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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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Congratulations to the nominees and finalists for the 2016 BCFPA Awards! We are very impressed with the record setting number of nominations this year and the calibre of the nominees. Winners will be announced at the FoodProWest Gala. FoodProWest is fast approaching at the Westin Bayshore on May 19 th, and is open to Attendees this year. Processors and Associates - get your tickets to attend both the Exposition Tradeshow and Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony today.

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BCFPA HR Staff and Leadership Management teams joined up at our Breakfast Series Event: Human Resources - Valuing our People on April 12, 2016 to hear how to foster the best workplaces possible for their employees. Sponsored by Distrib-u-tec, the event brought more than 70 food processor and associate members together for collaboration and education on Employee Engagement as well as Supervisor Leadership Competency Training.

"This is great! I must say it’s worth the drive from Richmond!. The content and the quality of the speakers were superb! Good job! Looking forward to more...

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Langley, BC - October 16, 2015. The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) is pleased that the 12 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have successfully concluded negotiations on a historic free trade agreement this past week, but remains cautiously optimistic until more details of the Agreement and its implications for food and beverage manufacturers are understood. Full details of the Agreement are yet to be released to the public.

“While we feel that the TPP could help to fuel BC’s Food, Beverage and Natural Health Products Processing sectors by reducing regulatory...

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