Governments of Canada and B.C. launch the Canada Job Grant to help British Columbians get jobsJun 02, 2015 admin
It was announced today that employers in British Columbia can now apply for the Canada Job Grant, an innovative, employer-driven approach to help Canadians gain the skills they need for available jobs.
BC Hydro issues new warning to customers about telephone scamJun 02, 2015 admin
Fraudsters posing as BC Hydro employees continue to contact customers across British Columbia by telephone in an attempt to steal money from residents and small businesses — particularly restaurants.
Small business week: It’s hard work, but a joy, say restaurateursJun 02, 2015 admin
Ian Tostenson, president and chief executive officer of the B.C. Restaurant Association, said the industry is rebounding after the 2008 recession, which saw the number of restaurants drop to 11,500 from 12,000.
Liquor licensing updates support tourism and B.C. businessesJun 02, 2015 admin
Government is cutting red tape around licensing, making it easier and more cost-effective for golf courses and ski hills to expand their liquor licence areas, as a new batch of Liquor Policy Review updates is rolled out.
BCRFA Statement on the Passing of Pat QuinnJun 02, 2015 admin
On behalf of the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Associations, we send our heartfelt condolences to the Quinn family today. Pat Quinn was a man of integrity, strength, and determination.
Booze Training Rules Changes in B.C.Jun 02, 2015 admin
Ian Tostenson, president of the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association, said on Monday the certificates would likely now be a job requirement for new restaurant postings.
Why the Restaurant Industry is the Most Important Industry in Today’s AmericaJun 02, 2015 admin
Will 2015 be the year of the restaurants?! Check out this awesome article!
California producers claim B.C. liquor reforms violate NAFTA, GATT, and EU-Canada AgreementJun 02, 2015 admin
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Liquor in grocery stores and liquor store relocationsJun 02, 2015 admin
Government has announced changes that will allow liquor in grocery stores as well as changes to the 5 km rule for liquor retail relocations. You can find more information about these changes in Policy Directive 15-01, which can be found here: http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/lclb/docs-forms/policy-directive-2015-01.pdf.
Licensees and grocery store owners can find application packages and other material on our website here: http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/lclb/policy/relocation.htm.
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch
Ministry of Justice
To tip or not to tip?Jun 02, 2015 admin
What are the expectations? Check out what B.C. Restaurant and Foodservices Association President Ian Tostenson had to say about this matter.