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Tuesday Sept. 26th, 2023

Discover Canada – Live TV Channel

blue circle   Watch real-time presentations from officials of cities across Canada

Blue  Opportunities for employment, education, entrepreneurship and lifestyle

Blue  Discover Canada TV Channel is live with the ability to ask questions

Discover Canada

8:30 am

Join Global Talent Alliance Canada as they kick off the live channel for the day. They will give a sneak peak of all the daily presenters and let you know what you can look forward to during the live job fair!


Presenter: Nausheen Ali 

The capital region of New Brunswick is home to Fredericton, the capital city of the province of New Brunswick, as well as several other towns and villages that stand out for their natural beauty and economic vitality. Fredericton has been recognized as one of the Smart 7 communities in the world due to its focus on innovation and digitization, making it the knowledge hub of the region. Join Specialists from Fredericton region as we dig deeper into everything that Fredericton has to offer its residents, including newcomers, international students, businesses, and entrepreneurs looking for a top-notch support network. Multiple resources and a specialised support infrastructure are available to those who choose to make the Fredericton region their home.


Presenter: Angelique Reddy-Kalala

Greater Moncton - New Brunswick is Atlantic Canada's fastest growing region achieving record population growth in 2021.  Be a part of the growth and excitement!

If you are relocating to Canada, Greater Moncton is the place to start your new chapter. Greater Moncton (consisting of the cities of Dieppe, Moncton and Town of Riverview) has seen more than 30,000 jobs created over the past 25 years. It is a region with a booming economy surrounded by the natural beauty of the outdoors. You will enjoy short commutes to work, affordable housing and a community that is incredibly friendly, safe and welcoming. You will feel welcome and at home! This energetic community is growing and we need skilled, talented workers like you.        



Presenter: Nimrit Anand Sharmin

Most people know Calgary as the center of Canada’s energy industry, as the closest metropolitan center to the Rocky Mountains and as the home of the world-renowned Calgary Stampede. Calgary is definitely all of those things, but it’s also so much more.
Innovation in Calgary is accelerating at a rapid rate. Whether it's feeding, fueling, healing, or moving, Calgary companies are helping solve global challenges through the adoption of transformative technologies. Calgary's tech and innovation ecosystem is rapidly growing and hiring across all industries. In Calgary, doing industry-disrupting work in tech and enjoying an amazing quality of life go together.
Calgary was ranked the MOST livable city in North America and the 3rd most livable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (2022). A city with diverse communities and endless opportunities, Calgary is a city that may surprise you.
Join representatives from Calgary Economic Development and Event Combo to know why Calgary might be the next destination to move to.


Presenter: Robert Collin and Ashley Conymgham

Choose from almost 6,000 open positions in London.  Discover your new career opportunity on our job portals London Tech Jobs and London Manufacturing Jobs. London is known as a hub for talent in Southwestern Ontario, explore exciting careers across fast-growing sectors. Whether you’re a seasoned professional exploring a new career path or are entering into the job market for the first time, London, Canada has exciting opportunities for you. Our diverse economy has strengths in a variety of industry sectors, including Agri-FoodAdvanced Manufacturing, Digital Media & Tech, and Health. Work for an established food company, an emerging technology business or grassroots start-up, or a service provider with global reach - the options are plentiful. More resources for working in London here and City of London


Presenter: Topaz Glazer

Meet Topaz Glazer, a seasoned ed tech leader with 8+ years of industry experience. As an early employee at Lighthouse Labs, Topaz helped scale operations and projects from dozens to hundreds of students. Topaz has led large-scale, impact-driven programs and strategic initiatives at the intersection of technology and education.

At Lighthouse Labs our mission is to make tech-enabled change a source of opportunity for all. Our programs are immersive, high-impact courses that train people in web development, data, and cyber security. During this brief presentation, we'll introduce you to our bootcamp courses and our newest initiative, ICT Boost. In collaboration with post-secondary institutions, community organizations, and industry partners, we're proud to offer 1,700 Canadians the opportunity to create a brighter future for themselves and their loved ones. There's no cost involved to the participants as ICT Boost is funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program. As an ICT Boost participant, you'll learn highly sought-after digital skills, including web development, cyber security, and data analytics. You'll also have access to a series of essential skills workshops, exclusive employer events to help you navigate the job market, and wrap-around support services to help you kickstart your journey. This is your chance to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in the ICT sector. Learn more about ICT Boost and how you can apply today by visiting our website at https://www.lighthouselabs.ca/ict-boost


Presenter: Noha Osman-Fahmi

Ottawa is the political centre of Canada and headquarters to the federal government. The city houses numerous foreign embassies, key buildings, organizations, and institutions of Canada's government, including the Parliament of Canada, the Supreme Court, the residence of Canada's viceroy, and Office of the Prime Minister.

Ottawa has the most educated population among Canadian cities[and is home to a number of colleges and universities, research and cultural institutions, including the University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Algonquin College, the National Arts Centre, the National Gallery of Canada; and numerous national museums, monuments, and historic sites. It is one of the most visited cities in Canada, with over 11 million visitors in 2018.             


Presenter: Jiaxuan (Jasmine) Qi, MHRM, LLB & Heather Elder, Director Marketing


Forge your own path with a career in tourism. Whether you’re looking for a first job or to apply your experience and skills, tourism offers an incredible variety of options, with job opportunities in every corner of Canada. From frontline roles at hotels, museums, restaurants, and more, to managerial positions in HR, marketing, finance, and destination development, to entrepreneurial endeavours, there’s a place for you in tourism. As travel rapidly rebounds, employers are looking to fill thousands of positions. Tourism HR Canada, a not-for-profit with a mandate aimed at building a world-leading tourism workforce, will share its newly launched Discover Tourism career campaign, along with labour market intelligence and resources to help you join this vibrant sector.

Wednesday Sept. 27th, 2023 

Career Forum – Live TV Channel

Blue  Join experts from organizations that help new Canadians with career development

blue circle   Skills Training Programs, Education, Immigration Pathways, Job Connections

Blue  Career Forum TV Channel is live with the ability to ask questions


8:30 am

Join Global Talent Alliance Canada as they discuss their service offerings including: Talent Recruiting, International IT Recruiting, Global Talent Stream Consulting and Onboarding Support for Canadian employers.

Founded in 2021 to combine their experience and industry knowledge of the Canadian job market.  Their team has the skillset and network to help you grow as a business or as an individual.

Their Job Seeker services include skills training, employer connections and career counselling. Go visit their booth for job opportunities in Ottawa!

9:00 am

The New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Inc. (NBANH) is an employer association that advocates on behalf of all 72 licensed nursing homes’ in NB. The nursing home sector represents over 4,800 residents and 7,000 employees across the province.

Multiple openings for Personal Support Workers, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Registered Nurses across the province!

10:00 am

Presenter: Christopher Imecs

Humber College is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary educational institutions and is dedicated to helping newcomers meet their educational and career goals. Many internationally trained professionals have benefited from the specialized educational opportunities and services we provide, such as advising services, language training, and bridging programs - that offer short-term, technical training. We have provided educational and career support to over 5000 internationally trained professionals that has led them to employment in their desired fields.


Presenter: Sheila Cheung

Sheila Cheung, BA RISIA is a Student Recruitment Officer at the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. Sheila plays a key role in recruitment and advising workforce professionals, newcomers and international students on how to pursue the CPA program and confer the Canadian professional accounting designation-CPA in BC, Canada. Sheila’s career in education allows her to align her passion for recruitment and advising, to helping persons imagine and reach their career goals

CPABC ‘Accounting Certification and Employment in Canada’

Expand your employment opportunities in accounting and become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in Canada. Get the job, career advancement and stability by getting the Canadian accounting designation that employers prefer. Tune into this live webinar and learn how to transfer your international education and work experience into the admission requirements of becoming a CPA in Canada. Visit us at the CPABC booth and get your questions answered. We look forward to meeting you!


Presenter: Kim Tobin

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides BC employers with solutions, tools and resources they need to attract, hire and retain qualified immigrant talent. We believe that the successful integration of skilled newcomers into the BC labour force is critical to both their success and the province’s long-term economic performance. We work with employers, government, and other partner stakeholders to ensure that BC employers can effectively integrate global talent.



Presenter: Alice Calmettes

The BC Construction Association (BCCA) was first incorporated on March 25, 1970 after a nearly decade-long incubation period.
Today BCCA is the largest and most diverse construction association in the province, serving over 10,000 employers of all labour affiliations through a network of four Regional Construction Associations and a broad suite of direct services to the industry.


Presenter: Gavin Simone

Gavin Simone, P.Eng. (AB), LEED AP, started his education company, Practice PPE Exams, with the desire to provide aspiring engineers with the confidence to become licensed sooner. Since 2012, his team has helped over 12,000 engineers with licensing steps in Canada. Located in Ottawa, Ontario and operating online, they support engineering applicants all across Canada.
Getting your Engineering Licence in 2023 in Canada (for internationally educated engineers)
This presentation will cover the Canadian engineering licence process in 2023. We'll also take your questions and answer as many as we can during the presentation.


Presenter: Michael Ip, School Director

Metro Vancouver Community College (MVCC) is an elite vocational training institution registered with PTIB in BC, Canada. We are committed to train elite talents who adapt to the professional environment in North America. According to different workplace needs, the college designs short and long-term career plans for students and provides the most suitable training courses for them. Striving to turn students into professionals in the workplace through studies and practices in the shortest possible time. With a great amount of internship opportunities, students can apply theoretical knowledge, practical experience and obtain basic and core skills for employment in the workplace.

This presentation will cover our Hospitality Management Certificate program. MVCC’s intensive 3-month program consists of 24 hours of hospitality industry language training, 76 hours of instructor-led, in-class instruction, and a 20 hour internship at one of BC’s renowned hotels. This program provides a solid foundation in hospitality management with a focus on Front Desk, Rooms Division, and Food and Beverage competencies, providing the theoretical knowledge and practical understanding needed to step into the hospitality industry that are in desperate need to fill an estimated 50,000 job vacancies in BC and 300,000 job vacancies in Canada.

National VCE Greetings

Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada

Jason Kenney
Premier of Alberta

John Horgan
Premier of British Columbia

Brian Pallister
Premier of Manitoba

Doug Ford
Premier of Ontario

Jim Watson, Ottawa Mayor

Naheed Nenshi, Calgary Mayor

Kennedy Stewart, Vancouver Mayor

Sandra Masters, Mayor of Regina

Josie Osborne, BC Minister of Municipal Affairs

Danny Breen, St Johns Mayor

About G-TAC's 14th National VCE

The G-TAC National Virtual Career Expo is Canada’s largest online job fair - providing multiple opportunities over a 36-hour period for job seekers and employers to engage & connect with each other.

About G-TAC

G-TAC brings together Canadian companies, Regional Governments, Employment Service providers, Educational Institutions, with skilled professionals, from across Canada, and those global professionals soon coming to Canada. Our mission is to help businesses fill their expertise gaps and help professionals find jobs in their field. G-TAC has more than 600 business partners across Canada.

Who can join?

G-TAC is hosting this virtual career expo for two groups of people:

1) All who have registered with G-TAC for employment support

2) Any job seekers who are legal to work in Canada.

Why should you join?

Make direct contact with your target employers!

You will get the chance to browse for jobs listed by our partner companies, apply directly for job openings, chat with the employer representatives and our employment counsellors, and learn more about working in different parts of Canada - ALL IN REAL TIME.

What's in it for you?

1) We can help you directly engage and connect with employers across Canada, and submit your resume to them.

2) Our counsellors will help to direct you to certain booths, employers, and partners based on your background.

3) Our network includes some of the fastest growing companies in Canada and Regional Experts of Canadian cities.


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