July 25, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia— The Honourable Jay Hill, Secretary of State and Member of Parliament for Prince George–Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, today announced funding for an Employment Assistance Services (EAS) initiative in Prince George. The Prince George Native Friendship Centre will receive $840,408 to help people in British Columbia find and maintain employment.
“Canada’s New Government is committed to creating the best educated, most skilled and most flexible workforce in the world,” said Mr. Hill. “We are proud to work with the Prince George Native Friendship Centre to provide people in Prince George with opportunities for personal growth and skills development, and to help them obtain employment.”
People looking for assistance in preparing for, finding and keeping employment in the Prince George area can visit the EAS office located at the Prince George Native Friendship Centre, 1600 Third Avenue, Prince George. Services available include a self-serve employment resource centre, help developing a return-to-work action plan, case management and other employment counselling. This project is one of many services funded through Service Canada to help people find jobs.
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