Call For Nominations of Directors (2012-2013 Season)

On Wednesday September 12th, 2012 the CMHDS Annual General Meeting will take place at the Coyote Creek Golf Course in Surrey, BC. At that time members will be electing the Board of Directors for the society‚Äôs next season which runs from Sept 2012 to June 2013. If you feel you would make a good Director or know of someone who would we would like to hear from you! … [Read more...]

What Are You Doing For NAOSH Week?

NAOSH Week takes place from May 6th to 12th, 2012. The CMHDS is a proud supporter and is helping kick off the event with the 15th Annual BC Championship Forklift Rally on Saturday May 5th, 2012. To find out more about NAOSH Week visit www.naosh.ca or read on . . . About NAOSH Week The success of NAOSH Week is rooted in a community-based approach. Across the country, NAOSH Week events and activities are coordinated by local, provincial and/or regional committees, comprised primarily of … [Read more...]

Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

At the CMHDS Annual General Meeting on June 7th, 2011 members elected a new board including some returning directors and some new faces. The CMHDS Executive consisting of Dan Beer - President, Sasha Yovanovich - Vice President, and Brian Devereaux - Treasurer were all unanimously re-elected. In addition returning Directors-At-Large include Rick Leblanc, Mike Stephens, Stewart McKenzie and Grant Harris were also re-elected. New members to the board of directors include Ryan Parry (Best Buy), … [Read more...]

CMHDS Members Raise $3000 For Canuck Place

It all started at a CMHDS Board of Directors meeting in early 2011. Tony Beck, CMHDS Director suggested we take our long established CMHDS Golf Tournament and turn it into a event to raise funds for charity. There was one of those moments around the table of quiet astonishment - why hadn't we thought of this before? Tony had helped organize a number of charity tournaments over the years and helped to connect us with Canuck Place Children's Hospice. In short order the "CMHDS Golf Tournament" … [Read more...]

CMHDS Promotes Health & Safety to West Coast Logistics Community

CMHDS Expands NAOSH Week Involvement and Becomes NAOSH Week 2010 Supporter - The Canadian Material Handling & Distribution Society (CMHDS) is pleased to announce that it is expanding its emphasis on occupational health and safety through becoming an official NAOSH Week Supporter for the NAOSH Week 2010 campaign. CMHDS has previously supported NAOSH Week (branded in B.C. as 'Safety and Health Week in B.C.') and workplace safety through its annual BC Championship Forklift Rally … [Read more...]