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Industry Links

Architectural Institute of BC
The Architectural Institute of British Columbia is a self-governing body dedicated to excellence in the profession of architecture for the benefit of its membership, the environment and society.

Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC
To maintain, improve and increase the knowledge, ability and competence of technologists and technicians; to regulate the standards of training and practice of, and for, its members, and to protect the interests of the public.

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC
The APEGBC is the provincial organization responsible for licensing Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Only individuals licensed by APEGBC are permitted by law to carry out and take responsibility for professional engineering and geoscience projects in BC.

British Columbia Construction Association
The mission of the BCCA is to provide leadership and excellence in the representation of and service to British Columbia’s construction industry.

BC Construction Association North

BC Construction Safety Alliance

BC Floor Covering Association

BC Government Standard Stipulated Sum Contract
The Province of B.C.’s Stipulated price Construction Contract (Revised Mar/02) and directions, policies and procedures on the application and interpretation of the Province of B.C.’s Stipulated Price Construction Contract.

BC Ready-Mixed Concrete Association

BC Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association
The B.C. Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association was established in 1966 and represents privatized highway maintenance contractors, construction contractors, underground/utility contractors, paving contractors and various serivce & supply companies to our industry.

BC Safety Authority

BC Sheet Metal Association

BC Wall & Ceiling Association

Building Owners’s Managers Association
BOMA is the Building Owners and Managers Association of British Columbia. Our association has more than 200 member firms and represents more than $6 billion in commercial real estate in the province. BOMA BC is the largest commercial real estate industry association in British Columbia and has the added advantage of an extensive international network of other BOMA associations.

Canadian Codes Centre

Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes

Canadian Construction Association

Canadian Construction Documents Committee
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) is a national joint committee responsible for the development and production of Canadian construction contract forms and guides.

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is the national industry organization representing the structural steel, open web steel joist and steel platework fabricating industries. Formed in 1930, CISC was granted a Federal Charter as a non-profit industry association in 1942. CISC operates as a technical, marketing and government relations organization.

Canadian Masonry Contractors Association

Construction Sector Council

Construction Specifications Canada (National)
CSC is a multi-disciplinary, non-profit association dedicated to the improvement of communication, contract documentation, and technical information in the construction industry.

Consulting Engineers of BC
CEBC is the business association of Consulting Engineering Firms in British Columbia. It’s mission is to lead the consulting engineering profession of BC by enhancing its professional stature, profitability and commitment to private and public enterprise.

Council of Construction Associations

Master Painters & Decorators Association of BC
A not-for-profit association of quality Painting Contractors, together with such associates as paint and coatings manufacturers. The association provides painting and coating technical advice, maintains specification and standards manuals, and other technical activities. The association publishes U.S. and Canadian copyright manuals for the paint and coatings industry. rincipal office is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mechanical Contractors Association of BC
Since 1946 the Mechanical Contractors Association of British Columbia – MCA – has been actively serving the needs of BC’s mechanical contractors of all sizes – union and open shop – in all facets of construction – commercial, industrial, institutional and residential. Manufacturers, wholesalers, suppliers and other service companies actively participate as associate members. So, if you are a mechanical or plumbing contractor or are an industry associate you should belong to MCA.

National Research Council Canada

Provincial/Territorial Committee on Building Standards

Quantity Surveyors of British Columbia
Quantity Surveyors of British Columbia represents people and firms engaged in quantity surveying and construction estimating in the province of British Columbia. It’s an invaluable online resource for those interested in contracting the servces Quantity Surveyors provide. It is also and excellent starting point and information source for anyone interested in becoming a Quantity Surveyor. QSBC is the provincial chapter of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, founded in 1959, and in 1975, became the first autonomous provincial chapter of quantity surveyors in Canada, now serving over 300 members.

Roofing Contractors Association of BC

Simon Fraser University Campus Planning and Development

Southern Interior Construction Association

Surety Association of Canada
The Surety Association of Canada was formed in June 1992 to act as the “Voice of Surety in Canada”. Membership consists of major bonding companies along with the members from the insurance brokerage community, legal fraternity and other industry related entities. The combined business of the member surety companies comprises 90% of all surety premiums written in Canada.

Urban Development Institute

Union of BC Municipalities
The UBCM was formed to provide a common voice for local government and this role is as important today as it was 86 years ago. The UBCM reflects the truth in the old adages “strength in numbers” – “united we stand – divided we fall”.

Vancouver Island Construction Association

Vancouver Regional Construction Association