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Proposed 2017 Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw Changes

Dear Stakeholder,

The Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw describes solid waste regulations as well as tipping fees for waste and recycling at Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations, and is renewed annually.

Metro Vancouver is proposing several changes to the current Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw for 2017, as...

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July 2016,

Dear business partner,

We value you as a very important business partner and hope to continue our excellent relationship with you. While we strive to improve our product quality at all times, we’ve also committed to never compromise on food safety.

Now, we are proud to announce that our company, Gourmet Savories Inc/Venetian Foods, has just successfully passed the certificate audit on Safe Quality Food (SQF) level 2, which is an internationally recognized, independent food safety standard under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmark. By...

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Vancouver, BC - BC’s best of the best in the food processing industry were honoured on May 19th at the FoodProWest 2016 Awards Gala.

More than 375 of BC’s top food processors and industry leaders came together to honour their colleagues at the prestigious Gala Dinner hosted by the BC Food Processors Association.

Sun Rype Products Ltd joins Nature’s Path, Olympic Dairy, Pacific Coast Fruit Products, Gizella’s Pastry, Vanderpol Food Group, Avalon Dairy Ltd., Purdy’s Chocolates and Freybe Gourmet Foods in the BC Food Processor’s Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame Award...

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SAVE THE DATE!

We are pleased to announce the BCFPA’s Annual General Meeting, which will take place on June 28, 2016 at:

Anvil Centre 777 Columbia Street New Westminster, BC

For more information, please call 604.371.4245 or visit www.bcfpa.ca. We look forward to seeing you there! Agenda 1. Call to order. Confirmation of quorum. Chair’s welcome. 2. Meeting notice. Approval of agenda. 3. Minutes of 2015 AGM. 4. President’s Report. 5. Presentation of Audited Financial Statements. 6. Appointment of Auditors. 7. Confirmation of...

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The HR Peer Group of the BC Food Processors Association is once again conducting their annual wage survey. This 2016 survey will update compensation data by gathering current information regarding pay rates for food industry benchmark jobs within the local labour market. We invite you to contribute wage information as the completion of this survey by a valid number of participating companies will assist in establishing market appropriate rates.

Please note, there is a very small registration fee ($200) to cover the costs of administering the survey, as agreed by the HR Peer group...

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