The Rural Community Committed to Workforce Development

Conveniently located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, along one of the largest rivers on the Atlantic Coast, lies the rustic community of King George County. With a population of about 25,000 people – and a density of 93 people per square mile – the rural setting marks the perfect spot for business owners looking for a conveniently located place to live and work, while enjoying a quieter pace of life surrounded by the beauty of nature.

King George County, VA

Fresh Is Better

Bays Bakery Incorporated started in Chicago, in 1933, as the Bays English Muffin Corporation. Dedicated to quality service and product, the company has grown to distribute across the United States and abroad. In 2017, Bays proudly celebrated its eightieth anniversary.

Bays English Muffins

Workforce Development Efforts Driven by Industry Needs

Rockford, Illinois is a city located in the western part of the greater Chicagoland area. It represents one of the largest communities in the state of Illinois outside of Chicago and is known for its history of manufacturing, particularly in aerospace. Within the Rockford region there are over 90 companies tied to aerospace and within a 90-minute radius there are over 250 aerospace-related companies.

Workforce Development Efforts Driven by Industry Needs

Success in Southern Illinois’ Heartland

The goal of the Jefferson County Development Corporation is to connect people and businesses with the required services to increase productivity in the region. The organization’s most important role is providing assistance for business retention and expansion for its existing stakeholders, since nationally, 60 to 80 percent of the economic development is generated by existing employers.

Jefferson County, IL

America’s New Startup Hotbed

Over the last few years, Utah County has consistently been recognized as among the hottest spots for business in the country. The State of Utah has been recognized several times by publications such as Forbes, CNBC, and 24/7 Wall St. as the best state for business. Moreover, Provo – which holds the county seat for Utah County – has also recently been noted to have the hottest job market and the best career opportunities by CNN and Fortune, respectively.

Utah Valley Economic Development Partnership

Growth and Opportunity in Alberta’s Agricultural Heartland

Taber is an interesting place for many reasons, not the least of which is that it collects more sunlight than almost anywhere else in Canada. This spot in Southern Alberta is also known as the Corn Capital of Canada, having one of the largest corn festivals in the country.

Town of Taber, AB

Promoting Opportunities in the Trades

The Prairie Arctic Regional Council (PARC) was formed in 2012 as a merger between two existing provincial councils for Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The council works in partnership with its signatory contractors and membership to build construction projects within the areas of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Prairie Arctic Regional Council

A Dynamic City in the Centre of the Peace Region

Dawson Creek was incorporated as a city in 1958 and is the capital of the Peace Region. The City of Dawson Creek in the northeast of the province is one of seven municipalities that also include Chetwynd, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, the village of Pouce Coupe, Taylor and Tumbler Ridge.

City of Dawson Creek

Success Built on People

Amix Group is a collection of companies headquartered in New Westminster, British Columbia specializing in marine transport services, marine salvage, marine projects, steel and surplus sales, and ready-mix concrete delivery. This is a company with a broad range of capabilities, and it is actively seeking opportunities to provide a full scope of logistical services.

Amix Group

A Proactive Approach to Resolving a Longstanding Debate

About forty skilled Central and South American workers from Ecuador, Peru, Columbia and Costa Rica came to British Columbia, Canada as temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in 2006. This story incited Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) call for reforms to Canada’s TFW program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). LiUNA, a powerful voice within the construction industry with over half a million members – 110,000 of whom are in Canada – has been the only Canadian union to address the issue.

Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

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