Testimonials

NUFLOORS has been a member since inception. S.C.I.P. has provided exceptional help in arranging for drawings and specifications regarding the flooring industry. In turn they have saved us dollars in travel out of town for the information. Not all business! Great social functions.

Joe Cannell Contract Sales
Nufloors

 

Without you and your support we would not be able to make this happen for those in need in our community. You have created a piece of social history by providing the SAFE Society’s new shelter as part of the 2008 Residential Construction Project. Your kindness has not gone unnoticed by the hundreds of community members but most importantly the community members who are in unfortunate situations that utilize our emergency services. You are an important piece of the puzzle that a dream, with your help became a reality. We thank you for that.

With gratitude,
Jane Shirley – Ex. Director, SAFE Society

 

SCIP has a broad range of reputable members that I am able to refer to my customers. Having an organization as such tends to filter out the fly by nighters. It is also nice to have an office to turn to that can provide information I am looking for.

Stuart Fuson
Shuswap Home Repair & Construction

 

” Through networking with local contractors and by attracting local clients, SCIP has been very beneficial in helping me get my business off the ground! ”

Josh Bickle
Integrity Roofing Corp.

 

Thank you SCIP for your scholarship support. I am currently a student in the welding C level course at Okanagan College. I plan to use this scholarship to continue on with my education and obtain my welding B level ticket. Also, I am planning to obtain certification in related courses including Industrial First Aid. My plans are to enroll next year, after I complete the practical hours needed to be a certified level C welder. This scholarship will go a long way in helping me to achieve my goals.

Sincerely,
Nicholas Crandell –
Enderby, BC

 

As a long time resident, tax payer, and businessman in the Shuswap that has been involved with several developments I have followed with interest the development and organization of SCIP. It is nice to have a voice with the Construction industry and one that is recognized by the City Hall staff and council that places organized growth for the betterment of the Shuswap. A recent study spent countless hours of dedicated time and effort to review current residential land that is suitable for expansion in the City of Salmon Arm. SCIP has a voice for local contractors.

With appreciation,
Jack Bowers

 

“We hand out the SCIP directory frequently to developers, builders and homeowners who ask who to hire in the Shuswap, it’s a great resource !”

Tim Dunne, P. Eng.
Senior Design Engineer
Omega Engineering
Salmon Arm LLP

 

We are proud to be one of the founding members of SCIP. During the past years, we have had an opportunity to grow our business along with SCIP, through networking, workshops, and social events. Use of the plan room is valuable. We often make use of the membership booklet in seeking trades for both professional and personal projects. Our employees and their families are pleased with the benefit plan offered through SCIP’s organization.

Kim and Dale Kinnee
Trademark Plumbing Ltd.

 

The Shuswap Construction Industry Professionals has enhanced and promoted my business services throughout the Shuswap through their various marketing and networking programs. Be it from their informative website, 300 plus member directory, to their yearly AGM, Golf Tournament and seminars. SCIP promotes and provides the local business’s a means of getting the word out to the construction industry and public consumer to use local construction trades.

Dave Brice CHI
Pacific West Home Inspections

 

SCIP was and presently remains an influential part of my career. I have been given great amounts of opportunity from the advertising as well as invitations to bid on upcoming projects. The residential construction program was the starting point of my career and continues to bring skilled apprentices into the trade.

Former SCIP Residential Construction Student
Brad Gibbard
Rigid Construction

I have been a member of SCIP since its inception in 1999. I have seen the continued growth of the organization and see the positive impact it has on the Construction Industry. I often depend on the office to save me time on finding contact information for various trades to be approached for projects I am involved withIt’s better than the yellow pages.

Ian McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid Construction

 

Pederson Drafting & Design Ltd. has been a member of SCIP (Shuwsap Construction Industry Professionals) scince it was formed in the year 2000. I have found it to be one of the leading areas of member and new client referrals leading to almost continuos work load over the last 11 years. I recommend to any business in the construction field to join not only for the member referring members, but also for being part of a origination that is well respected in our communities. I have had numerous client comment on how professional and helpful all the SCIP members have been to them over the length of their project and would definitely use SCIP members again.

Ron Pederson, CRD.ASTTBC
Pederson
Drafting& Design Ltd.

 

promo smart  is proud to have been a member of SCIP (Shuswap Construction Industry Professionals) since inception. I believe SCIP has been a positive influence on the construction industry in the Shuswap, providing a format for trades people and their suppliers to work together in building the Shuswap. “Get a local quote” says it very well. Teamwork, business and social events…it just works!

James Young, CSP, MAS.
Barb Munro, CAS.
promo smart
promotional products inc.

 

SCIP serves our community and businesses in many aspects.  Providing a directory for easy access to trades, a plan room for viewing blueprints, regular and well informed emails of upcoming projects and building permits issued, friendly and helpful staff, are some of the many amenities offered that benefit us as a business.

Jim/Janice
Okanagan Geothermal Ltd.

 

As a founding father of SCIP it has provided many benefits over the last 10 years. Below are listed a few that have made a positive impact both personally and in business.

– Countless leads for work

– Networking

– Education both through seminars and networking

– Opportunity to meet new businesses when they start in town

– Satisfaction building for the community with SD 83 and the College

Brad Handel – President
Techlectric Construction Co. Ltd

 

I participated in the Residential House Construction Program in 2009. I think it’s great that SClP supports opportunities for students to jump-start a career in the trades. Since graduation I have been apprenticing as a carpenter. Construction has been slow at times and it has taken awhile to accumulate work-based training hours. I plan to continue my technical training at Okanagan College this winter and am very appreciative of the scholarship support from Shuswap Construction Industry Professionals!

Sincerely
Nick Coers

“Throughout the years the SCIP organization has been an invaluable asset to the community, the region, and it members through the services, advertising and sponsorship of local events. The quality of the staff and service is exceptional.”

Scott G Robertson
Absolute Contracting Ltd. .

 

Thank you to the Shuswap Construction Industry Professionals for playing such a significant part in supporting trades education in the Shuswap. Your partnership with School District #83 and Okanagan College has provided huge opportunity to many students. By being accepted in the 2007 Residential Construction Program I was able to gain confidence and experience in the complete construction of a family home and receive the theory as well as 420 hours towards my level one carpentry apprenticeship. I am currently just a few hours away from completing my journeyman ticket thanks to SCIP and this program.

Coltin Fieber–Salmon Arm, BC

 

Donna, thanks for the call informing me of the Shuswap Construction Industry Professionals. After you notified your members of the 72 unit care facility that we are constructing in Salmon Arm we experienced a great influx of queries from several of them.  This indicates to us that the networking within SCIP works very well. We are also very thankful to have a plan room available to issue the blueprints and give the local contractors equal opportunity to bid on the project.

Doug Kasper
Kasper Development Corp.

 

SCIP has become a landmark in our community. People that have lived here for years as well as anyone moving into the Shuswap feels a sense of security knowing that we have an office that can get answers to construction related questions as well as recommend qualified trades people. I’m proud to be a member of such a recognized association.

Kevin Smith
Prime Electric Ltd.

 

SCIP has been a very large part of the growth and success of Salmon Arm Window & Door. We have been members since the inception of SCIP and have enjoyed the EXPOSURE, NETWORKING, JOB LEADS, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS AND SOCIAL EVENTS that SCIP has provided us. Because of SCIP it has helped us to the point of us not having to advertise nearly as much, and has been fun also.

Ron Lindblad
Salmon Arm Window & Door

 

We thoroughly enjoy our membership with SCIP.  The weekly building permit reports and the proposal for bid notices are a valuable asset to any business, not to mention the great ability for different trades to network together.  SCIP also has fun functions to get involved with each year such as their golf tournament and the Children’s Christmas party.  SCIP is a valuable asset to this community and I would recommend membership to any local construction business.

Brian Laight
Hardrock Granite-Salmon Arm

 

Shuswap Construction Industry Professionals gives an organized voice to the construction and development community within the Shuswap area. The organization is well respected and often asked for input on initiatives and issues that impact the community as they relate to the construction profession.

J. C. (Joe) Johnson  BCLS, CLS
Browne Johnson Land Surveyors