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Rocky Cross Construction Victoria, GUS Announce New Partnership

January 9, 2019   by Gus Group Inc.

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MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 9, 2019 /insPRESS/ – René-Charles Landry, President of GUS ( is pleased to announce that GUS has partnered with established restoration company Rocky Cross Construction (Victoria) Ltd. ( in Victoria, BC. The addition of RCC Victoria to the GUS network further strengthens GUS’s presence in British Columbia as the fast growing restoration network continues to expand across the province.

Rocky Cross Construction (Victoria) Ltd. has proudly delivered a wide range of emergency, cleaning, and rebuild services to Victoria property owners since its launch in 1997. Over the years, RCC has assisted with many significant losses in the community, from a large 2002 fire at a Zellers store to most recently an apartment building water loss affecting 36 units. The RCC team specializes in wind, smoke, fire and water damage restoration, impact and vandalism repair, contents cleaning, mold remediation, asbestos abatement, and carpet and upholstery cleaning.

Steven Scott, co-owner of Rocky Cross Construction (Victoria), began his career at RCC as a technician working under the wing of founder Rocky Cross.  After a brief leave for a few years to study carpentry, Steven soon returned to RCC, where in 2003 he became a partner.

“We’ve spent years developing strong relationships with members of our tight-knit community, who know they can rely on RCC to provide a personalized, hands-on approach to each and every project we take on,” says Steven. “Becoming part of the GUS network has been fantastic for us, giving us the opportunity to be able to broaden our customer base while allowing us to maintain what makes us unique. We’re excited about our partnership with GUS and are looking forward to reaching more people and taking our business to the next level of growth.”

Co-owner of Rocky Cross Construction (Victoria), Ken Pratt has worked in the restoration industry for more than 40 years.  Soon after joining RCC, Ken bought into the company in 2004. “We knew that GUS was the right fit for us because we share mutual values of integrity and commitment to helping people in need,” said Ken. “Our focus has always been providing top-of-the-line quality emergency and restoration services to our clients, many of whom have suffered devastating losses and are in need of extra care and understanding during a difficult time in their lives. Having the support of the GUS network behind us will help us more easily restore our clients’ properties back to normal, quickly and with the quality craftsmanship that our clients deserve.”

René-Charles Landry, President of GUS, said, “GUS is thrilled to welcome Rocky Cross Construction Victoria to our network. Steven and Ken are highly professional, empathetic, and passionate individuals who bring a wealth of industry experience to the table. They and their hardworking team have a proven track record of success and a strong reputation for excellence in their community, and we are proud to have them represent the GUS brand in British Columbia.”

About GUS

GUS is a leading full-service restoration provider that has delivered disaster relief to Canadians for more than 25 years. Beginning from humble roots in Quebec City in 1991, GUS has expanded into a national company with locations across seven provinces and growing. GUS is well known for providing high-quality work coupled with professional open lines of communication for both the insured and insurer.

For more information about GUS, please visit, or for emergency service, call our 24/7 Emergency Call Center at 1-800-361-0911.


Jaime Smith, Franchise Coordinator
GUS Group Inc.



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