New Canadians turn out in force to hear resource employment message

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100+ immigrants visit the first ever Resource Works job fair in Vancouver

Resource Works is already Canada's second-most influential think tank in social media terms, and on June 4 it broke new ground in reaching new Canadians with fact-based, neutral data about the nation's economic mainstay – its natural resource sector.

Collaborating with employment organizations and potential employers, Resource Works was invited by S.U.C.C.E.S.S., a multicultural, multi-service agency assisting people at all stages of their Canadian experience, to use its Choi Hall of Decorum and Harmony in Vancouver to host its two-and-a-half hour "Overview of Careers in the BC Resource Industry" job fair.

"The future of Canada is its people, and without a balanced and fact-driven conversation about responsible resource development, citizens face a perilous future of higher taxes and fewer government services," said Stewart Muir, the Vancouver-based author who founded the Resources Works Society in April 2014.

Muir used the occasion to announce that community leader Dennis Chan had accepted a post on the Resource Works Advisory Council.

"The contributions Dennis has made to healthy living, particular for immigrant Canadians, made him a natural fit for the council," he said.

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Wu Xu of Resource Works provides job fair attendees with background on the foundation stone of the BC economy, the natural resource sector. The key takeaway: responsible resource development is of fundamental value today.

DennisChan_TinaSun.pngDennis Chan, new Resource Works Advisory Council member, at the June 4 event.

SuddhodanBaidya_StewartMuir.pngSuddhodan Baidya, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. regional manager, with Resource Works founder Stewart Muir.


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