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Friday, March 17, 2017 11:00 AM
Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour Shirley Bond, announced $20,000 in funding for the “Creative Corner,” a new addition that focuses on skilled trades and career development at this year’s Northern FanCon.
Friday, March 17, 2017 9:40 AM
Skilled trades students in the Prince George School District will benefit from a three-year, $15-million investment by the B.C. government to support youth trades programs with the purchase of new trades training equipment.
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:00 AM
$25,000 investment to support the Community Voice Mail Program in the Prince George-region, which will help vulnerable populations who do not have access to a personal phone connect with employers and have access to community services.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:00 PM
The 2017 Telus Cup, Canada’s National Midget Hockey Championship, is scoring big, thanks to an investment of $55,000 announced by Shirley Bond, MLA for Prince George-Valemount and Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour.
Friday, December 16, 2016 2:45 PM
Up to 52 British Columbians from Prince George, Fort St. James and Kelowna are getting the training they need to become cooks and professional log truck operators, thanks to a federal-provincial partnership under the Canada-B.C. Job Fund Agreement.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:30 PM
The B.C. government has committed more than $45,000 for a new partnership project with manufacturers in the province’s North Central region to help identify their labour needs.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 4:25 PM
When Google Trekker makes sure to stop in your part of the province after visiting places like the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef, you have reason to celebrate a memorable tourism year.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 4:50 PM
Young people of Prince George will be able to discover the skills they will need for tomorrow’s in-demand occupations, and engage in a direct dialogue with local employers and post-secondary schools about upcoming career opportunities.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:15 PM
To ensure that the forest industry has the skilled workforce it needs in the future, the Province has partnered with the B.C. Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) and the Council of Forest Industries (COFI) on two new Forest Workforce projects that will support the recruitment, identification and skills assessment of qualified workers.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:35 PM
On Friday, Sept. 9, the annual federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers of labour meeting is being held in the city of Prince George. The meeting will be co-chaired by Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour MaryAnn Mihychuk, and Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour Shirley Bond.