January 10th, 2014 was an exciting day in the South Okanagan-- Plenary Justice has been selected as the preferred proponent to work with the B.C. government and finalize an agreement to deliver a state-of-the-art Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) – one of the final steps prior to putting shovels in the ground.
Plenary Justice has partnered with
Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd.
PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.
Honeywell Limited (Canada)
Jug Island Consulting Ltd.
The selection of Plenary Justice follows an extensive evaluation of three teams that were shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to design, build, partially finance and provide facilities management services for the new centre.
Local contractors, service providers and job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with Plenary Justice and promote their companies, services and credentials at an upcoming Business-to-Business (B2B) networking session in Oliver on Jan. 30, 2014. The meetings will provide the preferred proponent with valuable insight into the availability and capacity of local services, products and labour.
The B2B networking session is being hosted by the OCC project team, which includes representatives from BC Corrections and Partnerships BC, in collaboration with the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Interior Construction Association.
For more details about the session and to register, business owners can sign-up to the Correctional Centre Business Registry online at: www.sochamber.ca
The new Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) will be located approximately 6 kilometres north of Oliver, BC on the Osoyoos Indian Band Land near Vincor International (Constellation Brands) The project is expected to cost 200 Millions Dollars, and expected to bring 1000 jobs after construction (500 direct and 500 indirect jobs to the Oliver area)