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Online Auction Opens from April 1st (noon) until April 10th (noon)!

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 Training Discount Announced for CHBA - BC Members

 As of November 1, 2013, every B.C. business is obligated to provide employees with an anti-bullying/anti-harassmant course under B.C. anti-bullying and anti-harassment legislation.  CHBA-BC is offering a discounted online course for Canadian Home Builders’ Members that fulfills the course obligation for employers/employees.  Click here for details.

 HPO Building Smart Seminar #19 - New Energy Provisions in the BC Building Code

The seminars will be held in 21 communities throughout the province starting in April 2014.  Check out the details at


CHBA Actions Result in

Canada Post Suspending

$200 Community Mailbox Fee

for Two More Years - to 2016!   

 Click here for more info.

A new system of Minimum Qualifications for Licensed Residential Builders in British Columbia will be administered by the Homeowner Protection Office, a branch of BC Housing.

The proposal is based on work done in partnership with the industry since 2005 to enhance professionalism in the residential construction sector in British Columbia by introducing education and training qualifications as a condition of residential builder licensing.

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Housing Affordability and the New Building Canada Plan

CHBA CEO Kevin Lee was invited by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to attend his announcement of details of the New Building Canada Plan in Gormley, Ontario on February 13. Click here to read more.

Round Table with Honourable Minister, Rich Coleman – Deputy Minister Responsible for Housing

CHBA-CVI President, Chris Cross, Vice-President, Parm Bhalru and Executive Officer, Dayna Aysals were in attendance for the round table discussion with Honourable Minister, Rich Coleman which was held at the CHBA Provincial Meetings in Burnaby on February 21st & 22nd.

Minister Rich Coleman talking to local CHBA's in BC


Minister Rich Coleman, Rob Capar (CHBA-BC President), Neil Moody (CHBA-BC CEO), Simon Howse (CHBA-BC Vice-President)

City of Nanaimo adopted "INTER COMMUNITY BUSINESS LICENCE BYLAW 2013 NO. 7176"

The bylaw was adopted by Council on October 7, 2013.  The program will come in to effect on January 1, 2014.

Click here to read the full bylaw.


Welcome to the Canadian Home Builders’ Association - Central Vancouver Island

The voice of the residential construction industry for Central Vancouver Island

The Canadian Home Builders' Association – Central Vancouver Island (CHBA-CVI) membership includes new home builders, renovators, developers, trades, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders and other professionals. Members commit to act with integrity and professionalism in all aspects of their company's operations.

The CHBA-CVI's membership is a voluntary affiliation made up of building professionals who are committed to industry excellence. Through the Association, members have access to technical information as well as specialized education and training courses. CHBA also promotes a members' code of ethics that requires high standards in customer relations and business practices.

The CHBA-CVI is a proud part of this national standard of excellence, servicing professionals and the communities of Central Vancouver Island.

Welcome New Members


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