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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


2018 Cone Zone season has arrived

Cone Zone season has arrived.  Slow down and respect roadside workers. Cone Zone season is upon us.  Hundreds of roadside work zones will be set up around British Columbia this summer. Thousands of drivers will travel through these “Cone Zones” meaning roadside workers are at greater risk of being injured or killed by a motor … Read More


Celebrating NAOSH Week by Nominating Your Safety Champions

The North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week is an annual, continent-wide event where employers, employees and stakeholders in occupational health and safety (OHS) collaborate to promote injury and illness prevention in the workplace. This year, NAOSH Week is May 6-12, 2018. During NAOSH Week, employers are encouraged to organize some activities within your … Read More


BC Government Announces Increase in Minimum Wages for Liquor Servers

Further to the announcement on February 8 about the revision of general minimum wage in the province, Minister of Labour Harry Bains announced today the revision of minimum wages for five additional worker groups. These include liquor servers, who will see their wages rise incrementally starting June 1, 2018 to reach at least $15.20 per … Read More


Proposed Changes to BC Employment Standards Act

Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act yesterday. The amendments will allow mothers to start their pregnancy leave, also known as maternity leave, as early as 13 weeks before the expected birth date, up from the current 11 weeks. New parents will also have the option to take a longer … Read More



Cranbrook Roundtable a Big Success!

Eleven industry professionals had their burning questions around HR and health and safety answered by go2HR at a recent tourism and hospitality roundtable held in Cranbrook. On Feb. 15, go2HR’s Ginger Brunner, Regional HR Specialist, and Stephanie Mallalieu, Industry Health & Safety Specialist, facilitated a roundtable for employers representing various tourism sectors from all over … Read More

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