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NLC and the Saulteau First Nation partner for Education and Career Fair

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Audrey Norris and Donna Merry at SFNMOBERLY LAKE – Approximately 100 visitors attended an education and career fair held at the Saulteau First Nation (SFN) administration building April 25.

The on-location event was hosted by Northern Lights College for First Nation peoples interested in pursuing post-secondary training. Lunch was sponsored by the University of Northern British Columbia who also exhibited at the event.

Eleven exhibitors, including industry and education partners, set up booths and information tables in the SFN administration building for visitors to browse and learn about training and employment opportunities.

Director of Education at SFN, Audrey Norris, said she was pleased with the turnout of companies and visitors to the event.

“We appreciated the interest, support, and involvement in making this a huge success. This was a great opportunity for our members to connect with various companies working in the territory.  The Education and Career Fair will undoubtedly give our membership a chance to make informed career decisions as prospective employees.” Norris said.

Among the companies who supported the event were Teck, Vestas, Bailey’s Helicopters, Conoco Phillips, Talisman, Shell Canada, Canfor, Horizon North, Walter Energy, and Alterra Power Corp.