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From Unemployment to Successful Entrepreneur

July 10, 2017 | By
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From Unemployment to Successful Entrepreneur

Jasson had been on a medical leave from his job and was feeling out of luck, until he discovered WCG’s WorkBC Employment Services Centre in Smithers, British Columbia. Jasson was suffering from mental illness and his doctor agreed he was no longer able to work in his previous position. He didn’t know what to do next, he was ineligible for active EI.

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60 for 60: Week Five

June 30, 2017 | By
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60 for 60: Week Five

Going into this goal of walking a marathon, I was well aware that there could be some “hiccups and burps”.

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Gaining Experience, Skills and Confidence Through EmployMe Calgary

June 29, 2017 | By
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Gaining Experience, Skills and Confidence Through EmployMe Calgary

Jonathan had been unemployed for six months when he decided to seek the support of EmployMe Calgary, delivered by WCG Services. Jonathan suffered from a low self-esteem and struggled to find employment. Jonathan had a short-term goal to work for a sporting goods retailer and a long-term goal of becoming a plumber. Having no retail experience, Jonathan knew he needed training.

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60 for 60: Week Four

June 20, 2017 | By
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60 for 60: Week Four

“If you want your life to be different, you have to be willing to do something different first!”

A friend of mine recently walked from Revelstoke to 3 Valley Gap, which is about 22KM and wrote about it in a local online news source, the Revelstoke Current. As you will read in the article, she has a keen interest in the area’s local history and this was largely the impetus for her walk. Her photos and insights are inspirational!

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60 for 60: Week Three

June 13, 2017 | By
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60 for 60: Week Three

Wow, week two is complete! Total pledges to date – eight! 60 for 60 easily within reach with the marathon taking place on October 8, 2017. Thank you all! I feel stronger and more motivated every time I walk (and have fewer aches and pains afterward!) Proof that consistency and continuity can build resilience. I use the RunKeeper app to track my distance and monitor my pace – I’ve achieved 8:44 min/km – my fastest pace for a 6 km thus far.

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