work BC website and download the forecast data at DataBC Canada BC Job Grant opens for new applications Another new program that is assisting employers train and retain staff is from the Canada Job Grant CJG which is now accepting applications The grant provides direct financial support to employers who want to train current or future employees This program operates on a cost sharing model where the employer contributes one third of the training costs and the government covers the rest up to a maximum 10 000 The Canada BC Job Grant s goal

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  • NEWS RELEASE: CMD Group and ICBA join forces in British Columbia - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    C CMD was able to expeditiously provide an electronic plan room and superior lead service which connects very well with our members needs and various sizes The new service is able to adapt its user experience content and supplementary data based on member firm size at attractive price points after the complimentary period ICBA s Construction Market Intelligence is powered by CMD s Insight platform a leading North American digital lead service and electronic plan room I ve had the pleasure of attending ICBA member events The energy focus and momentum of this organization is extraordinary said Mark Casaletto Vice President and General Manager CMD Group Canada We have a strong partner with ICBA it s a good fit and we are thrilled to support its members through actionable construction data and informative content ICBA and CMD have ratified their agreement and will begin implementing the service with ICBA members early in 2016 About CMD Group LLC CMD CMD is a leading North American provider of construction information CMD s diverse portfolio of innovative products and technologies includes national regional and local project leads marketing solutions and market intelligence to provide insight to construction industry professionals throughout the U S and Canada Visit the CMD website at cmdgroup com Post navigation News release Silent majority say yes to responsible resource development Philip Hochstein Pro development majority must fight B C s bad reputation 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

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  • Uncategorized Archives - Page 4 of 4 - ICBA - Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia
    the rest of the construction industry with the training they need for their employees and their companies to get ahead Every Tuesday is Training Tuesday on the ICBA Independent Blog and each week we ll highlight an exciting new course coming up Check in for what s ahead and what can help Read More Training Tuesday Supervisors Bootcamp February 5 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags blueprints courses leadership supervisors Training Tuesday Posted in Uncategorized No Comments ICBA s BC Construction Training Centre is dedicated to connecting members and the rest of the construction industry with the training they need for their employees and their companies to get ahead Every Tuesday is Training Tuesday on the ICBA Independent Blog and each week we ll highlight an exciting new course coming up Check in for what s ahead and what can help Read More Training Tuesday Peak Performance January 29 2013 by ICBA Blog Tags construction courses ICBA peak performance Training Tuesday Posted in Uncategorized No Comments ICBA s BC Construction Training Centre is dedicated to connecting members and the rest of the construction industry with the training they need for their employees and their companies to get ahead Every Tuesday is now Training Tuesday on the ICBA Independent Blog and each week we ll highlight an exciting new course coming up Check in for what s ahead and what can Read More Posts navigation Previous 1 3 4 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

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