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Nominations Open for the 2019 Small Business BC Awards

The annual Small Business BC Awards competition is now open for nominations and public voting. The Small Business BC Awards is the largest small business awards competition in the province. These awards recognize the outstanding achievements of BC’s entrepreneurs and celebrate the contributions new and existing businesses registered in BC, with fewer than 50 employees, … Read More


BC Wage Survey

In partnership with the BC Hotel Association, we are conducting a comprehensive wage survey. This study will provide insights into the average wages for key staff positions in the hotel industry. The survey takes less than 20 minutes to complete and survey participants will receive the results for free in early October. Those who do … Read More


Cook Training Harmonization Survey

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) is seeking industry feedback on the Canada-wide Harmonization of the Cook (Professional Cook) trade. If you are currently working in the sector,  are familiar with the apprenticeship system, and have experience sponsoring a Cook Apprentice, the ITA would like to hear your input. For a link to the 3-5 minute … Read More




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

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