Published: 29 November 2022

Regional Spotlight – Chilliwack, BC

 An analytical view into the meat processing sector spotlighting the Chilliwack Region in the southwest British Columbia. In the region, there is currently a sufficient local labour force to meet the labour demands. However, for the lower-skilled labour force, the supply will fall short, creating a potential gap that will increase through to 2030. There are also some challenges with retention, absenteeism, and for some workers with public transportation schedule not always aligning with their shifts. There have been some promising practices being done at few facilities, in particular recruiting students, language courses for foreign works and attracting some workers from Vancouver with affordable housing. Giving you relevant information, this report on the Chilliwack Region in British Columbia supplies you with the full picture of their fish and seafood processing sector.

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