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June 08, 2017: Victoria home first to be qualified under the new CHBA Net Zero Home Labelling Program

May 08, 2017:  Residential construction industry jobs increased 15.5 per cent in 2016

Apr. 03, 2017:  CHBA BC announces Lynn Harrison as new president

Mar. 13, 2017: Georgie Awards® Gala celebrates 2017 winners and 25 years of home building excellence

Feb. 21, 2017: Home builders applaud tax savings for first-time home buyers and small businesses in BC Budget 2017

Jan. 23, 2017: Georgie Awards® Customer Satisfaction Finalists Announced

Jan. 06, 2017: Drywall Duty Report Recognizes Negative Impact on Builders, Renovators, Consumers and the Canadian Economy

Dec. 15, 2016: New assistance program for first-time home buyers a step in the right direction

Nov. 22, 2016: 25 years young: Finalists announced for the 25th Anniversary Georgie Awards® 

Nov. 09, 2016: CHBA BC tracking fees and charges on new housing projects across B.C.

Oct. 26, 2016: CHBA BC officially provides builder education from coast to coast

Oct. 18, 2016: Government Orders Trade Tribunal to Consider Impact of Duty on Economy and Users

Sep. 16, 2016: Exorbitant Duty on Drywall Harms Business, Home Buyers

Aug. 19, 2016: CHBA BC stresses affordability with housing action in the Climate Leadership Plan

Aug. 12, 2016: New provincial data available on economic impacts of residential construction

Apr. 22, 2016: Province announces funding to support training in the construction of high-performance homes

Apr. 20, 2016: CHBA Northern BC celebrates first group of successful Master Residential Builders

Apr. 11, 2016: Prince George builder is the new CHBA BC president

Mar. 22, 2016: Home Builders Welcome Public Transit, Infrastructure and Housing Investments in Federal Budget

Mar. 14, 2016: 2016 Georgie Awards winners announced

Mar. 11, 2016: CHBA BC Association Award Winners Announced

Mar. 11, 2016: A marathon week of events: Builders’ Super Week, AGM, and the Georgies

Feb. 16, 2016: New housing affordability measures announced in BC Budget 2016

Feb. 03, 2016: First certified Master Residential Builder announced

Oct. 01, 2015: Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC gathers for fall provincial meetings

Apr. 14, 2015: CHBA BC Announces Delivery of ENERGY STAR® for New Homes

Mar. 27, 2015: New Building Act receives Royal Assent

Mar. 16, 2015: CHBA BC Association Awards Winners Announced

Mar. 4, 2015:  CHBA BC Applauds Mandatory Education for Builder Licensing

Mar. 2, 2015:    Georgie Awards® Winners Announced

Feb. 16, 2015:  CHBA BC welcomes Minister Coleman's announcement of Building Act

Feb. 13, 2015:  Building Act modernized for efficiency, productivity, innovation

Jan. 16, 2015:   Georgie Award Customer Choice Finalists Revealed

Dec. 3, 2014:    CHBA BC amends partnership with Built Green Canada

Nov. 10, 2014:  Georgies on our Minds: Finalists Announced for 2014 Georgie Awards®

Sept 29, 2014:  Amalgamation of CHBA-Victoria & CHBA-Central Vancouver Island

Sept 22, 2014:  Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC wraps up fall provincial meetings

July 9, 2014:     Georgie Awards 2014 Call for Entries

June 6, 2014:   Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC participates in Forum for Growth on Parliament Hill

May 21, 2014:  Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC Announce Amalgamation of Environmental Programs

Apr 10, 2014:  Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC and members honoured with national awards

Mar 27, 2014:  Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC partners with MultiBriefs to deliver Provincial Update

Feb 20, 2014:  CHBA BC welcomes news of Property Transfer Tax exemption for first-time home buyers