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6th Annual Men’s Dinner

Rick and his team at Neutron want to thank all the guys who attended our 6th Annual Men’s Dinner hosted by Mark Brand at Save On Meats in Vancouver. Aside from being a great reason to get out with the boys to celebrate another great year, we also wanted to raise money for a couple of local women’s shelters on the downtown east side through A Better Life Foundation . We were overwhelmed with the direct impact this small group of leaders had on our community…

We raised $24,000 at the dinner, this equates to 6,971 nutritious meals. There are 41 women at the Rainier, this will provide 170 days of full meals.

Donations were matched by Ryan Benn and his team at Alive Magazine.

In addition, Don Mekilok, CEO of Shearwater Fishing Lodge and his team donated 200lbs of Salmon to A Better Life Foundation . This equates to 640 meals.

Don has also committed to working with Mark Brand and his team at ABLF to develop the ‘Better Life Fish Donation’ program for the upcoming season at Shearwater Fishing Lodge. Don estimates a potential to secure upwards of 2000lbs to 3000lbs of Salmon,equating to close to 10,000 nutritious meals!

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Quest Food Exchange

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!

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Neutron Sponsors a Hole in 1 at the 43rd Annual BC Dairy Council and BC Food Processors Golf Tournament at Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club

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.

 

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Neutron Hosts Their 18th Annual Friends and Family BBQ

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.

 

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Rick sits on a panel hosted by BCITSA Career Services. ‘Starting My own Business: What I Wish I knew Then’.

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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.’

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Rick sworn in as Director on the Delta Chamber of Commerce

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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.

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Nova Scotia launches their Leadership and Safety Charter modelled after The BC Safety Charter…

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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.

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1st Annual Leadership Collaboration Forum- Raising awareness about work place health and safety

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

http://bcsafetycharter.ca/  &  http://www.fmiosa.com/

 

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Join Rick Gibbs at this year’s Skilled Trades Innovation Forum

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)

Visit: http://www.itabc.ca/

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