Hurry Space is limited.

Have difficulty finding the right candidate despite being a great employer?

Connections to the Workplace can help you hire post-secondary grads in various professions!
Whether you are looking for an accountant, event planner, trades person, health care aid etc.

We can help you save you time and money!
We partner with Alberta business owners of all sizes to find a post-grad for hire.
If you are selected, you can benefit from a subsidy that will cover on average 75% of the first 12 weeks training cost.

We only have 5 spots for regional municipality within the Foothill regions, Okotoks and High River.
See if your business is eligible to participate, view our Employer Information Sheet.

Register Now!
Apply directly on-line at: (Click on Employer Link)
Nathalie Caron, Project Officer / 587-390-6280

This program cannot hire a) current practicum or intern student b) contractor, subcontractor or employees working with your company or c) family members.

Town Survey

High River is a people first community – and the town want to hear from you!
We want to do it better, be innovative and dare to be different. Help us evaluate and improve our processes.
We welcome your questions, comments and concerns.

High River ranks 5th in 2nd annual list of Canada’s Best Places for Business

The Town is pleased to announce that High River has ranked fifth in the 2nd annual list of Canada’s Best Places for Business by Canadian Business and PROFIT.

Read the article here

Government Funded Employee Program – via Bow Valley College

Dear Members:

Bow Valley College has launched a new program that will match up 60 post- secondary graduates, with selected businesses that can offer work experience for 12 weeks.

What does this mean?

If an employer is interested in hiring a post- secondary graduate the employer can now do so and will be subsidized for the employment cost of hiring the employee through the Bow Valley Program.

For the first time this year, this offer has been extended to employers in the rural areas outside of Calgary, meaning that our members will be eligible.

So here is how it works for the Employer:

Are you looking for a graduate? Bow Valley College offers a full time 12 weeks subsidized work experience in a wide range of professions to help you find the right fit for your company.

• 37.5 hours/per week subsidy
• Pre-screening and support throughout the 12 weeks
• Employer must have payroll system and provide invoices to be reimbursed
• Employer has the opportunity to hire candidate at the end of term Register Now!

Bow Valley College will provide matching throughout the year for both candidates and employers please register in advance as space is limited.

If you are interested:

Please contact Nathalie Caron, Project Officer or 403-921-3671
Registration on-line: My Career Connection
Email: Career Focus
Tel: 587-390-6280

Connections to the Workplace.

This program is funded by The Government of Canada Bow Valley College West Campus 300 6 Ave SE, Calgary, Ab T2G 0G5

Alberta Chamber Speaks Out

The Alberta Chamber of Commerce has forwarded this for our members: Minimum wage rev 1