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Kelowna Charter meeting a hit!

On Friday June 22nd BC Charter Signatories from the Okanagan met to discuss their top of mind safety concerns, and quickly identified that young and new workers training needs to be addressed.  Another topic that was explored was “focus and concentration with people doing repetitive tasks”. Attendees spoke about their experiences over the past year, […]

2018 BC Safety Charter a huge success

The 2018 BC Safety Charter held on April 26th was a huge success.  Close to 70 people attended the event at the Terminal City Club, networking, sharing and learning from each other’s experiences. This year’s panel discussion was on “Cannabis in the workplace” and the conversation was lively, interesting and productive.  Emcee Kathryn Gretsinger facilitated […]

BC Safety Charter forum on Safety Succession Planning a success

On Friday February 2nd 10 BC Safety Charter Signatories met at the Surewerx offices in Coquitlam for breakfast and to hear recent member Clive Shephard’s journey of “Safety Succession Planning”.  Clive shared with members how he joined Surewerx, what qualities he brings to the position and what the company saw in him.  He continued with […]

BC Safety Charter forum on Accountability a Success

On October 20th, a dozen BCSC Signatories met for breakfast to discuss what accountability means to them. The event was sponsored by Dan Reader of Murry Latta Machines, and facilitated by Peter Wilken, of Dolphin Brand Strategies. Signatories created group definitions of what accountability means to both the Charter, and to their employees. Not surprisingly, […]

Upcoming Event Announcement

The BC Safety Charter will be holding a forum on Accountability on October 20th, 2017.

Round Table 2018: Save the Date!!

The next BC Safety Charter Round Table will be on April 26th, 2018.  More details to follow.

Introducing George W. Higgins, BC Safety Charter Director

The Steering Committee is happy to announce that it has engaged George Higgins as the Director of the BC Safety Charter.  George will transition the BCSC into its own entity under the societies act over the next three years, including a new governance and financing model.  The annual “BC Safety Charter Roundtable” will continue to […]

CEO Health & Safety Charter Visionary Duncan Hawthorne to Retire in 2016

Duncan Hawthorne, president and CEO of Bruce Power, the world’s largest operating nuclear facility and the source of roughly 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity, announced his 2016 retirement plans last week. As the respected leader of over 4,000 employees in what is arguably one of the highest-risk industries Duncan inspired his team to seek […]

Original Charter signatory Fergal Nolan (1941-2016) passes away.

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Fergal Nolan; a friend, a leader and a mentor. Fergal was a signatory of the BC Safety Charter at the inaugural Leading Performance Conference in 2011 and was a strong supporter of our vision of inspiring a culture of workplace safety […]

Brian Scudamore: Business is All About People

BC Safety Charter signatory Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, You Move Me and WOW 1 DAY Painting is recognized as one of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs. Winner of many leadership awards including The Globe and Mail’s Top 40 under 40,Fortune Small Business Best Bosses Award and a three-time winner of the Best Company To Work […]