B.C.’s tourism industry poised for job growth


B.C.'s tourism industry's human resource division, go2hr, is indicating that more than 100,000 tourism job openings are expected in the province by 2020, although labour shortages are expected to be felt as early as 2014. “Each region faces specific pressures within our industry,” says Arlene Keis, CEO of go2hr. “Sectors ranging from food & … [Read more...]

Giving up the gun in June


June marks a firearms amnesty in B.C. and, for people who want to give up unwanted and unauthorized guns, police departments will collect them. Based on the success of amnesties in 1997, 1998 and 2006, the B.C. government has declared it’s again trying to make B.C. a safer place. “As we’ve seen from the thousands of guns and rounds of … [Read more...]

Pack the tent and trailer, camping reservations system open

Camping season is just around the corner and the Discover Camping reservations system is now open. The website provides a system for reserving campsites online, providing maps of the participating campgrounds’ layouts and amenities. Over 4,500 campsites may be reserved in B.C. including sites at Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park, Monk Provincial … [Read more...]