Updates on BCCA Industry Priorities / Advocacy Work

Prompt Payment included in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services Report on the Budget 2022 Consultation.

Significant breakthrough during Town Halls, with a promise from Attorney General’s Legal Counsel to move forward with the legislation process immediately.

On March 1, 2022, The Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2019 will be proclaimed into force.

BCCA runs radio ads on CFAX and CKNW during the week of October 18 to communicate the need for Prompt Payment legislation in BC.

A total of 5 events, hosted by ECABC, MCABC, SICA, VICA, NRCA, & VRCA and moderated by BCCA President Chris Atchison, will be held on October 28th and November 1st.

Article By Russell Hixson, Journal of Commerce, October 6, 2021

A Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations for a construction project in Vanderhoof is drawing unwanted attention from BC’s construction industry.

In our role as the only provincial representative of all employers in BC’s industrial, commercial, and institutional construction industry, BCCA was at the table with government and other industry leaders to ensure all opinions on compulsory trades were adequately represented.