As an addition to the Employment and Career Services programs, CFN is currently in the process of creating an employment training program for immigrants that addresses the shortfall of 26,000 employees in the Canadian agriculture market. Partnering with employers in the agriculture industry and receiving support from the MLA for Olds, we are exploring a potential partnership with Olds College to implement this program. This initiative is designed to match agricultural workers who have arrived in Canada, with suitable work here in the Calgary Area.
CBC News Radio recently talked about the importance and practicality of such an initiative to CFN CEO Anila Lee Yuen. To hear the story in its entirely simplyCLICK HERE.