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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:30 AM
At age 62, Mary-Dale Alton found herself on federal Employment Insurance after working for decades in a well-paying job in hospitality and tourism. She had also spent a frustrating stint working part time or having to take seasonal work.
Friday, October 16, 2015 5:30 PM
The Cariboo Coast Chilcotin Tourism Association (CCCTA) conference and AGM is getting a boost this weekend, thanks to the organizational skills of one person getting work experience with the Quesnel Downtown Association.
Friday, October 16, 2015 11:00 AM
Information on accessible Lower Mainland businesses and public spaces is now easier to find thanks to a Job Creation Partnership project between the B.C. government and the Rick Hansen Foundation.
Friday, October 9, 2015 10:00 AM
The City of Penticton is commissioning a labour market study to investigate the South Okanagan’s workforce needs, strengths and opportunities, thanks to $71,300 in government Community and Employer Partnership funding.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 1:00 PM
As the communities of Wells and Barkerville get ready to host the Northern Exposure Conference, two people from Wells have been getting work experience in arts and culture administration with the Island Mountain Arts Society.
Friday, October 2, 2015 9:30 AM
Greater Victoria now has a 10-year labour market plan that maps out jobs and needed skills in the region, thanks to more than $104,000 in government Community and Employer Partnership funding.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 9:15 AM
First Nations communities are benefitting from more than $165,000 in total provincial funding to conduct a labour market study that will look at long-term employment opportunities in their communities.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 8:45 AM
More than 20,000 British Columbians with disabilities have set up a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to help them save for the future.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 2:30 PM
The Province of British Columbia is recognizing October as Community Living Month-a salute to people with developmental disabilities who are volunteering, working, and contributing to their communities throughout the province.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:00 AM
Jason Dann is 38 and has been in construction for more than a quarter century, but he’s been through some patches where he had to rely on federal Employment Insurance or provincial income assistance.