Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 1 - INTERPRETATION
ESR Section 1 – Definitions – Wilderness Guide
This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Regulation.
"wilderness guide" means a person employed primarily to guide, teach or assist one or more persons while those persons are engaged in recreational activities in a wilderness environment, including the following activities:
(a) back-country skiing, cat-skiing, heli-skiing and snowshoeing;
(c) canoeing, kayaking, rafting and jet boating;
(f) horseback riding;
(g) mountaineering and rock climbing;
(h) operating all-terrain vehicles or snowmobiles;
(i) wildlife viewing
but does not include a fishing or hunting guide.
Section 34(a.1) of the Regulation excludes a “wilderness guide” from the provisions of Part 4 of the Act, Hours of Work and Overtime.