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In this issue

Land acknowledgement – Lheidli T’enneh.................................................. 6 Message from the Northern Regional Construction Association CEO, Nicole Bryant.......................................................................................8 Message from the Northern Regional Construction Association Chair, Lee Bedell........................................................................................ 10 NRCA Board of Directors.......................................................................... 12

The Tailgate Toolkit Project: Starting a conversation and sharing resources......................................... 13 Prince George Portable Toilet Services Ltd.: Flushed with community pride................................................................. 16 The stakes are higher than ever................................................................ 18 Indigenous students hammer out careers on historic project................. 20 Integris Credit Union: Enriching lives and communities throughout North-Central B.C..................................................................22

Build the network you need to success..................................................... 25

Emerging from the pandemic...................................................................26 BCCSA welcomes new Board Chair Lesa Lacey....................................... 28

Shift into winter: Safe driving tips for B.C. drivers................................. 30 NRCA membership listings.......................................................................32 Index to advertisers...................................................................................42

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LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The Northern Regional Construction

various nations within Northern B.C.

as all 94 Calls to Action. At NRCA we

Association would like to acknowledge

To see a full map and representation

that our operations office is situated on

of these nations, please follow the QR

feel that this acknowledgment is just a

the unceded ancestral territory of the

link below. We recognize the beautiful

Lheidli T’enneh. We also acknowledge

land of these first nations communi-

that within the full region that we rep-

ties on which we all live, build, work,

resent, there are many members that

and play. As an association, we sup-

spect to the keepers of the land, as well

are located on the traditional lands of

port Truth and Reconciliation as well

as the land itself. l

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Message from NRCA CEO,

Nicole Bryant I want to take a moment and thank

the legacy that Scott has created with

prompt payment legislation. The as-

the membership for a warm welcome

NRCA over his tenure here and I am

sociation remains vocal in support of

into the role of chief executive officer

looking forward to working with the

their members so that these issues do

at NRCA. As many of you are already

board of directors and team here at

not fall by the wayside.

aware, I was appointed this role by

NRCA to bring the association into the

the board of directors effective June

next chapter. I know that there are ex-

1, 2022. There was a successful tran-

citing times that lie ahead as I become

sition to new leadership in the asso-

more familiar with our membership

ciation with the outgoing CEO, Scott

and the needs that they have.

Bone, providing direction and support

With COVID-19 restrictions easing

during the month of June. I have start-

and in-person events now able to take

ed to settle into my role, and the staff

place, we have seen more in-person

has been very welcoming and support-

meetings along with opportunity to

ive during the change. We have started

travel and plan events. The pandemic

to set some goals and are working on

is not yet in our rearview mirror, but

developing how we can enhance the

we are feeling some sense of return to

member experience, as well as look-

normal over the first half of the year.

ing at ways to engage members to hear

The economic effects, however, still

what is important to them.

present challenges within many indus-

Construction stays strong within the B.C. economy, with a 9.3 per cent contribution to the overall provincial GDP. There is currently $134 billion in projects within B.C. and $226 billion proposed. Given a five-year trend, there will be over 27,000 job openings within the construction sector in the province, and over 5,000 will remain unfilled. Now is an important time to be promoting careers within the industry, and NRCA will set their sights on programs that will help bring more workers in all areas on construction including skilled trades. We work to

In this new role, I bring with me a

tries, and construction is not immune.

diverse background of experience to

Supply chain and labour issues weigh

the Northern Regional Construction

heavily on projects both proposed and

Association. Throughout my career,

in progress. NRCA maintains an ac-

as training programs through our local

I have developed a comprehensive

tive voice in the conversations at all

and regional higher education institu-

understanding of the construction in-

levels to help address these concerns.

tions.

dustry from business development and

Pandemic issues aside, the industry

2023 looks to be an exciting year for

sales to project management and coor-

continues to face issues around fair

NRCA and we look forward to serv-

dination. I am excited to be continuing

and open bidding practices as well as

ing our members and community.

strengthen partnerships with programs offered through BCCA as well

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Message from the NRCA Chair,

Lee Bedell

As we start to ease out of our pandemic reality, Northern Regional Construction Association maintains their efforts in the support and advocacy of the construction industry. As the world begins to open up, we see new opportunities for collaboration and networking; however, there are still challenges within industry that the NRCA continues to advocate for. Now is more important than ever to be a part of the association and join as a unified voice for transformation and advancement. NRCA underwent a big change in 2022 with the retirement of our CEO, Scott Bone, and the appointment of Nicole Bryant as his successor. Scott assumed the role of CEO in 2015 and since

that time, he has played a critical role in the restructuring of the organization to ensure its ability to serve the diverse needs of its membership in an evolving construction environment. His stewardship of the organization over the past seven years has done so much to advance our mission to promote and serve the construction industry. He left the organization with the human and financial resources necessary to further advance our services and initiatives. We cannot thank Scott enough for the dedication, enthusiasm, and passion he has brought to NRCA. He will be greatly missed by the board, members, staff, and partners. We wish him well in his retirement and know that he shares our confidence in

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BOARD of DIRECTORS Chair: Lee Bedell

First Vice-Chair: Tim Holmes

Past Chair: Mike Fawcett

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THE TAILGATE TOOLKIT PROJECT: STARTING A CONVERSATION AND SHARING RESOURCES

By Cindy Chan

Established by the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA), the Tailgate Toolkit Project aims to bring awareness and resources to the growing opioid crisis in the construction indus-

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try. “Men in construction continue to be disproportionately represented in drug poisoning deaths. This is unacceptable, and we’re looking to make a change,” VICA CEO Rory Kulmala says. In 2018, the coroner’s report identified that a disproportional number of drug poisoning deaths were coming from men in the construction, trades, and transport industry. The Tailgate Toolkit Project came to fruition to address the opioid and toxic drug deaths

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happening in the community. Initially,

2022, the program was adopted by the

with employers to develop resources to

Kulmala, through a personal connec-

Ministry of Mental Health and Addic-

assist them with managing employees

tion at the Vancouver Island Health

tion, which provided additional fund-

who may be struggling with addiction

Authority (VIHA), put together a work-

ing to expand the Tailgate Toolkit pro-

or substance use.”

shop that occurred once a month to of-

vincially.

However, Kulmala says the program

fer naloxone training and opioid aware-

“We took the first six months to talk to

wasn’t created to ask ‘why’ or cast judg-

ness training. It was an informal work-

user groups and stakeholder groups, so

ment on anyone. “We just want to get

shop that took place over two years at

we could understand what was impor-

the information, direct people to the

VICA’s Victoria and Nanaimo locations.

tant for them,” Kulmala recalls. “On the

resources available, and get the gov-

In 2020, VIHA approached Kulmala to

user side, we drafted a comprehensive

ernment to try to address the issues of

explore if VICA could expand the train-

report that highlighted the relationship

toxic drug and opioid use,” he explains.

ing and further develop the Tailgate

our workforce has with substance use,

After a year of stakeholder engage-

Toolkit to provide direct outreach to

where it stems from, and what possible

ment and development, the Tailgate

the men and women in construction. In

solutions are. We were also able to work

Toolkit Project launched in Septem-

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ber 2021. A multifaceted intiative, the

a support group that meets online once

what is unique about our program; it’s

project consists of four pillars: on-site

a week on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m.,

not a 12-step program and it’s not faith-

Toolbox Talks, supervisory training,

which is facilitated by The Umbrella

region-specific resource guides, and an

Society. The facilitator is someone who

based. The audience is comprised of

industry support group.

has had experiences working in the

“A typical Toolbox Talk starts with one of our regional co-ordinators giv-

construction industry and substance use.

people who are in our sector, and they understand the pressures of the construction industry.” For more information, visit thetailga-

ing a 30-minute talk about opioids,

“When we did our stakeholder en-

toxic drugs, mental health, and pain

gagement meeting, one of the things

tetoolkit.ca or contact NRCA’s Tailgate

management,” Kulmala says. This sort

they wanted was a place where people

Toolkit co-ordinator, Lorne Sobczyk,

of informal meetup gives people the

can go and talk,” Kulmala says. “That’s

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chance to pursue more information as they choose. In the past when they held scheduled events, people didn’t want to attend because they didn’t want to reveal or out themselves. This way, the harm co-ordinators are going to them,

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casually sharing information without directing the discussion to any one individual. To date, the Tailgate team has delivered talks to over 2,150 industry members. “The Toolbox Talk is a great way we can present in front of an open audience, but everyone has to be there,” Kulmala adds. The second pillar is supervisor training. Together with their regional partners, the Tailgate team offers a comprehensive Gold Seal and CPD accredited, multi-day course that teaches company leaders how to manage and help their employees who may be struggling with substance use. The third pillar of the project includes a comprehensive suite of print and digital resources. The project has taken a regional approach so that all materials are relatable and accurate to each community in B.C. For example, the resources in Prince George might not be right for the community in Fort St. John, and vice versa. “We make sure the program is not general or one-size-fits-all,” Kulmala says. “We try to give information that is relevant to the community.” The final pillar of the project includes

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PRINCE GEORGE PORTABLE TOILET SERVICES LTD.: FLUSHED WITH COMMUNITY PRIDE

By Cindy Chan

Some people flush their careers down

erations manager position with them.

the toilet, but Cristina Bond has turned

Bond accepted, and the rest is history.

toilets into a career.

After a great first year, the owner

However, Bond didn’t always know

then asked Bond if she was ready to

she would own the golden throne game.

purchase the business. Bond said,

She was previously an early child edu-

“Yes.” Another year later, Bond was of-

cator until she had children of her own.

ficially the owner of Prince George Por-

She took on a new job afterwards as a

table Toilet Services Ltd. She recently

service advisor at an automotive shop,

celebrated the second-year anniversary

which was completely different than

of her ownership on July 1, 2022.

what she had done in the past. But that was where her life changed.

“We were so busy, we blew right through it,” she recalls. “I can’t be-

“From there, I was headhunted to

lieve we bought this business right in

run a business. The previous owner had

the height of COVID. That was pretty

brought all their vehicles into the shop

amazing.”

where I worked to have them repaired,”

Prince George Portable Toilet Ser-

Bond says. The owner of that business

vices Ltd. delivers and picks up porta-

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Columbia. These toilets can be found at

of the person they talk to on the phone.

Owning a business during the COV-

weddings, fairs, and especially on con-

I can be in the office and go out to do

ID-19 pandemic has solidified that vi-

struction sites for contractors to com-

the job myself.”

sion for her.

fortably use when they’re working long hours on a project. The company boasts almost 700 toilets and seven employees with Bond at the helm. Due to the pandemic, Bond didn’t have a typical business journey. Because of lockdowns and cancellations, she didn’t get to bring her toilets to any events, which she remembered as

Although Bond is fairly new to the

“I want to be the one that people

business, she already has big dreams

will call to help when they have their

for herself and the company.

celebrations. We’re there, but we’re in

“When people think of portable toi-

the background. It’s not the most pretty

lets, I want them to think of my face,”

business, but we want to be there on the

she says.

most important day of your life.”

Instead of fame and fortune, Bond wants to be there for her community.

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stressful. Luckily, construction projects boomed during the early stages of COVID-19. “Construction kept us busy throughout the pandemic,” Bond says. “We found we did a lot of increased services, so we’d have clients wanting us to come daily to sanitize these toilets.” The fact that these toilets were portable is why the business was so successful during the pandemic, Bond says. People were already cautious about letting people inside their homes and places of business. Bond’s toilets stayed outdoors, so there was minimal to no contact involved. On top of owning a business during a pandemic, Bond also had to endure the regular pressures of being a woman in an otherwise male-dominated industry. Bond says men would rush to her rescue when she arrived to a job site, asking to unload the toilets for her when she was fully capable and willing to do it herself. “I drove the truck here. I can do it!” she says. However, she hasn’t and won’t let the subtle sexism get her down. She is making a name for herself in the portable toilet industry, and her clients now know she is the boss in charge. “It also helps when I get in the truck and go to the sites, setting up the toilets and talking to the employees,” Bond says. “They can put a face to the name

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THE STAKES ARE HIGHER THAN EVER By Chris Atchison, President, BC Construction Association

Across every region of B.C., contractors continue to operate in a challenging, high-risk market. Not long ago, Regional Construction Association (RCA)

often it’s a sickening risk to sign • High cost of staffing and the retirement of experienced workers

members could say confidently that B.C.’s construction in-

• Late payments – often well beyond 120 days – and get-

dustry was “booming” and filled with opportunity. Despite a

ting later (late payments beyond 30 days can be disas-

shortage of skilled workers, things were good and getting bet-

trous. Only in construction do we consider longer terms “acceptable”.)

ter.

• Surprise labour legislation, such as B.C.’s new five-day

We can’t say that now. In the midst of a volatile economy, B.C.’s industrial, commercial, and institutional builders are straining to meet the record-setting demand for construction services. As the risk factors continue to rise, many contractors are nearing a breaking point. BCCA’s submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance for the 2023 Provincial Budget focused on the need for prompt payment legislation. The legislation would unlock cash flow and offer some counterbalance to the increasing fiscal pressure on contractors. Let’s look at just a few of the challenges industry operators are dealing with right now: • Material cost escalations • Supply chain disruptions • Inflation and rising interest rates • Contract terms and risk transfers so “creative” that all too

mandatory sick leave and Bill 10, which brings card checks and annual union raids back during the height of the summer building season. More than ever before, the market conditions are too unknowable, demands are too high, and the outcomes too unpredictable. The fact that there is so much work doesn’t diminish the risks or mitigate their impact to existing contracts. And in the northern regions of B.C., the effects of extreme weather all too often add yet another layer of disruption and risk. Rather than layering on challenge after challenge and change after change, and playing to ideology rather than necessity, BCCA believes that the provincial government needs to get back to basics to support B.C.’s 25,000 contractors and the 240,000 people who work for them. With “unprecedented levels of investment” in public infrastructure comes a responsibility to strengthen the industry that’s needed to build that infrastructure.

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Here are five actions to head off the failures that are

looming on the near horizon: 1. Prioritize prompt payment legislation for fall 2022.

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2. Implement targeted price escalation clauses that allow

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4. Create a “fast track” for skilled tradespeople coming to


B.C., like the fast track already created to bring in labour for the tech industry through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). 5. Forgive all post-secondary student loans for young people who get jobs in B.C.’s construction industry and register as

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apprentices, allowing them to earn out their loan with each year of completed apprenticeship training. B.C.’s construction industry was designated essential as it worked throughout pandemic and kept the economy going in communities across the province. Now, as B.C. strives to recover from the economic effects of COVID-19, the construction industry’s role and survival is more important than ever. Yes, there is opportunity. But if that opportunity is going to cost you your business, your health, your peace of mind. We’ve all learned a lot about life balance in the last two years. When risks are so high that long-time, successful contractors are openly questioning their future in the industry, we need to listen. Let’s not take anything – or anyone – for granted.

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INDIGENOUS STUDENTS HAMMER OUT CAREERS ON HISTORIC PROJECT Over the past 12 weeks, a group of In-

Designed for students without trades

digenous students have rolled up their

experience, the three-month sampler

Hamilton, associate director of Community

sleeves exploring the trades. Enrolled

program provides skills training in

Training at the School of Trades and

in the School of Trades and Technol-

three construction-related trade: car-

Technology. “So, they’re being intro-

ogy’s Trades Sampler Program at

pentry, plumbing and electrical.

duced to drywall, trim, siding and

Education

and

Workforce

Thompson Rivers University’s (TRU)

“Students are also part of the Resi-

Williams Lake campus, the students

dential Building Maintenance Worker

are getting practical trades experience

program, supported by the Industry

The School of Trades has run more

while revitalizing the historic Soda

Training Authority, which leads and

than 30 sampler programs in Indig-

Creek Emporium near Xatśūll Heri-

manages B.C.’s trades training and

enous communities over the years.

tage Village north of Williams Lake.

apprenticeship system,” says Heather

“Typically, we run eight to 10 pro-

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grams every year, each of which develops much-needed hands-on skills and provides employment opportunities for Indigenous students,” she adds.

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INTEGRIS CREDIT UNION: ENRICHING LIVES AND COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT NORTH-CENTRAL B.C. Integris Credit Union is more than

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1940s, locals throughout the region

ated Integris, which has grown into a

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did not have access to many financial

$1.8-billion co-operative enterprise.

North-Central B.C. enriching the lives

services – primarily lending. Locals

Integris provides banking, borrow-

of all they serve through responsive fi-

realized the need to band together to

ing, insurance (including the ICBC

nancial expertise, innovative member-

overcome the ‘access’ issue and credit

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solutions and targeted community in-

unions (CU) in Prince George, Vander-

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from, such as protection from cyber in-

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cidents or losses arising from crime.”

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Regional

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Jefferies says they can also provide

provides the latter’s members incen-

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construction-specific coverages such

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“Our business is people and their

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financial well-being, from creating

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personalized savings strategies for

petitive. Integris can help employers

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selecting the right investment products for you, working through estate considerations, and setting up insurance protection for you and your loved ones,” Sukhi Klair, senior manager of wealth management, says.

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BUILD THE NETWORK YOU NEED TO SUCCEED By Adam Addlestone, Director of Business Development, BidCentral

with me as a subcontractor.”

Finding the right projects isn’t just an

says. “You can also access the bidders’

operational necessity, it’s also a busi-

list to see who’s bidding on the project

The BidCentral contractor direc-

ness strategy. How are you identifying

and which general contractor, trade

tory Addlestone mentions above allows

new markets, products, and services?

contractors, manufacturers, and sup-

companies to create a business profile,

How are you cultivating new partner-

pliers are involved.”

enabling others to invite them to bid

ships and subs, pursuing strategic opportunities for growth? It all comes down to the power of

Regular, free webinars – about once

on projects or to request a quote from

every three weeks – show new users

them. Addlestone works closely with

how to get the most out of the platform.

the Northern Regional Construction Association (NRCA) on the service.

your network, and BidCentral is here

BidCentral also provides valuable

to help you build it with a powerful new

pre-bid content, which describes proj-

“We value the partnership we have

directory and “invitation to bid” tools.

ects that are coming down the pipeline

with NRCA. They do a great job of ad-

Managed by the non-profit BC Con-

but aren’t open for tendering just yet.

vocating for the construction industry

struction Association, BidCentral is

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

in the North and making sure relevant

open to any company that serves B.C.’s

coming in your area, so you can follow

projects are on BidCentral.

construction industry and is the largest

them and get ready to bid,” Addlestone

of NRCA get a 60-per cent discount on

source for construction project oppor-

notes.

their BidCentral subscription,” he says.

Members

BidCentral is free to project owners,

One of the many valuable features

“BidCentral aggregates construction

general contractors, architects, and

of BidCentral is “opportunity match-

projects from all around the province

consultants, which ensures a steady

ing”, which matches subscribers with

in one place, so all companies can eas-

stream of new projects are being post-

relevant projects based on keywords

ily access the projects, documents and

ed.

that they wish to be notified about – for

tunities in the province.

drawings and bidders’ lists,” says Adam

“One of BidCentral’s most notable

example, electrical or mechanical or a

Addlestone, director of business devel-

features is the new invitation to bid,”

product name or brand such as Moen.

opment at BidCentral. “Get started with

advises Addlestone. “This is a really im-

This feature provides significant value

a free entry-level account or choose a

portant network builder. A GC can use

to subscribers, who are informed every

premium subscription to get enhanced

the BidCentral Directory to find sub-

time their product or service is speci-

tools and more project data (NRCA

trades, and then invite them to bid on

fied.

members get a 60-per cent discount).”

projects. For example, if I’m in Prince

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George but I see a project in Williams

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Lake and don’t have the resources in

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EMERGING FROM THE PANDEMIC By Arthur Chung

The magnitude of impact the COV-

zation would face similar challenges

Unlike many sectors such as the white-

ID-19 pandemic has had on economic

as what the downturn in 2008 had

collar sector, the construction industry

activity, employment, and our way of

presented. Perhaps, but for certain,

did not have the option to work from

working have been extensive.

the current challenges have greater

home; their jobs required these work-

By comparison, in 2009, following

complexity, as unlike the downturn

ers to be on-site, on the job and taking

the global economic downturn, the

where the economy took the brunt of

on the health risk exposure. The con-

construction industry in B.C. would

the blow and people were the collateral

struction sector had continued to have

follow the economic recovery, which it

damage; with this pandemic it became

challenges recruiting people and it

had lagged about six to eight months

quite evident that people or the human

would continue to be challenged even

behind. This meant that when the

resource is what is taking the greatest

when the pandemic should have freed

economy started to regress, the con-

impact especially when you consider

up a whole cohort of available people

struction sector in B.C. would con-

the health, wellness, and financial as-

to be introduced into the construction

tinue as it had been, remaining quite

pects. In fact, in construction, the in-

industry.

vibrant as the prior half-dozen years or

dustry remains strong and essential.

so; only to join the economic distressripple six months after.

Our member-clients were not im-

The reality is our work life has and

mune to these challenges, and they had

will change as we surface from the pan-

to re-evaluate the value proposition

The pandemic, and what appears to

demic. Both employers and employees

they presented to their current and

be the precipice of a recovery, forced

will have their resilience tested in the

prospective workforce. As part of the

us to think about whether our organi-

workplace, mentally and physically.

evaluative process, construction sec-

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tor employers would now need to de-

adds to that cost along with availability

termine several components of their

or supply.

– Inclusivity

value proposition. This included

For our part, the Trust will continue

tangible factors, such as compensa-

to strongly support the NRCA and its

tion, retirement wealth plans, health

members through thoughtful consul-

& wellness benefits as well as the in-

tation focusing squarely on address-

tangibles, such as work-life balance,

ing their human capital needs, provide

an inclusive and progressive culture,

services and resources focused on pos-

career path opportunities and con-

itive long term health outcomes and

tinued learning and development. According to a recent employee health

benefits

survey

(Benefits

Canada, 2022), the top three factors driving employee retention are: 1. Employee Benefits (34 per cent) 2. Strong Culture (31 per cent) 3. Belief in the Leadership Team (29 per cent) Quite evident that this is well beyond just pay. This sheds light into recruiting and in many ways more importantly, retention. Replacing an employee below a senior level, can cost an organization half that annual salary. Replacing a senior level employee can be more the 400 per cent of the

• Builders Code – Safety – Supporting employers with workplace culture and strong practices/ policies • Mental Healthcare and Support – MindBeacon (iCBT) – CAREpath

support industry initiatives. Working

– Employee and Family Assistance

collaboratively, the Trust has supported many initiatives of B.C.’s regional construction associations and through our work, have aligned these programs with what we feel are anticipated needs and challenges the industry and those

Program • Virtual Access to health services – Pocket Pills • Human resource support and consultation

who participate on our plan are facing.

– ERSP

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BCCSA WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR LESA LACEY FIRST FEMALE CHAIR DEMONSTRATES A COMMITMENT TO SAFETY; A TALENT FOR MAKING CONNECTIONS our organization.”

Lesa Lacey has always been a bridge

2018. She has served the organization

builder and a champion of inclusion.

as president of the Canadian Home

Tammy Oliver, senior director of the

Since day one as the first female chair

Builders’ Association (CHBA), Fraser

BCCSA, is the Alliance’s top-ranking

of the B.C. Construction Safety Alliance

Valley. She also sat on the CHBA BC

female executive and has worked with

(BCCSA), she’s been leveraging those

education committee, the CHBA BC

Lacey for the past four years.

strengths to ensure that every sector of

Renovator’s Council and on CHBA na-

the province’s construction industry is

tional committees.

heard at the Alliance table.

“Lesa has shown nothing but commitment and dedication in her involve-

“In nominating her to the BCCSA

ment with the BCCSA,” she says. “She’s

Lacey and her husband Erik are co-

board we were looking for someone we

not only talented, she’s fun to work

owners of Lacey Construction Ltd., a

could rely on to demonstrate commit-

with. I’m grateful not only that she

full-service contractor founded in 1999

ment to residential construction, to the

stepped up to take on the role of our

focused primarily on custom residen-

industry and to safety,” Moody says.

first female chair, but for the wealth of

tial projects in the Fraser Valley. She’s

“In everything she does, Lesa is in-

construction experience — homebuild-

been active in attending industry events

quisitive, detailed and meticulous. We

ing in particular — that she brings with

and volunteering for positions that in-

understand that she’s the first female

her.”

clude BCCSA board member represent-

chair of the BCCSA, but we also know

She notes that Lacey is well known

ing the Canadian Home Builders’ Asso-

that she was confirmed in that position

for her commitment to employment

ciation of BC (CHBA BC).

because she was the best person to take

inclusion and her advocacy for the

on that role.”

participation of women in the indus-

“I’m

passionate

about

connect-

Mike

try. She’s been a volunteer at Skills BC

to resources such as the high-calibre

McKenna says he was confident that

events supporting women in trades

material and support provided by the

Lacey would be a good candidate for

and worked with the Industry Training

BCCSA,” she says. “That’s why I’m so

chair from the moment she was nomi-

Authority to develop a best practices

excited to take on this position. I’m a

nated for the position.

guide designed to help employers hire

ing people and also connecting them

BCCSA

executive

director

and retain female workers.

from a small town where everybody

“Past chair Kevin Mierau also ex-

knows everybody else, and I want to

pressed confidence in the abilities she

bring that same level of connectedness

had already demonstrated through

to the member organizations repre-

her work on behalf of the board,” he

“But I never felt I was singled out in

sented on the board of the BCCSA, so

says. “For the Alliance, Lesa’s connec-

that way,” she says. “I’ve always felt

that we know what their concerns are

tion with our homebuilder employer

that I’m here first as someone who is

and that they know what we can offer.”

members and her ability to thread the

committed to construction safety.”

CHBA BC president Neil Moody first

needle with all the other associations

appointed Lacey to the BCCSA board in

we represent are considerable assets to

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Lacey notes that she’s proud to be the Alliance’s first female chair.

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months is the most hazardous in terms of crashes. Shift Into

too early to start thinking about parkas, shovels, and even ve-

Winter’s overall goal is to bring the number of driving-related

hicles.

deaths or injuries during winter to zero.

A campaign that annually goes into effect on October 1,

“A lot of these accidents are preventable, and that is one of

Shift into Winter is entering its 14th year of helping drivers in

the key messages,” Acres says. “With good preparation and

B.C. safely maneuver the roads during the winter months. The

precautions, everyone who drives for work should be able to

public campaign runs from the beginning of October to the

get home safely after their shift.”

end of February, but the program works with employers even

Shift into Winter aims to spread its messaging to people

earlier than that, according to Trace Acres program director

who drive for work , such as contractors and other folks in the

for Road Safety at Work.

construction industry, and to the general public. “The mes-

In B.C., statistics show that driving during the winter

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sage is to prepare your vehicle and your drivers for winter. It


is never too soon to start to not just winterize your vehicle and

the necessary precautions and drive safely, you’re going to sig-

get the right tires, but also to assess your driving skills for the

nificantly lower the risks of being involved in a crash,” Acres

season,” Acres says.

says. “With the right kind of vehicle maintenance, prepara-

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Admiral Roofing Ltd. Scott Goldie

Aqua North Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Mitch Pederson

Britco BOXX Limited Partnership Kris Schmidt

4214 Cowart Road Prince George, BC V2N 6H9 E: scott@admiralroofing.ca T: (250) 561-1230

P.O. Box 836, 3859 First Avenue Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 E: info@aquanorthltd.com T: (250) 847-3858

6751 Pacific Street Prince George, BC V2N 5S4 E: kschmidt@britco.com T: (250) 613-1248

Aesthetics Drywall Jared Misch

Aqua Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Karleen Lemiski

Broadwater Industries (2011) Ltd. Claudio Pirillo

3607 Romanin Crescent Prince George, BC V2N 4R7 E: Admin@Aestheticsdrywall.ca T: (250) 277-1650

3115 River Drive Terrace, BC V8G 3P5 E: aquaplumbing@telus.net T: (250) 635-7601

247 1st Avenue East Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1A7 E: cpirillo@bwindustries.ca T: (250) 624-5158

All Pro Plumbing & Heating Inc. Kay Gallagher

Armtec Inc. Iain Elder

1904 South Quinn Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X5 E: kay@apph.ca T: (250) 613-2268

1287 Boundary Road Prince George, BC V2N 5T2 E: Iain.Elder@Armtec.com T: (250) 561-2911

Brock White Construction Materials, A White Cap Supply Company Kelvin Summerfeld

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Brocor Construction Ltd. Wes Mayer

BV Electric Ltd. Gary Huxtable

Celtic Construction Ltd. Carl Chandler

P.O. Box 569 Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H4 E: wes@brocor.com T: (250) 782-3404

2400 Telkwa High Road Telkwa, BC V0J 2X1 E: info@bvelectric.ca T: (250) 877-9642

P.O. Box 507, 2605 92nd Avenue Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H4 E: carl@celticconstruction.ca T: (250) 782-6109

Brownridge & Company Insurance Services Inc. Gordon Brownridge

Canadian Western Bank Matthew Mortlock

Central Interior Piping & Maintenance Ltd. Rocky Servatius

1198 Victoria Street Prince George, BC V2L 2L2 E: gord@brownridgeinsurance.com T: (250) 564-0002

Bryant Electric Ltd. Darcy Bryant 1931 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 E: darcy@bryantelectric.ca T: (250) 564-7685

Buckhorn Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. Ryan Russell 7029 Southridge Avenue Prince George, BC V2N 4Y6 E: buckhornhvac@gmail.com T: (250) 964-4777

Bull Mechanical Ltd. Robert Howarth #13 712074 RR 55 Grande Prairie, AB T8X 4A8 E: rhowarth@bullmechanical.com T: (587) 299-9698

Burgess Plumbing, Heating & Electrical Co. Ltd. Bonnie Griffith 36 North Broadway Williams Lake, BC V2G 1B9 E: bonnie@burgessphe.com T: (250) 392-3301

300 Victoria Street Prince George, BC V2L 4X4 E: matthew.mortlock@cwbank.com T: (250) 649-3109

Canadian Western Mechanical Ltd. Darryl Tolhurst 884 Front Street Quesnel, BC V2J 5Y3 E: canwest@quesnelbc.com T: (250) 992-9807

CanaSteel Rebar Services Corp Edell Greenough P.O. Box 2215, 315 Ongman Road Prince George, BC V2N 2J8 E: rebar@canasteel.com T: (250) 562-5025

Capco Construction Services Ltd. Alex Coyles 4118 Hart Highway Prince George, BC V2K2Z6 E: alex@capcoconstruction.ca T: (250) 640-5214

Cascade Mechanical Ltd. Matt Slager 1840 Quinn Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X5 E: matt@cascade-mechanical.ca T: (250) 564-2883

7405 Hart Highway Prince George, BC V2K 3B1 E: info@cipltd.ca T: (250) 962-7405

Centre City Electric Ltd. Trevor Sakamoto 1925 Quinn Street South Prince George, BC V2N 2X2 E: trevor@centrecityelectric.com T: (250) 561-2733

CIF Construction Ltd. Geoff White P.O. Box 2159 Prince George, BC V2N 2J6 E: geoff.white@cifcon.com T: (250) 564-8174

CIMS Ltd. Partnership Thom Meier 245 Third Street Kitimat, BC V8C 2N8 E: tmeier@101industries.com T: (250) 632-6859

City of Prince George Walter Babicz 1100 Patricia Boulevard Prince George, BC V2L 3V9 E: Walter.Babicz@princegeorge.ca T: (250) 561-7630

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Sandra Rose 177 Victoria Street Prince George, BC V2L 5R8 E: sandra.rose@bdc.ca T: (250) 561-5323 B.C. AIR FILTER - NOW IN PRINCE GEORGE FOR ALL YOUR COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL AIR FILTER NEEDS! We do bulk filter orders or ‘Bag & Tag’ for contractors. Warehouse – 1975, Ogilvie St. S., Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 PHONE/FAX –

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Civic Legal LLP 710-900 West Hastings Street

Corestock Industrial Supply Ltd. Darcy Buryn

Driving Force Curtis Brown

Vancouver, BC V6E 1E5 T: (640) 639-3639

229 Ongman Road Prince George, BC V2K 4K9 E: d.buryn@telus.net T: (250) 564-3001

1001 Great Street Prince George, BC V2N 4B3 E: cbrown@drivingforce.ca T: (250) 564-6378

D&S Electric Kimberley Preeper

DWB Consulting Services Ltd. Todd Wambolt

2081-B North Lakeside Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 5G7 E: kim@dselectric.ca T: (250) 392-1015

1579 9th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3R8 E: twambolt@dwbconsulting.ca T: (250) 562-5541

D/R Energy Wise Distributors Ltd. Ron Reimer

E & L Bulldog Construction Inc. Lorne Lilley

1592 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1W9 E: ewisepg@telus.net T: (250) 564-8616

292 Tatchell Road Quesnel, BC V2J 0A3 E: llilley99@shaw.ca T: (250) 991-8847

Dan Marcotte Law Corporation Dan Marcotte

Eby & Sons Construction Ltd. Tony Caputo

440 Brunswick Street Prince George, BC V2L 2B6 E: dan@marcottelaw.com T: (250) 564-0052

1060 Saskatoon Avenue Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4J3 E: tony@ebycon.ca T: (250) 627-1311

Datoff Bros. Construction Ltd. Ryan Hemmerich

Emco Corporation/ The Ensuite Bath & Kitchen Showroom Lauri Inwood

Coast Mountain School District #82 Greg Porter 3211 Kenney Street Terrace, BC V8G3E9 E: greg.porter@cmsd.bc.ca T: (250) 638-4001

College of New Caledonia Surinder Bains 3330 22nd Avenue Prince George, BC V2N 1P8 E: bainss27@cnc.bc.ca T: (250) 561-5825

Colteran Developments Corp. David Toews 10519 100th Avenue A Fort St. John, BC V1J 1Z1 E: david.toews@colteran.ca T: (250) 787-7029

Connelly Industrial Insulation Services Ltd. Dustin LeBlanc 1-4610 61st Street Red Deer, AB T4N 2R2 E: info@connellyinsulation.com T: (403) 343-3125

Convoy Supply Ltd. Lance Hicks 2261 Quinn Street South Prince George, BC V2N 2X4 E: lhicks@convoy-supply.com T: (250) 563-4704

Core Geomatics Survey Group Inc. Julia Sawatzky 300-4503 Brisebois Drive Northwest Calgary, AB T2L2G3 E: julia.sawatzky@coregeomatics.com T: (403-648-2772

Core Landscaping Ltd. Ray Bibby 1250 Orion Road Prince George, BC V2K 5G3 E: coreland@telus.net T: (250) 963-5655

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102-1837 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 E: info@datoff.com T: (250) 960-2223

DM Henderson Roofing Ltd. Tom van Spronsen P.O. Box 328 Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4G9 E: tom@hendersonroofing.com T: (250) 782-3467

DMC Chartered Professional Accountants Inc. Pam Ross

102-1596 Quinn Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X4 E: linwood@emcoltd.com T: (250) 563-1771

Equity Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Brad Popoff 4912 Hart Highway Prince George, BC V2K 3A1 E: brad@equityplumbing.ca T: (250) 563-1191

Everguard Fire Equipment Amber Blondin

696 Brunswick Street Prince George, BC V2L 2C1 E: pam@dmca.bc.ca T: (250) 564-2660

2083 Ogilvie Street South Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 E: service@everguardbc.ca T: (250) 563-1799

Door Systems Assa Abloy Greg Lund

Ex-cel Acoustics Ltd. Guy Fulljames

2278 Nicholson Street Prince George, BC V2N 1V8 E: greg.lund@assaabloy.com T: (250) 563-0195

774 3rd Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3C5 E: ex-cel@telus.net T: (250) 563-4181

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Finning (Canada) Jason McKague

Glacier Electric (2006) Ltd. Gilbert

1100 Pacific Street Prince George, BC V2N 5S3 E: jmckague@finning.com T: (250) 563-0331

P.O. Box 2833 Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 E: admin@glacierelectric.ca T: (250) 847-3451

Finning International Inc. DBA The CAT Rental Store Darrell Williams

Grosso Precast (A Division of Northern Vac Services Ltd.) Chris Lutters

1140 Pacific Street Prince George, BC V2N 5S3 E: dkwilliams@finning.com T: (250) 562-9292

P.O. Box 4514 Williams Lake, BC V2G 2V5 E: chris.lutters@grossoprecast.com T: (250) 392-3169

585 Dominion Street Prince George, BC V2L 1T7 E: wendee.copeland@hyatt.com T: (236) 423-3324

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5239 Continental size: 1/2Way Vertical (3.625” x 10.25”) Prince George, V2N 5S5Member Discount 114-1717 3rd Avenue cost:BC $1,400 - 10% E: murray.grayson@firsttruck.ca Prince George, BC V2L 3G7 T: (250) 561-0646 E: fpcinc@telus.net T: (250) 563-8243

Fraser Valley Building Supplies Inc. Your Decor internet exposure FREEKlein Richard

High Tech Restoration James Larmand

4602 Avenue & Area Keith Community magazine is available for both viewing and downloading Terrace, BC V8G 4K1with online — completely interactive It’s like getting two ads E: hyperlinks. richard@yourdecor.com — for the price of one! T: (250) 635-2976

2044 Quinn Street South Prince George, BC V2N 1X5 E: james_hightech@telus.net T: (250) 614-1345

Free Spirit Ventures Inc. Hayden Greenshields

Houle Electric Ltd. Nick Hauff

2430 Ridgeview Place Prince George, BC V2K 3Z3 E: hayden@safetypays.ca T: (250) 561-3253

3635 Opie Crescent Prince George, BC V2N 1B9 E: hauffn@houle.ca T: (250) 562-2009

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G & J Design Flooring Ltd. Jeff Lefebvre 1295 Cariboo Highway North Quesnel, BC V2J 2Y5 E: design@goldcity.net T: (250) 992-2272

GeoNorth Engineering Ltd. David McDougall Email: robin@rgstrategies.com 3975 18th Avenue Prince George,Sales BC V2N 1B2 Advertising | T: 250.785.3586 E: Robin d.mcdougall@geonorth.ca Graham-Holstein C: 250.574.3572 T: E:(250) 564-4304 robin@rgstrategies.com

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500 Victoria Street Prince George, BC V2L 2J9 E: kristie.ezelyk@hubinternational.com T: (250) 564-2211

Hyatt Place Prince George Wendee Copeland

1088 Great Street Prince George, BC V2N 2K8 E: sboyes@idlprojects.com T: (250) 649-0561

Industrial Scaffold Services L.P. Kim Green 2076 Balsam Road Nanaimo, BC V9X 1T5 E: kgreen@industrialscaffoldservices.com T: (250) 591-2535

Inland Control & Services Inc. Dennis Monell 1001 20th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 5K2 E: dennis@inlandcontrol.bc.ca T: (250) 563-6886

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Geotech Drilling Services Ltd. Brant Jackson 5052 Hartway Drive 250.785.6037 Prince George, BC T: V2K 5B7 E: info@fsjchamber.com E: brant.jackson@geotechdrilling.com www.fsjchamber.com T: (250) 962-9041

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Inland Truck & Equipment Glen Kelly

Kalmar Construction Ltd Tina Henry

Lakewood Electric Ltd. Rick Zemlak

7337 Boundary Avenue Prince George, BC V2N 6C9 E: gkelly@inland-group.com T: (250) 562-8171

10035 Beaver Road Fort St. John, BC V1J 1B5 E: tina@kalmarconstruction.com T: (250) 787-7118

2007 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 E: info@lakewoodelectric.ca T: (250) 563-4100

Integris Credit Union Alexis Jefferies

Kenroc Building Materials Co. Ltd. Eddie Green

Lambert Built Ltd. James Lambert

1598 6th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 5B5 E: nrca@integriscu.ca T: (250) 612-3456

1975 Robertson Road Prince George, BC V2N 1X7 E: green@kenroc.com T: (250) 562-7145

2B 288 Ongman Road Prince George, BC V2K 4K9 E: james@lambertbuilt.ca T: (250) 640-4101

Intercoast Construction Ltd. Danny Schwab

Kidd Contractors Ltd. Dean Erickson

Lauren Bros. Construction Ltd. Marty Lauren

4032 Hart Highway Prince George, BC V2K 2Z6 E: danny@intercoast.ca T: (250) 962-4620

5339B Hartway Drive Prince George, BC V2K 5B6 E: deankido@shaw.ca T: (250) 562-1333

IQ Builders Ltd. Ken Sasaki

Kingston Construction Ltd. Jeremy Woodman

190 River Road Prince George, BC V2L 5S8 E: ksasaki@pgonline.com T: (250) 613-5602

9349 194th Street Surrey, BC V4N 4G1 E: jwoodman@kingstonconstruction.ca T: (604) 882-7488

J C’s Waterworks Ltd. Trina Evans

Knappett Industries (2006) Ltd Dan Hadden

P.O. Box 1866 Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 E: jcs1@telus.net T: (250) 567-5888

C-10519 100th Avenue Fort St. John, BC V1J 1Z1 E: danh@knappettindustries.com T: (250) 785-0123

Jempland Construction Ltd. Keith Hillen

Kor Alta Construction Ltd. Ted Commandeur

3549 Opie Crescent Prince George, BC V2N 1B8 E: khillen@jempland.com T: (250) 564-7786

246176th Ave Northwest Edmonton, AB T6P 1P6 E: tcommandeur@koralta.com T: (780) 440-6661

Jen Col Construction Ltd. Cory Jodoin

L&M Engineering Limited. Luke McDonald

100-9620 266th Street Acheson, AB T7X 6H6 E: jen-col@jen-col.com T: (780) 963-6523

1210 4th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3J4 E: lmcdonald@lmengineering.bc.ca T: (250) 562-1977

K2 Electric Emma Holland

Lafarge Canada Inc. Jason Garneau

Mainline Plumbing & Heating (2007) Ltd. Valerie Marsh

9629 Penn Road Prince George, BC V2N 5T6 E: admin@k2electric.com T: (250) 564-7885

6757 Otway Road Prince George, BC V2M 7B4 E: jason.garneau@lafargeholcim.com T: (250) 562-1514

3658 Opie Crescent Prince George, BC V2N 1C1 E: vmarsh@mainlineltd.ca T: (250) 564-9808

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445 Glen Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 5B5 E: marty@laurenbros.com T: (250) 305-0561

Linear Services Ltd. Rebecca Simms 387 Mullett Crescent Prince George, BC V2M 6K4 E: rebeccasimms@shaw.ca T: (250) 614-1364

Local Rental Solutions Ltd. Dustin Graham 2180 Robertson Road Prince George, BC V2N 1X6 E: dustin@localrentalsolutions.com T: (250) 612-0010

M.H. King Excavating Ltd. Janet Wood 3602 Dog Creek Road Williams Lake, BC V2G 5B8 E: admin@mhkingexcavating.ca T: (250) 392-3641

MacDunn Controls Ltd. Michael Macaulay 4179 Northwood Pulpmill Road Prince George, BC V2K 5R8 E: macdunncontrols@gmail.com T: (250) 962-0366


Mainline Roofing Co. Ltd. Niki Lyons

Norcan Construction - 83 Inc. Peter Crolow

NW Electrical Solutions Lonnie Trelenberg

255 Hodgson Road Williams Lake, BC V2G 3P7 E: mainline@telus.net T: (250) 392-4322

P.O. Box 1858 Prince George, BC V2L 4V7 E: peter@norcan.net T: (250) 564-4757

6770 Cathedral Place Prince George, BC V2N5R4 E: ltrelenberg@nw-es.ca T: (250) 613-9550

Marcan Construction Ltd Paul Marogna

Norske Construction Inc. Jon Halvorson

Omineca Fabricating Luke Veeken

100-1151 Chamberlin Avenue Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4J5 E: info@marcanconstruction.ca T: (250) 627-1500

Marmot Builders Preston Aitchison 3055 Maurice Drive Prince George, BC V2N 0C8 E: paitchison@marmotbuilders.com T: (250) 617-9183

13545 Highway 16 West Prince George, BC V2N 6L1 E: jhnorskeconstruction@shaw.ca T: (250) 981-5024

287 Ongman Road Prince George, BC V2K 4K9 E: luke.veeken@ominecafab.com T: (250) 562-6769

North Central Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Duncan Lea

Overhead Door Co. of Fort St. John John

P.O. Box 665, 3352 Highway 16 Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 E: info@nch.ca T: (250) 847-3060

Metro Testing + Engineering Ltd. Mike Robinson

Northbridge Insurance David Kalashnikov

8706 109th Street Fort St. John, BC V1J 7C5 E: mrobinson@metrotesting.ca T: (250) 261-6615

1500-745 Thurlow Street Vancouver, BC V6E 0C5 E: David.Kalashnikov@nbfc.com T: (604) 683-5511

Mills Alicia Hogg

Northern Electrical Contractors (1981) Ltd. Dean Espenhain

219 1st Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 2Y1 E: shussey@mills.ca T: (250) 562-2414

MNP LLP Andrew Adams 400-550 Victoria Street Prince George, BC V2L 2K1 E: andrew.adams@mnp.ca T: (250) 596-4900

Napp Enterprises Ltd. Barb Warkentine 12160 Beaverly Road East Prince George, BC V2N 6L5 E: barb@napp.ca T: (250) 964-0007

4150 Versatile Place Prince George, BC V2N 4K9 E: dean@northernelectricltd.com T: (250) 562-0006

Northlands Water and Sewer Supplies Dan Hunt 1733 South Lyon Street Prince George, BC V2N 1T3 E: dan@northlandswater.ca T: (250) 561-1884

Northway Glass Jordan Nadeau 2235 South Nicholson Street Prince George, BC V2N 1V9 E: jordan@northwayglass.ca T: (250) 563-9933

NexGen Homes & General Contractors Kyle Wall

Nucor Harris Rebar Melanie Coffey

P.O. Box 1703 Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 E: kyle@wallcontracting.ca T: (250) 774-3607

9690 Penn Road Prince George, BC V2N 5T6 E: mcoffey@harrisrebar.com T: (250) 562-0065

8215 93rd Street, P.O. Box 6301 Fort St. John, BC V1J 4H8 E: johnh@ohdoor.com T: (250) 787-0216

Parallel Welding, Fabrication Ltd. Matt Kolle 1818 Brownmiller Road Quesnel, BC V2J 0C5 E: matt.kolle@parallelwelding.com T: (250) 992-9433

Peace River Projects Inc. Chris Leatherdale P.O. Box 2138 Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0 E: prprojects@telus.net T: (250) 262-5557

PG Floor Fashions Ltd. Brent Stone 140-1990 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X1 E: pgfloor@shawbiz.ca T: (250) 563-4844

PG Rock and Gravel Ltd. Sharlene Jarvis 5027 Sandberg Road Prince George, BC V2M 7B4 E: pgrock@telus.net T: (250) 614-1010

Ply Gem Marti Ranu 101-1596 Quinn Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X4 E: marti.ranu@plygem.com T: (250) 564-7888

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Portal Installation 2009 Ltd. Davor Drazenovic

R.G. McLeod Developments Inc. Rod McLeod

Rona Home Centre Randy Gilkinson

710 3rd Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3C5 E: info@portaldoors.ca T: (250) 564-9596

1625 4th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 2K2 E: rgmcleod@telus.net T: (250) 961-3325

298 Proctor Street Williams Lake, BC V2G 1S1 E: rgilkinson@rona.ca T: (250) 392-7767

PRD Construction Ltd. Paul Danbrook

Ramada Hotel Downtown Prince George Shirley Tiller

Royal Bank of Canada Robyn Holling

1253 5th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3L3 E: paul@prdconstruction.ca T: (250) 612-0220

Primus Electric Inc. Christopher Wiebe

444 George Street Prince George, BC V2L 1R6 E: STiller@ramadaprincegeorge.com T: (250)563-0055

2nd floor, 550 Victoria Street Prince George, BC V2L 2K1 E: robyn.holling@rbc.com T: (250) 960-4531

RCABC Guarantee Corp. Bryan Wallner

Rupert Wood’N Steel Construction Ltd. Jordan Stromdahl

9734 201st Street Langley, BC V1M 3E8 E: bwallner@rcabc.org T: (604) 882-3435

800 Fraser Street, P.O. Box 2006 Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3W8 E: Jordan@rwsprojects.ca T: (250) 627-8788

RH Jones & Son Mechanical Ltd. Chad Kinsley

S. Young Enterprises Ltd. Shawn Young

2082 Quinn Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X5 E: ckinsley@rhjones.ca T: (250) 564-7272

RR 1, Site 10, Comp 56 Fort St. John, BC V1J 4M6 E: shawn@syoungenterprisesltd.ca T: (250) 261-1179

RidgelineCorp. Jon Brower

Sandman Hotel Group Debie Hemich

P.O. Box 2055 Prince George, BC V2N 2J6 E: pgtoilet@pgtoilet.ca T: (250) 963-8820

2173 Ogilvie Street South Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 E: jon@ridgelinecorp.ca T: (250) 564-8928

2990 Recreation Place Prince George, BC V2N 0B2 E: dos_bcnorth@sandman.ca T: (250) 645-7263

Prince Sheet Metal & Heating Ltd. Jim Plumridge

Right Choice Flooring Ray Robertson

School District #27 - Cariboo Chilcotin David Corbett

2002 Quinn Street South Prince George, BC V2N 1X5 E: psm@roofingbc.com T: (250) 564-6991

1550 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1W9 E: ray.rcflooring@shaw.ca T: (250) 562-6277

350 North 2nd Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Z9 E: david.corbett@sd27.bc.ca T: (250) 398-3823

Pro North Heating Inc. Claude Chaput

RJ Cooper Construction Ltd. Brian Teschke

School District #91 - Lake District Kevin Derksen

P.O. Box 197, 9420 93rd Avenue Fort St. John, BC V1J 6W7 E: pronorthheating@telus.net T: (250) 785-5545

1937 Ogilvie Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X2 E: brian@cooperconstruction.ca T: (250) 563-4649

P.O. Box 129 Vanderhoof , bc V0J 3A0 E: kderksen@sd91.bc.ca T: (250) 567-2101

Progressive Ventures Construction Ltd. Heather Hansen

RL7 Mechanical Ltd. Lori Whittingham

Scouten Engineering Ben Crimp

1065 Murray Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 4K8 E: service.rl7@telus.net T: (250) 392-1742

201-1968 Queensway Street Prince George, BC V2L 1M2 E: bcrimp@scoutenengineering.com T: (250) 562-7050

500 Queensway Prince George, BC V2L 1L3 E: chris@primuselectric.ca T: (250) 564-1185

Prince George Chamber of Commerce Todd Corrigall 102-1584 7th Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3P4 E: ceo@pgchamber.bc.ca T: (250) 562-2454

Prince George Portable Toilet Services Ltd. Cristina Bond

4-5008 Pohle Avenue Terrace, BC V8G 4S8 E: heatherh@pvlgroup.com T: (250) 635-7459

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Selco Projects Ltd. Andrew Selkirk

Sterling Crane Colin Cote

3259 Monahan Crescent Prince George, BC V2N 4E5 E: selcoprojectsltd@gmail.com T: (250) 617-1675

2-8958 Milwaukee Way Prince George, BC V2N 5T3 E: ccote@sterlingcrane.com T: (250) 561-1501

ServcoCanada John Gordon

Stinger Welding Ltd. Willy Manson

322 Industrial Avenue Kitimat, BC V8C 2E9 E: jgordon@servcocanada.com T: (250) 632-3332

P.O. Box 2808 Prince George, BC V2N 4T6 E: willym@stingerwelding.com T: (250) 561-9200

Service Electric Ltd. Mike Fisher

Sullivan Mechanical Ltd. Brian Sullivan

1275 Highway 97 North Quesnel, BC V2J 2Y3 E: mike.fisher@serviceelectric.ca T: (250) 992-7091

P.O. Box 398 Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3R2 E: sullivanmech@gmail.com T: (250) 624-2708

Sibola Electric Ltd. Damian Hamblin

Summit Electric Ltd Robert Couturier

835 Geddes Road Prince George, BC V2N 6W5 E: damian@sibolaelectric.com T: (250) 963-6664

101 Spears Road Quesnel, BC V2J 4Z3 E: robcouturier@summitelec.com T: (250) 992-3181

Soiltech Consulting Ltd. Paul Nielsen

T L & T Electric Ltd. Steven Forrest

1215 Babine Road Prince George, BC V2N 6E2 E: paul@soiltech.ca T: (778) 349-5574

724 Enterprise Avenue Kitimat, BC V8C 2E6 E: sforrest@tltelectric.com T: (250) 632-2093

SpeeDee Printing & Promotional Kyle Flannagan

Technicon Industries Ltd. Andrew Contumelias

795 3rd Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3C6 E: kyle@speedeesolutions.ca T: (250) 563-8291

2809 Kalum Street Terrace, BC V8G 2M4 E: andrew@technicon-ind.com T: (250) 638-1111

Sprucelee Construction Ltd. Bryan Neufeld

Terus Construction Ltd. Jeremy Beaubien

2075 North Lakeside Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 5G7 E: bryan@sprucelee.com T: (250) 392-3621

P.O. Box 3513 Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 E: jeremy.beaubien@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 847-2761

Star West Petroleum Ltd. Dennis Riplinger

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Adventure Paving Warren Beal

101-1024 Great Street Prince George, BC V2N 2K8 E: dennisr@swpetroleum.ca T: (250) 981-4782

P.O. Box 809 Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3Y1 E: warren.beal@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 624-5814

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA DGS Astro Paving Ltd. Lee Bedell 9503 79th Avenue Fort St. John, BC V1J 4J3 E: lee.bedell@dgsastro.bc.ca T: (250) 787-7283

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Kentron Construction Terrance Byrd P.O. Box 156 Kitimat, BC V8C 2G7 E: terrance.byrd@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 639-9141

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Pittman Asphalt Fred Fortin 4955 Sandberg Road Prince George, BC V2M 7B4 E: fred.fortin@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 564-9444

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Prince George Ready Mix Mark Leslie 666 North Nechako Road Prince George, BC V2K 1A1 E: mark.leslie@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 563-1656

Terus Construction Ltd. DBA Quesnel Paving Fred Fortin P.O. Box 4400 Quesnel, BC V2J 3J4 E: fred.fortin@terusconstruction.ca T: (250) 992-9033

Thompson Rivers University Reta Langlands 1250 Western Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H7 E: rlanglands@tru.ca T: (250) 392-8000

TM Refrigeration Ltd. Terry McLeod 670 3rd Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3C4 E: tmref@telus.net T: (250) 563-2653

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Tom’s Construction (505217 BC Ltd.) John Fisher

United Concrete & Gravel Ltd. Sue Zacharias

Westcana Electric Inc. Karen Emerson

8711 101st Street Fort St. John, BC V1J 5K4 E: john@tomsconstruction.ca T: (250) 787-9108

245 Hodgson Road Williams Lake, BC V2G 3P7 E: suez@shaw.ca T: (250) 392-3443

1643 Ogilvie Street South Prince George, BC V2N 1W7 E: karen@westcana.com T: (250) 564-5800

Topside Consulting (2004) Ltd. Mel Hoffart

United Rentals of Canada Inc. Tim Kish

Westech Drilling Corp. Dallas Barlow

1717 93rd Avenue Dawson Creek, BC V1G 1E7 E: mel@topsideconsulting.ca T: (250) 782-6878

2073 1st Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 2Z1 E: kisht@ur.com T: (250) 564-3111

13695 East Beaverly Road Prince George, BC V2N 6L5 E: dallas.barlow@westechdrilling.com T: (250) 964-8748

TQ Insulators Jason Blake

University of Northern British Columbia David Claus

Western Financial Group Donna Kelly

P.O. Box 223 Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L0 E: jason@tqinsulators.com T: (250) 612-7861

Tri-City Refigeration Inc. Chris Langerscheidt 2912A Eby Street Terrace, BC V8G 2X5 E: chris@tricityrefrig.com T: (250) 635-2144

Tricon Truss & Millwork Ltd. Richard Plug 3516 Fulton Avenue Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 E: sales@tricontruss.ca T: (250) 847-2117

TRIG Piping and Fire Protection Ltd. Jacob LeFebvre 2635 1st Avenue Prince George, BC V2M 1B6 E: jacob@trigpiping.com T: (250) 614-3756

TW Industrial Group Ltd. Kelly Sheptak P.O. Box 22015 Prince George, BC V2N 4Z8 E: kelly@twindustrial.ca T: (250) 564-6857

Twin Rivers Developments Ltd. Sheldon Mayert 5048 Banzer Drive Prince George, BC V2K 4H2 E: smayert@twinriversdev.com T: (250) 962-6657

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3333 University Way Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 E: David.Claus@unbc.ca T: (250) 960-5502

Venture Elevator Inc. Paul Bentley 256 2nd Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 2Z5 E: paul@ventureelevator.com T: (250) 596-0448

Vihar Construction Ltd. Greg Burns 2920 Tatlow Road Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 E: admin@vihar.ca T: (250) 847-3024

Viker Construction Ltd. Darryl Viker 4750 Leflar Road Quesnel, BC V2J 6L2 E: viker@quesnelbc.com T: (250) 747-3812

Viking Construction Ltd. Glenn Skuggedal 1840 Quinn Street Prince George, BC V2N 1X5 E: glenn@vikingconstruction.ca T: (250) 562-5424

Waste Management of Canada Corp. Luis Gonzalez 4760 Banzer Drive Prince George, BC V2K 4H2 E: lgonza41@wm.com T: (250) 962-8898

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790 Central Street E. Prince George, BC V2M 3B7 E: donna.kelly@westernfg.ca T: (250) 564-3600

Western Industrial Contractors Ltd. Brian Savage 4912 Hart Highway Prince George, BC V2K 3A1 E: briansavage@wicltd.com T: (250) 962-6011

White Bear Industries Ltd. Norman Hull P.O. Box 669 Terrace, BC V8G 4B8 E: ar@whitebearindustries.ca T: (250) 635-3169

Wildland Developments Cal Duncan 510 Carney Street Prince George , BC V2M 2K6 E: c.duncan@wildlanddevelopment.ca T: (250) 552-8309

Williams Machinery Dustan Sept 102-880 Great Street Prince George, BC V2N 5R7 E: dsept@williamsmachinery.com T: (250) 563-0181

Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc. Jesse Ronahan 3685 Massey Drive Prince George, BC V2N 4E6 E: jronahan@wmbeck.com T: (778) 693-2740


Windsor Plywood George Hackle

WL Construction Ltd. Dale Neuls

Woodpro Engineering Ltd. John Westergard

3670 Opie Crescent Prince George, BC V2N 1C1 E: princegeorge@windsorplywood.com T: (250) 564-8814

6494 Airport Road, P.O. Box 6357 Fort St. John, BC V1J 4H8 E: dneuls@wlconstruction.com T: (250) 787-7707

983 Vancouver Street Prince George, BC V2L 2P6 E: princegeorge@woodproeng.com T: (250) 563-9964

Windsor Plywood (WL) Daryle Halfnights

WolfTek Industries Inc. Gordon Gallop

Yellowhead Pavement Marking Inc. Doug Russell

910E South Mackenzie Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 3Y1 E: dhalfnights@windsorplywood.com T: (250) 398-7118

4944 Continental Way Prince George, BC V2N 5S5 E: gord@wolftek.ca T: (250) 561-1556

P.O. Box 972 Terrace, BC V8G 4R2 E: russell_yellowhead@telus.net T: (250) 635-4332

Winton Homes Ltd. Keith Annis

Wolseley Waterworks and Industrial Steve Renko

Yeti Refrigeration Inc. Byron Conroy

590A Tomlin Road Prince George, BC V2K 4L4 E: keith.annis@wintonhomes.ca T: (250) 561-2079

2251 Nicholson Street South Prince George, BC V2N 1V9 E: steve.renko@wolseleyinc.ca T: (250) 277-8163

397 1st Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 2Y1 E: byron@yetirefrigeration.ca T: (250) 562-1160

Wise Windows & Doors (Williams Lake) Ltd. Trish Moore

Wood Wheaton GM SuperCentre Craig Wood

Zanron Fabrication & Machine Co. Ltd. Leonard Kaberry

2879 Highway 16 West Prince George, BC V2N 0A3 E: cwwood@woodwheaton.com T: (250) 564-4466

256 3rd Street Kitimat, BC V8C 2B8 E: leonard@zanron.com T: (250) 632-2181

12 North Broadway Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 1B9 E: trish@wisewindowsanddoors.com T: (250) 398-8583

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Index to advertisers Aase Roof Inspection Ltd.......................................................................................... 26 Acadia Northwest Mechanical Inc............................................................................. 11 Allpoints Fire Protection Ltd......................................................................................13 B.C. Air Filter Ltd...................................................................................................... 33 Bartle & Gibson......................................................................................................6, 19 BC 1 Call..................................................................................................................... 10 BK Two-Way Radio Ltd............................................................................................... 3 Brock White Canada.................................................................................................... 7 Brownridge & Company Insurance........................................................................... 26 Bryant Electric Ltd.................................................................................................... 23 Canasteel Rebar Services Corp.................................................................................... 8 Capco Construction Services Ltd................................................................................ 3 Capri CMW................................................................................................................ 24 Cascade Mechanical Ltd............................................................................................ 10 CIF Construction Ltd............................................................................................... IFC City of Prince George................................................................................................. 18 Corestock Industrial Supply Ltd............................................................................... 27 EMCO Corporation.....................................................................................................19 Grama’s Inn – Prince George.................................................................................... 24 Interior Workplace Compliance Testing............................................................. 23, 27 JEN COL Construction Ltd........................................................................................17 Knappett Industries................................................................................................... 35 MLA Prince George – Valemount & Mackenzie......................................................... 9 Nucor Harris Rebar....................................................................................................14 Prince George Portable Toilet Services Ltd.............................................................. 10 Progressive Ventures Construction Ltd..................................................................... 11 R.H. Jones & Son Mechanical Ltd.............................................................................31 Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia................................................ 9 Sandman Signature Prince George Hotel............................................................. 5, 29 Sterling Crane.............................................................................................................15 Thompson Rivers University................................................................................... IBC Topside Consulting (2004) Ltd..................................................................................14 United Concrete & Gravel Ltd................................................................................OBC Winton Homes Ltd.....................................................................................................21

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