VICTORIA — The 2023 Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) Awards celebrated the best individuals and companies in the sector last month.
“The VICA awards are a symbol of pride as we showcase and celebrate the contributions and achievements of VICA member companies. The crop of this year’s awards reaffirms that Vancouver Island is home to some of British Columbia’s most competent, detail-focused and dedicated construction companies,” said VICA CEO Rory Kulmala in a news release.
VICA Member of the Year Awards went to RC Roofing Ltd. in the one to 20 employees category, Victoria Drain Services Ltd. in the 21 to 50 employees category, and to Western Grater Contracting Ltd. in the 50-plus employees category.
RC was singled out for its longstanding membership in the association and support for VICA’s Construct Your Future Youth Employment Program.
“I’ve always believed in giving back to the industry and it gives me great joy to support the association through its various programs ― especially working with the students from CYF,” said RC Roofing Owner Roy Corbett in the release.
Other winners include:
- Prime Contractor – Over $20 million Award: Casman Projects Ltd., CAMEO Ft. Star Cinema Movie Theatre.
- Outstanding Woman in Construction Award: Keri Ellis, Trades Labour Corp. (TLC) Victoria.
- Employer of the Year: Osprey Electric Ltd.
- Employee of the Year: Sherry Bailor, Knappett Projects Inc.
For a full list of award winners, go to https://www.vicabc.ca/events/2023-vica-awards-gala/.