As a long time supporter and partner of Quest Food Exchange, Neutron was honored to be presented with an MVP Award for assisting Quest in opening their North Vancouver market this summer. Rick Gibbs joined Naved Noorani to MC Quest’s Annual Partner Appreciation event hosted at their headquarters on Dundas St in Vancouver October 16th 2017. We’d like to recognized all of Quest’s staff Elizabeth Lewis, Cathy Sleiman, Ricky Tam, Flora Leung, Surindra Sugrim, Sandra Mora, Sarah Abbott and Maureen O’Brien for making the evening a great success. Keep up the great work!
It was a great day at Westwood Plateau as golfers tried their luck at the Neutron sponsored hole in 1. Everyone enjoyed an assortment of foods including Seven Seas Fishery world famous smoked salmon candy which was a hit! Thanks to all who came out to support the tournament. It was a blast and we look forward to doing it again next summer.
Big shout out to our staff, vendors and friends for making our annual BBQ a great success. A big thanks to Rachael and Kassandra for putting this event together. Thanks to Martin, Jesse and Rick who manned the grill and served up great food all afternoon. The kids enjoyed face painting, the pool and bouncy castle. And a big thanks to our vendors who provided great door prizes. It’s safe to say everyone had a fantastic time. We look forward to seeing everyone next year.
March 30, 2016
Rick Gibbs joins Darren Jacklin and Cathy Goddard on a panel hosted by BCITSA Career Services. The event was titled: ‘Starting My own Business: What I Wish I knew Then’. Moderated by Catherine Warren, Student Development Specialist from BCIT’s Student Association, the event was a success and gave students an inside look into the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship.
‘These workshops are facilitated by experts from within the business community such as HR specialists, labor market experts, entrepreneurs and leadership experts. The Career Speaker Series gives students access to current practices and knowledge within the labor market.’
March 16, 2016
Rick Gibbs is sworn in as Director on the Delta Chamber of Commerce by Mayor Louis Jackson. Rick, along with the new board of directors attended the AGM at the Town and Country Inn in Delta on March 16th.
The Delta Chamber of Commerce is a federally-registered, non-profit corporation of businesses and community organizations. It was originally established as the Delta Board of Trade on March 26, 1910 and, in 1961, changed its name to the Delta Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is governed by the Board of Trade Act administered by Industry Canada.
It serves as the only Chamber of Commerce in the Municipality of Delta, British Columbia, Canada to create and maintain a prosperous environment for business, industry and commerce in our community, province and country.
Neutron’s president, Rick Gibbs, represented British Columbia at Nova Scotia’s inaugural signing of their Safety and Leadership Charter in Halifax on October 08th 2015, modeled after the BC Safety Charter. Rick was joined by the Honourable Kelly Regan, Minister of Labor and Advanced Education, Stuart Maclean CEO of the NS Workers’ Compensation Board, Jeff Maclean President of Michelin North America Canada Inc, Jason Shannon CEO of Shannex Inc and Bob Hanf President of Nova Scotia Power. Together, they shared their experiences and ideas in leadership and safety with a room full of over 50 leaders from various business, associations, universities and governmental organizations. Many of these leaders signed the charter, officially launching this critically important initiative.
In January of this year, Rick Gibbs joined 11 other speakers at BCIT’s TEDx Talk on building the Future’
Watch here: https://goo.gl/s4n803
Neutron’s President, Rick Gibbs along with colleague Ben Hume, participated in the 1st Annual Leadership Collaboration Forum with leaders from 9 provinces and the North West Territories. The discussion centered around the success of the BC Safety Charter and the dramatic and immediate impact it is having on raising awareness to work place health and safety. Guests included:
ElizaDiana Miles CEO, WorkSafeBC
Jamie Hall COO, WorkSafe Manitoba
Steve Horvath President and CEO, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Lisa McGuire CEO, FIOSA-MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC
Leslie Galway President and CEO, Newfoundland & Labrador Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
Shelley Rowan VP Prevention and Service Delivery, Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Ann Lise Albert Assistant Director, Program Development and Evaluation, WorkSafeNB
Elizabeth Mills President & CEO, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services, Ontario
Dr. Hans-Jürgen Bischoff Secretary General, International Section of the ISSA on Machine and System Safety, Germany
Judy Kainz Chief Safety Officer, WSCC, Northwest Territories
Maureen Shaw President, Act Three Consulting
Chris Webber Director Marketing, Services and Operations, FIOSA-MIOSA
Manobhiram Nellutla Director Research, Programs and Development, FIOSA-MIOSA
Dr. Chris McLeod Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
This year’s Skilled Trades Innovation Forum is taking place June 1st and 2nd at the Vancouver Convention Center. Rick will be moderating a panel of industry leaders discussing Employer Sponsor Supports and Training to Completion, panelists include ACCESS (job coaches model), IUOE (joint board group training model), ICBA (sharing model)
Rick Gibbs participates in the Make it Safe conference held on November 04th. Rick joined Ben Hume, Julia Kaisla and Maureen Shaw to talk about safety, mental health and bullying in the work place. The event was well attended by industry.
The sponsor of this event, FIOSA/MIOSA was recently recognized in the BC Legislature. Driving the message of safety into industry is a key focus in everything Neutron does.
Link to webcast: http://www.fmiosa.com/membership/116-make-it-safe-conference-2013/579-make-it-safe-2014