July 19, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GOLDEN, British Columbia — Jim Abbott, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Kootenay–Columbia , on behalf of the Honourable
Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, today announced $515,957 in funding for Golden Employment Services. The funding will be used to help unemployed people in British Columbia find and maintain employment .
“Canada’s New Government is proud to support community organizations that help unemployed individuals find work,” said Mr. Abbott. “Not only will this project help 1,800 adults and young people in the Golden area who need employment and career assistance, but it will also benefit local employers and the local economy.”
Golden Community Resources Society will deliver employment resources and counselling services so that people around Golden, Donald, Field and Brisco can more fully participate in the labour market. The Golden Employment Services office, located at 513 9th Avenue North in Golden, offers a self-serve employment resource centre, assistance in developing a return-to-work action plan and employment counselling. This project is one of many services funded through Service Canada to help people find jobs.
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