CKNW Kids' Fund Pledge Day 2020
December 01, 2020
Each year, CKNW Kids Fund has a pledge day where they receive donations; every dollar raised today goes towards enhancing the lives of children in BC living with physical, mental, and social challenges. NorLand donated $25,000 this year and has donated over $300,000 to date. Now, we're also challenging all construction companies in the Lower Mainland to make a donation!
Pro-Tech's Involvement in UBC Great Hall Seismic Upgrade
November 24, 2020
UBC's iconic Great Hall is a treasured landmark in Vancouver - but unfortunately, this structure is not seismically safe. Pro-Tech Industrial Movers has been working to move materials during this seismic upgrade project. It's pretty exciting to be part of the team working on such an iconic landmark! Click here to read the full story!
Good Deeds, Division to Division
November 17, 2020
As we know, Dylan Griffin from Pacific Blasting & Demolition has been raising money and purchasing Christmas gifts for the children at BC Children's Hospital. As if this wasn't heartwarming enough, last week a BelPacific employee decided to help! Gord French from BelPacific stumbled upon a box of unopened toys at his parents' house (they used to also collect and donate toys at Christmas!)...
How the Construction Industry can Make Meaningful Environmental Impact
November 10, 2020
The Vancouver Economic Commission released a great article in June about climate change and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our planet. While the full article can be found here, we'd like to highlight a few key points.
Holiday Fundraising for BC Children’s Hospital
November 03, 2020
Dylan Griffin (Labourer, Pacific Blasting & Demolition) has turned a family tradition into a big gift this year. Each year, he and his family pick a local charity to raise money for during the holidays, and this year he has chosen BC Children’s Hospital. When we asked Dylan when this tradition started, he said, “As long as I can remember.
NorLand’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
October 27, 2020
One of NorLand’s values is “Variety Makes Us Strong”. This means we embrace a broad range of skills, specializations, and perspectives. It also means we aim to hire and work with a diverse group of people, and we’re always promoting the notion of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This is something NorLand is passionate about – we even have a full committee dedicated to it! The Equity, Diversity,...
CCW Bursary – Every Person Deserves to Grow
October 20, 2020
In 1981, Canadian Construction Women (CCW) was created with the mission of creating a stronger construction industry by supporting and inspiring women. CCW believes in connecting women to a powerful network of other women, in building a community of women in construction, and in providing opportunities for women in the industry.
Dixon Transition Society Fundraising Raffle
October 13, 2020
Two of BelPacific’s employees, Dorene Burly and Rose Salvarani have been in conversation for a while about how they can increase the community impact at the BelPacific Groups. They both have a passion for helping women and children going through tough times, so they decided to partner with the Dixon Transition Society.
Pacific Blasting: Save the Salmon!
October 05, 2020
In June of 2019, a rockslide just West of Clinton, B.C. trapped tens of thousands of migrating Salmon in the Fraser River (Article). The rockslide was believed to have occurred in October or November of 2018, which drastically impacted the Salmon of the Fraser in the 2019 season.
CCA: Talent Fits Here Campaign
October 02, 2020
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has launched Talent Fits Here - a campaign designed to encourage more Canadians to consider a career in construction!