OCTOBER 2018

Six Things Employers Should Know About Marijuana At Work

The rapid and significant changes to the legal status of marijuana raise new questions and challenges for Canadian employers. Does legalization mean employees can be impaired at work? How far does the duty to accommodate extend to medical marijuana? Here are some important things you should know about marijuana in the workplace. See our News section for more resources and useful information around legalization for tourism operators.

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Five Ways Your Small Business Profits by Using a Health & Safety Program

Oct. 15-19 is Small Business Week, a time to celebrate and recognize the entrepreneurs and the impact they have on our economy and local communities. For small operators with limited resources, an accident can be especially devastating. Your business may have difficulty running if one of your employee gets injured on the job, so it makes good business sense to protect your staff from injury.

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Recreational Cannabis Legalization’s Impact on Liquor Licensees

As a liquor licensee in BC, legalization of recreational cannabis may change your establishment’s duty of care. Learn ways to assess levels of tolerance for patrons who use cannabis, how to train your staff on recognizing signs of impairment, and more.

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SuperHost Transforms Volunteers into Destination Ambassadors

Destination Ambassador, the second course in the SuperHost suite, empowers participants to contribute to a positive visitor experience of a community. After a successful pilot at the Nelson Visitor Information Centre in July, the first group to complete the course was a team of volunteers for the 2018 Salute to the Sockeye Festival in the Shuswap.


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NEWS

  • What's new in the annual Employer Health Tax Read More
  • Registration now open for Student Industry Rendezvous Read More
  • Nominations open for the 2019 Small Business BC Awards Read More
  • Can employers test for drug & alcohol use in the workplace? Read More
  • Will medical marijuana be covered under your employee benefits plan? Read More
  • Changes to impaired driving laws to include both alcohol and cannabis Read More
  • Addiction is not a blanket excuse for misconduct Read More
  • Developing and updating house policies to identify patrons impaired by cannabis Read More
  • WorkSafeBC resources for substance use impairment and impact on workplace health and safety Read More
 

EVENTS

  • Oct. 24-25: BCLCA Lodging and Camping Ideas Forum (Kelowna) Read More
  • Oct. 26: SuperHost – Foundations of Service Quality (Kelowna) Read More
  • Oct. 29: BC Liquor Conference (Vancouver) Read More
  • Nov. 2-4: Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association Summit and AGM (Williams Lake) Read More
  • Nov. 4: Okanagan College Career Fair (Kelowna) Read More
  • Nov. 7: Fortify Conference (Penticton) Read More
  • Nov. 13: SuperHost Foundations of Service Quality (Surrey) Read More
  • Nov. 13-17: Destination Canada – Mobilite Francophone Read More
  • Nov. 14: The Winning Pitch – Thompson Okanagan Regional Competition (Osoyoos) Read More
  • Nov. 15: Black Press Kootenay Education & Job Fair (Cranbrook) Read More
  • Nov. 16: COR Internal Auditor Training (Vancouver) Read More

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