Tag Archive for: public-procurement

A familiar theme heard from many members across the country is that the current system is broken – and trust is eroding between the owner and contractor.

Article By Russell Hixson, Journal of Commerce, October 6, 2021

A Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations for a construction project in Vanderhoof is drawing unwanted attention from BC’s construction industry.

Re: City of Vancouver permit crisis

Listen to Epidose 2 of BCCA’s Podcast Series Inside Construction “Fear, Open, and Trasparent” In this episode we look at the corrosion of public sector procurement standards, explore why today’s procurement practitioners may be bending the rules, and explain how ignoring best practices puts projects at risk.

The BCCA has issued a Freedom Of Information (FOI) request to BC Parks for construction services on improvements at Little Qualicum Falls. The request was made in partnership with the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA)…

In response to recent contractor alerts for ‘Onerous Bidding Conditions’ on two Prince George construction projects being procured by BC Housing, the BCCA has been closely consulting with BC Housing, the most recent meeting being at the end of June…