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Healthy c-stores

Unbeknownst to many, healthy choice food options have grown significantly among our membership in recent years. We are grateful for the support received from BC’s Ministry of Health. Although initiated in BC in support of the Province’s Healthy Families initiative, it is becoming a more broadly Western Canadian program. The goal is to increase public awareness, thereby increasing demand to [...]

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Late night retail safety requirements

BC has new safety requirements retailers open for business between the hours of 11 pm and 6 am. If there is only one employee at the store during these hours, you need to have a violence prevention program in place or install a barrier that separates the employee from the public.

WCSA recommends that all retailers have a comprehensive safety management system in place that includes [...]