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Hosted by the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program, along with Service Canada, and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, those in attendance will learn how they can use their programs to attract and keep foreign workers.

The North Peace is currently experiencing a skilled worker shortage, as thousands of jobs are being created yearly, without enough people to fill them. This is a problem that Ross Bannerman of Fort St. John’s Canadian Tire has experienced

He recently made a presentation on using a Provincial Nominee Program to B.C.’s Finance Committee as it conducted its budget consultations. The Program identifies foreign worker candidates and bypasses current labour market processes.

To register for the Temporary Foreign Worker Information Session, contact Patricia Santoso of the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program at patricia.santoso@gov.bc.ca.

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