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Thursday, December 22, 2016 8:30 AM
Christmas is going to be much more jolly for Les Bennett and his family this year. Out of work after spending 25 years in the forestry industry, 56-year-old Les was living in Salmon Arm and out of options. But when a friend directed him to the local WorkBC Employment Services Centre, his life changed for the better – a recommendation that eventually led to a job and a steady paycheque.
Friday, December 16, 2016 10:30 AM
If you find yourself scratching your head for last-minute gift ideas this holiday season, consider a gift with a social impact.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:15 AM
Government is investing more than $630,000 to find new ways for refugees and immigrants to join British Columbia’s growing economy.
Saturday, November 26, 2016 10:30 AM
Two new Job Creation Partnerships with the Gabriola Arts Council will provide skills training and paid work experience to four Gabriola Island residents, resulting in a year’s worth of arts and culture programming and a renovated community cultural centre.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:15 AM
A government-funded skills training program is giving eight people real-world work experience and training in the public works sector to help them find full-time employment and join in on British Columbia’s growing economy.
Friday, November 18, 2016 11:15 AM
A Community and Employer Partnerships program with a successful history of helping unemployed individuals find high-paying careers as retail automotive sales professionals is being funded again in the Lower Mainland.
Monday, November 14, 2016 11:15 AM
The B.C. government and Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) are offering training for Aboriginal people to become heavy-equipment operators.
Monday, November 7, 2016 10:15 AM
Individuals and families with low-to moderate-incomes and people with disabilities are benefiting from 71 new units of affordable rental housing at Chorus Apartments, which officially opened in Surrey.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:00 AM
A successful hospitality training project is being expanded to cover two more cities.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 10:00 AM
With new technologies such as 3D printers, 3D scanners and computer numeric control (CNC) machines beginning to hit the mainstream, it is easier than ever for businesses to benefit from their use.