Nanaimo Hotsheet – March 12 2019

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WorkBC Nanaimo Job Fair – April 4 at Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Nanaimo Leads Of The Week Newsletter – March 11

Local News:

Owner hopes to convert downtown hole in the ground to community space – Nanaimo’s Jean Burns building site undergoing final cleanup

City of Nanaimo working on options for drop-in centre for homeless people
 
24 free daycare spaces open to help Indigenous families succeed
 
Nanaimo Port Authority does ‘pilot-run’ for its new vehicle processing centre
 
January 2019 Nanaimo Tourism Bulletin – Chemistry Consulting
 
BC & Canada News:
 
If there’s a labour shortage, how come some people are still out of work?
 
Tourism is economic force in British Columbia with 6.1 million visits: ministry
 
“Real” job growth appears to have sidelined the Gig Economy
 
B.C. adds 3,600 jobs in February. B.C. unemployment rate remains lowest in Canada
 
The Future of FedEx – Using artificial intelligence and an array of sensors, the FedEx SameDay Bot™ is able to safely navigate to its destination and make deliveries directly to you.
 
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Landscaping Paid Training Program
Program starts on Monday, March 11th
Nanaimo Youth Services
For more information contact Abby at 250-754-1989 or aliggett@nysa.bc.ca
 
Self Employment Program
Information Sessions
                 March 14th, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm
Call 250-668-2737 or email info@ambered.com for more information
 
#BCTECHSummit Job Fair
Incubate Ventures
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
Vancouver, British Columbia
$20 for Job Seekers
 
TD Auto Finance Hiring Event – Nanaimo
250 Albert Street, in Nanaimo BC on March 13th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
If this interests you, please apply online. You will be contacted by phone to confirm your attendance and to receive your personal invitation, which you will need to get into the event.
 
“Jobs Canada” – Victoria Job Fair
March 20th, 2019.
TIME: 1:00PM – 3:00PM. Parkside Hotel
ADDRESS: 810 Humboldt Street, Victoria, BC V8V 5B1
 
Sooke Region Job Fair
Wednesday, March 20th, 9:30 AM – 12 PM
Prestige Oceanfront Resort – 6929 W Coast Rd, Sooke
Register for this free event
 
North Island College Career Fair
Thursday, March 21st 11-3
Florence Filberg Centre
411 Anderton Avenue, Courtenay, BC
 
Nanaimo Seniors Village Job Fair
March 28th, 1:00-4:00 pm
6089 Uplands Drive, Nanaimo
Positions available in hospitality, recreational therapy, support services and healthcare
 
Work BC Nanaimo Job Fair
Thursday, April 4, 2019
1:00-4:00 pm
Vancouver Island Conference Centre
101 Gordon St., Nanaimo
 
Culinary Trades Training – Information Sessions
Thursday, April 4th, 2019, 10 am & 2 pm
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019, 11 am & 1 pm
Nanaimo Youth Services
For more information, contact Tom at 250-754-1989
 
The Vancouver Digital Entertainment Career Fair
Sat, April 6, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Vancouver Convention Centre East | Ballroom A, B and C
999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
 
Job Ready Program
Next session starts on April 8th
For more information contact (250) 753-6911 Ext 104
 
WorkBC Victoria Job Fair
Wednesday April 10 2019
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora Avenue (at Blanshard)
 
Parksville Career Centre Hiring Fair
Thursday, April 11th
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Parksville Community & Conference Centre
132 E. Jensen Ave., Parksville
 
 

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