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The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) has released this report highlighting the significant financial impact that food and beverage processors provide to BC’s economy. The report - carried out by MNP - provides an economic impact assessment as well as an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the BC food and beverage processing industry. Processing revenues total over $8.5 billion - over 70% of the entire Agrifoods sector, including the Agriculture and Seafood sectors. The top three industry strengths identified are access to markets (domestic, US, Asia...

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There was definitely "an appetite for growth" at this year's FoodProWest. We saw a lot of connecting, networking, and business development. There was also an overall sense of fun and enjoyment amongst the exhibitors, attendees, buyers, and guests. View our gallery below to get a glimpse of all that went down!

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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is listening to businesses and helping to improve the predictability of the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program by offering new services and tools for businesses and/or authorized representatives.

In addition to our recent launch of the Pre-Claim Consultation we are now introducing the Pre-Claim Review .

The Pre-Claim Review is a free, on-demand review that will give...

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Proposed 2017 Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw Changes

Dear Stakeholder,

The Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw describes solid waste regulations as well as tipping fees for waste and recycling at Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations, and is renewed annually.

Metro Vancouver is proposing several changes to the current Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw for 2017, as...

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July 2016,

Dear business partner,

We value you as a very important business partner and hope to continue our excellent relationship with you. While we strive to improve our product quality at all times, we’ve also committed to never compromise on food safety.

Now, we are proud to announce that our company, Gourmet Savories Inc/Venetian Foods, has just successfully passed the certificate audit on Safe Quality Food (SQF) level 2, which is an internationally recognized, independent food safety standard under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmark. By...

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