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In this issue

Message from the Northern Regional Construction Association CEO, Scott Bone – 8 Message from the Northern Regional Construction Association Chair, Lee Bedell – 10 NRCA Board of Directors – 12 All wheels greased – 14 JEN COL innovates at Quesnel Junior School – 16 Strengthening cybersecurity in construction – 20 How do you find your project opportunities? – 24 BCCSA’s PCTAC takes on big challenges to help contractors of every size – 26 BCCA Employee Benefit Trust supports construction workers’ mental health – 28 Spotlight on champions: Westcana Electric – 30 Membership listings – 34

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Message from the Northern Regional Construction Association CEO

Scott Bone

The Northern Regional Construction Association was looking forward to celebrating many things in 2020 and 2021; however, our industry, like so many others, was affected by the global pandemic. Although in our plus-50 years in the northern region of British Columbia as the voice of the construction industry, we’ve never encountered anything like COVID-19. Indeed, it seems that amidst the global pandemic, our members and community leaders adapted through difficult times to ensure safety of their workers and meeting the continued need of construction activities. As an organization, we continue to build on the strengths of our partnerships to further inspiration, support and resilience. As we all navigate the uncertain future brought on by COVID-19, there is one thing we know with certainty: our collective focus remains on the key issues affecting the construction industry. To that end, it’s been important that we keep our attention on long-term planning and innovation that provides the construction industry a sense of steadiness and pride, we continually focus our ongoing efforts in NRCA to boost advocacy on key issues such as prompt payment and consistent fair and open bidding practices in the public sector. Construction procurement in B.C. continues to shift to the activity of pursuing strategic opportunities for a business or organization, identifying new markets for products or services, or cultivating partnerships with others. The new BidCentral platform implemented in mid-2020 continues to support immediate access to public and private projects throughout B.C. In B.C., the level of public sector projects underway coupled with proposed projects is valued at $125BN, and the major projects in Northern B.C. account for $57BN or 42 per cent of that total. The construction and operations of the major projects, such as LNG Canada, Site C Dam and Coastal Gaslink, continually to generally significant economic and social benefits through out Northern B.C. through job creation, economic development and ancillary infrastructure to support the demand of workers in the region. Your professional team at the NRCA office continues to serve you well, and to provide the much-needed services and programs for members as possible to ensure we got it right. Thank you to our members and partners for their continued support and desire to engage in your association. As we look to the end of a long and difficult time in our lives, it’s important to remain vigilant and safe. l

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Message from the Northern Regional Construction Association Chair

Lee Bedell

Have you ever had trouble getting paid for work performed?

questions so that you are able to focus on the success of your

Do you find yourself struggling over issues that might impact

business and career.

your business activities? Have you ever started to read a set

Our board of directors and CEO continue to focus the key

of construction tender documents, asking what is the risk you

issues, like prompt payment, as we feel that all contractors

would be taking on, but bid anyway or pass on the opportu-

and suppliers must be paid on time. We look forward to our

nity? Have you been following major projects in Northern

continued partnership with our industry partners to advocate

B.C., such as LNG, but do not know how to get your foot in

our provincial elected officials to make “prompt payment” leg-

the door?

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These issues are why construction-related firms all over

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struction industry is complex and challenging, and through

work diligently to understand the market issues, promote fair

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PROMPT PAYMENT

roll out a “CBA light” for public proj-

the grease” is often true in life, but not

B.C. is still lagging behind other provinces on the introduction of prompt payment legislation. BCCA has kept the pressure on B.C.’s Attorney General David Eby, partnering with ECABC and MCABC to communicate industry concerns alongside the impact and realities of lack of payment. We’ve made it crystal clear that we expect legislation within the next 12-month period and have proposed a clear and simple plan for moving ahead. The Attorney General has agreed to town hall meetings across B.C. early this fall. The first episode of BCCA’s “Inside Construction” podcast is “Prompt Payment or Bust” and lays out the case for legislation with real-life stories from well-known B.C. contractors. Find it by Googling “BCCA Inside Construction Podcast”.

ects. This version will forgo the pre-

when it comes to operating an essential construction business in 2021. All wheels need the grease. All the time. This year has brought contractors and those who work for them no shortage of urgent and unique challenges. In the Southern Interior, as the industry has pivoted and collaborated to manage COVID-19 during extreme heat and wildfire, those fresh challenges rightly demand your urgent attention. In the background, the underlying serious challenges to the productivity and resilience of our industry have not moved to the backseat. They still ride right up front, demanding attention because they have the power to derail what you’ve worked so hard to build. That’s where the BC Construction Association (BCCA) and Regional Construction Associations like the Northern Regional Construction Association

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CBA introduced in July 2018. BCCA has fought the CBA’s mandatory unionization of workers on the grounds that it infringes on the rights of Canadians to Freedom of Assembly under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and we’ve been glad to see the rollout of the CBA much more limited than what was originally anticipated. That said, these new diversity hiring requirements on smaller public projects will include financial penalties for contractors not meeting those requirements. BCCA is working to manage the scope and complexity of the plan and has made a robust and detailed recommendation to Infrastructure BC. COMPULSORY TRADES B.C.’s new Skilled Trades Certification (commonly known as Compulsory

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B.C. ramps up for post-COVID-19 re-

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(The above public procurement con-

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tent is an excerpt of a larger “Construc-

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that all sides are heard in the pursuit of

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and keep our industry going strong.

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JEN COL innovates at Quesnel Junior School People often think of construction as

Territories. Their project portfolio con-

Quesnel Junior School is expected to

low-tech when it couldn’t be further

sists of commercial offices, retail build-

be ready for the 2022-23 school year,

from the truth, especially at JEN COL

ings, recreation centres and healthcare

providing 21st-century learning and a

Construction. While hammers and hard

and seniors facilities, but JEN COL is

neighbourhood learning centre to meet

hats are a fundamental part of the job,

quite well-known as Western Canada’s

community needs.

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most trusted builder of schools and

“It’s very important to us at JEN COL

construction isn’t ahead of the curve

public facilities. One such project is

to incorporate technology and inno-

when it comes to innovation and the

Quesnel Junior School in Quesnel, B.C.

vative construction practices into our

use of technology.

The school, currently under construc-

projects,” Renee McKenzie, senior proj-

Established in 1978, JEN COL has

tion, will be a brand new two-storey,

ect manager at JEN COL, says.

completed hundreds of construction

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For example, the Quesnel Junior

projects across Western Canada and the

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Established in 1978, JEN COL has completed hundreds of construction projects across Western Canada and the Territories. in the middle of winter, so McKenzie and her team installed a hoarding and heating system in order to continue working without too many disruptions. “We knew that there were heavy yearly snowfalls in Quesnel, so we built a canopy system to keep the snow out of the construction,” McKenzie explains. “Typically, when you’re doing work in winter, you use ground thaw. You’d have to heat the ground and use tarps. People would have to shovel and heat the ground again.” The endless cycle of shoveling out and reheating led to a tenting system over the nine-metre concrete pads, but that wasn’t good enough. Eventually, JEN COL created a system to cover the entire area, making the open trench 12 feet wide to construct the tents over. They worked 200 feet at a time, heating each end and one in the middle, while running fans to allow the heat to circulate within the tented area. As a result, the employees were able to work through the winter weather with little impact from outside conditions. “The canopy system kept the snow out of the construction trenches for the

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The materials utilized in this system were subsequently reused as temporary railings, temporary supports, hoarding in other areas and scaffolding, thus reducing waste which is a big focus in JEN COL’s overall corporate social responsibility.

ing a cellphone app and a web-based foundation and kept the area heated,

tem were subsequently reused as tem-

program with real-time accurate infor-

thus eliminating the need for snow re-

porary railings, temporary supports,

mation of concrete strength. That data

moval in the trenches and keeping the

hoarding in other areas and scaffolding,

allowed JEN COL and its subtrades to

ground warm for the tradespeople to

thus reducing waste which is a big focus

start working on the structural slabs

work within the system and do continu-

in JEN COL’s overall corporate social

earlier than the 14 days specified. The

ous concrete pours,” McKenzie adds.

responsibility.

concrete readings made it possible to

All the tradespeople worked within

The Quesnel Junior School project

cut this duration down by 10 days so

the canopy system, increasing produc-

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subcontractors were able to start ear-

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McKenzie says they also used concrete

exactly when the concrete had reached

to make construction more efficient.

moisture sensors via the same app to

strength so they could remove the shor-

To keep information flowing and acces-

read the moisture within the concrete.

ing early and work below and also work

sible, on-site teams operate in a digital

above on the concrete slab.

environment using tablets, laptops and

“Typically what happens when you put a shoring system up, you can’t do

JEN COL is not slowing down when it

large screen virtually connected TVs for

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comes to technology. They are current-

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tem comes down because shoring takes

ly working with building information

ning to BIM reviews to real-time QA/

up a lot of space,” McKenzie explains.

modelling (BIM) to streamline their

QC feedback with project partners.

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Strengthening cybersecurity in construction

Chris Gillen, CEO, Total Support.

Matthew Poppe, director of operations.

Tamara Charleyboy, Helpdesk technician.

When most people think of cybersecu-

in Victoria, B.C., but their employees are

ware. If an organization comes up to us

rity, they picture hooded figures typing

located all throughout B.C. According to

and wants to roll out X, Y or Z, we’ll as-

rapidly on keyboards, breaching in-

Chris Gillen, chief executive officer for

semble the team to make that happen

ternal servers and hacking into main-

Total Support Solutions, they operate

for them.”

frames. Unfortunately, that is a stereo-

predominantly in B.C., with some clients

type and not at all the reality that most

in Alberta and Ontario.

Total Support Solutions’ third service is procurement. Mr. Gillen says they

businesses are up against in the world of

“Our services come down to a few

maintain relationships with major ven-

advanced technology. Total Support So-

key categories. Our first category is in

dors and wholesalers operating within

lutions aims to help their clients in B.C.

our main offerings called Helpdesk,”

Canada, from whom they source most

navigate and adopt ways to strengthen

Mr. Gillen says. Helpdesk is a remote

their cybersecurity to protect themselves

service providing day-to-day support to

and their businesses.

staff and employees within organiza-

Total Support Solutions is a full-ser-

tions with IT problems they may be fac-

vice IT company that offers on-demand

ing. “Our second department is projects,

support (both remote on and on-site), as

tasked with handling and maintaining

well as fully outsourced IT department

changes within organizations, such as

solutions including CIO services and cy-

large-scale deployment upgrades and

bersecurity services. Their head office is

installations of new software or hard-

parts that clients ask for. Lastly, they also have a training department; Total Support Solutions has certified trainers on staff and they run a training academy out of Vancouver to make sure their employees are CompTIA certified. Cybersecurity has become an important part of keeping your business safe. At its core, cybersecurity is protecting businesses against attacks that happen via modern technology, such as someone trying to hack into a person’s network or system with the intention of gathering information about staff members or the business as a whole. “Cybersecurity is the process of hard-

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identify unique vulnerabilities,” Mr. Gil-

money sophisticated attacks, and the

they don’t have a lot of time to stop and

len says.

hackers are doing it in ways that many

do an analysis of every email that comes

organizations don’t realize they’ve had a

in. That makes an enticing target,” Mr.

breach. The average breach in detection

Gillen says.

Mr. Gillen says there are several unique cybersecurity challenges for the construction industry in Northern B.C. For example, Northern B.C. has had some trouble with accessing the sort of same level of support seen in major cities such as Victoria and Vancouver. As a result, the cybersecurity is a little lagged behind. Also in Northern B.C., the Internet can be spotty, meaning the technol-

was 121 days; that’s 121 days of someone

Over the last year, the number of at-

rummaging around the inside of your

tacks has increased by 300 per cent

business, learning how it operates and

since the beginning of COVID. Three out

figuring out how to extract money.

of 10 companies in Canada have been

“In the case of construction, you’ve

subject to an attack, both attempted and

often got lots of money floating around.

successful. Mr. Gillen says most of these

Often organizations are very busy so

breaches can be solved, or at least miti-

ogy implemented is on the older side. “We have areas where we use onpremise servers because the Internet won’t support the bandwidth necessary to move everything to the Cloud,” Mr. Gillen adds. “The other thing is the envi-

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ronment can often be tough; it’s mountainous and remote. All of these things place stresses on the infrastructure of businesses and regions as a whole, and those can’t help but have an effect on their cybersecurity.” The No. 1 current trend to look out for these days is phishing, which is humanengineered. There is very little technol-

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the experience of logging in with your username and password. From the enduser’s perspective, they thought they went to the correct website, but what they’ve done is submitted their information to a website that has harvested and captured their information. From that point, the scammers will spend the first couple weeks or months observing what they can get access to, what files they can touch and form a plan to perform an attack. Mr. Gillen says the types of attacks he

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gated, with simple techniques.

access your account. As a result, instead

a business has to make that investment.

“First of all, you need to have good IT

of this going on for months, you can let

“Scott Bone, CEO of NRCA, and I are

and good IT discipline,” Mr. Gillen says.

your security team know you’ve had a po-

currently looking to start some training

“You need to be using, wherever possible,

tential hacker breach and they can spring

courses on behalf of NRCA that Total

multi-factor authentication.”

into action from that point forward.

Support Systems would host,” Mr. Gillen

Multi-factor authentication is security

“Your security is now 1,000 times

technology requiring multiple methods

better because of that simple barrier of

of authentication from independent cat-

multi-faction,” Mr. Gillen says.

adds. The courses aim to cover all things cybersecurity-related. “I encourage people to reach out; I am

egories of credentials in order to verify

The second line of defense is infra-

open for a meeting or chat,” Mr. Gillen

a user’s identity for a login. That way,

structure, such as routers that are wire-

says. “We work in service of construc-

when a scammer tries to hack in, two

less access points and networking equip-

tion organizations, and we really want to

things happen. One: they can’t get in be-

ment that is better at detecting and

make sure our clients and our potential

cause they don’t have your cellphone or

defending against attacks. Last but not

clients are safe.”

computer. Two: you get a notification on

least, cybersecurity has to be prioritized

your device that says someone is trying to

from the top down, meaning the owner of

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BidCentral is the largest source for con-

project data (NRCA members get a 60

but aren’t open for tendering just yet.

struction projects in British Columbia.

per cent discount).

“It’s a great way to find the new projects

Managed by the non-profit BC Con-

“With a Premium account, you can

coming in your area, so you can follow

struction Association, it’s open to any

access all of the tender documents and

them and get ready to bid,” Addlestone

company that serves B.C.’s construc-

get notified about updates and changes

tion industry.

as soon as they happen,” Addlestone

“The purpose of BidCentral is to ag-

says. “You can also access the bidders’

gregate construction projects from all

list to see who’s bidding on the project

around the province in one place, where

and which general contractor, trade

all companies can easily access the

contractors, manufacturers and suppli-

projects, documents and drawings and

ers are involved.”

bidders’ lists,” says Adam Addlestone,

Regular free webinars – about once

Director of Business Development at

every three weeks – show new users

BidCentral. It’s easy to get started with

how to get the most out of the platform.

a free entry-level account, or companies

BidCentral also provides valuable

can choose a Premium subscription

pre-bid content, which describes proj-

that provides enhanced access to the

ects that are coming down the pipeline

notes. BidCentral is free to project owners, general contractors, architects and consultants, which ensures a steady stream of new projects are being posted. “One of BidCentral’s most notable features is the invitation to bid,” advises Addlestone. “This is a really important network and opportunity builder. A general contractor can use the BidCentral directory to find subtrades and invite them to bid on projects with them. For example, if I’m in Prince George but I see a project in Williams Lake and don’t have the resources in Williams Lake, I can find an electrician in Williams Lake to bid on the project with me as a subcontractor.” The BidCentral contractor directory Addlestone mentions above allows companies to create a business profile, enabling others to invite them to bid on projects or to request a quote from them. Addlestone works closely with the Northern Regional Construction Association (NRCA) on the service. “We value the partnership we have with NRCA. They do a great job of advocating for the construction industry in the North and making sure relevant projects are on BidCentral. Members of NRCA get a 60 per cent discount on their BidCentral subscription,” he says.

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Scott Bone, CEO of NRCA, is a huge

example, electrical or mechanical or a

services? How are you cultivating new

fan of BidCentral. “This platform pro-

product name or brand such as Moen.

partnerships and pursuing strategic op-

vides an essential service, making sure

This feature provides significant value

portunities for growth? BidCentral sup-

members can access project informa-

to subscribers, who are informed every

ports immediate access to projects and

tion in a timely and effective manner,”

time their product or service is speci-

aligns with business development goals

he says.

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ance in 2012 and continues to represent

tractors Technical Advisory Committee

a growing cross section of prime con-

(PCTAC) for the BC Construction Safety

tractors operating in the NRCA region

Alliance (BCCSA) is entirely voluntary.

and throughout B.C.

tion workers located everywhere.” Ashley Den Duyf, health and safety

But representatives of COR®-certified

“The PCTAC demonstrates that the

General Contractors’ who step up to the

best practices for promoting safety are

plate have found that membership has

not a secret,” says Erin Linde, direc-

its rewards, from taking on the com-

tor of health and safety services with

mon challenges of co-ordinating safety

BCCSA. “At these meetings there’s no

on construction projects, to sharing the

thought about competitive advantage.

benefits of consistent programs and ex-

Members share everything they have,

VID-19 pandemic and the BCCSA Silica

pectations with workers employed by

from resources they’ve developed to

Control ToolTM. She also wanted to bring

smaller employers and sub trades.

their deep understanding of issues, for

the unique voice of a civil construc-

the betterment of safety for construc-

tion company to the table, broadening

The committee was struck by the Alli-

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the scope of the resources the Alliance shares with others. “I’ve worked with many committee members before, but it’s nice to have conversations

about

safety

outside

the project setting,” she says. “PCTAC gives us a unique forum to create safety guidelines and guidance for workers in companies across the industry, and to provide clarity around the ways in which companies can meet the requirements

“We may be working in different

“Committee members tell us what

parts of the industry but we all work to-

they need from the Alliance to keep peo-

gether,” she says. “I can bounce ideas off

ple safer,” he says. “And in an industry

any of the members and get very useful

dominated by smaller subcontractors,

feedback.”

members use their influence and com-

For Mike McKenna, executive direc-

munication networks to deliver safety

tor of the BCCSA, the committee pro-

information and best practices to small-

vides a trusted vehicle for two-way com-

er contractors who might otherwise be

munication with all members, large and

challenging to reach, no matter where

small.

they operate. Everybody benefits.” l

of performance-based standards.” Mike de Jong, manager, HS&E with Ledcor, has served on the PCTAC for three years, following in the footsteps of long-time Ledcor committee member Barry McCarty. Part of Ledcor’s commitment is the company’s acknowledgment that prime contractors have both the ability and responsibility to influence positive change on important safety issues. “Safety is a small world and as members of this industry we feel a sense of moral obligation to promote safety that goes beyond proprietary needs,” he says. “When we contribute our resources through the PCTAC, we have the ability to help create resources that smaller contractors may not be able to access on their own. One of the best examples was our ability to act as a trusted resource for COVID-19, where we jumped in with everything we had, from sharing our time and expertise to our financial resources to keep us all working safely.” Cori Coutts, HSE & HR manager at Knappett Projects Inc. has been a committee member for about five years. She enjoys digging deep into individual topics, including COVID-19, isocyanates and the Silica Control ToolTM. PCTAC meetings are held in Vancouver, but represent the entire province. Based in Victoria, Coutts has attended all but one meeting virtually — from north to south, no member is located

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BCCA Employee Benefit Trust supports construction workers’ mental health The British Columbia Construction Association Employee Benefit Trust (BCCAEBT) says it’s about time that mental health receives the same level of recognition and importance as physical health. Established over 53 years ago, the BCCA Employee Benefit Trust is an initiative started by a group of employers that wanted to cover their employees that weren’t on a union benefits plan, according to Arthur Chung, chief executive officer of the Trust. As a result, they created a fund that paid out health expenses incurred by those employees and their families. In 2004, the fund became a health and welfare trust. Eventually, the British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) passed on the management of the Trust to a handful of employee benefit firms. In 2009,

BCCA and regional construction asso-

One significant change the Trust

ciations, such as the Northern Regional

made was temporarily increasing the

Construction

(NRCA),”

psychology benefit limits on their plans.

Chung explains. “We administer health,

The average benefits plan allows psy-

Association

dental, and pooled benefits, which are group life insurance, accidental death, critical illness and disability. Things like that.” Chung says the goal of the Trust is to encourage employers to look at benefits not as a perk of the job or a cost, but as a necessary part of the total compensation package for employees to stay healthy and productive. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure employees’ mental and physical health are looked after, and the BCCAEBT helps employers do that. For example, when the COVID-19 pandemic started in early 2020, the Trust anticipated, and later

chology benefits from $300 to $500 per year, but the Trust bumped it up – with no cost to the employer or employees – to $2,000 a year. That’s almost four times the original allowance. “That’s a number we are flexible with,” Chung says. “If we see claims where people are starting to pay out of pocket, we’ll adjust it. It’s not a fixed support we are providing at this point.” Another initiative the Trust put forth is therapy via a partnership with MindBeacon, which offers internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT). However, the Trust is doing things a little differently than most benefits providers. Normally, when one visits

Chung was hired at the Trust to bring

on confirmed, that it would cause a lot

services in-house and become a self-

of stress. So they quickly determined

administered plan.

that they needed to increase and pro-

mitting the claim to their benefits plan.

mote access to their many mental health

With the MindBeacon partnership, the

supports.

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ployees having to pay out-of-pocket

best to support varying family units.

and have seen an increase in usage of

The Trust also sponsors webinars put

health, bullying and workplace harassment.

forward by NRCA, BCCA and the other

Although the Trust started offering

“Whether they need three sessions

regional construction associations. For

these initiatives during COVID-19, they

or 10 sessions, it will be a one-time cost

example, if Scott Bone, CEO of NRCA,

born by the Trust,” Chung says. “The

know the need for mental health sup-

wanted to provide a webinar on mental

employer or employee doesn’t have to

health access, the Trust would sponsor

ports will be a lifelong requirement. Ac-

pay a penny for that access.”

it.

therapy.

In addition to the two aforemen-

Chung says the construction indus-

tioned initiatives, the Trust’s commu-

try can sometimes have a “machismo”

nications and marketing department

factor to it, with people feeling uncom-

provides ongoing mental health educa-

fortable asking for help. That is why the

tion and awareness of resources such

Trust wants to be part of the solution by

as their employee and family assis-

helping employers and employees easily

tance plan. The program is accessible

access the resources they offer.

cording to the Canadian Health and Life Insurance Association, mental health claims have gone up 24 per cent at the end of 2020, which represents over $420 million across the country.

for all employees and members of their

“The NRCA has been very productive

households – not just their dependents.

and involved,” Chung says, adding that

Chung says plenty of employees are in

the mental health mission began with

situations where they live in multigen-

the Builders Code established three

erational and/or multi-family house-

years ago. The Code started as a way

“In many ways, the industry sees this as a positive thing, because more people are seeking help,” Chung says. “Especially in construction, we are always encouraging people to access the plan and get access to the care and help they need.” For more information about BCCAEBT benefit plans, visit

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of women in construction, but quickly

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Spotlight on champions:

WESTCANA ELECTRIC A conversation with Taylor Manhas and Doug Enstrom

“I think our values align. It’s the way we want to run our company, the way we want to treat our employees, and it’s the way I want to be treated.” That’s how Doug Enstrom, vice-president of construction at Westcana Electric, sums up why the Builders Code has become such an important part of Westcana’s company culture. “The construction industry is moving toward much more positive job sites and work experiences for everybody. The culture is changing because people are finally seeing the benefits of what a

Doug Enstrom.

good culture brings to a company, to a project, to its employees. Good culture, positive culture, benefits people in so many ways – right to the bottom line. It’s the way to go,” says Enstrom. The Builders Code is a baseline code of conduct standard that’s helping to improve the culture of B.C.’s construction industry, so that all workers can work to the best of their ability without fear of hazing, bullying or harassment. “Most people in the construction industry have been on the receiving end of some hazing or bullying at some

Taylor Manhas.

time,” says Lisa Stevens, chief strategy officer at BCCA and architect of the Builders Code. “It’s important to make the point culture change is good for everyone, not just for non-traditional

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“ Since the beginning of Westcana, they’ve always been big on inclusive workplaces, diversity and acceptable workplace culture...”

Manhas explains that the Builders Code has opened dialogue between the senior management team and staff. It’s given them the language to have tool-

communicating to your team that you

to its members and contractors across

box talks and safety meetings about

know your company culture is impor-

the North. Currently more than 250

bullying and harassment and accept-

tant and you’re doing something to

companies are official Builders Code

able workplace cultures.

keep your team safe and productive.

signatories, and thousands have down-

The bottom line is that a site that al-

“The Builders Code has really opened

loaded the free HR policies available on

up a lot of doors for us,” says Enstrom.

the website at www.builderscode.ca.

lows bullying, hazing, and harassment

“If we’re talking 15 to 20 tradespeople

These policies are created by the Build-

extra that we have right now because

ers Code specifically for construction

of Builders Code, that’s a lot of work.

employers. Doug isn’t the only fan of the Builders

That’s 30,000 hours a year. I’m really impressed with how it’s going.”

Code at Westcana. Safety co-ordinator

Westcana has been recognized with

Taylor Manhas is also an enthusiastic

a Builders Code Champion Award two

supporter, and is responsible for bring-

years running. Other nominees include

ing the program to the company two

Houle Electric, Lafarge Western Cana-

years ago. “Since the beginning of Westcana,

da, Chinook Scaffolding and RAM Con-

they’ve always been big on inclusive

sulting. “Industry is going to change to match

workplaces, diversity and acceptable

what the Builders Code knows is right.

workplace culture,” says Manhas. “I’ve

It’s a fact, 100 per cent guaranteed,

seen that grow, and a big part of that

they’re doing it the right way,” says En-

growth is due to the Builders Code. It’s

strom. “The Builders Code is going to

opened up the topic of acceptable work-

become more popular and have more of

site culture and helped us look at our

an impact.”

programs and our policies to make the

is not a safe site. These behaviours cause stress and distraction, which leads to accidents and lost productivity. “When we first adopted the Builders Code throughout Westcana it gave employees a way into the topic about acceptable site behaviour, and why it was important. It was exciting to have these conversations,” says Manhas. “Now we live it on a day-to-day basis and encompass what the Builders Code is all about.” We’ll leave you with some words of advice from Doug Enstrom: “Builders Code sets the foundation for a positive culture. It’ll have a positive effect in your company.” To find out more about the

The Northern Regional Construc-

changes needed to provide acceptable

Builders Code, access free

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resources and sign the pledge,

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CIF Construction Ltd. Geoff White E: geoff.white@cifcon.com T: (250) 564-8174 Prince George, BC

Colteran Developments Corp. David Toews E: david.toews@colteran.ca T: (250) 787-7029 Fort St. John, BC

D/R Energy Wise Distributors Ltd. Ron Reimer E: ewisepg@telus.net T: (250) 564-8616 Prince George, BC

CIMS Ltd. Partnership Thom Meier E: tmeier@101industries.com T: (250) 632-6859 Kitimat, BC

Connelly Industrial Insulation Services Ltd. Dustin LeBlanc E: info@connellyinsulation.com T: (403) 343-3125 Red Deer, AB

Dan Marcotte Law Corporation Dan Marcotte E: dan@marcottelaw.com T: (250) 564-0052 Prince George, BC

City of Prince George Walt Babicz E: Walter.Babicz@princegeorge.ca T: (250) 561-7630 Prince George, BC

Convoy Supply Ltd. Lance Hicks E: lhicks@convoy-supply.com T: (250) 563-4704 Prince George, BC

Datoff Bros. Construction Ltd. Ryan Hemmerich E: info@datoff.com T: (250) 960-2223 Prince George, BC

Civic Legal LLP Adrienne Atherton E: adrienne@civiclegal.ca T: (640) 639-3639 Vancouver, BC

Core Geomatics Survey Group Inc. Julia Sawatzky E: julia.sawatzky@coregeomatics.com T: (403) 984-9496 Calgary, AB

DM Henderson Roofing Ltd. Tom van Spronsen E: tom@hendersonroofing.com T: (250) 782-3467 Dawson Creek, BC

Coast Mountain School District #82 Greg Porter E: greg.porter@cmsd.bc.ca T: (250) 638-4001 Terrace, BC

Corestock Industrial Supply Ltd. Darcy Buryn E: d.buryn@telus.net T: (250) 564-3001 Prince George, BC

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E & L Bulldog Construction Inc. Lorne Lilley E: llilley99@shaw.ca T: (250) 991-8847 Quesnel, BC

Geotech Drilling Services Ltd. Brant Jackson E: brant.jackson@geotechdrilling.com T: (250) 962-9041 Prince George, BC

HUB International Barton Insurance Brokers Kristie Ezelyk E: kristie.ezelyk@hubinternational.com T: (250) 564-2211 Prince George, BC

Eby & Sons Construction Ltd. Tony Caputo E: ebycon@citywest.ca T: (250) 627-1311 Prince Rupert, BC

Glacier Electric (2006) Ltd. Julie McCallion E: admin@glacierelectric.ca T: (250) 847-3451 Smithers, BC

Hyatt Place Prince George Mr Rajat Kadiyan E: rajat.kadiyan@hyatt.com T: (236) 423-3324 Prince George, BC

Emco Corporation/ The Ensuite Bath & Kitchen Showroom Lauri Inwood E: linwood@emcoltd.com T: (250) 563-1771 Prince George, BC

Grosso Precast (A Division of Northern Vac Services Ltd) Chris Lutters E: chris.lutters@grossoprecast.com T: (250) 392-3169 Williams Lake, BC

IDL Projects Inc. Sheldon Boyes E: sboyes@idlprojects.com T: (250) 649-0561 Prince George, BC

Equity Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Brad Popoff E: brad@equityplumbing.ca T: (250) 563-1191 Prince George, BC

Gus Poirier Construction Ltd. Gus Poirier E: guspoirier@yahoo.com T: (250) 847-5293 Smithers, BC

Evergaurd Fire Equipment Amber Blondin E: service@everguardbc.ca T: (250) 563-1799 Prince George, BC

H/M Assoc Financial Planning Centre 2005 INC. Gordon E.B Hayward E: fpcinc@telus.net T: (250) 563-8243 Prince George, BC

Ex-cel Acoustics Ltd. Guy Fulljames E: ex-cel@telus.net T: (250) 563-4181 Prince George, BC Finning (Canada) Pat McGuire E: pmcguire@finning.com T: (250) 563-0331 Prince George, BC Finning International Inc. DBA The CAT Rental Store Darrell Williams E: dkwilliams@finning.com T: (250) 562-9292 Prince George, BC First Truck Centre BC North Inc. Wayne MacKinnon E: wmackinnon@jameswesternstar.com T: (250) 561-0646 Prince George, BC G & J Design Flooring Ltd. Jeff Lefebvre E: design@goldcity.net T: (250) 992-2272 Quesnel, BC G. Morrow Contracting Ltd. Olga Morrow E: olgam@gmorrowcontracting.com T: (250) 613-8081 Prince George, BC GeoNorth Engineering Ltd. David McDougall E: d.mcdougall@geonorth.ca T: (250) 564-4304 Prince George, BC

Harris Rebar Melanie Coffey E: mcoffey@harrisrebar.com T: (250) 562-0065 Prince George, BC High Tech Restoration James Lourmand E: james_hightech@telus.net T: (250) 614-1345 Prince George, BC Houle Electric Ltd. Nick Hauff E: hauffn@houle.ca T: (250) 562-2009 Prince George, BC

Industra Construction Corp. Scot Brydon E: ap@industra.ca T: (604) 527-8850 Surrey, BC Industrial Scaffold Services L.P. Kim Green E: kgreen@industrialscaffoldservices.com T: (250) 591-2535 Nanaimo, BC Inland Control & Services Inc. Dennis Monell E: dennis@inlandcontrol.bc.ca T: (250) 563-6886 Prince George, BC Inland Kenworth/Parker Pacific Equipment Sales Rick Bruneski E: rbruneski@inland-group.com T: (250) 562-8171 Prince George, BC Integris Credit Union Alexis Jefferies E: nrca@integriscu.ca T: (250) 612-3456 Prince George, BC Intercoast Construction Ltd. Danny Schwab E: danny@intercoast.ca T: (250) 962-4620 Prince George, BC

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IQ Builders Ltd. Ken Sasaki E: ksasaki@pgonline.com T: (250) 613-5602 Prince George, BC

Knappett Industries (2006) Ltd. Dan Hadden E: danh@knappettindustries.com T: (250) 785-0123 Fort St. John, BC

Linear Services Ltd. Rebecca Simms E: rebeccasimms@shaw.ca T: (250) 614-1364 Prince George, BC

J C’s Waterworks Ltd. Lisa Boulding E: jcs1@telus.net T: (250) 567-5888 Vanderhoof, BC

Kode Contracting Ltd. Rick Kovach E: rkovach@kode.ca T: (250) 596-5633 Prince George, BC

Local Rental Solutions Ltd. Dustin Graham E: dustin@localrentalsolutions.com T: (250) 612-0010 Prince George, BC

Jempland Construction Ltd. Keith Hillen E: khillen@jempland.com T: (250) 564-7786 Prince George, BC

Koehler Land Surveying Inc. Albert Koehler E: albert@klsinc.ca T: (250) 614-9703 Prince George, BC

M.H. King Excavating Ltd. Janet Wood E: admin@mhkingexcavating.ca T: (250) 392-3641 Williams Lake, BC

Jen-Col Construction Ltd. Cory Jodoin E: jen-col@jen-col.com T: (780) 963-6523 Acheson, AB

Kor Alta Construction Ltd. Ted Commandeur E: rcorbett@koralta.com T: (780) 440-6661 Edmonton, AB

MacDunn Controls Ltd. Michael Macaulay E: macdunncontrols@gmail.com T: (250) 962-0366 Prince George, BC

K2 Electric Jesse Keller E: jesse.keller@k2electric.com T: (250) 564-7885 Prince George, BC

L&M Engineering Limited Luke McDonald E: lmcdonald@lmengineering.bc.ca T: (250) 562-1977 Prince George, BC

Mainline Plumbing & Heating (2007) Ltd. Valerie Marsh E: vmarsh@mainlineltd.ca T: (250) 564-9808 Prince George, BC

Kalmar Construction Ltd. Tina Henry E: tina@kalmarconstruction.com T: (250) 787-7118 Fort St. John, BC

Lafarge Canada Inc. Jason Garneau E: jason.garneau@lafargeholcim.com T: (250) 562-1514 Prince George, BC

Mainline Roofing Co. Ltd. Niki Lyons E: mainline@telus.net T: (250) 392-4322 Williams Lake, BC

Kenroc Building Materials Co. Ltd. Eddie Green E: green@kenroc.com T: (250) 562-7145 Prince George, BC

Lakewood Electric Ltd. Rick Zemlak E: info@lakewoodelectric.ca T: (250) 563-4100 Prince George, BC

Marcan Construction Ltd. Paul Marogna E: info@marcanconstruction.ca T: (250) 627-1500 Prince Rupert, BC

Kidd Contractors Ltd. Dean Erickson E: deankido@shaw.ca T: (250) 562-1333 Prince George, BC

Lambert Built Ltd. James Lambert E: james@lambertbuilt.ca T: (250) 640-4101 Prince George, BC

Marmot Builders Jonathan Burkholder E: jburkholder@marmotbuilders.com T: (250) 617-9183 Prince George, BC

Kingston Construction LTD. Jeremy Woodman E: jwoodman@kingstonconstruction.ca T: (604) 882-7488 Surrey, BC

Lauren Bros. Construction Ltd. Marty Lauren E: martylau@telus.net T: (250) 392-9798 Williams Lake, BC

Metro Testing & Engineering Ltd. Mike Robinson E: mrobinson@metrotesting.ca T: (250) 261-6615 Fort St. John, BC Mills Office Interiors Breanna Battersby E: bbattersby@mills.ca T: (250) 562-2414 Prince George, BC

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MNP LLP Sydney Hall E: Sydney.Hall@mnp.ca T: (250) 596-4900 Prince George, BC Napp Enterprises Ltd. Barb Warkentine E: barb@napp.ca T: (250) 964-0007 Prince George, BC


NexGen Homes & General Contractors Kyle Wall E: kyle@wallcontracting.ca T: (250) 774-3607 Fort Nelson, BC

Peace River Projects Inc. Chris Leatherdale E: prprojects@telus.net T: (250) 262-5557 Fort St. James, BC

RH Jones & Son Mechanical Ltd. Chad Kinsley E: ckinlsey@rhjones.ca T: (250) 564-7272 Prince George, BC

Norcan Construction - 83 Inc. Peter Crolow E: peter@norcan.net T: (250) 564-4757 Prince George, BC

PG Floor Fashions Ltd. Brent Stone E: pgfloor@shawbiz.ca T: (250) 563-4844 Prince George, BC

Right Choice Flooring Ray Robertson E: ray.rcflooring@shaw.ca T: (250) 562-6277 Prince George, BC

Norske Construction Inc. Jon Halvorson E: jhnorskeconstruction@shaw.ca T: (250) 981-5024 Prince George, BC

PG Rock and Gravel LTD. Cora-Lee Mayert E: pgrock@telus.net T: (250) 614-1010 Prince George, BC

RJ Cooper Construction Ltd. Brian Teschek E: brian@cooperconstruction.ca T: (250) 563-4649 Prince George, BC

North Central Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Duncan Lea E: info@nch.ca T: (250) 847-3060 Smithers, BC

Ply Gem Marti Ranu E: marti.ranu@plygem.com T: (250) 564-7888 Prince George, BC

RL7 Mechanical Ltd. Lori Whittingham E: rl7plumber@msn.com T: (250) 392-1742 Williams Lake, BC

Northbridge Insurance David Kalashnikov E: David.Kalashnikov@nbfc.com T: (604) 683-5511 Vancouver, BC

Portal Installation 2009 Ltd. Davor Drazenovic E: info@portaldoors.ca T: (250) 564-9596 Prince George, BC

Rona Home Centre Randy Gilkinson E: rgilkinson@rona.ca T: (250) 392-7767 Williams Lake, BC

Northern Electrical Contractors (1981) Ltd. Dean Espenhain E: dean@northernelectricltd.com T: (250) 562-0006 Prince George, BC

PRD Construction LTD. Paul Danbrook E: paul@prdconstruction.ca T: (250) 612-0220 Prince George, BC

Roofing Contractors Association of BC Bryan Wallner E: bwallner@rcabc.org T: (604) 882-3435 Langley, BC

Northlands Water and Sewer Supplies Danny Hunt E: dan@northlandswater.ca T: (250) 561-1884 Prince George, BC

Prince George Chamber of Commerce Todd Corrigall E: ceo@pgchamber.bc.ca T: (250) 562-2454 Prince George, BC

Royal Bank of Canada Robyn Holling E: robyn.holling@rbc.com T: (250) 960-4531 Prince George, BC

Northway Glass Jordan Nadeau E: jordan@northwayglass.ca T: (250) 563-9933 Prince George, BC

Prince George Portable Toilet Services Ltd. Cristina Bond E: pgtoilet@pgtoilet.ca T: (250) 963-8820 Prince George, BC

Rupert Wood’N Steel Construction Ltd. Rowe /Bonnie Rudderham E: rupwoodsteel@gmail.com T: (250) 627-8788 Prince Rupert, BC

NW Electrical Solutions Lonnie Trelenberg E: ltrelenberg@nw-es.ca T: (250) 613-9550 Prince George, BC

Prince Sheet Metal & Heating Ltd. Jim Plumridge E: jamesbp@telus.net T: (250) 564-6991 Prince George, BC

S. Young Enterprises Ltd. Shawn Young E: shawn@syoungenterprisesltd.ca T: (250) 261-1179 Fort St. John, BC

Omineca Fabricating Luke Veeken E: luke.veeken@ominecafab.com T: (250) 562-6769 Prince George, BC

Pro North Heating Inc. Claude Chaput E: pronorthheating@telus.net T: (250) 785-5545 Fort St. John, BC

Sandman Hotel Group Debie Hemich E: dos_bcthomnorth@sandman.ca T: (250) 645-7263 Prince George, BC

Overhead Door Co. of Fort St. John Shea Walker E: sales@ohdoor.com T: (250) 787-0216 Fort St. John, BC

Progressive Ventures Construction Ltd. James Colongard E: james@pvlgroup.com T: (250) 635-7459 Terrace, BC

School District #27 - Cariboo Chilcotin David Corbett E: david.corbett@sd27.bc.ca T: (250) 398-3800 Williams Lake, BC

Parallel Welding, Fabrication Ltd. Matt Kolle E: matt.kolle@parallelwelding.com T: (250) 992-9433 Quesnel, BC

Ramada Hotel Downtown Prince George Shirley Tiller E: STiller@ramadaprincegeorge.com T: (250)563-0055 Prince George, BC

School District #91 - Lake District Kevin Derksen E: kderksen@sd91.bc.ca T: (250) 567-2101 Vanderhoof , BC

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Scouten Engineering Ben Crimp E: bcrimp@scoutenengineering.com T: (250) 562-7050 Prince George, BC

Summit Electric Ltd. Robert Couturier E: robcouturier@summitelec.com T: (250) 992-3181 Quesnel, BC

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Quesnel Paving Fred Fortin E: fred.fortin@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 992-9033 Quesnel, BC

ServcoCanada John Gordon E: jgordon@servcocanada.com T: (250) 632-3332 Kitimat, BC

Summit Insurance Brokers Inc. Al Delwo E: al@summitins.ca T: (250) 564-4401 Prince George, BC

Tharrow Crane Ltd. Glenn Lafleche E: tharrowcrane@tharrow.ca T: (250) 617-4877 Prince George, BC

Service Electric Ltd. Jerry Melnyk E: jerry@serviceelectric.ca T: (250) 992-7091 Quesnel, BC

T L & T Electric Ltd. Steven Forrest E: sforrest@tltelectric.com T: (250) 632-2093 Kitimat, BC

Thompson Rivers University Reta Langlands E: rlanglands@tru.ca T: (250) 392-8000 Williams Lake, BC

Sibola Electric Ltd. Damian Hamblin E: damian@sibolaelectric.com T: (250) 963-6664 Prince George, BC

Technicon Industries Ltd. Andrew Contumelias E: andrew@technicon-ind.com T: (250) 638-1111 Terrace, BC

Timber West Construction Ltd. Kelly Sheptak E: kelly@twconstruction.ca T: (250) 564-6857 Prince George, BC

Sims Group Leonard Sims E: len.sims@alsims.ca T: (250) 564-9011 Prince George, BC

Terrace Carpet Centre Ltd. dba Your Decor Richard Klein E: richard@yourdecor.com T: (250) 635-2976 Terrace, BC

TM Refrigeration Ltd. Terry McLeod E: tmref@telus.net T: (250) 563-2653 Prince George, BC

Soiltech Consulting Ltd. Paul Nielsen E: paul@soiltech.ca T: (778) 349-5574 Prince George, BC

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Adventure Paving Warren Beal E: warren.beal@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 624-5814 Prince Rupert, BC

Tom’s Construction (505217 BC Ltd.) John Fisher E: john@tomsconstruction.ca T: (250) 787-9108 Fort St. John, BC

SpeeDee Printing & Promotional Kathy Ellis E: kathy@speedeesolutions.ca T: (250) 563-8291 Prince George, BC Sprucelee Construction Ltd. Bryan Neufeld E: bryan@sprucelee.com T: (250) 392-3621 Williams Lake, BC Star West Petroleum Ltd. Trent Bilodeau E: trentb@swpetroleum.ca T: (250) 981-4782 Prince George, BC Sterling Crane Colin Cote E: ccote@sterlingcrane.com T: (250) 561-1501 Prince George, BC Stinger Welding Ltd. Willy Manson E: willym@stingerwelding.com T: (250) 561-9200 Prince George, BC Sullivan Mechanical Ltd. Brian Sullivan E: sullivanmech@gmail.com T: (250) 624-2708 Prince Rupert, BC

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Terus Construction Ltd. DBA DGS Astro Paving Ltd. Lee Bedell E: lee.bedell@dgsastro.bc.ca T: (250) 787-7283 Fort St. John, BC Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Kentron Construction Terrance Byrd E: terrance.byrd@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 639-9141 Kitimat, BC Terus Construction Ltd. DBA LB Paving Jeremy Beaubien E: jeremy.beaubien@lbpaving.bc.ca T: (250) 847-2761 Smithers, BC Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Pittman Asphalt Fred Fortin E: fred.fortin@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 564-9444 Prince George, BC Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Prince George Ready Mix Mark Leslie E: mark.leslie@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 563-1656 Prince George, BC

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Topside Consulting (2004) Ltd. Mel Hoffart E: mel@topsideconsulting.ca T: (250) 782-6878 Dawson Creek, BC TQ Insulators Jason Blake E: jason@tqinsulators.com T: (250) 612-7861 Cobble Hill, BC Trans Peace Construction (1987) Ltd. Greg Haugen E: ghaugen@transpeace.com T: (250) 785-6926 Fort St. John, BC Tri-City Refigeration Inc. Chris Langerscheidt E: chris@tricityrefrig.com T: (250) 635-2144 Terrace, BC Tricon Truss & Millwork Ltd. Richard Plug E: sales@tricontruss.ca T: (250) 847-2117 Smithers, BC TRIG Piping and Fire Protection Ltd. Jacob LeFebvre E: jacob@trigpiping.com T: (250) 614-3756 Prince George, BC


Twin Rivers Developments Ltd. Sheldon Mayert E: smayert@twinriversdev.com T: (250) 962-6657 Prince George, BC

Western Industrial Contractors Ltd. Brian Savage E: briansavage@wicltd.com T: (250) 962-6011 Prince George, BC

WL Construction Ltd. Dale Neuls E: office@wlconstruction.com T: (250) 787-7707 Fort St. John, BC

United Concrete & Gravel Ltd. Sue Zacharias E: suez@shaw.ca T: (250) 392-3443 Williams Lake, BC

White Bear Industries Ltd. Norman Hull E: wbi@telus.net T: (250) 635-3169 Terrace, BC

WolfTek Industries Inc. Gordon Gallop E: gord@wolftek.ca T: (250) 561-1556 Prince George, BC

United Rentals of Canada Inc. Tim Kish E: kisht@ur.com T: (250) 564-3111 Prince George, BC

Wildland Developments Cal Duncan T: (250) 552-8309 Prince George , BC

Wood Wheaton GM SuperCentre Craig Wood E: sales@woodwheaton.com T: (250) 564-4466 Prince George, BC

University of Northern British Columbia David Claus E: David.Claus@unbc.ca T: (250) 960-5502 Prince George, BC Venture Elevator Inc. Paul Bentley E: paul@ventureelevator.com T: (250) 596-0448 Prince George, BC Vihar Construction Ltd. Harvey Burns E: hburns@vihar.ca T: (250) 847-3024 Smithers, BC Viker Construction Ltd. Darryl Viker E: viker@quesnelbc.com T: (250) 747-3812 Quesnel, BC Viking Construction Ltd. Glenn Skuggedal E: glenn@vikingconstruction.ca T: (250) 562-5424 Prince George, BC Waste Management of Canada Corp. Luis Gonzalez E: lgonza41@wm.com T: (250) 962-8898 Prince George, BC Westcana Electric Inc. Karen Emerson E: karen@westcana.com T: (250) 564-5800 Prince George, BC Westech Drilling Corp. Dallas Barlow E: dallas.barlow@westechdrilling.com T: (250) 964-8748 Prince George, BC Western Financial Group Donna Kelly E: donna.kelly@westernfg.ca T: (250) 564-3600 Prince George, BC

Williams Machinery Dustan Sept E: dsept@williamsmachinery.com T: (250) 563-0181 Prince George, BC Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc. Jacques Fournier E: JFournier@wmbeck.com T: (778) 693-2740 Prince George, BC Windsor Plywood George Hackle E: princegeorge@windsorplywood.com T: (250) 564-8814 Prince George, BC Windsor Plywood (WL) Daryle Halfnights E: dhalfnights@windsorplywood.com T: (250) 398-7118 Williams Lake, BC Winton Homes Ltd. Keith Annis E: keith.annis@wintonhomes.ca T: (250) 561-2079 Prince George, BC

Woodpro Engineering Ltd. John Westergard E: princegeorge@woodproengineering.com T: (250) 563-9964 Prince George, BC Yellowhead Pavement Marking Inc. Doug Russell E: russell_yellowhead@telus.net T: (250) 635-4332 Terrace, BC Yeti Refrigeration Inc. Byron Conroy E: byron@yetirefrigeration.ca T: (250) 562-1160 Prince George, BC Zanron Fabrication & Machine Co. Ltd. Leonard Kaberry E: leonard@zanron.com T: (250) 632-2181 Kitimat, BC

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Aase Roof Inspection Ltd................................................................................................. 18

JEN COL Construction Ltd.................................................................................................17

Acadia Northwest Mechanical Inc.................................................................................25

Knappett Industries...........................................................................................................38

All-West Glass....................................................................................................................34

Local Rental Solutions...................................................................................................... 27

B.C. Air Filter Ltd................................................................................................................20

MLA Prince George – Valemount + Mackenzie..............................................................9

Bartle & Gibson.........................................................................................................3, 9, 26 BK Two-Way Radio Ltd......................................................................................................11 Brock White Canada......................................................................................................... 31 Brocor Construction Ltd...................................................................................................33 Brownridge & Company Insurance................................................................................28 Bryant Electric Ltd.............................................................................................................25 Canadian Western Bank................................................................................................... 10 Canasteel Rebar Services Corp......................................................................................36 Capco Construction Services Ltd...................................................................................35 Capri CMW..........................................................................................................................35 Cascade Mechanical Ltd...................................................................................................36 CIF Construction Ltd.........................................................................................................23 City of Prince George........................................................................................................ 18

Nexgen Homes & General Contractors........................................................................25 Prince George Portable Toilet Services Ltd................................................................. 10 Progressive Ventures Construction Ltd........................................................................ 19 R.H. Jones & Son Mechanical Ltd...................................................................................28 Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia............................................... 12 Sandman Hotel Group..........................................................................................................7 Shift Into Winter 2021 (RSAW).....................................................................................22 Sterling Crane..................................................................................................................... 15 Sullivan Mechanical Ltd....................................................................................................29 Terus Construction Ltd..................................................................................................... 10 Thompson Rivers University...........................................................................................IBC United Concrete & Gravel Ltd......................................................................................OBC

Civic Legal LLP................................................................................................................... 16

Viking Construction Ltd.................................................................................................... 41

Corestock Industrial Supply Ltd.....................................................................................32

Westcana Electric Inc.......................................................................................................30

District of Kitimat...............................................................................................................11

Wildland Development......................................................................................................24

Eco Canada.....................................................................................................................4 & 5

Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Prince George Inc............................................ 13

Emco Corporation.............................................................................................................. 18

Winton Homes Ltd............................................................................................................. 21

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Economical, silica-free abrasive. Recycling B.C.’s glass for the bottle manufacturing industry

¡ Crystalline silica-free abrasive ¡ No harmful ingredients ¡ Inert, non-flammable, non-explosive & non-fibrogenic

¡ Pallets of 50lb bags ¡ 1600kg bulk bags ¡ Bulk pneumatic

Contact:

Wayne Elias Manager Enviro-Corp

E: welias@telus.net T: 1-778-908-6177 for sales and service

Enviro-grit is manufactured in Quesnel, BC