Tuition Free* Land-based aquaculture systems 1 Time only Pilot Project for Powell River

POWELL RIVER - Fifteen local people will be trained in land-based aquaculture systems, fulfilling the need for workers in this industry, thanks to more than $362,000 in government Community and Employer Partnership funding to Excel Career College. The trainees will get work experience, learning to be Recirculation Aquaculture Systems (RAS) facilities technicians, farming salmon and... Continue Reading →

New Program for Single Parents on Income or Disability Assistance

Are you a single parent on income or disability assistance? More info: Effective September 1, 2015, the following changes will be made to existing income assistance policy and employment programming to support single parents on income and disability assistance find and secure long-term sustainable employment. Expansion to the current Employment Program of BC (EPBC) to... Continue Reading →

CANCELLED: FREE Career Building Event on Thursday, June 25th at 2PM-4PM

For a Better Life’s Work - A career building event. The Powell River Public Library, Career Link and Vancouver Island University are presenting resources and ideas to help you build a solid future. Thursday, June 25 from 2-4 pm at the United Church, 6932 Crofton Street. To Register email Mark at mmerlino(at) or call 604-485-8664.

Powell River has a new Apprentice Advisor

The Sunshine Coast Region and Sea to Sky region has a new Apprenticeship Advisor, Shannon Hanson. Shannon’s main office location is at North Vancouver at the NSMA Office, 211 – 260 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 3G7. She can be reached at 604.971.1599 or by emailing her at Part of her role is... Continue Reading →

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