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Dennis Innes

Dennis Innes has been in adult education for most of his career, first as a teacher and Director of Studies at Language Studies Canada (LSC) and then as a faculty member and Dean for the past five years at Vancouver Community College (VCC).

Dennis is currently the Dean of Hospitality, Culinary and Baking at VCC and has developed a solid understanding of the departments.  Additionally, Dennis is a member of the BC Association of Trades and Technology Administrators (BCATTA) as well as the Deans of Business and sits on the Provincial Articulation Committees of Business and Culinary Arts programming. In his role as Dean and as a member of the VCC Program Advisory Committees for our hospitality, culinary arts and baking programs, he has gained substantial insight into the training providers, students and hospitality industry. In past years, Dennis was the president of the Board at Mt Seymour Park Housing Co-operative and is currently the president of the Board of Directors of BC Skills and sits on the Board of Helios Learning Point Society, which serves to support people with differing abilities.

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A postcard from Dawn Ruecki, Director of Industry Development at the Ministry of Tourism Arts, Culture & Sport, at Sun Peaks Resort! 

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A postcard from Thom Tischik, Executive Director of Visit Penticton, at the beautiful Summerland to Princeton Road. 

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📬 Wish you were here from Nik Coutinho, Sales and Marketing Manager for Prince of Whales, at the Great Bear Rainforest! 🐻 

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Vancouver's North Shore Tourism Association (VNSTA) revealed its new campaign last week centred around visiting Vancouver's North Shore like a local. The three pillars include: play like a local, learn like a local, and love it like a local, with a commitment to respect Indigenous communities, air, land and waters, and to practice safety in all activities (& more). As part of its new sustainability initiative, VNSTA Executive Director Jennifer Belak (seen with TIABC CEO Walt Judas) is encouraging locals and visitors to take the pledge to play, learn and love like a local.
TIABC CEO Walt Judas joined members of BC's foodservice community, including Restaurants Canada CEO Kelly Higginson and VP Mark von Schellwitz at a networking and recognition reception in downtown Vancouver this week. Celebrating resilience, adaptability and unity, the event also served to acknowledge those who have significantly advanced the industry. Restaurants Canada and the Chefs’ Table Society of BC honoured renowned Chef John Bishop with a Lifetime Achievement award for the indelible mark he's made on the Canadian foodservice sector. 📷: @kasselmancreative
✈️ New aviation technology, the future of the aerospace workforce, impacts of government policy on the aviation sector, regional airport infrastructure and capacity needs, airline operating models, and the aviation sector’s role in emergencies were among the many important topics discussed at the BC Aviation Council Summit in Nanaimo this week. 

TIABC CEO Walt Judas joined BCAC’s Dave Frank (r) and Nanaimo Airport’s Keith Granbois at the conference where delegates also heard from Zara Rutherford, the first female to fly solo around the world.