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COVID-19

To our valued members,

Several of our processor members have expressed that they are seeking to add employees at this time and conversely others have employees who are looking for work due to work shortages and layoffs.

Due to the rapidly evolving needs of the Food and Beverage sector, we would like to extend/remind our members of the Marketplace portion of our website is available for you to post current employment opportunities. Please forward job postings to Sandra Lee at Sandra@bcfb.ca

In an effort to fill those positions we...

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During these challenging times for everyone, people are finding ways to bring light to the situation and offer what they can in innovative collaborative ways. Karen McAthy, Chef and Founder of Blue Heron Cheese has united with Naomi Arnaut, Owner of Say Hello Sweets to bring the public a curated pre-order package service called “Love in the Time of Pandemic” that features several local producers. We had the pleasure to chat with Karen McAthy and Naomi Arnaut about what they are doing during this current transition.

How are you dealing with the situation in the world right...
COVID-19

CV19: Leading Your Organization Through These Challenging Times

What Critical Decisions Do You Need to Make Now?

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Meeting link: https://my.demio.com/ref/oMh8uixlfGM57iHv

Join us for a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 2nd from 11:00AM-12:15PM to...

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STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

Preventing exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace: A guide for employers PDF

Published March 30, 2020, Sourced from Worksafe BC website

Orders from the provincial health officer (PHO) and guidance to employers and businesses provided by them BC Centre of...

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With drastic changes in the world, companies are shifting gears to help where they can. Last week the BC government gave all distilleries and breweries permission to produce hand sanitizer, something the community is in dire need of as we fight Covid-19. Parallel 49 Brewing Company made the switch to producing hand sanitizer for the past week to help the community and to keep things running to protect employees' jobs.

“Really quickly it went from us doing a nice little thing for the community to the province is in desperate need and we need to pump out as much as we can.” says...

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