Resources & Workshops

Helpful resources for your business


HR support for the tourism industry. Access to relevant and up to date research and reports, industry training tools, and tourism information.

Canada-BC Job Grant

An employer-driven, cost-sharing program that helps employers invest in training for their current or future employees. The grant funds two thirds of the cost of training, up to $10,000 per employee.

Get Youth Working

Provides eligible employers in specified regions with a $2,800 Wage Subsidy as an incentive when an eligible youth aged 15 – 29 is hired.

WorkBC Job Board

Want to recruit beyond Squamish and Whistler? Post a job on the province wide job board. Must register with a business license number.

Employment Standards Fact Sheets

Employer’s corner: keeping records, paying wages, variances and averaging agreements, FAQs


Workplace health & safety information

Temporary Foreign Workers Program

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) is designed to help employers who cannot find qualified Canadian workers. The program permits eligible foreign workers to work in Canada for a limited period of time.

Hire an Apprentice

Information on becoming an employer sponsor and committing to training and developing an apprentice.

We support and inform local employers in progressive hiring & retention practices.

Workshops are available for your business and staff on:

  • Building Your Team: Hiring and Retention for Business Success
  • Understanding Labour Standards: Best Practices
  • The Business Case for Diversity Hiring
  • Becoming a Dream Employer. Developing a company culture that draws the best candidates to your business

Contact our Job Development Specialist at 604-512-6239 for more information.

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