Nanaimo Hotsheet – March 26 2019

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Nanaimo Job Leads Newsletter – March 25 2019

Local News:

Nanaimo entering ‘thrilling time’ says mayor in state of the city address
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/nanaimo-entering-thrilling-time-says-mayor-in-state-of-the-city-address/

Campbell River could be home to the second government cannabis store, first on the Island
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/campbell-river-could-be-home-to-the-second-government-cannabis-store-first-on-the-island/

B.C. Ferries considers passenger-only ferry between West Shore and Victoria
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/b-c-ferries-considers-passenger-only-ferry-between-west-shore-and-victoria/

Governor General of Canada sings praises of COCO Cafe
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/610573/governor-general-canada-sings-praises-coco-cafe

$75M project bringing fibre optic internet to Nanaimo, Lantzville, area First Nations
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/610497/75m-project-bringing-fibre-optic-internet-nanaimo-lantzville-area-first-nations

Vancouver Island building permits continue to grow
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/economic/2019/03/vancouver-island-building-permits-continue-grow

Nanaimo’s extreme weather shelter to open year-round
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/611355/nanaimos-extreme-weather-shelter-open-year-round

Development permit approved for 24-storey Chapel St. high-rise
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/611344/development-permit-approved-24-storey-chapel-st-high-rise

Nanaimo’s low-cost dental clinic closes despite NDP touting increased funding
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/611545/nanaimos-low-cost-dental-clinic-closes-despite-ndp-touting-increased-funding

 

BC & Canada News:

New code aims to increase number of women working in B.C. construction industry
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/new-code-aims-to-increase-number-of-women-working-in-b-c-construction-industry/

New Canada Training Benefit to drive skilled workforce growth
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/labour/2019/03/new-canada-training-benefit-drive-skilled-workforce-growth

Women continue to earn 25% less than men in Canada: report
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/women-continue-to-earn-25-less-than-men-in-canada-report/

Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph – February 2019
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/economic/2019/03/top-10-largest-construction-project-starts-canada-trend-graph-february-2019

 

Upcoming Events:

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
www.retirementconcepts.com

Work BC Nanaimo Job Fair
Thursday, April 4, 2019
1:00-4:00 pm
Vancouver Island Conference Centre
101 Gordon St., Nanaimo
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/workbc-nanaimo-job-fair-tickets-56945531618

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
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vancouver-digital-entertainment-career-fair-2019-tickets-56456033516?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Job Ready Program
Next session starts on April 8th
For more information contact (250) 753-6911 Ext 104
www.cvims.org

WorkBC Victoria Job Fair
Wednesday April 10 2019
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora Avenue (at Blanshard)
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/workbc-victoria-2019-job-fair-tickets-57457980366?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Parksville Career Centre Hiring Fair
Thursday, April 11th
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Parksville Community & Conference Centre
132 E. Jensen Ave., Parksville
https://www.careercentre.org/hiring-fair/

VIU Hiring Fair for Casual, Clerical Staff
April 25, 2019
This event will take place in the Royal Arbutus Room, located above the main cafeteria in building 300.
Doors will open at 9am and speed interviews will take place on a first come, first served basis.
Doors will close at noon.
https://employees.viu.ca/human-resources/casual-staff-employment

Education & Career Fair – Nanaimo
November 28, 2019
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beban Park Social Centre
1-604-681-2153
http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/?event=2019-nanaimo-fair&event_date=2019-11-28

 

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