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04.02.2019

Top BC Post-Secondary Teams Battle for the 2018/19 Winning Pitch Title at BC Tourism Industry Conference

Update: 2018/19 results are as follows: Winner: BCIT – “Reel YVR” 2nd place: Okanagan College – “AccessFest” 3rd place: Vancouver Island University – “Reach Vancouver Island” 4th place: College of the Rockies – “Kimberley Alpine Outdoor Adventures” Watch the videos of the individual pitches at the Tourism Industry Conference here. Four student teams will be … Read More

28.01.2019

Vancouver Island University Wins 2018/19 Regional Tourism Student Case Competition

A student team from Vancouver Island University (VIU) was crowned the winner of the regional Vancouver Island Winning Pitch™ competition on Saturday, held at Royal Roads University. Winning Pitch™, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new product … Read More

28.01.2019

BCIT Wins Regional Winning Pitch™ Competition in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

A student team from BCIT was crowned the winner of the regional Vancouver, Coast and Mountains Winning Pitch competition. Winning Pitch™, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new product or service that supports the development of accessible … Read More

24.01.2019

21.01.2019

Tourism & Hospitality Small Businesses Named Top 5 in 2019 Small Business BC Awards

Congratulations to the following tourism and hospitality small businesses that were shortlisted in the top 5 in their respective categories! COCO Cafe – Cedar Whistler Cooks – Whistler See the full list here: https://sbbcawards.ca/top5s Dec. 12, 2018 Congratulations to all the tourism and hospitality small businesses that were nominated and listed as the top 10 … Read More

16.01.2019

WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest

go2HR is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2019 WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest. BC students in grades 8 to 12, with the support of a teacher or youth organization sponsor, are encouraged to submit a video no more than 2 minutes that explores the topic of employers’ health and safety responsibilities when hiring … Read More

14.12.2018

New Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees

The Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) has published Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees and Permittees. The information was produced to help BC liquor licensees understand cannabis rules and how they relate to their businesses. This information may be updated from time to time, so it is recommend to bookmark the link and check for … Read More

14.12.2018

Opportunity to Hire Culinary Staff from Morocco

Can’t find qualified cooks? Let us help! We are pleased to partner with the BC Hotel Association (BCHA) and Culinary Recruitment International (CRI) on a pilot project to recruit culinary talent from Morocco through a special two-year visa program that does not require a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). The Moroccan candidates are trained in … Read More

07.12.2018

Canada Pension Plan Changes Taking Place in 2019

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will be gradually enhanced starting in 2019, which would impact your contributions as an employer. Over the next 5 years, both employee and employer contributions will increase. How prepared are you to handle these changes and have you considered the implications of increased payroll costs? Learn more at https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/cpp-enhancement.html 2019 … Read More

30.11.2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Canadian Tourism Awards Winners

The Canadian Tourism Awards are presented annually by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada to recognize success, leadership and innovation in Canada’s tourism industry, and have become the standard of excellence for industry businesses and organizations. The following BC tourism and hospitality businesses and employees have been named the winners of this year’s Canadian Tourism … Read More

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