BCHA Buy & Sell | Anchor Inn & Suites Seeking Equipment
The Anchor Inn & Suites is looking for a gently used self-contained ice maker (with a storage bin) and two small commercial glasswashers - one conveyor type and one circular revolving type. Have this equipment and looking to sell? Contact Bev Herperger at manager@anchorinn.ca
Meet the Team | Karissa Bourgeault
A BCHA superstar of many titles, Karissa is an industry advocate with deep roots in hospitality. Karissa not only ensures our board and team are on track to meet their goals but seeks opportunities to create industry growth as our Project Manager.

HAC Shares 2022 Year in Review Update
Over the past year, our industry has overcome a great deal. The Hotel Association of Canada has been instrumental in that growth. The team has put together a timeline of some of the key advocacy successes.
Royal BC Museum Launches Public Consultations
The Royal BC Museum is inviting the public to the first phase of its community engagement with a series of information and dialogue sessions, launching in Victoria, BC January 17, 2023, and continuing throughout the next few months across the province.

Workforce Challenges Survey
Please use the link below to participate in a short 2-minute survey that will help inform the development of the Hotel Association of Canada's future workforce recommendations. Note that all recorded responses will be anonymous.

Deepening your Understanding of EDI with go2HR
go2HR has posted a new Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Employer Framework - a great new resource for you to explore. This is the beginning of their EDI initiative aimed at creating respectful workplaces for all. Please explore the framework and look for additional EDI resources.

Deadline Jan.12 | Canada Summer Jobs Program!
Are you looking to hire a youth next summer? The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program provides wage subsidies for employers from non-profit, private, and public sector organizations. Applications for the subsidy are due until January 12. To learn more about the CSJ Program and whether you are eligible, sign up for a one-hour FREE virtual session today. Sessions are offered from now until January.

ICYMI - New Year New Tactics Virtual Event Recording
Thank you all for joining us for the New Year, New Tactics Virtual Event with Jennifer Woppenkamp. Thank you also to Jennifer who shared 5 Leadership Tools to Bring into 2023. Miss the webinar? Don't fret! Watch the recording below.

B.C.’s new tourism minister wants to be ‘wind at the back’ of the sector
“My goodness, is it ever an interesting and exciting portfolio,” Popham said. “I spent five years in agriculture and food and now moving over to a ministry that has so many different pathways in it, my vision is to make sure that the government continues to be the wind at the back of all of our stakeholders.”

BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference
March 1-3, 2023
Submit award nomination by Dec. 15!
January 22-25, 2023
2023 International Indigenous Tourism Conference
March 8-10
BCHA Summit Returns!
May 1-2, 2022
Coast Hotels Sets its Sights on a Huge Expansion!
Coast Hotels announced today it will expand its USA footprint and complete the acquisition of a master franchise agreement. The USA expansion plan will see Coast Hotels target a mix of owned and franchised properties, aiming at exponential growth in North America by 2027.

Welcome to the BCHA! We can't Get Enough of Our New Members!

Thank you for being an integral part of our community!