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News Archive | 2017

The 1st Annual Tourism Kamloops Hospitality Awards presented by the Kamloops Blazers were a huge success, and go2HR is proud to have been a part of this incredible initiative by sponsoring the Attraction Services Leader category!
Employers are invited to post internship opportunities to Royal Roads University's job board, CareerRoads, or submit positions by email.
Actiris, the international placement service run by the Brussels public employment service, is offering the opportunity to post positions in catering (food and beverage), tourism and hotel sectors for a special International Job Dating event on March 10.
Forbes just announced their list of Canada’s best employers for 2017. Congratulations to all the tourism and hospitality employers in BC who made the list!
The unemployment rate for British Columbians with disabilities is significantly higher than that of non-disabled people. This year, Disability Alliance BC (DABC) will recognise a BC employer who has demonstrated excellence in the hiring and employing of people with disabilities. They will also recognise an outstanding employee with a disability who has exhibited exceptional skill or accomplishments in their work.  The Outstanding Employer Award will be given to an employer nominated by ONE of their employees with a disability.
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) announced that the Provincial Immigration Programs Act and its corresponding regulations were brought into force on February 1, 2017.  The Act enables BC to meet its economic development priorities by providing a legislative framework to select newcomers through the BC PNP.  
Vancouver, BC – BC tourism and hospitality employers with fewer than 20 employees can now participate in the Certificate of Recognition Program (COR) that is specifically designed for them. go2HR – BC’s tourism human resource association – launched the Small Employer COR (SECOR) Program at its Occupational Health and Safety Breakfast event yesterday.
In December 2016, the unemployment rate[1] in the tourism sector was at 6.2%, which is 0.4% higher than the rate reported in December 2015, and higher than the previous month (November 2016) when the unemployment rate stood at 5.8%. Employment Rate by Tourism Industry Group – December 2015/2016
Vancouver, BC – Each BC tourism region will have a designated Industry Health and Safety Specialist available to assist tourism and hospitality employers with their occupational health and safety needs, announced today by go2HR, BC’s tourism industry human resource association.
Central Kitchen - Bar: Best Employer Heidout Restaurant and Brewhouse: Best Apprentice Training Rainbow's Roost: Best Community Impact Rocky Point Ice Cream: Best Company Sea To Sky Air: Premier's People's Choice Wheelhouse Brewing Company: Premier's People's Choice Wine Crush Market: Best Concept Dec. 16, 2016