Victoria/Saanich Hotsheet – February 26 2018

Here’s this week’s edition of the Victoria/Saanich Hotsheet!

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Public Service/WorkSafeBC Information Session This Friday, March 2

 

BC & Canada News:

Hiring spree at Alberta oilsands project amid project reactivation
https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/business/hiring-spree-at-alberta-oilsands-project-amid-project-reactivation-1.3805484

Interest in Canadian Armed Forces remains high
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/interest-in-canadian-armed-forces-remains-high/

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2018)
http://www.canadastop100.com/young_people/?utm_source=CERIC+Subscriptions&utm_campaign=365f45e082-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_25&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1d052da7c8-365f45e082-457784197

2017 marks an impressive year for tourism in British Columbia
https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018TAC0002-000248

Canada faces its own farm labour gap, and it’s going to get much worse
https://www.country-guide.ca/2018/02/21/canada-is-facing-a-farm-labour-gap-and-its-going-to-get-much-worse/52625/

With a growing economy that leads the nation: ‘BC’s Top Employers’ for 2018 are announced
https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/with-a-growing-economy-that-leads-the-nation-bcs-top-employers-for-2018-are-announced-674847173.html

According to forecast, B.C. is facing tight construction labour markets over the coming decade with approximately 22 per cent of the industry’s workforce expected to retire by 2027.
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/economic/2018/02/unprecedented-non-residential-demand-cause-workforce-strain-b-c

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