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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.
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.
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
Friday, October 28, 2011 2:00 PM
The B.C. government has formed a partnership with the United Steelworkers Union (USW) to pilot new skills training for its members in the North, with a focus in the areas of forestry and mining.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:04 AM
Helping unemployed young people create new businesses and new jobs. That's the focus of an innovative, new government program being administered in the Prince George area by Community Futures Fraser Fort George.