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About ICBA

For more than 40 years, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) has been the voice of BC’s construction industry and the oldest open shop organization in Canada. Representing the interests of more than 2,000 members and clients, ICBA is one of leading third-party providers of group and retirement benefits in BC, the single largest sponsor of apprentices in the province, and undertakes public policy research and advocacy initiatives focused on the construction sector.

When you become a member with ICBA, you are joining an organization that wants you and your business to succeed. Over the years, we have developed a line of services that help BC businesses grow, including health and retirement plans, Construction Market Intelligence, apprenticeship support and management training, and affinity programs for discounts on hotel, gas and more to save your business money. We are a strong voice in the industry whose expertise is regularly sought after by government and the private sector. We advocate on behalf of free enterprise and the construction industry of BC, and are an influential voice for advocating the best interests of our members. Our services are constantly evolving, and we are excited to share more services on ICBA’s horizon.

The ICBA Advantage

Construction
Market Intelligence

Construction Market Intelligence is the ultimate construction tool for project leads and documents in B.C. that will give you a competitive edge in an ultra-competitive construction market. CMI is free for the first 6 months, exclusively for ICBA members.

Health and
Retirement Plans

ICBA Benefits Services Ltd., provides service to over 2,000 businesses in group benefits that represents 40,000 employees. We cater to both the construction industry and other businesses.

Training and Apprenticeships

ICBA is the single largest sponsor of apprentices in B.C., and the largest trainer of management personnel. Our bursaries and rewards program help support your apprentice’s education.

Advocacy
and Research

As the leading voice of BC’s construction industry, ICBA speaks out on issues that impact its members, including labour and employment policies, regulation and taxation, infrastructure, and building a stronger and better BC.

Affinity Program
and Discounts

Through our unique partnerships, we have built an exclusive affinity program that features discounts on hotels, gas, and protective equipment, all from various dealers across Canada. Log in to your Member account and take advantage of what membership offers.

Growing
the Economy

When B.C. communities say yes they grow and the province thrives. That’s why ICBA is focused on getting projects to ‘Yes’ and advancing responsible resource development in B.C. Join our fight and together we can build a stronger B.C.

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