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Get ready to lobby for Prompt Payment legislation!

On May 9, British Columbia will go to the polls and several candidates are going to ask for your vote. Trade contractors in BC have an issue we’ve been trying to bring to the attention of politicians for years: getting paid ON TIME! Imagine using the opportunity of this election to gather political commitments to support and […]

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Prompting Payment Legislation

by Dana Taylor, MCABC Executive Vice President The problem – and the solution  Prompt payment is the idea that payments for work completed are guaranteed to be made in a timely order. Seems reasonable, doesn’t it? But being paid promptly happens all too infrequently for the mechanical and other trades. The construction industry has supported […]

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B.C.’s Construction Workforce Poised for Growth — BuildForce Canada

Jan. 31, 2017 The ramp-up of major projects in B.C., from proposed transportation, pipeline and LNG projects to highway and bridgework, will bolster the province’s construction workforce by 24 percent, or almost 17,000 workers over the next five years, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “It’s potentially the most […]

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