MYR Group Subsidiary Western Pacific Enterprises Wins Gold Award at the 2019 VCRA Awards of Excellence

November 6, 2019

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) recognized companies, projects, and individuals in British Columbia’s construction industry at its 31st annual Awards of Excellence held October 28 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. MYR Group subsidiary Western Pacific Enterprises (WPE) was presented with a gold award and three outstanding achievement awards.

WPE received the 2019 Gold Award for construction excellence on the Stanton Territorial Hospital project in the Over $8 Million category.

To win this award, WPE competed against other mega projects and was judged on safety, community, complexity, overcoming challenges, financial performance, schedule, value engineering and innovations, sustainable construction, site cooperation, material management, and quality.


TThe Stanton Territorial Hospital is a brand-new facility located in the city of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories. At 320,000 square feet, the new Stanton Territorial Hospital is both the largest hospital in the Northwest Territories and the largest construction project in the territory’s history. This project was complex and crewed by people from all over the country which required a high level of planning and organization to manage. WPE’s scope on this project included the supply and installation of labor, materials, and equipment for the completion of all electrical systems related to the construction of the Stanton Territorial Hospital.


In addition to Gold Awards for project specific excellence, awards were also presented to member companies and individuals for outstanding accomplishments and to recognize innovation and commitment to safety.

WPE received the following Outstanding Achievement Awards:

Life Member Inductee – Ron Fettback

Lifetime Achievement – Fettback Brothers (David Fettback/ Ron Fettback / Wayne Fettback)
Together, the Fettback brothers were recognized as talented and trusted leaders, who dedicate themselves to continuously improving standards in the construction industry.

Safety: Zero Frequency Injury Rate – WPE for achieving a zero-frequency injury rate in the category of Trade Contractor 200,000 or more person hours.



WPE projects won silver awards in three categories:

Congratulations to Western Pacific for bringing home several awards this year!