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WorkSafeBC seeks feedback on proposed policy amendments regarding the COR Program

Previously, WorksafeBC had requested stakeholder feedback on proposals to strengthen and standardize Certificate of Recognition (COR) policies, COR Audit Standard, and other components of the program across all certifying partners. The feedback was used to establish the proposed future state of the following COR components: Audit Standard – provide a single, scalable audit standard scalable … Read More


CounterAttack Roadchecks Begin July 1

​ICBC and police team up for impaired driving campaign Starting this Canada Day long weekend, police are stepping up their enforcement of impaired drivers at CounterAttack roadchecks across the province. Every year in BC, 65 people die in crashes involving impaired driving. That’s why ICBC and police are urging drivers to plan ahead for a … Read More


New look, new feel, new ways to serve you!

We’re thrilled to share our refreshed and redesigned website with you! With your needs in mind, we’ve updated not only the look, but also improved functionality and features to help you access relevant information, post jobs and events, and manage your users/company profile. What’s new: Our new design is cleaner, allowing you to navigate around … Read More


go2HR Welcomes New Board Members

Vancouver, BC – go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is pleased to welcome four tourism industry professionals to its board of directors, joining eleven directors who were re-appointed or continuing their terms. These directors were elected at go2HR’s Annual General Meeting on June 19, 2018. go2HR would like to welcome the following directors: Craig Blize, … Read More


New first aid training requirements effective July 1, 2018

First aid attendants are a lifeline for those who become injured or ill in the workplace. WorkSafeBC regularly reviews the occupational first aid training program to ensure that it is keeping up with best practices. In order to cover a broader spectrum of medical issues, and align treatment protocols with Canadian and international best practices, … Read More


go2HR Relaunches the Revitalized SuperHost Customer Service Training Program!

Vancouver, BC – go2HR – BC’s tourism human resource association – relaunched the revitalized SuperHost, including new and refreshed courses, at Science World today. The event honoured the historical roots of the program, bringing back beloved Expo 86 mascot “Expo Ernie” to celebrate the relaunch!  SuperHost was originally launched in 1985 in preparation for … Read More


2018 Cone Zone season has arrived

Cone Zone season has arrived.  Slow down and respect roadside workers. Cone Zone season is upon us.  Hundreds of roadside work zones will be set up around British Columbia this summer. Thousands of drivers will travel through these “Cone Zones” meaning roadside workers are at greater risk of being injured or killed by a motor … Read More


Celebrating NAOSH Week by Nominating Your Safety Champions

The North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week is an annual, continent-wide event where employers, employees and stakeholders in occupational health and safety (OHS) collaborate to promote injury and illness prevention in the workplace. This year, NAOSH Week is May 6-12, 2018. During NAOSH Week, employers are encouraged to organize some activities within your … Read More


Virtual Job Fair & Mobilité Francophone

How BC tourism & hospitality employers can tap into LMIA-exempt French & bilingual talent abroad. Struggling to hire local service supervisors, managers or other specialized service occupations (e.g. Chefs, Cooks, Bakers, Executive Housekeepers, F&B Supervisors, F&B Managers, etc.)? If so, the Mobilité Francophone stream of the International Mobility program may be of interest to you. … Read More

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