Nanaimo Hotsheet – November 27 2018

Here’s this week’s Nanaimo Hotsheet:

Nanaimo Job Leads Newsletter – November 26 2018

Port Connect Networking Event – Tomorrow! Nov 28 at Port Of Nanaimo

Local News:

Are you ready to Connect for a new marine industry career? Port Connect brings industry and potential employees together Nov. 28
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/marketplace/are-you-ready-to-connect-for-a-new-marine-industry-career/

‘Dramatic undersupply’ of workers in Parksville Qualicum Beach: new labour report
https://www.pqbnews.com/news/dramatic-undersupply-of-workers-in-parksville-qualicum-beach-new-labour-report/amp/

Congratulations to Eastside Games for being Recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast Winners in 2018
https://mibi.ca/2018/11/19/congratulations-to-eastside-games-for-being-recognized-by-deloittes-technology-fast-winners-in-2018/?fbclid=IwAR0XVe5FEsBssTI0GKEVKx3Ec6Z7ydwmZqU_MG_id6WLEMDmLscYc1cHEVg

Awards will recognize business excellence on Vancouver Island
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/awards-will-recognize-business-excellence-on-vancouver-island/

Mid-island Business is Taking Off
https://www.bcbusiness.ca/Mid-island-Business-is-Taking-Off

New ICU to help people in Nanaimo access better health care
https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018HLTH0111-002234

Council approves rezoning for 24-storey downtown Nanaimo high-rise
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/600946/council-approves-rezoning-24-storey-downtown-nanaimo-high-rise

Nanaimo modular housing taking shape; some neighbours trying to halt work
https://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/nanaimo-modular-housing-taking-shape-some-neighbours-trying-to-halt-work-1.23504698

Plan to revamp Nanaimo marina aims to create hub of activity
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/601244/plan-revamp-nanaimo-marina-aims-create-hub-activity

Vancouver Island job rate slightly worse than the provincial average
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/vancouver-island-job-rate-slightly-lower-than-the-provincial-average/

 

BC & Canada News:

Marine industry hiring 300 seafarers in Metro Vancouver
https://www.richmond-news.com/business/marine-industry-hiring-300-seafarers-in-metro-vancouver-1.23499983

B.C. forestry’s bull-market ride could be over soon
https://biv.com/article/2018/11/bc-forestrys-bull-market-ride-could-be-over-soon

$136M in transit funding coming to B.C.
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/136m-in-transit-funding-coming-to-b-c/

B.C. teachers’ union sounds alarm over 400 available teaching spots
https://www.thestar.com/vancouver/2018/11/19/bc-teachers-union-sounds-alarm-over-400-available-teaching-spots.html?fbclid=IwAR1BCb6LsTvEU2xsm-hy62K6YYKN3VMgvjTgzKIhLSlTT7LaDLFolae-rao

The list of Canada’s top 100 employers for 2019 released
http://dailyhive.com/toronto/canada-top-100-employers-2019?utm_source=CERIC+Subscriptions&utm_campaign=12e2df04ee-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1d052da7c8-12e2df04ee-457784197

LNG, pipeline star in B.C. economic outlook
https://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/lng-pipeline-star-in-b-c-economic-outlook-1.23503796

 

Upcoming Events:

Self Employment Program
Information Sessions
November 29th @ 1pm
December 13th @ 1pm
Call 250-668-2737 or email info@ambered.com for more information

Upskills for Work Workshop Series
Be confident and more job ready with these key skills:

  • Presentation – Monday, November 26th, 9:00-12:00
  • Teamwork – Tuesday, November 27th, 9:00-12:00
  • Time Management – Wednesday, November 28th, 9:00-12:00

GT Hiring Solutions
101-155 Skinner Street, Nanaimo

Port Connect
Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Port of Nanaimo Passenger Terminal 100 Port Dr.,

  • Explore career opportunities with key marine industry exhibitors on site
  • Meet representatives of Seaspan, BC Ferries, Island Ferries, Herold Engineering, Tetra Tech, Western Stevedoring, WCMRC, Helijet, RCMSAR27 Nanaimo, Canadian Coast Guard, Port of Nanaimo, Pacific Pilotage Authority and more.

https://gthiringsolutions.ca/blog/event/port-connect-in-nanaimo/

Victoria Job Fair (Jobs Canada Fair)
December 4th, 2018
1:00PM – 3:00PM
Sandman Hotel
2852 Douglas St, Victoria, BC
http://www.jobscanadafair.com/Victoria-Job-Fair-Oct-2nd-2018-s/1738.htm

Nanaimo Education & Career Fair
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beban Park Social Centre
1-604-681-2153
http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/?event=2018-nanaimo-show

Island Health Employer Forum
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
GT Hiring Solutions (WorkBC)
#101 – 155 Skinner St., Nanaimo

Techworks for Youth Program
Ethos Career Management, Nanaimo
Now accepting applications for our digital skills training program.
1 (877) 714-0471 ext. 21
https://ethoscmg.com/techworks/

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