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PDCC Labour Market Symposium


Sign up Today for our Labour Market Symposium!

The Perth and District Chamber of Commerce is bringing together community business leaders, business owners, government officials and educators to discuss the area’s labour market at a day-long meeting March 9.

The ‘2016 Labour Market Symposium’ will be held at Best Western Parkside Inn and Spa and will begin with registration and continental breakfast at 8 a.m. The morning meeting will begin with introductions and a welcome from incoming Chamber President Debra Bellevue who will discuss concepts for the day and also the Chamber’s role in our business community.

Scheduled speakers include:

Jean-Pierre Giroux, Director of Human Capital Development with the Canadian Manufacturing Network;
Matt Lemay, Executive Director of the Labour Market Group for Lanark County;
Sarah Anson-Cartwright, Canadian Chamber of Commerce;
Bobbi Truelove of Community Employments Services, Perth;
Chris Hahn, Dean, Algonquin College Perth

Lunch will be served at or around noon.

After lunch, participants shall be splited into groups of 6-8 to brainstorm on specific questions, discuss their experiences and come up with recommendations on how to ensure our labour market meets the needs of employers well into the future. Each Break-out Session table will present their findings at the end of the day.

Date :
Wednesday, March 9, 2016, from 8 a.m to 4 p.m

Location event :
Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn and Spa
82 Peter Street, Perth, ON K7H 1S2, Perth

Contact :
Phone : 613-267-3200
Please send us a note to to register as soon as possible as space is limited.
Fax : 613-267-6797