Group purchasing adds value to your registration at ASTTBC! Check out the savings and put these programs to work for you.
Member Services Update
Our Member Services Brochure is your one stop shop to find out information on products, services and benefits you as an ASTTBC member have exclusive rights to access.
You will also find a STAFF DIRECTORY for your convenience and membership inquiries.
TechJOBS is ASTTBC’s job posting service where employees can market career opportunities to members on the ASTTBC website. To see job listings please visit: www.asttbc.org/jobs
CTEN – Canadian Technical Employment Network
The Canadian Technical Employment Network (CTEN) is a coast-to-coast, web-based job referral system that brings technologists and technicians together with prospective employers. As a service of the provincial technology associations, there is no charge for members. Cost is nominal for employers. www.cten.ca
Mortgage Broker Services
Dreyer Group Mortgage Brokers – Residential & Commercial
Have the professionals at Dreyer Group Mortgage Brokers shop your mortgage to over 50 lenders across Canada to secure your best mortgage terms at the lowest rate!
Members will benefit from:
- Up to 2% off bank posted rates
- Rate Hold for up to 120 days
- Complimentary appraisals
- Legal fee credit
- Access to Rate Watch – Mortgage Rate Watch Program
- Free advice and mortgage arranging on approved credit
Call Dreyer Group Mortgage Brokers:
Toll Free: 1-800-687-3802
Got 30 Seconds? Apply Now.
Visit Dreyer Group Online.
Insurance Plans at Group Rates
Willis Towers Watson – Professional Liability Insurance
Professional Liability – protect your assets with affordable Errors and Omissions Insurance; Commercial General Liability Insurance – protect yourself from claims arising from persons visiting your premises or from non-professional activities in the field. Property Insurance – protect your equipment from physical loss or damage at your premises or while in the field.
For further information on the Professional Liability Insurance program for ASTTBC members contact:
Mike Nikkel, CAIB, CRM
Please also visit the Willis Towers Watson web site at www.willistowerswatson.ca
Note: May not be available to Associate members or some Special Certification programs, check with Willis Towers Watson for eligibility.
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex – Home Insurance
Why do professionals choose TD Insurance?
As the leading provider of group home and car insurance, we know how important it is to save wherever you can. As a member of the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC), you can benefit from special privileges, such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.
We believe in making insurance easy to understand so you can choose your coverage with confidence.
For more details, visit melochemonnex.com/asttbc or call (toll-free) 1-866-258-3036.
Due to provincial legislation, our auto insurance program is not offered in British Columbia, Manitoba or Saskatchewan.
Manulife – Life Insurance, Extended Health, Accident Protection, Disability, & Dental
Protect yourself and your family with a wider range of Engineers Canada-sponsored coverage choices!
- Term Life Insurance
- Health Care & Dental Care
- Disability Income Replacement Plan
- Business Overhead Expenses Plan
- Major Accident Protection
- Critical Illness Insurance
Call Manulife Financial toll free at 1-877-598-2273 or visit www.manulife.com/ASTTnews
Note: Life insurance program is not available to those in our Special Certification programs.
Olympia Benefits – Health & Dental Spending Account
Olympia Benefits Inc. provides a new option for technicians and technologists who are working on contract or as consultants, and for small and medium-sized firms. This program allows you to have your company pay for your family’s medical and dental expenses and then deduct 100% of the cost as a business expense. Unlike insurance plans with premiums, with the Olympia Health & Dental plan you pay only for what employees actually spend (plus administration costs). The plan provides complete coverage and impressive tax savings both personally and corporately.
Please visit Olympia Benefits or call 1-888-668-8384
Other Services and Benefits
Mark’s Commercial – Work Clothing/Footwear
Use your ASTTBC Mark’s Commercial card and save 10% off regular retail prices on selected items at all Mark’s Work Wearhouse stores. (The card was distributed with ASTT News. For a replacement card contact the ASTTBC office and provide your name, address and registration number). www.markscommercial.ca
Quinella Auto – Discounts On New Cars
Decide what make and model of new car you want and your list of options, then contact Greg Huynh to get your best price. Quinella Auto; ph.: 604-688-0455 or 1-800-300-GREG (4734) or visit…www.quinellaauto.com
ASTTBC TechCLUB Savings
TechCLUB is a savings program designed to give members valuable discounts on merchandise and services.
Check out these great offers on retail savings from our ASTTBC TechCLUB Partners including:
- Accent Inns
- ATI Insurance Brokers
- CSA Group
- Endless Savings & More
- EPIC Education
- Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria
- Local Hospitality
- Playland / PNE
- Prestige Resorts & Hotels
- and more!
If your company is interested in offering value added services to ASTTBC’s members, please contact Karen Taylor for more details on how to get started!