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14.02.2018

Canada’s Best Employers 2018

Congratulations to these tourism and hospitality employers for making this prestigious Forbes list! Forbes’ 2018 Canada’s Best Employers highlights 300 companies operating in Canada that have won the endorsement of their workers. 8,000 Canadians working for large firms and institutions—those with 500 or more employees—in 25 industry sectors were surveyed and asked whether they would … Read More

13.02.2018

08.02.2018

BC Government to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 by 2021

Premier John Horgan announced this morning that the minimum wage will be raised to $15 per hour by June 2021, endorsing the recommendations of the Fair Wages Commission. The plan to reach $15 an hour provides for an immediate increase of $1.30 an hour on June 1, 2018, to a new minimum wage of $12.65 … Read More

07.02.2018

Kootenay Rockies Regional Winning Pitch Competition Results

Two teams of post-secondary students from Selkirk College submitted their Winning Pitch concepts and presentations via video earlier this month. 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 scenario to … Read More

05.02.2018

VIU’s Power Team Wins Regional Winning Pitch Competition

Three teams of post-secondary students from the Vancouver Island region competed in the Winning Pitch regional competition on Feb. 3, 2018. 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 scenario … Read More

01.02.2018

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

25.01.2018

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

22.01.2018

12.01.2018

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

12.01.2018

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


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