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FoodProWest 2016

FoodProWest 2017 Expo and Gala Awards Dinner will take place on June 8 at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver.

FoodProWest is the BC Food Processors Association’s annual Expo encompassing a Buyer’s Day, Tradeshow, and a Gala Awards dinner. It is a key industry event for all BC food, beverage, and natural health products processors which gives these local processors and the associates that cater to the food industry, a place to congregate, network and connect with buyers, customers, and fellow colleagues. Click here for more information.

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Approved Tipping Fee Bylaw Changes Effective January 1, 2017

On October 28, 2016, the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors approved the Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw (2017 Tipping Fee Bylaw).

The 2017 tipping fees will remain the same as in 2016, with a few minor exceptions. The new Tipping Fee Bylaw will be effective as of January 1, 2017, with some provisions effective July 1, 2017.

Effective January 1, 2017:

No change to garbage tipping fees ($80 - $133/tonne) Increase in surcharge for Hazardous and Product Stewardship Materials to $65 Ability...
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It’s that time of year to get your Free Safety Program audit by BCIT. Every year the BCIT students need to complete approximately 20 of practicums, where they review your safety program, make suggestions and recommendations for improvement. The project starts in January, so please sign up by the end of December!

Safety Program Review (SPR). The SPR is a course project for students in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program at BCIT. During the fourth term of the program, students will find sites to audit the safety programs. The purpose of SPR is to evaluate the efficiency of...

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As you are aware, Health Canada has announced proposed changes to food content (Partially hydrogenated Oils PHO’s) and to food packaging labels, as part of its Healthy Eating Strategy for Canada.

Health Canada is proposing to introduce front-of-package warning labelling requirements on prepackaged foods high (15% of daily nutritional value) in nutrients of public health concern (sodium, sugars and saturated fat). A front-of-package approach that highlights sodium, sugars and saturated fat may also cause processors to reformulate foods to be lower in these nutrients. There is...
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Join us on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 12:00pm EST

For a 1 hour overview of ShipLink Shipping Software

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Hosted by Phoenix Systems, this informative webinar will demonstrate how to optimize fulfillment operations with ShipLink – the PC-based shipping application that seamlessly integrates SYSPRO with popular carrier programs, including FedEx Ship Manager, UPS WorldShip, Stamps.com, DHL Easy Ship, Purolator and scores of LTL freight...

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