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Conference Documents and Links

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Kiwassa Neighbourhood House: or


Langley Community Services Society:



Western Community College:

Speakers / Topics


Brendon Bernard
Senior Economist / Indeed Hiring Lab


Disabilities Panel Discussion

  • Joy Borgonia, Wavefront

  • Sandy McLeod, BC Centre for Ability

  • Tricia Pokorny, CNIB

  • Kara Stokes, Buxton Consulting

  • Kakie W., Neil Squire Society


Kelly Lendsay
President & CEO
Indigenous Works


Trauma Informed Practice

Jenn Corbiell, Family Counsellor
Alberta Health Services
Jenn Corbiell's Presentation

Immigrants Panel Discussion

  • Juan Cuesta, Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA)

  • Chona Dela Cruz, Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society (IMSS)

  • David Lee, MOSAIC

  • Chandrika Mohan, Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)


Employer Insights
Chiara Casellato
Workforce Development Specialist


Fraser Health
Employer Insights
Gagan Dhillion, Client Partner
Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
Justine Blanco, Client Partner
Indigenous Recruitment and Retention


Corinne Pohlmann
Executive Vice-President, Advocacy
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
Panel Discussion


Employer Insights
Nicole Fougere
Talent Acquisition Programs Lead
CGI Career Lab:


Early Childhood Educators Salary Grid
Eric Swanson
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC
Eric Swanson's Salary Grid Presentation


Addressing the Labour Market Gap Report
Ash Amlani, Principal
Bunyaad Public Affairs
On behalf of the BC Chamber of Commerce
Business (CFIB)
Report Link


Michelle Jickling
Community & Contract Services Programmer
Douglas College, Training Group
Link to the Cave Youth Employment Program


Janet Morris-Reade
ASPECT - BC’s Association of Service Providers for Employability & Career Training
Link to ICR Fund:

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