Provincial Health Officer order delegates specific powers of the Public Health Act to WorkSafeBC prevention officers
Today, the Provincial Health Officer announced new orders delegating specific powers of the Public Health Act to WorkSafeBC prevention officers. Under the new order, WorkSafeBC
New Circuit Breaker Business Relief Grant announced
Minister Ravi Kahlon has announced the new Circuit Breaker Business Relief Grant which will provide $50 million to help the 14,000 restaurants, bars, breweries, wineries,
Accelerating Manufacturing Scale-up Grant Program
The Accelerating Manufacturing Scale-Up Grant Program will be accepting applications from April 15 to May 31, 2021. Grants up to $250,000 for businesses (or $500,000 for groups in collaboration).
COVID-19 vaccine news for BC food processors and manufacturers
Since mid-March, more than 20,000 essential workers at Alliance member companies have received their first immunizations. That initial priority campaign ended in late March. The health regions are waiting for direction from the province to determine whether, when, and how they may be able to resume priority immunization of production workers. We will continue to update you here as we learn more.
A pandemic good news story: immunizing BC’s essential manufacturing workers
“This is not a joke.” Wayne Arondus, Chief Operating Officer at the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, started calling members about an opportunity to immunize
What we carry forward from the pandemic may be more critical than what we leave behind
Lisa McGuire, CEO Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC The promise of mass vaccination is on the horizon. We are emerging from the shadow of the pandemic to look towards the future for manufacturing in British