The 11th Canadian Practice Firms Network Trade Fair will bring 40 exhibitors in Sydney, Cape Breton, on October 22-23, 2008

    QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - The 11th Canadian Practice Firms
Network Trade Fair will take place on October 22-23 at the Joan Harris Cruise
Pavilion in Sydney, Cape Breton.
    This event, happening in a different location each year, presents a most
unusual concept. At the entrance of this free admission trade fair, each
visitor is being given by the Practice Firm Bank of Canada two cheques for a
value of $10,000 CD, two cheques for a value of $10,000 US and two cheques for
a value of 10 000 Euros! Each visitor is then invited to become a client of
some of the 40 practice firms presenting their products and services at the
    This gives to the attendees a one-of-a-kind opportunity to spend freely
and to buy (virtually) things that they have been dreaming of for years:
furniture, a bicycle, a kayak, a computer, a fishing vacation, a ski trip to
British Colombia, etc. In fact, and most importantly, the visitors contribute
to the development of the practice firms participants' knowledge and
    Indeed, the participants present at the fair are all part of the practice
firms employability initiative designed to help them update their skills and
gain practical work experience, while looking actively for employment. For
people looking for a job, the discovery of practice firms often changes the
course of their career.
    The CPFN Annual Trade Fair also aims to reach enterprises looking for
personnel as it offers a treasure-trove of exceptional employees whom they can
recruit with no charge.
    Canadian practice firms benefit from direct support from various
governmental agencies such as Emploi-Québec, Employment Ontario and Service
Canada, as well as numerous private corporations who offer their business
models as examples.
    Today, the practice firms concept is present in more than 42 countries
and includes 5,500 member firms(1). For a complete listing of Canadian
practice firms and their partners please consult the Canadian Practice Firms
Network website at

For further information:

For further information: Annie Grenier, General Director, Canadian
Practice Firms Network,(418) 529-1384

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