Jobs and Careers

Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough rises during question period, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Ottawa. The federal government has announced nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 new apprenticeship positions across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa announces $247 million to create 25,000 apprenticeship positions across Canada

Government expects about 700,000 skilled trades workers to retire in Canada by 2028

 

Don Parsons, left, chief operating officer and interim general manager with Mount Polley Mining Corp. (MPMC), and Willie Sellars, WLFN chief, were at a job fair event hosted by WLFN and MPMC, Thursday, March 17, to share employment opportunities with the mine as it ramps back into production. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Mt. Polley and Williams Lake First Nation partner on job event

Mine ramping back up, looking for hundreds of workers

 

Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. outlines recovery plan for northern communities

Better access to internet and skills training among promises to northern communities

 

A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID

Ideally, automation can redeploy workers into better and more interesting work

A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Brian Fuller of Fulltime Ventures (left) guides a participant of a 16-week program at Xat’sull First Nation with operating a swing mill set up at Whispering Willows Campsite. The program got underway last month after being delayed due to COVID-19. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE: Community enhancement project underway at Xat’sull

Sawmill training program launched earlier this month

Brian Fuller of Fulltime Ventures (left) guides a participant of a 16-week program at Xat’sull First Nation with operating a swing mill set up at Whispering Willows Campsite. The program got underway last month after being delayed due to COVID-19. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
File

Vancouver, Victoria among top 10 tech markets in Canada

Tech education and industry continue to boom in B.C.

File
The key finding of the Cariboo Labour Market Strategy based on over a 1,000 survey responses from across the country. (CRD File)

Cariboo Chilcotin needs 1,835 new workers over the next five years, says study

A lack of housing and childcare are major obstacles to prospective residents

  • May 21, 2020
The key finding of the Cariboo Labour Market Strategy based on over a 1,000 survey responses from across the country. (CRD File)