We aspire to act as an innovative leader and connecting force in the building industry of Western Canada and for every member to recognize the WRLA as a strategic and collaborative partner in their business prosperity.
Western Retail Lumber Association works for you and your industry. Our advocacy work began after we established the Building Materials Council of Canada (BMCC). We talk regularly to industry and government as well as universities and colleges, and we ensure our members’ views are fairly represented.
As part of the BMCC Working Board, we are working to:
It’s not who you know; it’s who knows you. Western Retail Lumber Association knows the importance of connecting retailers, suppliers and customers together throughout the year. We provide our members with the opportunity to connect through:
Education is fundamental to maintaining our high industry standards. Western Retail Lumber Association has built partnerships with educational institutions to attract talent to establish certification programs specifically for the lumber and building materials industry.
Industry-specific certification is a way for new hires to differentiate themselves and demonstrate their expertise. Both newcomers and seasoned professionals looking for careers and promotions in the industry can find benefit in an educational experience.
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