April 2017 Newsletter
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Congratulations to the 2017 VIBE Award Winners!
Click here to see the press release with the winners.
Click here to see photos from the Gala Night.

Thank You to our Partners!
As a media sponsor of the VIBE Awards for the 3rd year, YAM magazine is offering all the 2017 Winners and Sponsors an opportunity to advertise in the VIBE AWARDS supplement that will run in the September/October edition.

Click here for a mock-up of what the feature will look like.
Click here for the promo details.

Upcoming Events

May Members' Meeting - May 4th @ The Nanaimo Golf Club
Tickets are on sale now. 
More Information and Register online here.
Annual Golf Tournament - SAVE THE DATE!
Friday, May 26th at the Nanaimo Golf Club

Member News & Events

Welcome New Members
Floform Countertops, Victoria
Donna Vidal, 250-472-1200,
Welcome Mark Bernhardt, Bernhardt Contracting to the Board of Directors!

Mark joined the CHBA-VI Board of Directors in January as a Presidential Appointee and has been nominated as the new Vice President.

A couple of our longtime CHBA Supporters are retiring this spring.

We wish you all the best!

Tom Weinreich, Manager of Building Inspections at the City of Nanaimo

Tom has been a huge supporter of the CHBA. His engaging "Vancouver Island Check-Up" and "Hall of Shame" at the Building Industry Forum was always a crowd favorite!
Rob MacCallum, Travelers Insurance and Past President of CHBA-Central Vancouver Island

Rob has been an engaged member of CHBA. Not only acting as a board member and President for several years, but also returning in 2014 for a two year term as Treasurer. Last year, Rob received the CHBA National Award of Honour for outstanding accomplishment at the local level of the association.
Congratulations to
Elise Morgan on her
New Position with RBC Royal Bank!
We encourage members to do business with other members!
Contact us with your deal and we'll add it to the list!
Here are a few of the ongoing deals available to our members. Check out our site for more deals and discounts available.
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 Sponsor
Education & Training...  Get your CPD Credits!
The 2017 Course Calendar is now available. Click here for our upcoming CPD courses and events.

Click Here to view all the CHBA-BC Courses offered in the Province.
CHBA Provincial News
Congratulations to Alair Homes, Vancouver Island on their Georgie Award Win!

Custom Home Valued $500,000 - $899,999 for their project "Creekside", with associate companies, Mazzei Electric, Slegg Building Materials and Mayco Mix
CHBA BC announces Lynn Harrison as new President and new Board of Directors
Vancouver, British Columbia. April 4, 2017 - Lynn Harrison, a long-time advocate in the residential construction industry, is the new president of the Canadian Home Builders' Association of British Columbia (CHBA BC). She became the new president in March at CHBA BC's Annual General Meeting, and will serve a one-year term in this position on the provincial board of directors.
"I'm honoured to be the President of the Canadian Home Builders' Association of British Columbia" said Lynn Harrison. "Our message is very clear - the residential construction industry is essential to British Columbia's long-term economic strength and prosperity. Perhaps, the most important value that we provide, are the safe, comfortable, new and renovated homes for families across this province."  

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CHBA National News
Congratulations to Local Member Finalists for the National Awards for Housing Excellence!
  • Aryze Developments, Victoria nominated for Attached Homes - Under 1500 sq.ft.
  • MAC Renovations, Victoria nominated for Bathroom category
Kevin Lee's video greeting for the 2017 VIBE Awards

March 2017 National Scene:
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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. 
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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