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March 1, 2018 - Victoria

Climate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation

Presented by Robert Lepage of RDH

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February 15, 2018 - Victoria

Air Barriers and Airtightness Testing

Presented by Graham Finch of RDH

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October 19, 2017 - Victoria

Crack and Sound Membranes (MAPEI)


September 21, 2017 - Victoria

Electronically Tinted View Glass / Dynamic Electrochromic Facades

Presented by Ed Avery with View Canada


CSC 2017 Conference: Kelowna

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Visit this link to see the Sponsors that helped make the conference a huge success!


Thursday, April 27, 2017: Victoria

Injecting Carbon Dioxide into Concrete

Presented by Christie Gamble of CarbonCure

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CarbonCure Technology Link

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Thursday, April 13, 2017: Victoria

How to Build a Glass House (Structural Glass)

Presented by Leonard Pianalto of RJC

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Thursday, February 23, 2017: Victoria

Material Considerations in LEED v4

Presented by Marsha Gentile of Ledcor

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Thursday, January 26, 2017: Victoria

Decorative Concrete Toppings

Presented by Sherri Wildman of Ardex


Thursday, November 24, 2016: Victoria

Complete Construction Documentation: Photo, Video, Webcam, and UAV (Drones)

Presented by Multivista


Thursday, October 13, 2016: Victoria

The Art and Science of Rammed Earth

Presented by Meror Krayenhoff of SIREWALL


Thursday, October 6, 2016: Sooke

Eco Home Tour of "Cabin in the Woods"

Presented by Tony Johnson of Earth House Holdings Ltd.


Thursday, September 22, 2016: Victoria

Quality Assurance and Warranties in the Waterproofing Industry

Presented by Jim Arnall and Philippe Henry of Engineered Site Products


May 11 (Nanaimo) & May 12, 2016 (Victoria): Firestopping: Design, Install, Inspect, Maintain
Presented by Michael Phillips of Intron Consulting
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March 31, 2016: Preventing Floor Covering Failures
Presented by Chris Maskell of the Master Floor Covering Standards Institute
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January 21, 2016: Watertight Concrete
Presented by Bob Cuggy - National Sales Manager for Sika

October 14, 2015: Benefits of Stone Wool Ceiling Tiles
Presented by Scott Debenham - Rockfon/Chicago Metallic Corp

Nov 27 and Dec 5, 2014: Effective Thermal Performance of the Building Enclosure
Presented by Michael Bousfield, Technical Representative of Cascadia Windows and Doors

Sept 25, 2014: Spray Foam Insulation
Presented by Peter Frenette of Demilec

June 12, 2014: Fenestration Update
Presented by Chris Lambert, Dipl. Tech, LEED AP Kawneer North America - BC

May 20, 2014: CCDC Requirements for COC and Wrap-Up Liability Insurance
Presented by Carole Bissett, Managing Director and James Clapp, Senior Vice President of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc.

Feb 13, 2014: Sectional and Overhead Coiling Doors
Presented by Richard Sivertsen of Westgate Door Industries.

Dec 12, 2013: Design With Powder Coatings:
A Sustainable Coating Choice
Presented by Fiona Levin-Smith, Specification Manager AkzoNobel Powder Coatings
Our final lunch presentation of the year delved into powder coatings, touching on its manufacture and application and compliance with AAMA specifications.
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June 13, 2013: Fall Protection - What to Know and What Not to Miss
Presented by Dan Weber, P.Eng., LEED-AP (BD+C), Project Engineer, RJC
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Tuesday, April 9th, 2013: Victoria
Mini Trade Show
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Throughout the day, there were 14 random prize draws for gift cards and chocolate. Individuals that visited every display were entered in the Grand Prize Draw.  Here are the winners:
iPad Mini: Terry Meagher of Farmer Construction
iPad: Dave Randall of Mapei
Box of Chocolates: Mark Sarich of Pino-Lite

Click here for the trade show summary in the Spring 2013 Newsletter

April 9th Luncheon: Top 10 Home Warranty Claim Items
Presented by Jim Patterson of Travelers Guarantee Company of Canada 

November 2012 thru to February 2013
Construction Contract Administration (CCA) Course
All Participants completed the course successfully.
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013: Victoria / Wednesday, February 13, 2013: Nanaimo
An Overview of FRP Strengthening Options
Presented by Felix Sandron, Canadian Business Development Manager of Vector Corrosion Technologies Ltd.

December 11, 2012 - Victoria
Quality Assurance Program for Flooring
Presented by Chris Maskell - Master Floor Covering Standards Institute

September 11, 2012 - Victoria
Maintaining and Enforcing Your Lien Rights - Pitfalls of the Process to Avoid
Presented by Tyler Galbraith - Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

June 12, 2012 - Nanaimo
Vancouver Island Rail
Presented by Graham Bruce, Chief Operating Officer - Island Corridor Foundation

May 8, 2012 - Victoria
Six-Storey Wood Frame Design - Design Concerns and Considerations
Presented by Leon Plett, P. Eng, LEED-AP - Project Engineer at Read Jones Christoffersen

April 10, 2012 - CSC - Victoria
Simplifying Access - Taking Locking and Access Hardware to the Next Level
Presented by Alfred Rostomian of Slato Systems Canada; and Barry Selfe A.H.C. - McGregor & Thompson

February 9, 2012
Everything You Wanted to Know About Paint Specs, But Were Afraid to Ask: Presented by Barry Law, President of MPI

September to November 2011
Principals of Construction Documentation classroom course.

November 23rd, 2011 - Victoria
Selecting the Right Glass for your Project: Presented by Bill Coady, CSI, CCPR
Mini Trade Show: Thank you to all of our exhibitors and attendees!
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Our first ever mini trade show was very well attended with many door prizes given out.  The winners of the large prize draws are as follows:
$200 Future Shop Gift Card (CSC Membership Draw): Mary-Anne Kerekes of Nabco Entrances Inc.
iPad2 (Visiting All of the Displays Draw): Jen Sparks of CEI Architecture Planning Interiors

October 11, 2011
New Elevator Code Implementation: Presented by Eric Peterson, P. Eng of GUNN Vertical Transportation
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September 9, 2011
Specifying Treated Wood and Preservatives:Presented by Paul Morris, Ph. D. of FPInnovations
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May 2011
The 2011 CSC Conference was held in Montreal, QC. Terry accepted the Chapter Development Award on behalf of the Vancouver Island Chapter Executive.

Terry accepting the Chapter Development Award

May 10th, 2011
Green roof technology: Materials, performance and design. Presented by Karen K.Y. Liu, Ph. D.

March to May 2011
Live version of the PCD Course held in Victoria, instructed by David Graham.

March 8th (Victoria) & May 11th (Nanaimo)
New National Version of the Glazing Specification Manual, presented by Leonard Pianalto, M. Sc., P. Eng., LEED-AP

February 23rd, 2011
RCABC Guarantee Standard for Plaza Deck Waterproofing, presented by Jim Watson, PRC, RRO

December 3rd, 2010
The Vancouver Island Chapter had its inaugural lucheon meeting on Friday, December 3rd.

Corinne Golding and Nick Franjic were in attendance, and Corinne spoke about the benefits of having a CSC membership.

Corinne presenting Terry with the Charter

Roger Steers also gave a presentation on evaluating and repairing concrete structures.

Roger Steers

This meeting gave prospective members insight, as to the importance of being a CSC member.