✅ Advocate and promoter of Prompt Payment legislation
Promoting both federal and provincial legislation that ensures that small businesses and contractors get paid for completed work on a timely basis, thus improving cash flow to enable more employee training, hiring and business expansion.
✅ Supporting Canadian Environmental Equipment manufacturing opportunities in China
In 2014 led a Canadian delegation to Chaozhou, China concluding a framework agreement for development of Environmental Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Park, creating opportunities for Canadian business development in China.
✅ Coalition to create legislation to License Qualified Contractors to protect Consumers
In 2001 led an industry coalition of trade contractors resulting in 3rd reading of legislation to require contractors to be licensed as qualified businesses for the protection of consumers.
✅ Received Government Affairs Award for Advancing Funding for Apprenticeship Trades Training
In 2006 the Canadian Society of Association Executives of BC recognized my work with a colleague to mobilize a coalition of construction association to convince the provincial government to create the training tax credit program allocating $90 million over 3 years as incentive to companies to train workers.