By Marianne Curtis
On February 28, several hundred immigrants and newcomers alike flooded the Steinbach 55 Plus for the third annual Immigrant and Newcomer Employment Fair.
Eastman Immigrant Services along with the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce hosted the one day event, which helped connect those seeking employment with perspective employers.
There was an employer information session with a speaker panel consisting of various employers spoke on topics related to employer expectations. The second portion of the event was an employment fair where job-seekers met with local employees looking to hire, apply for available positions and submit their resumes
Prospective employers at the fair included the Hanover School Division, Steve’s Livestock, Sawney Beans, enVision Community Living, Steinbach Chamber, Best Way Lawn Care & Services, Canadian Tire, Biovail, Hytek Ltd., Ste. Anne Co-op, Canada Safeway, Palm Lite Electric, Service Canada, and Employment Manitoba.
Hundreds of people came out to check out the various job opportunities in the region during the 3rd annual immigrant and newcomer employment fair.