2018 CHBA Association Leadership Award Winners Announced
Victoria, BC – March 23, 2018 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the winners of its Association Leadership Awards. Presented during the Association’s 75th National Conference in Victoria, BC, these prestigious awards showcase the contributions, qualities and accomplishments of leaders within our Association that truly make the difference:
- The Member of the Year is Carolina Oxtoby of BILD – Calgary Region who was recognized for long-standing enthusiasm and dedicate service to the national level of CHBA.
- The Home Builders’ Association of the Year is BILD – Alberta for its record of membership development and services, internal leadership and governance, and the effectiveness of its government advocacy and communication activities.
- The Executive Officer of the Year is Chris Guérette of the Saskatoon and Region HBA reflecting professional association leadership.
- CHBA - Central Interior received the Community Service Award for charitable activities and positive impact on the community.
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ABOUT THE CANADIAN HOME BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION
Since 1943, the Canadian Home Builders' Association has been "the voice of Canada's residential construction industry" - one of the most vital and enterprising industries in Canada. Representing more than 8,500 member firms across Canada, CHBA members represent every part of Canada's housing industry - home builders, renovators, land developers, trade contractors, product and material manufacturers, building product suppliers, lending institutions, insurance providers, service professionals and others.
In 2016, the industry supported over 1 million jobs in new home construction, renovation and repair. It remains one of the largest employers in the country, with tens of thousands of business enterprises engaged. One of every 18 workers in Canada is working in residential construction, either directly on site or indirectly by supplying materials, technologies and services. Total wages paid in 2016 were estimated at $59.4 billion. The construction‐related value of new homes, renovations and repairs produced by the industry, including both on‐ and off‐site activities in 2016 exceeded $138 billion.