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BC Wage & Salary Survey 2009

This report contains information on BC’s 108 most common occupations, including 7 in the tourism and hospitality industry.

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BC Tourism and Hospitality Labour Market Information Workforce Profiles

The Workforce Profile(s) is an up-to-date and accurate description of the current (2021) tourism and hospitality workforce. These profiles go far beyond a simple sketch of who they are and what they do. Our 11 Workforce Profiles provide detailed demographic information to better understand the nuances of our industry workforce. The Workforce profiles also offer an analysis of how the workforce has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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North East Regional Labour Market Study

North East, with an already tight labour market, is facing the added pressure of expanding mining, oil and gas sectors that are enticing young workers to take positions. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,170 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Mainland South West Regional Labour Market Study

The Mainland South West region has a workforce that is younger than other areas of the province, and with a declining youth population, there will not be enough supply to meet the demand. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 67,100 job openings. The food & beverage, recreation & entertainment, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Cariboo Regional Labour Market Study

The Cariboo region is susceptible to recruitment challenges as a result of its rural environment and lack of a major population centre. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,600 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and recreation & entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit.

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North Coast and Nechako Regional Labour Market Study

North Coast and Nechako, with an already tight labour market, is facing the added pressure of expanding mining, oil and gas sectors that are enticing young workers to take positions. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,340 job openings. The food & beverage, recreation & entertainment, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit

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Vancouver Island/Coast Regional Labour Market Study

The Vancouver Island/Coast region is affected by seasonality and retention challenges, and compared to other parts of the province, they will have a higher percentage of jobs opening up due to retirements. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 20,100 job openings. The food & beverage, recreation and entertainment, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Thompson Okanagan Regional Labour Market Study

The Thompson Okanagan region has one of the most severe levels of seasonality in the province, which prevents many tourism employers from being able to retain workers on a permanent basis. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 12,200 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and recreation and entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Kootenay Regional Labour Market Studies

Compared to many areas of the province, the Kootenay region will have a higher percentage of jobs opening up due to retirements, and the region is also affected by seasonality and retention challenges, particularly in resort communities. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 2,500 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and recreation & entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit

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How to Balance Business with Good Citizenship during Wildfire Emergency

At go2HR’s 2017 Tourism and Hospitality Occupational Health and Safety Summit held in Kelowna, we invited tourism operators to share their firsthand accounts of the devastating wildfires in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region during the summer season, and ways to deal with and prepare for these natural disasters.