Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 11:00 AM
Local businesses are invited to join world-renowned Scotiabank Chief Economist Dr. Warren Jestin, when he visits the City of Orillia on Thursday, March 7th at 10:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber at the Orillia City Centre on Andrew Street South.
Dr. Jestin will offer his insights into the global, national and provincial economic outlook to the local audience, as he presents New World Rising: An Economic Insight.
Dr. Jestin will delve into the complexities of the current economic climate in Canada while...
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 07:00 AM
St. Lawrence College, in partnership with Geogian College, Orillia Campus and Northern Lights Canada, is presenting an eight week pre-construction training program that will:
- provide you with the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with well-rounded
- knowledge, practical skills and pertinent certifications including WHMIS, 1st Aid/CPR, Confined
- Space, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Fall Arrest.
For more information and to register, please view the attached flyerAttachments
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Job seekers will have a chance to meet with more than 30 local employers - who are hiring right now - at the 10th annual “Spring Into Action” Job Fair, set for Tuesday, March 5 at the Orillia Square Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..
Northern Lights Canada, the Georgian College Centre for Career and Employment Services, Orillia Community Development Corporation and the City of Orillia, in partnership with a number of community organizations and businesses, will be hosting the event, where a range of local...
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 05:45 AM
For the sixth year in a row, Orillia has ranked among Ontario’s top 10 investment communities, according to a recent report by the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN).
The annual REIN Top Ontario Investment Towns 2013 to 2018 report uses data such as average annual income, job creation, major employers, political leadership and policy framework to determine the current and future investment potential for Ontario cities and towns.
In the past, Orillia and Barrie were consolidated within the rankings....
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 05:00 AM
Orillia Packet and Times
There’s been a spike in demand for skilled labourers in the Orillia area in recent months, says Dan Landry, the city’s manger of economic development.
“Skilled labour and labour in general, is an ongoing issue,” said Landry, who has seen an increase in the number of calls the department has been receiving since late 2012 from companies looking to fill industry-type jobs from machinists to engineers, draftspeople to technicians.
Employees who have worked in the roles locally...