Deadline for retroactive wage enhancement is Dec. 31, 2018

 December 9, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

The Government of British Columbia is reminding licensed child care providers that they have until Dec. 31, 2018 to apply for retroactive wage enhancements for their frontline staff.In September 2018, the Province announced its Early Care and Learning Recruitment and Retention Strategy, which aims to better support early childhood educators (ECEs) around British Columbia. As part of the strategy, ECEs will have access to a wage enhancement, as well as student bursaries and professional developme …


Minister’s statement on rescheduling China leg of forestry trade mission

 December 9, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Jobs, Trade and Technology British Columbia News Minister’s statement on rescheduling China leg of forestry trade mission https://news.gov.bc.ca/18649 Statement Victoria Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:53 AM Statement Victoria Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:53 AM Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, has issued the following statement on rescheduling the upcoming China meetings of B.C.’s current Forestry Asia Trade Mission:“The Province of British Columbia has suspended the China l …


BLAZER START TRIP WITH OT LOSS IN EDMONTON – Kamloops Blazers

 December 9, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

Martin Lang tied the game with 12.7 seconds left, but Trey Fix-Wolansky won it for the Oil Kings in overtime as the Blazers fell 3-2 in Edmonton on Saturday night. Orrin Centazzo had the other Blazer goal as Zane Franklin recorded two assists. Dylan Ferguson had a stellar night in goal with 37 saves on the night. The Blazers are back at it on Sunday afternoon in Calgary at 2:00pm. BOX SCORE Source link


MOU with Korean architects will increase wood use

 December 8, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Senior forest sector representatives on the Forestry Asia Trade Mission took part in events that demonstrated British Columbia’s commitment to increasing wood construction in South Korea.On Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, they witnessed the signing of a technical co-operation agreement between Canada Wood Korea and the Korean Institute of Architects, and attended a seismic design symposium. On Saturday (Dec. 8), they toured the Gapyeong Canada Village Project, which showcases wood products from B.C. and e …


Careers @ ASK: Live-In Caregiver (Bridgeway Manor/Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 December 8, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

  Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or Twitter to get notification of the latest employment opportunities. ASK-Permanent-Part-Time-Live-In-Caretaker-Bridgew …


Careers @ ASK: Housing Outreach Worker (Surge/Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 December 8, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

  Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or Twitter to get notification of the latest employment opportunities. ASK-Permanent-Part-Time-Housing-Outreach-Worker-S …


Grants awarded to combat gender-based violence

 December 8, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Victims of gender-based violence will have additional support, as two organizations in Vancouver receive grants totalling $175,000 to enhance programs.The Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) is receiving a one-time grant of $100,000 to continue supporting new and developing interagency case assessment teams (ICATs). This grant will allow EVA BC to deliver between four and seven training sessions, which will enhance skills and understanding of domestic-violence risk identification, safety …


Half Way Assessment of Pack basketball and volleyball teams by Kamloops This Week – TRU WolfPack

 December 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

  Posted on: December 7, 2018WolfPack middle Hayley McNaught (Andrew Snucins photo)Women’s volleyballNot often does it make sense to call a team with a losing record a success story, but it does in this case.The Pack lost two of their best players unexpectedly prior to the 2018-2019 campaign, with Yevgenia Nyukhalova, who is taking the year off to have a baby, and Mikalya Funk, academically ineligible, unable to play.Head coach Chad Grimm was expecting to have an NCAA Division 1 transfer on the …


Province’s CleanBC climate plan to take global stage

 December 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, will introduce British Columbia’s CleanBC plan to global climate change leaders, as part of discussions at the United Nations COP24 climate change conference in Katowice, Poland.“Our message for the international audience at COP24 is that sub-national governments like B.C. can be difference-makers in the fight against climate change,” Heyman said. “We’re there to listen to ideas and to share how our plan puts our province on the …


Four appointments made to WorkSafeBC’s board of directors

 December 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Donald M. Smith, two-year term as actuary representativeSmith is the senior partner of Smith Pension & Actuarial Consultants Inc. and has over 40 years of actuarial, pension, employee benefits and investment experience. Prior to 1992, Smith’s experience included five years with a life insurance company, 16 years as a partner of two Western Canadian firms of consulting actuaries and five years as a senior vice-president of an international firm of human resource management consultants and con …



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