Welcome to the Victoria Career Fair and Training Expo.
Meet Canada’s Hiring Companies and Training Institutions.
LISTING OF EXHIBITORS :
SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2023 . 1PM-4PM.
The List is not complete. Check this page daily for Exhibitor updates.
CANADIAN ARMED FORCES
Members of the Regular Force serve full time protecting Canada and defending our sovereignty. They contribute to international peace and security, and work with the United States to defend North America. They are ready to respond at a moment’s notice to threats, natural disasters or humanitarian crises at home and around the world. Members of the Reserve Force serve part time in the CAF. Their main role is to support the Regular Force at home and abroad. Reservists typically serve one or more evenings a week and/or during weekends at locations close to home. Some Reservists may volunteer to be deployed on operations, if there are positions available. Careers | Canadian Armed Forces
NO MATTER YOUR INTERESTS, WHATEVER YOUR GOALS, FIND A CAREER THAT FITS YOU IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES
Basic training will teach you the core skills and knowledge to succeed in a military environment. It may be the most demanding experience you have ever had and requires hard work and perseverance. Courses emphasize basic military skills, weapons handling, first aid and ethical values. Since physical fitness is an important part of military service, a large part of the course is spent on fitness training. There are several ways to join the Canadian Armed Forces. Your skills, qualification, background, and ambition will influence your way of entry. Get in touch with a recruiter by visiting our Help Centre to find out which entry option is best for you.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
We are a federal institution, responsible for safeguarding our waters and managing Canada’s fisheries and oceans resources. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) helps to ensure healthy and sustainable aquatic ecosystems through habitat protection and sound science. We support economic growth in the marine and fisheries sectors, and innovation in areas such as aquaculture and biotechnology. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (dfo-mpo.gc.ca)
Conservation and Protection
The Conservation and Protection (C&P) branch ensures the conservation and sustainable use of Canada’s aquatic resources and the protection of species at risk, fish habitat, and oceans through regulatory management and compliance and enforcement services. Fisheries enforcement (dfo-mpo.gc.ca)
Become a Fishery Officer!
Fishery Officers enforce laws and regulations aimed to protect our fisheries and oceans. We participate in public education and awareness programs to develop a greater understanding of our fishery resources and how to protect habitats, and you will find us on our three oceans, rivers and streams patrolling and monitoring the public’s activities. If you are passionate about the outdoors, and care about the environment, then this opportunity might be for you!
Kal Tire is Canada’s largest independent tire dealer and one of North America’s largest commercial tire dealers with over 260 Kal Tire retail and commercial stores across Canada, warehouse facilities and 10 retread manufacturing plants. In addition, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is an international leader in mining tire service and supply, servicing more than 150 mine sites across five continents.
When you join Kal Tire, you have the chance to do something big with your career: chase goals, grow and give back to the community the same way we have for more than 60 years. As part of the Kal Tire family, you’ll see how our unique culture of teamwork and true service set us apart, and set you up for success. Along the way, we’ll make sure you’re fulfilled and challenged with ongoing training, mentorship, rewards and global opportunities as part of your Best Career.
WHY CHOOSE SUN LIFE?
We are in the business of helping Canadians achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives. And as a leader in Group Benefits, Group Retirement Services and Individual Insurance and Wealth, we do so by offering a full range of trusted products and services that put our clients’ needs first. Working from our financial centres across the country, our advisors form the largest dedicated life, health and investment services network in Canada. We have nearly 2,700 advisors in more than 1,100 communities across the country. They are equipped with the latest industry data, knowledge and best practices to be able to provide Canadians with solutions to achieve lifetime financial security. Who we are | Sun Life
- Sun Life is there to help individuals build savings and protect themselves and their families and live healthier lives.
- We help small and large businesses and associations protect their employees through our benefit solutions – including innovative wellness programs – and retirement options.
- We help public and private sector companies strengthen their balance sheets with innovative financial solutions.
We’re building sustainable, healthier communities for life, and we’re looking for new and innovative ways to do more, so that we can provide long-term value to our Clients, employees, shareholders and communities. We’re committed to helping our Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier, brighter lives.
The District of Oak Bay is a picturesque seaside community located within the Greater Victoria Region, with a population of +18,000. While offering all the amenities of a large metropolitan urban centre, Oak Bay has succeeded in maintaining all the peacefulness and charm of a small community. Residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life, with kilometers of spectacular ocean shoreline, brilliant beaches, parks and greenspace, quaint tree-lined streets and vibrant, boutique villages just beyond their doorsteps.
We’re Canada’s leading tax preparation firm for over 55 years – delivering value to Canadians by our expertise and knowledge in handling all tax situations and by our commitment to making Canadian’s tax filing experience the best it can be. Our dedicated team of Tax Experts are trained through our highly regarded H&R Block Tax Academy™. Through in-depth training, our experts are well equipped to prepare all types of returns, including personal, small business, corporate, farm, trucker, fishing, U.S., rental, and estate.
We continuously evolve to meet our clients’ ever-changing needs through our digital products, in-office experience, and knowledgeable Tax Experts. We know taxes, and we apply that expertise to peoples’ lives to offer them the best solutions – allowing us the ability to serve our clients anywhere, anyway, anytime. Our Canadian headquarters are located in Calgary, Alberta, and we serve taxpayers in 1,000 offices across the country, both in person and virtually. Of those offices over 300 are owned and operated by our community of Franchise Owners. Beyond providing tax filing services to our clients, we work hard to support our communities through not-for-profit initiatives, including providing free filing services to Canadians in need through our Returning Hope Program.
Working at Block.
Our success begins with our talented Associates. We know that the ability to deliver outstanding client service and products starts with having the best talent on our team! At H&R Block Canada we’ve built a culture of recognizing our Associates and celebrating the many talents our diverse teams have to offer. Working at Block is an opportunity to grow with the strongest brand in the tax preparation industry and build a rewarding career.
Support Worker Central
Support Worker Central is a free job board that connects people with disabilities and support staff across British Columbia. The job board enables people with disabilities and their families to hire their own support staff, while providing job opportunities for people, with or without experience, looking to support someone with a disability.
The purpose of the Family Support Institute of BC is to strengthen, connect and build communities and resources with families of people with disabilities in BC. We believe that families are the best resource available to support one another. Directed by families, the Family Support Institute provides information, training, and province-wide networking to assist families and their communities to build upon and share their strengths.
All individuals and families are supported, connected and fully valued in their communities.
Malatest is a cross-sectoral research and consulting firm. Because of our strong team of dynamic, flexible researchers, we are able to provide high quality, custom solutions to clients representing a wide variety of subject areas. We work all across Canada and internationally to answer important questions and contribute to positive social change. Our research and consulting has been used by thousands of clients to develop new programs, modify existing ones, and ensure that our clients are getting the best results from the money they invest in their services and products.
Just as we seek to improve the world around us through research and consulting, so too do we constantly drive to improve our own practices and processes. We have developed products for our clients based on the expertise of our researchers, and constantly test and refine them based on our own experience and the feedback of our clients. To support training and mentorship, we have tapped the expertise of our management group and researchers to develop a comprehensive internal training system that ensures that our staff members understand how we do research, both in terms of our research practices and in terms of our dual focus on clients and custom solutions.
We occupy a unique position in Canada, combining large-scale survey capacity with expertise in evaluation, labour market research, needs assessments and gap analyses, and field and observational research. We complete research related to transportation, education, early learning/child care, health, industry, immigration, Indigenous people, and youth. Our management team includes experts in each of these areas, and brings the strength and knowledge of more than 200 years of collective experience. We have been operating for 35 years and have five offices (located in Victoria, Edmonton, Toronto, and Ottawa) and 200 staff across Canada.
Founded in 1991, Pacific Design Academy, located in downtown Victoria BC, is a private career college. We are offering a wide range of full-time diploma program in various fields, such as Interior Design, Architectural Building Technology, Graphic Media Design, Fashion Design, Motion Picture Production, Professional Photography & Imaging, and Application & Web Development. For those looking to explore new skills, we also provide evening design workshops. We are committed to providing our students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their chosen fields and thrive in the competitive design industry. Our goal is to nurture creative minds, foster innovative thinking, and empower individuals to make their make their mark as successful designers.
About IBEW Local 230
The objects contained in the Constitution of the I.B.E.W. are:
- To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions
- To promote reasonable methods of work
- To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry
- To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible)
- To assist each other in sickness or distress
- To secure employment
- To reduce the hours of daily labour
- To secure adequate pay for our work
- To seek a higher and higher standard of living
- To seek security for the individual
- And by legal and proper means, to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.
Founded in 2010, Industrial Plankton Inc. designs and manufactures turnkey bioreactors in Canada for clean, on-site, live algae production for aquaculture, research lab, and biotechnology uses.
Our technology is optimized for reliability, ease of use, and biosecurity. Customers operate our photobioreactors in 30 countries around the globe. Our equipment is highly automated, increasing reliability and saving operators countless hours.
The result is trustworthy equipment capable of easily and reliably producing bio-secure, high-density algae.
Trades Labour Corporation (TLC) Victoria is a locally sourced and family-operated temporary labour agency. We strive to help our workers in their job search while providing our valued customers with quality personnel. As the leader in our field, we take pride in implementing and performing the highest safety standards and superior customer service.
From general labourers, skilled tradespeople and carpenters to safety personnel such as Flaggers, OFAs, CSOs! We supply for short-term and long-term projects. If we don’t have what you’re looking for, we go looking for it! We believe giving back is imperative to helping the industry and community we live in. We volunteer with Herowork, Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA), Young Builders Network (YBN), and Women in Construction (WIC).
Here at WIS, you count! Businesses make critical decisions based on their inventories and rely on WIS to ensure that they are done accurately and professionally. When accepting an inventory job as a part of the WIS Team, you’re an important part of the decision making process. By contributing to reliable inventory counts, you help our customers make better decisions to support the needs of their customers!
Customers rely on WIS to count their business’ inventory in an efficient, accurate and professional manner. As the face of WIS, we depend on you to uphold our Core Values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Results, Innovation and Teamwork in a positive, safe and inclusive environment. As part of your inventory job role, you will scan the barcodes for the current inventory at WIS Customer locations to provide them with proper inventory information that will assist them in making better business decisions and better supporting their customers! We are passionate about our people, technology, and process because when you succeed, we succeed.
We’re a credit union committed to a clean and fair world.
We develop innovative products and build partnerships with communities to address our members’ needs. As we grow, our influence on financial inclusion, environmental sustainability and the economic resilience of our communities grows too. Our ambition is to make Vancity net-zero by 2040 across all our mortgages and loans. That means the carbon emitted from anything we finance will be eliminated or significantly reduced, with any remaining emissions being brought to net-zero.
Nobody should be left behind.
Vancity is committed to becoming an anti-racist organization. It means we believe Black lives matter. It means Reconciliation is one of our core values. And it means we will continue to use the tools of finance and banking to expand economic opportunity for everyone regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability.
The Journey To Reaching A Student’s Full Potential Starts Here
As the largest and most-chosen student transportation provider, we are a proven solution. We have more experience with all sizes of school districts than any other provider. First Student has a century of history, experience and dedicated service that showcases our commitment to student safety, parent trust and school district partnerships across North America.
COMMITTED TO CARING
A history of providing customer-focused solutions that can be traced back more than 100 years. The only school transportation company recognized as a leader in safety by the prestigious Campbell Institute and to have been awarded the National Safety Council (NSC) Green Cross for Safety medal. Alternative fuel, electrification strategies, and operational solutions that lower emissions, provide greater efficiency, and improve passenger experience. Since we serve the most diverse communities in North America, we attract, engage, and develop a workforce that reflects the students, customers and communities we serve.