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Friday, April 5, 2013 1:35 PM
Premier Christy Clark and forestry sector leaders committed to working together to identify and address the industry's skilled workforce needs and more on-the-job training for British Columbians.
Friday, March 22, 2013 12:15 PM
PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc. (PCL) has been selected as the preferred proponent to design and build the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in downtown Prince George.
Friday, February 1, 2013 11:35 AM
Families in and around Prince George are invited to enjoy a day of affordable family fun this B.C. Family Day at the Exploration Place for a day of free admission and family-friendly activities.
Monday, November 26, 2012 10:45 AM
Julianna Weisgarber has a degree in anthropology and now is living her dream of working at a museum. Hers is one of many success stories to come out of the Get Youth Working program, and one of the reasons government is extending the pilot project through to March 31, 2013.
Monday, November 19, 2012 9:00 AM
An extension of an agreement between government and the Central Interior Logging Association (CILA) will allow 30 more students to train as log and chip truck drivers or heavy-equipment operators under the Forest Industry Readiness Skills Training (FIRST) program and place them in permanent positions within the sector.
Monday, September 10, 2012 2:20 PM
A multi-storey wood building is closer to becoming a reality, as three qualified teams have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase of the competition to design and build the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC).
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 10:00 AM
Training opportunities are being offered to more than 30 First Nations people in north central B.C. to help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the mineral exploration and mining industry.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 12:02 PM
Thirty people in Northern British Columbia have begun a five-week training program to learn the skills necessary to work as log or chip truck drivers and heavy equipment operators (HEO) in the forestry industry.
Friday, April 13, 2012 2:30 PM
The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in Prince George is one step closer to construction today with the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to design and construct the building.
Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:00 PM