New endowment fund will help train the next generation of construction professionals
At the CEO breakfast, Thompson River University became the first recipient of ICBA’s newest Construction Foundation Award. Accepting the $25,000 award was Lindsay Langill, Dean of Trades. The endowment will go towards training the next generation of construction industry professionals by supporting students in their pursuit of in-demand trades in B.C. It will also help eliminate financial barriers faced by the younger generation as they continue their education and training.
ICBA will contribute to universities and colleges in B.C. as part of the 40th anniversary legacy, and this award is the first of many. The donation comes at a time when many major projects are poised for approval and the industry will see an increased demand for construction workers and skilled