Details on an upcoming Occupational Health & Safety training summit for the tourism and hospitality industry and opportunities to provide your feedback on policy items including the date of BC Family Day, short-term rentals, and minimum wage are outlined for your information.

Attend & Learn: go2HR’s Tourism & Hospitality Occupational Health & Safety Summit
go2HR brings back their popular Tourism & Hospitality Occupational Health & Safety Summit to Kelowna this November. The meeting will cover relevant health & safety topics for tourism employers, including impact of legalized marijuana in the workplace, new health and safety committee requirements, incident investigation reporting, and safety of new and young workers.

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
    Time: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Coast Capri Hotel (Ballroom Salon B) – 1171 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC
    Cost: $95.00 (plus GST)

For details and to register, please visit go2HR’s website.

Have Your Say: BC Family Day Date
TIABC is collecting feedback on the recent announcement that government is considering changing the date of BC Family Day, and is requesting your support to keep this annual holiday on the second Monday of each February. Visit TIABC’s website for further details, and if your organization supports keeping BC Family Day as it is currently, please e-mail TIABC at

Have Your Say: Kelowna & Short-Term Rentals
The City of Kelowna is collecting feedback to help shape future regulations governing short-term rentals in Kelowna. A survey has been posted on the City’s public engagement website. The survey closes Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Have Your Say: Wages in B.C.
B.C. is moving toward a $15 minimum wage and the Fair Wages Commission wants to know how this affects you and your business, and is collecting feedback by December 7, 2017. To participate, visit the Government of BC’s website. You can also attend a meeting in Kelowna to provide your feedback.

  • November 21, 2017 – Kelowna
    Sandman Hotel & Suites from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.