MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - More than 30 national and provincial companies and educational institutions are gathering in Montreal at the Cathcart Armory on October 29 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. with one common goal - to hire Canadian Armed Forces Veterans and Reservists.
Fully supported by the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada, this exclusive Employer Coalition job fair is hosted by Canada Company as part of their Military Employment Transition (MET) Program. Canadian Veterans, Reservists and current-serving members who are transitioning from full-time military duty to civilian careers are all welcome to attend.
"Military men and women possess some amazing qualities that Corporate Canada needs," said Blake Goldring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AGF Management Limited, and Founder and Chairman of Canada Company. "When you "Hire-a-Vet" you hire someone who is professional, dedicated, loyal and above all mission-focused. I know, because I hire Vets."
Veterans, Reservists and current-serving members in transition are asked to register with the Canada Company MET Program at http://bit.ly/ZykYK4. Once your status as a Veteran, Reservist or current serving member is confirmed, you will be able to register for the job fair at http://bit.ly/1nfQiby.
Companies looking for military talent and attending the job fair include: Target Canada (Platinum Sponsor), McDonald's Canada (Gold Sponsor), Profiles International (Silver Sponsor), Freedom 55 Financial (sponsor), Via Rail (sponsor), Accenture, Amacon, Banque Nationale, Bell Canada, CAE, Calian Technologies Inc., CIBC, CICT, CN, Commissionaires du Quebec, G4S, GE Canada, Honeywell, Investors Group, IPEX Management Inc., Kensington Park Recruitment, Metro, Ontario Provincial Police, PwC, Sun Life, TD Canada Trust, TDT Crews, Walmart Canada and Waste Management
Education/Transition Assistance Providers attending include: triOS College (sponsor), Fanshawe College, Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and Predictive Success.
For more information on how to join the Canada Company MET coalition and to see the full list of Coalition members, visit http://bit.ly/WLXqke
About Canada Company
Canada Company is a federally registered charity created in 2006 which brings community leaders from across Canada together to support members of our Military in the work that they do at home and abroad. The organization is apolitical and is an advocate for Canadians who serve, or wish to serve, in the Canadian Forces – regular and reserve – and their families, ensuring that they receive the widest possible support, recognition and care. Canada Company's motto is Many Ways to Serve. Visit www.canadacompany.ca
SOURCE: Canada Company
For further information: Media Contacts: Walter Moniz, MET Program Director, 416-869-8479, [email protected]