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Associations & Unions

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British Columbia's Professional, Trade and Industry Associations Guidebook Online
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (110)
Mining (210)
Utilities (220)
Construction (230)
Manufacturing (310-330)
Wholesale, Retail (420, 440-450)
Transportation, Warehousing (480-490)
Information (510)
Finance, Insurance (520)
Real Estate, Rental, Leasing (530)
Professional, Scientific, Technical (540)
Administration, Support, Waste Management, Remediation (560)
Educational (610)
Health Care, Social Assistance (620)
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation (710)
Accommodation, Food Service (720)
Other - Except Public Admin. (810)
Public Admin (920)
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Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (110)
Association of BC Professional Foresters
BC Association for Regenerative Agriculture
BC Environment Industry Association
BC Greenhouse Growers' Association
BC Landscape and Nursery Association
BC Vegetable Marketing Commission
Canada Nursery Landscape Associate
Canadian Wood Council
Council of Forest Industries - (Vancouver)
Federation of British Columbia Woodlot Associations
Fraser Valley Organic Producers Association
Fraser Valley Strawberry Growers' Association
Wood World - Wood Fibre Associations
Mining (210)
Association of Mineral Exploration BC (formerly BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines) - (Vancouver)
Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
The Mining Association of BC
Utilities (220)
BC Water & Wastewater Association (BCWWA) - (Burnaby)
BC Ground Water Association (BCGWA) - (Langley)
Canadian Gas Association - (Head Office Ottawa)
Canadian Ground Water Association
Electrical Web Resources - Associations, Government Bodies and Electrical Organizations
Irrigation Industry Association of BC - (Abbotsford)
Line Contractors' Association of BC
Construction (230)
BC & Yukon - Building and Construction Trades Council - Scroll down the page for a listing of Local Union contact information
BC Carpenters Union - (Vancouver)
BC Construction Association
BC Electrical Association
BC Wall & Ceiling Association - (Surrey)
BC Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association
BC Sheet Metal Association - (Burnaby)
Building Construction Trades Department - Listing of Affiliated Union links and contact information
Building Officials' Association of BC - (Richmond)
Canadian Association of Skilled Trades - (Delta)
Canadian Construction Association
Canadian Construction Women - (Vancouver)
Canadian Home Builders Association of BC - (Burnaby)
Canadian Masonry Contractors Association BC & Yukon - Masonry Institute Of BC - (Vancouver)
Canadian Welding Association
Canadian Welding Bureau Group
Cement Association of Canada - (Vancouver)
Electrical Contractors' Association of BC
Fraser Valley Home Builders' Association
Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association - (Vancouver)
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (Ontario)
Independent Contractors and Businesses Association
Log Building Industry Association of BC
Mechanical Contractors' Association of BC
Millwrights Union Local 2736 - (Surrey)
Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ Local 919
Public Construction Council of BC
Roofing Contractors' Association of BC
Vancouver Regional Construction Association - (Vancouver)
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry
Manufacturing (310-330)
BC Food Processors Association - BC Food Industry Resources - (Head Office in Victoria)
BC Wood
Canadian Hardware and Housewares Manufacturers Association (CHHMA) - (Ontario)
Canadian Industry Plastics Association - (Head Office in Ontario)
Canadian Steel Producers Association (CSPA)- (Head Office in Ontario)
Food BC - Directories and Associations
Interior Lumber Manufacturers' Association - (Head Office Nanaimo)
Manufactured Housing Association of BC - (Pitt Meadows)
Wood Manufacturing Council - (Head Office in Ottawa)
Wholesale, Retail (420, 440-450)
BC Floor Covering Association
British Columbia Shopping Centre Association
Building Supply Dealers Association of BC (BSDABC) - (Surrey)
Retail Council of Canada
Retail Membership Association of BC (Retail BC)
Transportation, Warehousing (480-490)
Aerospace Industry Association of BC
BC Trucking Association
Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council
Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association
Canadian Society of Customs Brokers
Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada
Railway Association of Canada
Transportation Career Development Association of BC
Information (510)
Canadian Booksellers' Association
Canadian Publishers' Council
Canadian Telecommunication Consultants Association
International Association of Business Communicators
Library Associations in Canada
Literary Press Group of Canada
Magazines Canada (formerly Canadian Magazine Publishers' Association)
Finance, Insurance (520)
Canadian Bankers' Association
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
Financial Planning Standards Council FPSC
Real Estate, Rental, Leasing (530)
BC Association Appraisal Institute of Canada - (Vancouver)
BC Real Estate Association
Real Estate Council of BC
Professional, Scientific, Technical (540)
Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC ASTTBC - Association for Technology Professionals in BC - (Surrey)
Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Association of BC Professional Foresters
BC Association of Legal Assistants
BC Land Surveyors
BC Technology Industries Association
Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Council of Professional Engineers
Canadian Council of Tehnicians and Technologists
Canadian Payroll Association
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Certified General Accountants Association of BC
Certified Management Accountants of BC
Consulting Engineers of BC
International Association of Business Communicators - BC Chapter
Law Society of BC
Mystery Shopping Providers Association - North America
Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC)
Society of Internationally Trained Engineers of BC (SITEBC)
The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)
The Society of Punjabi Engineers & Technologists of BC (SPEATBC)
Western Canada Turf Grass Association
Administration, Support, Waste Management, Remediation (560)
Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA)
BC Crime Prevention Association
BC Call Centre Association
Canadian Private Investigators
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Fraser Valley Chapter
Private Investigators Association of BC
Purchasing Management Association of Canada
Educational (610)
Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC)
Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC
Federation of Independent School Associations - Lower Fraser Valley
Health Care, Social Assistance (620)
Aboriginal Nurses's Association of Canada
Association of International Medical Doctors of BC (AIMD BC)
BC Art Therapy Association BCATA - (Vancouver)
BC Association of Child Development and Intervention BCACDI - (Port Moody)
BC Association of Speech / Language Pathologists and Audiologists -
BCASLPA - (Vancouver)
BC Care Providers Association
BC Dental Association
BC Nurses' Union
BC Society of Occupational Therapists BCSOT - (Vancouver)
Canadian Cardiovascular Society
Canadian Dental Association
Canadian Nurses Association
Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists
Health Sciences Association of BC (HSABC) - (Vancouver)
Homeopathic Medical Council of Canada (HMCC)
Hospital Employees' Union
Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation (710)
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists ACTRA
BC Marine Trades Association
BC Museums Association
BC Recreation & Parks Association (BCRPA) - Burnaby
BC Swim Coaches Association
BC Wilderness Tourism Association
Commercial Production of Western Canada
Directors Guild of Canada
Local Unions of the IATSE - (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees,Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, it’s Territories and Canada)
Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC
Pacific Music Industry Association
The Recreation Facilities Association of BC (RFABC)
Union of BC Performers
Accommodation, Food Service (720)
Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE)
BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association
BC Restaurant and Food Services Association
Food BC - Directories and Associations
United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 247 - (UFCW 247)
Other - Except Public Admin. (810)
BC Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians (CAPT)
Christian Labour Association of Canada
Funeral Service Association of BC (FSABC)
United Nations Association in Canada
Public Admin (920)
BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU)
Canadian Union of Public Employees BC (CUPE)
Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC)
Tourism BC - Provincial Crown Corporation for Tourism Marketing and Development - (Victoria and Vancouver)

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