B.C. job fair at Maple Ridge library

Looking for a job?

You might want to stop into the Maple Ridge Library in the downtown starting at noon and check out who’s looking to hire at the B.C. Jobs Start Here Job Fair.

The event is part of the B.C. Jobs Plan and is one of 24 that will take place across B.C. between now and November. Exhibitors at each fair will include employers from various sectors, post-secondary institutions, training and health authorities.

A B.C. Jobs Plan spokesperson said people are being told there are opportunities in the skilled trades, where there’s anticipated to be a labour shortage in the next decade. She added that the BC Jobs Plan is for everyone.

Companies that will be at the fair include, Teck Resources, Tim Hortons, Wesgar Inc. (sheet metal fabricator), Sun Life Financial, Investor’s Group, the RCMP, Advanced Nutrients, the B.C. Construction Association, B.C. Corrections and the Canadian Forces.

The jobs fair runs until 7 p.m.

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