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BCIT to Represent VCM region at Provincial Winning Pitch Competition

On Jan. 30, six teams of post-secondary students from the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains region competed in the Winning Pitch regional competition. The Winning Pitch, hosted by go2HR, is a case competition where post-secondary students apply their strategic thinking to come up with a new tourism business or service idea based on a local, realistic … Read More


go2HR Welcomes Dorothy Easton to Lead Analysis of Employment-Related Policy and Impacts on BC Tourism Labour Market

For Immediate Release *High-res photo available upon request Vancouver, BC – go2HR, BC’s tourism industry human resource association, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dorothy Easton to the new position of Policy Analyst. Dorothy will be providing research, analysis and recommendations on key employment-related issues and policies affecting the BC tourism labour market. Working closely … Read More



Funding for Employers – The Get Youth Working Program

The Get Youth Working Program is now accepting funding applications from employers in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector. The Program, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Job Fund, offers employers a $2,800 wage subsidy to hire and train eligible youth 15 to 29 years of age. The funding helps BC Youth … Read More


Receive Government Funding to Hire a Student for the Summer

Looking to employ a student? Funding is now available for the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs! Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years, who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year. Not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and … Read More


Culinary Arts Among In-Demand Programs Added to B.C. Grants Eligibility

Programs to train cooks, chefs and bakers are now eligible under the B.C. Access Grant for Labour Market Priorities. Program eligibility under the B.C. Completion Grant and the B.C. Loan Forgiveness Grant has also expanded. “Student aid grants encourage students to study in-demand programs, including the culinary arts, and pursue occupations in under-served or designated … Read More

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