NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2019 AEST0102-002120 Nov. 4, 2019 Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Industry Training Authority Celebrating skilled trades during Apprenticeship Recognition Month VICTORIA – From Nov. 4 to 30, 2019, B.C.’s apprentices are being recognized as their contributions and success in building and maintaining thriving communities throughout the province are […]

BCCA Celebrates National Construction Day with New Worksite Behavior Training App

Victoria, B.C. (November 26, 2019) – As part of its ongoing efforts to address bullying, hazing, and harassment on B.C. construction worksites, the BC Construction Association (BCCA) is marking National Construction Day with the beta launch of a new Builders Code Crew Training App that uses animation and humour to help construction workers recognize the difference […]

Changes to B.C. building code address secondary suites, energy efficiency

The British Columbia government has announced changes to the building code that expand options for secondary suites in multi-family buildings. The change will give local governments the choice to allow secondary suites in side-by-side multi-family buildings such as duplexes, townhouses and row housing. The changes do not apply to apartment-style buildings where units are above […]