March 13, 2017


Kamloops, BC – CHBA Central Interior and Thompson Rivers University Takes Home Gold Georgie™ Trophy at Recent Provincial Homebuilder Awards in Vancouver


Canadian Home Builders' Association Central Interior and Thompson Rivers University Trades and Technology were Gold Award winners on Saturday, March 11, at the 25th Anniversary Georgie Awards® Gala in Vancouver.

The winners were announced by emcee Todd Talbot, co-host of Love It or List It Vancouver, in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 600 industry professionals.

CHBA Central Interior and TRU won the category Best Public-Private Partnership for the 2016 Training House project which was sponsored and presented by Wendy Acheson, Vice-President and Registrar, Licensing and Consumer Services, BC Housing.

The Georgie Awards® is an annual awards program presented by the Canadian Home Builders' Association on British Columbia. The awards are recognized provincially and nationally as a premier housing awards program that highlights excellence in home building and renovation in the province.

"We are particularly thrilled that our Training House Project, a long time partnership with Thompson Rivers University School of Trades & Technology, continues to be recognized as a unique initiative at the provincial level", said Rob Lemire President of CHBA Central Interior.

The Canadian Home Builders' Association Central Interior is a vibrant active local of 200 members: builders, contractors, developers and professionals related to residential construction - the voice of the residential construction for the Interior BC region.

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For more information:
CHBA Central Interior
921C Laval Crescent
Kamloops BC V2C 5P4
[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."