Tag Archive for: public-procurement

BCCA warns the public and contractors of unacceptable levels of risk following the explicit removal of “Contract A” by many public owners

The BC Construction Association (“BCCA”) issues this Alert as a service to the members of the Regional Associations and industry at large to help educate them on the risks associated with changes in procurement.

BCCA is the voice for BC’s construction industry, advocating for policies that benefit all British Columbians. In our pursuit of a more robust industry, we promote various crucial policies including Prompt Payment, which ensures fair and timely compensation for construction work, Skilled Workforce Development, focused on fostering a diverse, skilled, and inclusive workforce.

A familiar theme heard from many members across the country is that the current system is broken – and trust is eroding between the owner and contractor.

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.

Re: City of Vancouver permit crisis

Listen to Epidose 2 of BCCA’s Podcast Series Inside Construction “Fear, Open, and Trasparent” In this episode we look at the corrosion of public sector procurement standards, explore why today’s procurement practitioners may be bending the rules, and explain how ignoring best practices puts projects at risk.

The BCCA has issued a Freedom Of Information (FOI) request to BC Parks for construction services on improvements at Little Qualicum Falls. The request was made in partnership with the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA)…