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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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Thank you for coming out and supporting FoodProWest 2015. We were so pleased to see a turn out that far exceeded last year. Day one of FoodProWest really focused on bringing food processors, associates and buyers together.

We want to share some of our best moments with you!

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FoodProWest 2015 is all about the “taste of success.” BC’s premier food industry conference has once again partnered with the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada to bring you another jam packed Buyers Day on June 17, 2015. We will have a cross-functional group of Buyers from the United States, China, Japan, Korea, India, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore.

Organizations that are export ready or looking to build exposure for new and existing products will definitely benefit from having over 20 international Buyers in attendance coupled with the expertise of...

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In July 2014, the BC Ministry of Agriculture released its Consultation on Potential Changes to the Agricultural Land Commission Act: Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation.

This Consultation process is a result of the passage of Bill 24 in May 2014, which introduced amendments to the Agricultural Land Commission Act that changed the structure of the ALC. Some of the detail that determines how these legislative changes will be implemented will be provided through changes to the ALR Regulation. One area of the Amendments proposed changes to the list of...

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