Milestone Members and Leading Industry Contributors were Recognized at the CHBA CI Awards of Excellence Gala

Kamloops, BC – May 16, 2019 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Interior local held their annual Awards of Excellence gala last night at the Colombo Lodge. Sponsored by FortisBC, the gala celebrated long-time association members and those who go above and beyond to contribute back to the residential building industry.

“This event is our chance as an association to thank and recognize our member companies who continue to make positive contributions towards our association and residential building industry as a whole” says Rose Choy, Executive Officer CHBACI.

Awards were presented to recipients in the following categories:

5 Year Member Milestone Award – Finning Canada, Fresh Inc., Green Emerald Construction, Kamlands Holdings Ltd., Pache Builders Ltd., Rivershore RAM, Tyler Meade Photography, Vanderstad Construction Inc., Visual Signs & Printing

10 Year Member Milestone Award – B.A. Robinson Lighting and Bath Centre, Creekside Plumbing Ltd., Gabion Wall Systems Ltd., Kellermeier Contracting Ltd., Mona Murray Personal Real Estate Corporation, River City Rock Products Ltd., Smart Homes by SA Electric, Snow-Terra Investments Ltd, Stoney-Creek Contracting Ltd., Wilderness Customer Homes B.C. Inc.

15 Year Member Milestone Award – City Furniture & Appliances (Kamloops) Ltd., Shaw Communications Inc., Warner Rentals Ltd.

20 Year Member Milestone Award – Hillside Contracting, Thompson-Nicola Regional District, Travelers Insurance Company of Canada

25 Year Member Milestone Award – A&T Project Developments Inc., Kamloops This Week

30 Year Member Milestone Award – Rona Home Centre Ltd.

50 Year Member Milestone Award – Excel Industries Ltd. and Plainsman Group of Companies

Handshake Award (Builder/Developer/Renovator) –recognition of who has worked with the largest number of CHBA CI Members over the calendar year: A&T Project Developments Inc.

Handshake Award (Non-Builder/Developer/Renovator) – recognition of who has worked with the largest number of CHBA CI Members over the calendar year: Motivo Design Group Inc.

Maple Leaf Award – recognition of dedication and service to the association: Gary Gow

Lifetime Community Builder Award – recognition of outstanding contributions to the residential construction industry in Kamloops: Jim Thomson of Plainsman Group of Companies. Jim has been very involved with the CHBA for at least 30 years. He has served as a President in local, provincial and national level.

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Photo credits: Tyler Meade Photography

About the CHBA CI:
Established in 1965, the Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior is a not-for-profit, member-based residential construction industry association focused on providing industry leadership, education and advocacy. The association represents one of the largest industry sectors in Canada and currently holds a membership base of over 230 companies – including home builders, renovators, land developers, trade contractors, suppliers, lending institutions, insurance providers and service professionals.


Contact: Rose Choy
Executive Officer
Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Interior (CHBACI)
T: 250.828.1844
E: [email protected]

"As a member of the CHBA, for the past 20 years, I have always found the association to be an extremely valuable resource and advocate for the industry."