Every week the Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce team brainstorms ideas for a graphic to help illustrate either a pressing news story or give a new element to a unique article, be it statistical facts and data or an impactful quote made by a source. Throughout 2020 there have been numerous graphics that have helped share our stories and disseminate pertinent information. Here is a glance at our top picks and the stories that accompany them.
Chandos COO completes epic cross-country pandemic road trip
When COVID-19 hit in early 2020, Chandos Construction had to think on its feet, thus the COO decided it was time to take a road trip to help educate and motivate staff during a trying time.
Aging Massey Tunnel has history of starts and stops
When the B.C. election campaign went into full swing the Massey Tunnel project became front and centre and merited a history lesson about its storied past.
WorkSafeBC reminds contractors, employees of rights and obligations around COVID-19
WorkSafeBC visited work sites to discuss COVID-19 safety precautions in order to help construction employers and labour make sites safer during the early days of the pandemic.
Poll reignites CBA debate in B.C. as province looks to recovery
A poll commissioned by the BC Building Trades suggested a majority of British Columbians supported Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs), but not everyone was convinced of the survey’s findings.
Stats show strange drop in women working in construction
After several years of gains, the number of women in trades dropped in 2019, according to a Statistics Canada’s Labour Force report.
Faster than a speeding hammer: HeroWork rescues charity facilities
HeroWork is a charity that renovates other charities by organizing “radical renovations.” It is a modern-day barn raising that isn’t just a construction site, it’s an event.