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Chris Gardner named new ICBA president - Feb. 7, 2017

Gardner replaces Gord Stewart, who was appointed to the role in December of last year. Stewart will remain with the organization as a consultant until the end of 2017, as will former president Philip Hochstein until the end of 2018.

Energy Services B.C. merges with the ICBA - Feb. 2, 2017

Energy Services BC has announced that it has merged with the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of B.C.

CITT urges major cuts to drywall tariffs - Jan. 12, 2017

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) ruled this month that drywall products imported from the U.S. have injured the Canadian construction industry. But much lower tariffs and a break for those in fixed-priced contracts is being recommended.

Construction leaders watch closely as B.C. election campaign ramps up - Jan. 11, 2017

ICBA vice-president Chris Gardner said the election, regardless of who wins, is an important one for the provincial construction industry, which employs over 100,000 people across the province and is “a big portion of the province’s GDP.”

Trans Mountain pipeline gets provincial EA approval - Jan. 16, 2017

Industry stakeholders are applauding news that the Province of B.C. has issued an Environmental Assessment (EA) certificate for the B.C. portion of the Trans Mountain pipeline project.

Philip Hochstein steps down as ICBA president

After more than 30 years, Philip Hochstein is stepping down from his role as president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA BC).

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