NISP® Canada – Circular Economy Workshop (Trail, BC) Tickets, Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 8:30 AM
The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation and the NISP® Canada team invite you to participate in their next Business Opportunities Workshop in the City of Trail, as part of the Canadian National Industrial Symbiosis Program (NISP®). This initiative aims to develop innovative resource management solutions and generate triple bottom line benefits to companies based in British Columbia. […]
WorkSafeBC new resources for craft-brewery
WorkSafeBC is providing new health and safety resources for B.C.’s craft-brewery industry to help reduce injuries and incidents. The industry has tripled in size over the past ten years, growing from 54 employers to more than 160. With rapid growth of a new industry, the risk of workplace hazards can increase. From 2008 to 2017, […]
Business in Vancouver
Outlook 2018: Manufacturers flexing more market muscle
B.C. manufacturing had another strong year in 2017, adding 14,000 new jobs since December 2016. Overall, the wide-ranging sector, which is the province’s second-largest employer behind construction, has increased job growth 13% since 2014. Marcus Ewert-Johns, president for the BC Alliance for Manufacturing, said the sector flies under the radar because of its diversity, which can include everything from aerospace technology and clothing apparel to plastics and petroleum.
Victoria Times Colonist
Not all BC manufacturers taking advantage of low loonie…
The Canadian dollar’s relative weakness to the U.S. greenback should have B.C. manufacturers in a stronger position than they currently are, according to the chairman of the B.C. Alliance for Manufacturing.
They fled war in Syria. Today, they manufacture emergency equipment for Canadians
Refugees introduced to employers thanks to an eight-week training program run by B.C. Alliance for Manufacturing, which pairs trainees with Canadian companies. Funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) through the B.C. Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, the course has helped almost 100 refugees prepare for Canadian workplaces and find jobs across B.C.