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Building Industry & Construction Forum 2019

Our annual Building Industry & Construction Forum will kick off with a dinner on February 21 featuring a year in review from the City of Nanaimo and an outlook summary for 2019. Hear the updates on where the City and Regional District are heading with the BC Energy Step Code. On February 22 the full day of education will be facilitated by Hamid Heidarali, Vancouver based Building Scientist. Hamid will … read more


LEEP Technology Forum

On October 19th, 2018 NRCan will be presenting a one day event supported by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC, BC Housing, BC Hydro, Fortis BC, Regional District of Nanaimo and the City of Nanaimo.. This one day Forum will focus on high performance walls and mechanical systems. It is designed to provide a time saving way to learn about new technologies for high performance homes. The Forum will … read more


CHBA-VI is the Voice of the Residential Construction Industry

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is the voice of the residential construction industry in Canada.  CHBA commits to support the business success of our members and their ability to provide affordability, quality and choice for consumers. Representing more than 8,000 member firms across Canada, CHBA members come from every area of Canada’s housing industry – new home builders, renovators, land developers, trade contractors, product and material manufacturers, building product … read more



CHBA Analysis Shows Residential Construction More Important Than Ever To Canada’s Economy

CHBA Analysis Shows Residential Construction More Important Than Ever To Canada’s Economy New national data compiled by CHBA shows that, in 2017, residential construction supported more than 1.2 million jobs across Canada and was a $150 billion industry. The industry’s total wage packet for 2017 totaled over $73 billion. As in past years, these numbers dwarf those tied to most other major goods-production sectors. Residential construction continues to be the … read more


VIBE Award Winners Announced

  The Vancouver Island Building Excellence (VIBE) Awards have come to be synonymous with distinction in the industry. Achievements in over 20 categories were announced on April 20th, 2018 at a red carpet event hosted by HGTV’s Love It Or List It host, Todd Talbot. The judging panel was comprised of industry professionals whom excel in their field but are not located on Vancouver Island. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association … read more