February 2017 Newsletter
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170 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1     Ph: 250-755-1366     Fax: 250-714-1155

Upcoming Events

Thursday Feb. 9, Monthly Dinner Meeting at the Nanaimo Golf Club. We have our National President attending from Toronto, we look forward to seeing you as well. Please note this dinner meeting will be held in the upstairs room at the Golf Club.

We look forward to hearing from Mark Bernhardt from Bernhardt Contracting on High Performance Heat Recovery Ventilation. Speakers Jimmy and Johnny from Construction Foundation of BC will also be presenting.

A note to suppliers- if you have any brochures or information you would like to leave out for our members please bring them to the meeting as we will have a table set out for you to display your information. Please take down anything left at the end of the evening. 
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Member News & Events

Welcome New Members
Trio Projects Ltd.
Melissa Tracey:

PVP Holdings Corporation
Leif Rosvold:
Pleasant Valley Painted Turtle 

Alair Homes Victoria
Mike Holstein: Alair Homes- Victoria
Nanaimo Home Expo - was a great success. Thank you to our members Michelle Woodruff from the Brick and Joanne Freelund from Real Insurance who volunteered their time to help us promote our members.
We encourage members to do business with other members!
Contact us with your deal and we'll add it to the list!
Thank you to all those who attended the January Forum and Dinner Meeting, sponsored by Fortis BC. The speakers were great and the entire event was a huge success. For more pictures and info click here. 

If you're a member and have an event, send it to us! We'll promote it in our newsletter.
You can also send us any job postings and we can post them on our website as well. Click here to find out what information to send our way 

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors 
Education & Training...  Get your CPD Credits!

Builders' Super Week is March 8-10 in Vancouver. By attending the entire event you can receive 22.5 CPD Points. Click here to register online.

Stay tuned for the 2017 Course Calendar. 

Click Here to view all the CHBA-BC Courses offered in the Province.
CHBA Provincial News
Congratulations to Vancouver Island Member Alair Homes Nanaimo who was just announced as a 
Georgie Awards® Customer Satisfaction Finalist!
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CHBA National News
January 2017 National Scene:
Drywall Update- Significant Progress
CHBA's Message to Government- Time to Focus on Housing Supply
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CHBA-VI Board & Committees


Membership Committee

We'd like to welcome the first volunteers of our Membership Committee: John Drazic, Mike Delves, Michelle Woodruff, and Joanne Freelund! The Membership Committee will be welcoming new members and developing strategies to support and grow membership.
If you are interested in joining, please contact us at the office. 

Builders' Council - Next meeting is before the Members' Meeting on February 9, 2017 (4:30-5:30 at the lounge of the Nanaimo Golf Club)

The Builders' Council is open to all CHBA-VI Builder Members. The purpose is to provide an environment that fosters strategic relationship building, valuable information exchange, and continuous innovation to strengthen and support the building industry.

The Builders' Council is an open discussion forum where company owners/workers can exchange ideas, challenges and solutions as it relates to residential construction building.

If you are interested in joining, please contact us at the office or Builder Council Chair, Ron Bickford (
Refer a New Member and Get Cash!

Successfully refer a new member to the CHBA-VI and receive $100 off your next year’s renewal fee!
There is no limit to how many referrals you can make!!
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