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Tour The Amazing Brentwood with the Developer and Key Project Members

The Amazing Brentwood

After multiple years of planning, design and construction, this 28-acre mixed use, transit-oriented development is on the brink of opening to the public. Participation is limited to 30 people, so don’t wait and miss out on this opportunity.

Get the behind-the-scenes presentation, talk with key representatives of the development and construction team, be one of the first to tour the completed Phase 1 development, and learn about the challenges and successes of the Amazing Brentwood project, located at the tracks of the Brentwood Town Centre SkyTrain Station in Burnaby. Geared to be one of the tallest developments within a suburban context in Canada, The Amazing Brentwood’s 63 storey Tower One has already changed the skyline.

As a bonus, you will be able to ask your questions prior to the tour. These will be passed onto the Developer and Project Team so that the tour is customized to your specific interests.


When:

November 7, 2019

We will offer two 15-person tours, lasting one hour each.

Tour Group 1 (max. 15 people): 1:45pm

Tour Group 2 (max. 15 people): 2:45pm

Where:

We will meet inside the Sales Center at the north end of the site (former Zellers box) for orientation.

Cost:

$25

Register Here

Other details:

Please email your questions prior to the tour to BCCR Board of Directors Member Mary Chow at Mary.Chow@hdrinc.com.

Limited PPE will be available but please bring your own if possible.

Thank you to our event hosts, Shape Properties.

Metro Vancouver’s Upcoming Water and Liquid Waste Construction Projects

BCCR would like to invite you to a breakfast and learn with a presentation from Metro Vancouver. The session will focus on upcoming water and liquid waste construction projects in the Lower Mainland and will include a panel discussion with three speakers from Metro Vancouver.

Topics will include:

• Major upcoming construction projects and their timelines

• Contractor selection process

Speakers Include:

• Goran Oljaca – Director, Engineering and Construction, Water Services

• Bryan Shoji – Director, Project Delivery, Liquid Waste Services

• Roy Moulder – Director, Purchasing & Risk Management, Financial Services


When:

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:30 – 9:00 am

Where:

Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Cost:

BCCR Members: $40

Non-Members: $85

Register Here

Thank you to Metro Vancouver for participating in this event.

This event is generously sponsored by:

Festive Season Reception at Donnellan’s Irish Pub

Please join us December 12th at Donnellan’s Irish Pub for BCCR’s annual Festive Season Reception, including drinks, appetizers and socializing with colleagues. We hope to see you there!

When: Thursday, December 12th, 5:30 – 9:00PM

Where: Donnellan’s Irish Pub, 1082 Granville Street

Cost: $10 (a portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity)

Register Here

Thank you to Fasken for sponsoring this event!

Enterprise Ireland: International Collaboration in Construction

BCCR would like to invite you to a breakfast and learn session with Enterprise Ireland. The session will focus on the trade relationship between Ireland and Canada and opportunities for Canadian companies post-Brexit. Following the short presentation will be a panel discussion which will examine how an Irish construction company worked in partnership with a large Canadian construction company in delivering a high-level construction project. The panel discussion will examine the relationship between the Irish and Canadian company during the project, how the process worked from beginning to end and what the advantages were of working together.


When:
Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:30 – 9:00 am

Where:
Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings St Vancouver

Cost:
BCCR Members: $40
Non-Members: $85

Register!

Thank you to our event sponsor Enterprise Ireland.

Under 40 Summer Social

Join the British Columbia Construction Roundtable for our 2019 Under 40 Summer Social event on August 29th on the rooftop patio of the SNC-Lavalin building. This event is focused on the Under 40 crowd but our over 40 members are invited to join provided they bring an under 40 guest in tow.

Come out to socialize and network while enjoying a drink and delicious food, and take in the gorgeous rooftop views of Vancouver during a summer evening. Bring your business cards and make new connections, foster existing ones, and catch up with other industry professionals.

When:
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm

Where:
SNC-Lavalin, 25th floor rooftop patio, 745 Thurlow St, Vancouver

Cost:
Members and Non-Members – $40

Register!

This event is generously sponsored by:

BCCR Summer Social @MadLab

Celebrate summer with the BCCR at one of Vancouver’s true Micro Distilleries, Mad Lab Distilling (www.madlabdistilling.com). Mad Lab Distilling is a Craft Distillery that offers Hand Crafted Vodka, Gin, Whisky, Raki (Turkish Anise Drink) and the only alcoholic Kombucha in Canada. It is a multiple award-winning micro distillery, with a focus on carefully crafted, and artfully developed spirits. Using locally grown grain, and very hands on techniques, Mad Laboratory products will wow you and leave you wanting more. Mad Laboratory began to be realized early 2013. The owners scrounged and borrowed, re-purposed and rebuilt the equipment needed to set up the basics. With a tremendous amount of support from friends and family a logo and label were designed, a still was built, fermentation tanks installed, fire suppression upgraded, the locations drainage and ventilation upgraded, plans drawn, re-drawn, and re-drawn again.

The Mad Lab still was built from donated tanks and put together by a talented welder in the configuration that would produce the finest end product. Direct-fire pot still, with a thumper and shotgun condenser, allowing it to produce a smooth spirit, with the ability to retain flavours that it wanted to remain in the finished product. The flame from the still provides a toasty, almost caramel like finish, making Mad Laboratory spirits a rich and wonderful experience. All this brought Mad Lab to where it is today, producing a fantastic spirit, something it is proud of, and hope to continue on long into the future.

Each guest registration will include two tickets for cocktails prepared using Mad Lab products. There will be a tour and information session about the distilling process. Mad Lab products can also be purchased at special prices for BCCR guests.

There will also be finger food and a cash bar for beer and wine.

When:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Where:
119 – 618 East Kent St. South Vancouver (close to Marine Dr and Fraser St)
Parking is on site.

Cost:
Members: $45
Guests: $45

Space is limited due to the small size of the distillery so don’t delay – register now.

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NAIT Centre for Construction Innovation

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a polytechnic and applied sciences institute in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. NAIT provides careers programs in applied research, technical training, applied education, and learning designed to meet the demands of Alberta’s technical and knowledge-based industries. This session will feature Ryan Leskiw, Director of Research Integration at NAIT who will talk about the new Centre for Construction Innovation (CCI) that will be anchored in NAIT’s recently completed 190,000 square feet Productivity and Innovation Centre – one of North America’s largest innovation spaces – and a 160 acre outdoor “sandbox” for testing, prefabrication, full scale mock-ups and more.

The Centre is envisaged as the Western Canadian construction industry’s gateway to the future. From AI-powered building technologies to industrial robotics, the opportunities for innovation in construction are limitless. Working with partner companies and organisations  Ryan will discuss how the Centre will collaborate with the best in engineering, science and business in Canada and around the world to transform original ideas into practical applications.

When:
Thursday, June 20, 2019 7:30 – 9:00 am

Where:
Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings St Vancouver

Cost:
BCCR Members: $40
Non-Members: $85

Register!

Thank you to our event sponsor

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Campus Construction at UBC, SFU, BCIT

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A panel of three representatives will talk about upcoming construction projects on three campuses in the Lower Mainland – the University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the British Columbia Institute for Technology (BCIT).

Topics will include:

•          Capital plans for the coming years

•          Major projects and their timelines

•          Consultant selection process

•          Tendering and Contractor selection process

•          Issues encountered during the project implementation process

Speakers Include:
Gerald Gongos, Sr. Project Manager, Campus Planning & Development, SFU
Ian Kerr, Director, Project Services, BCIT
Aaron Mogerman, Director, Project Services, UBC

When:
Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30 – 9:00 am
Please note this session will start at 7:45 am.

Where:
Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings St Vancouver

Cost:
BCCR Members: $40
Non-Members: $85

THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT

This session is generously sponsored by ­

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YVR’s Expansion Plans

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The Vancouver International Airport is developing into a major International Hub Airport and has experienced rapid growth during the past five years. The Airport Authority recently completed a new 20 year Master Plan and a new 20 year Financial and Capital Plan named Flight Plan 2037 that details the projects the Airport will require to respond to the continuing growth in air traffic. The presentation will provide an overview of Flight Plan 2037 and an update on the progress on the projects that are already underway at YVR.

Don Ehrenholz, Vice President, Engineering, oversees long-term planning of the Airport and implementation of YVR’s capital program including Terminal expansion, Airside construction and infrastructure upgrades. He joined the Airport Authority in 1994 as Manager Engineering Projects, held the role of Director, Engineering Projects for many years and also served as Vice President, Airport Operations and Engineering during his 25 years at YVR.

When:
Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:30 – 9:00 am

Where:
Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings St Vancouver

Cost:
BCCR Members: $40
Non-Members: $85

This session is generously sponsored by:

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Annual General Meeting

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The Board of Directors of the BC Construction Roundtable is pleased to announce that Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum will give the keynote address at the 2019 Annual General Meeting

Doug McCallum was elected to his fourth term as Mayor of Surrey on October 20, 2018. Throughout the course of three previous mayoral terms from 1996 to 2005, Mayor McCallum provided leadership to the region through his service on the GVRD TransLink Committee. He succeeded in keeping property taxes low for Surrey residents and left the city in a solid financial position with a $300 million dollar surplus and no debt.

One of his first decisions with Council in 2018 was to cancel the Surrey Newton Guildford LRT project and to begin work on extending the existing SkyTrain network in Surrey from King George Station to Langley City. Council also unanimously approved a motion to create a Surrey Police Department and serve notice to the federal and provincial governments that the City of Surrey would terminate its contract with the RCMP municipal police service. A third key priority is to pause rapid expansion while creating smart development guidelines to ensure infrastructure keeps up with growth. Mayor McCallum’s substantive history of service to the City speaks to his determination and drive to achieve meaningful results for Surrey residents.

When:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:45 – 1:30 pm

Where:  
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St. Vancouver

Cost:   
BCCR Members:     $75
Non-Members:        $95

This event is generously sponsored by:

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