DCC honoured as inspirational role model for employment equity

DCC received a 2018 Employment Equity Achievement Award in the sector distinction category.

DCC has been recognized for its achievements in employment equity for the second year in a row. On October 3, 2018, DCC received a 2018 Employment Equity Achievement Award in the sector distinction category. The award recognizes employers who are inspirational role models, championing employment equity in their sector in addition to demonstrating a strong commitment and achieving success in implementing employment equity in their own organization.

Employment and Social Development Canada presents the Employment Equity Achievement Awards each year to publicly recognize employers’ outstanding achievement in employment equity in their workplaces. DCC won this award for its outstanding commitment to employment equity in 2017.

DCC receives award for excellence in procurement

DCC was awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the U.S. National Procurement Institute.

Defence Construction Canada has been awarded the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award for the fifth straight year by the U.S. National Procurement Institute. The AEP recognizes excellence in a number of areas related to procurement, including ethics, innovation and e-procurement. DCC was one of only six organizations in Canada to win the award in 2018.

DCC procurement practices recognized with industry award

DCC was recognized by the BCCA as one of seven 2017 Best of Public Procurement owners.

DCC was recognized by the British Columbia Construction Association as one of seven 2017 Best of Public Procurement owners. This is the first time the association has presented these awards. Recipients were acknowledged for their fairness, openness and dedication to transparency in public procurement. The DCC team was recognized for corporate procurement practices related to projects at CFB Comox, most notably the use of e-bidding, accessible online documentation, and excellence in responding to bidders during the procurement stage.

Borden dining facility honoured with RPIC award for environmental best practices

The Curtiss All Ranks Kitchen and Dining Facility—a major DCC project at CFB Borden—has been honoured by the Real Property Institute of Canada for best practices in environmental sustainability. The distinctive $18.3-million facility was recognized for its waste diversion methods and storm-water management, use of recycled materials during construction and optimized energy performance. The dining hall accommodates up to 500 patrons at a time, supported by state-of-the-art cooking, cleaning and vacuum waste removal systems. The award was presented to DND, DCC and project architect during a ceremony held in Ottawa on November 16, 2017.

DCC website garners award of excellence in business communications

IABC Silver Leaf Award Logo

DCC was awarded with a national Silver Leaf Award of Excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for the 2016 redesign of the DCC website. This award is Canada's premiere professional awards program celebrating excellence in business communication.

DCC Workplace Charitable Campaign wins national award

DCC was honoured with the National Team Spirit Award at the 2016 Charitable Campaign Recognition Awards ceremony on February 21, 2017. This special event brings together Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign volunteers and teams to celebrate leadership, commitment and unwavering enthusiasm demonstrated during the campaign. The National Team Spirit Award recognizes success in creating a nation-wide campaign and engaging employees across the country. Nationally, DCC surpassed its goal in 2016 by 40%, breaking the $100,000 barrier for the first time.

Defence Construction Canada wins Canada's Safest Employer award

DCC received the Gold Award in the Public Sector category for its commitment to occupational health and safety.

DCC has been recognized as one of Canada's Safest Employers in 2016 for its commitment to occupational health and safety (OHS) by Canadian Occupational Safety. Canada's Safest Employers Awards recognize companies from all across Canada with outstanding accomplishments in promoting the health and safety of their workers.

Industry honours DCC for pioneering work in electronic procurement

DCC's work to bring electronic procurement to the federal public sector has been recognized by a leading industry group. The Canadian Institute for Procurement and Material Management honoured recent DCC retiree Richard Allie with its 2016 Project Management Award. This award recognizes an individual's innovation, achievement and leadership when carrying out a procurement project