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. “Just 275,000 Salmon were able to make it upriver in the 2019 season, down from an early-season estimate of nearly...
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! Talent Fits Here is a national public awareness campaign designed to shift some of the traditional perceptions around working in construction by showcasing a collection of stories and experiences from real people working in different...
Effort Gets Recognized!
September 29, 2020
This past August, the value we focused on at NorLand was “Effort Gets Recognized”. When reading our Shared Purpose Landing Document, this value says Leaders aren’t necessarily the ones with a title. Take time to hold the deserving people high. Let’s focus on the first part… Leaders aren’t necessarily the ones with a title. There are many people we all know across NorLand that don’t have ‘manager...
WGC: Getting Creative with Shipping Boxes
September 22, 2020
Craig Hargreaves at Western Grater Contracting (WGC) on Vancouver Island has found a unique opportunity for the shipping boxes that some of their materials come in. Instead of breaking these wooden crates down and throwing them in the recycle, Craig got creative by making garden boxes out of the shipping containers, talk about innovation. Here is what they look like in their original form...
Climate Smart: How NorLand is Creating Change
September 15, 2020
2020 has been a challenging year – whether it be the COVID-19 pandemic, or the light being shed on racial injustices – we are all coming out of our comfort zones and learning. One thing that these challenges have in common though, is that they’re all creating change. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement is gaining incredible traction and forcing society’s eyes towards the mirror in the fight...
NorLand Avenue Cleanup
September 08, 2020
NorLand hosts Norland Avenue cleanups to show support for the environment and community we work in. We want to reduce our impact, and while we aren’t the only company on Norland Ave., we do our best to take responsibility for our space. We are passionate about creating a more sustainable future for everyone, including NorLand, and are proud to be part of initiatives and communities that take...
BelPacific: Building Better Communities
September 02, 2020
Throughout Covid-19, domestic violence has reportedly increased due to women and children being at home for longer with their abusers. Rose Salvarani and Dorene Burly at NorLand's BelPacific Groups care deeply about these women and children fleeing violence, and to help make a positive impact for these people, Rose and Dorene have helped the BelPacific Groups partner with the Dixon Transition...
Between a Walk and a Hard Pace: NorLand Workout Challenge
August 25, 2020
This fall, NorLand is putting on a workout challenge for all its employees. This challenge is called "Between a Walk and a Hard Pace." The challenge has three different categories employees can sign up for: NorLand Walking and Hiking Club NorLand Running Club NorLand Cycling Club Employees can sign up for one, two, or all three of these challenges. The reason behind the challenge is to...
NorLand Kids Club
August 04, 2020
Each summer, NorLand puts on a BBQ for the whole company. This year, due to the unexpected COVID-19, the BBQ had to be postponed. A few fine folks at NorLand thought that just because the BBQ wasn’t going to take place, didn’t mean we couldn’t do something for our NorLand family. So they started to brainstorm how they could do a COVID-friendly, family-oriented activity...and that's how the...
Pacific Ground Engineering: Sophora Project
August 04, 2020
Pacific Ground Engineering has been working on a challenging drilling project for Conwest Contracting and Polygon Homes. This project has involved great teamwork and efficient installation of tie-back anchors with PGE’s fleet of drill rigs. Click here to view the video of PGE's work on the Sophora Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9ohCE6SRpY