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MESSAGE FROM

JAY SECORD

BSIA CHAIRPERSON

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s we reflect back onto our past
80 years, it is exciting to see
all the changes our industry
has gone through and to
acknowledge that it is still a
viable industry to work in.
Currently, our members struggle to
find enough staff to fill all the positions
in their organizations. As we all know, we
haven't done a great job of promoting
our industry as a viable profession and
therefore are finding it difficult to attract
the types of people we need. Although,
it is interesting that with the right person
many of our members have been able
to retain long term staff in key roles.
As our member's businesses grow and
senior staff retire the challenge to fill staff
openings will continue to grow even more.
The four Canadian associations made up
of the BC, the prairies, Ontario and Atlantic
will be launching a solution this spring that
will help our industry establish itself as a
viable industry though Advocacy, Career
Awareness and Education.

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NEWS MAGAZINE | BSIA NEWS | 12/15/17
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The building supply industry is a
$46 billion industry and directly employs
over 135,000 Canadians. Our members
span the nation and extend into every
community contributing to the very fabric
of Canada. Recently the BMCC (Building
Material Council of Canada) reached out
to Sears Canada HR to make them aware of
our industry and the work availability in our
sector that is well suited for their people
with retail work experience.
We will keep you updated as the BMCC
launches their websites and strategic
plans for 2018.
Thank you and we look forward
to seeing you at Harrison Hot
Springs July 5/6 to celebrate our
80th Anniversary and our great industry.

Jay Secord, Chairman
CanWel Building Materials Division
Chair, BSIA

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018

Chair's Message
Calendar of Events
Education Events
Board of Directors
New Board Profiles
Safety Update: WORKSAFEBC Releases Three-Year Strategy to Reduce Serious Injuries In the Construction Sector
BCFCA Board Members
Criteria for Choosing a Floorcovering Supplier
Concrete Placement
The Final Inspection
2018 Flooring Expo
ICRI Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Certification Program
BCFCA Events
President's Message
NFCA Board Members
Wood Changes Colour When First Exposed to Daylight
80th Anniversary Registration Form
President's Message Last Word
CANWEL: Proud History in The Industry
Coast Distributors - Warehouse Operations
HR Corner: 5 Reasons Why to Offer Your Employees a Retirement Plan
Index to Advertisers
BSIA Affinity Partner Program
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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - cover1
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - cover2
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 3
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - Chair's Message
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 5
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - Board of Directors
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - New Board Profiles
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 8
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 9
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - Safety Update: WORKSAFEBC Releases Three-Year Strategy to Reduce Serious Injuries In the Construction Sector
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 11
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - BCFCA Board Members
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - Concrete Placement
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - The Final Inspection
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - ICRI Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Certification Program
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - President's Message
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - Wood Changes Colour When First Exposed to Daylight
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 18
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 80th Anniversary Registration Form
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - President's Message Last Word
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - CANWEL: Proud History in The Industry
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 22
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - Coast Distributors - Warehouse Operations
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - 24
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - HR Corner: 5 Reasons Why to Offer Your Employees a Retirement Plan
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- April/May 2018 - BSIA Affinity Partner Program
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