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Bruce Kay

Gym climber
BC
Topic Author's Original Post - Dec 6, 2012 - 02:10pm PT
I don't know if your recession is still going full bore or not but if it is this may be of interest:


http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/Radio+West/ID/2313026862/

There is a ferocious drive for foreign workers right now going on, mostly in the resource and construction fields in remote areas. Heads up on this - you gotta sell your soul and have no moral qualms with raping canadian resources to send to china, but if you're hurting bad enough this may interest you

Apparently they are recruiting in california right now, after visiting Ireland, China, Russia.... you name it.
Tarbuster

climber
right here, right now
Dec 6, 2012 - 08:40pm PT
The news piece specifically states they're looking for experienced/credentialed construction workers who will then be groomed over a year or two to enter middle-management. It's a gap created by retirement of middle-management in British Columbia.

They said the ideal candidate is 35 years old with 20 years experience in construction. Sounds like more than a few climbers out there.

Thanks for posting.
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Dec 6, 2012 - 08:44pm PT
Pedantic quibbling:
35 years old with 20 years experience in construction
Legal employment age in Canada is 15???
Or maybe someone went to school in the US and can't do math.
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Dec 6, 2012 - 08:45pm PT
I'm hurting FROM work!
klk

Trad climber
cali
Dec 6, 2012 - 08:46pm PT
resource and construction fields in remote areas.

we talking tree planters?


there's a fast track to middle management. heh
D'Wolf

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 08:56pm PT
High Traverse,

Yep. Technically speaking, the minimum age is 12. In the U.S. it is 14.
nita

Social climber
chica de chico, I don't claim to be a daisy.
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:05pm PT
Some more jobs..Employment with Sierra Nevada Brewery.
http://www.sierranevada.com/about/employment.asp

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=SIERRANEVADABREWINGCO&cws=1

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Onewhowalksonrocks..Thanks, fixed it.
Onewhowalksonrocks

Mountain climber
portland, Maine
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:11pm PT
Nita,

The link isn't working.
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:26pm PT
Bruce's link is for jobs up in the oil sands specifically. we need you to help us decimate, draw & quarter, then sell off what's left of our resources to private foreign interest!! I think this new foreign worker program also gives the employer rights to waive OT pay, living & travel allowances & pay people far below industry standard. If I'm wrong about any of this Bruce please correct me, cheers.
graniteclimber

Trad climber
The Illuminati -- S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Division
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:45pm PT
How hard is it to get a work visa for Canada?
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Vancouver Canada
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:49pm PT
Ryan,

All the employers in Canada are doing to citizens what you listed regardless of any guest worker legislative convenience.

And I second what Cragman said !
Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:14pm PT
Canada - or at least our governments - selling our country's future for a mess of pottage. Imagine that!
kunlun_shan

Mountain climber
SF, CA
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:19pm PT
Northern BC is also hiring coal miners, if your Mandarin Chinese is good enough. Don't expect typical Canadian wages though.
Russ Walling

Social climber
from Poofters Froth, Wyoming
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:21pm PT
Anybody still hurting for work?

No way man we got Obama whipping a cradle to grave on us. Thanks though.
Todd Eastman

climber
Bellingham, WA
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:34pm PT
No way man we got Obama whipping a cradle to grave on us. Thanks though.

Grave diggers, please apply!
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:41pm PT
Haha Granite climber looking for a change of scenery eh? I don't blame you.


It's a lot easier to get a Canadian working visa for a 'Mercian than it is for a Canadian to get a 'merrican visa. I think u also need to be under 30, clean record, etc.

http://www.international.gc.ca/experience/index.aspx?view=d


Hmm I see we changed the name of our temporary foreign worker program to the "international experience Canada initiative" or IEC, that's got a nice sugary coating to it.

Jim- good point!

Edit -Kunlun_Shans link illustrates the point I was trying to make.
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:45pm PT
My ass is hurtin from workin but my thong gives support in all the right places...RJ
Lynne Leichtfuss

Sport climber
moving thru
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:47pm PT
Mighty Hiker.....selling for a mess of pottage.....that is a biblical phrase. What Joseph did to his brah, Esau. The results of said sale were not good. Pro like it won't be for your beautiful country. lynnie
Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
Dec 7, 2012 - 12:14am PT
What Joseph did to his brah, Esau. The results of said sale were not good. Pro like it won't be for your beautiful country. lynnie

Yes, it's a famous quote, one often heard here. Canada has a long and sorry history of selling its land and resources for less than we ought, often to foreigners. B.C. particularly, perhaps.
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Dec 7, 2012 - 12:24am PT
I heard the climbing scene in Fort MacMurray is just awesome....










































Semi-frozen tar flows on the side of the pit.
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