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The Untapped Potential of Immigrant Talent

There is a great, untapped potential of talent within and beyond Vancouver Island’s population. Join experts in federal, provincial and industry-specific programs at the State of the Island Economic Summit next month to find out about how to find pools of potential talent locally and internationally, and transition them into your business. 

Panelists for this session include:


This session will inform attendees on what programs are available, how to access them, and how they can help connect employers to immigrant talent.


Premier to Kick Off Summit

Premier John Horgan will deliver the opening address at the 13th annual Vancouver Island State of the Island Economic Summit, scheduled for October 23-24 in Nanaimo.

“We are thrilled to have Premier Horgan joining us at the Economic Summit. It is always valuable to have the Premier provide insightful update on the economic state of the province as well as perspective regarding issues vital to our success on Vancouver Island.”
– Mark Smith, VIEA Chair


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