For more than 40 years, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) has been the voice of B.C.’s construction industry. Today, ICBA represents more than 2,000 members and clients, and is one of the leading third-party providers of group health and retirement benefits in B.C. and the single largest sponsor of apprentices in the province. ICBA undertakes public policy research and advocacy initiatives focused on the construction sector and responsible resource development.
When you become a member of ICBA, you join an organization that wants you and your business to succeed. We offer a line of services that help businesses grow, including health and retirement plans, Construction Market Intelligence, skills development, wage and benefit surveys, apprenticeship support and management training, and affinity programs to improve your business’s bottom line.
We are a strong voice for the industry, and our expertise is regularly sought after by both government and the private sector. We advocate on behalf of free enterprise and the construction industry of B.C., promote responsible resource development, and are an influential voice for advocating the best interests of our members.
Through our Building Stronger Futures community and charitable giving initiative, ICBA supports young people by funding scholarships and offering grants for trades and technical education programs.