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Debbie Sluggett, Kalon Nahachewsky (Educational Liaisons working for Okanagan-Columbia Companies)
Debbie Bazett ( Forest Education Coordinator, COFI - Southern Operations)

Interior Logging Association Trades Convention's Forestry Career Fair

Once again the ILA Trades Convention will take place in Vernon from April 19-21/07.  Debbie Sluggett will be organizing another mini-career fair to be a component of this event on April 20th and 21st. There will be representation from the forestry and trades faculties of most of BC’s post-secondary schools, with a new participant being the University of Alberta.  Students from schools in the Okanagan-Columbia region will be invited to attend the event on the Friday.  The aim is to give students and parents a chance to talk to faculty members about career opportunities in forestry and related trades, as well as specifics about the courses, accommodation, etc. offered at their school.  

Date:  April 19th - 21st
Location: Vernon Multiplex
Theme: The Forest Industry...Opportunities for Employment
Speakers: Friday luncheon - TBA
Saturday luncheon - Hon. Rich Coleman, Minister of Forests
Website:  www.interiorlogging.org


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