Nov 1, 2017 – Racking Regulations Breakfast Meeting #2

As our first Racking Regulations Breakfast Meeting on Oct 17, 2017 sold out, we have arranged for this second breakfast meeting so all who are interested can meet with WorkSafeBC staff, learn about the upcoming regulations and ask questions. Join us for breakfast on Wednesday November 1, 2017 when we will be joined by staff from WorkSafeBC who will be answering your questions about the implementation of the Racking Regulations which will be coming into effect on January 1, … [Read more...]

Oct 17, 2017 – Racking Regulations Breakfast Meeting #1

On Tuesday October 17, 2017 CMHDS Members met with staff from WorkSafeBC who answered questions about the implementation of the Racking Regulations coming into effect on January 1, 2018. WorkSafeBC did a short presentation covering the new regulations and the supporting documents and then the remainder of the meeting was spent on Questions & Answers. Most importantly there was a WorkSafeBC Enforcement Officer in attendance who was answering questions about how they will be enforcing the … [Read more...]

Sept 14th, 2017 – Loblaw Distribution Centre Tour

On Thursday September 14, 2017 CMHDS Members kicked off the 2017-2018 season with a tour of the Loblaw Distribution Centre in Vancouver, BC. Located under the Real Canadian Superstore on Marine Drive, this 482,000 sq.ft. facility operates 24/7 with almost 300 staff and over 125 pieces of Material Handling Equipment, shipping 28 million cases per year. Accounts serviced include Real Canadian Superstore, NoFrills, Extra Foods, YIG/City Market and Various Independent Markets. The facility has … [Read more...]

May 30th, 2017 – Annual CMHDS / Hi-Cube Storage Charity Classic Golf Tournament & Dinner

CMHDS members and guests braved the elements as they played on through rain, rain and more rain (seriously, it was brutal) at the Annual CMHDS / Hi-Cube Storage Charity Classic Golf Tournament. At dinner time the dining room was filled with a soaked but energetic crowd who helped raise $11,000 for Canuck Place Children's Hospice. The days activities included a 50/50 Draw as well as a draw for an autographed Bo Horvat Jersey. We also had on-course Closest To The Pin and Longest Drive … [Read more...]

May 4th, 2017 – Tour of Western Canada Marine Response Corporation

On Thursday May 4th, 2017 CMHDS Members toured the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) facility in North Burnaby. Located on the grounds of the Shell Refinery, this facility is one of three located on the BC Coast that can deploy marine spill response at a moment’s notice anywhere along the coast of Western Canada using their extensive inventory of the most sophisticated spill response equipment available today, including 28 response vessels and over 50 response … [Read more...]