Site C Opportunity Sessions Set
Prince George, B.C. – With the main civil works contract for the Site C project awarded, the time has come for businesses throughout the region to find out more about how they can take advantage of the opportunities the project will present and for workers to find out what jobs will be available.
The BC Chamber of Commerce and BC Hydro are holding business-to-business networking sessions in Prince George, Quesnel, Fort St. John, and Dawson Creek so businesses can meet with the main civil works contractor for the project.
“These business networking events, and the upcoming job fairs, will help us ensure that B.C. companies and B.C. workers are first in line for opportunities with the Site C project” says Minister of Energy and Mines, Bill Bennett.
In Prince George, business to business sessions are set for Tuesday, February 2nd. There will be one from 1:30 to 4 pm, the other from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. Both will take place at the Coast Inn of the North.
The following day, there will be two sessions in Quesnel, with the first set for 1:30 – 4 p.m. the second from 5 p.m. to 7:30 pm. Both are being held in the Main Hall of the Quesnel Senior Centre on Carson Avenue.
The first of the sessions will be held in Fort St. John on Monday January 25th at the Pomeroy Hotel, with a session set for Dawson Creek at the George Dawson Inn on the 26th, and in Chetwynd on the 27th at the Chetwynd and District Recreation Centre.
Job fairs will be held in late February and early March in Prince George, Quesnel, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, Mackenzie, Hudson’s Hope, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson. Dates and times for the job fairs have yet to be released.