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NEWS: Ottawa March 29, 2017 - 6:26 am

Photo: Work for you? Ottawa fair helps Inuit find jobs

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Qaapik Pudlat, left, and Grant Ookowt speak to representatives from the Nasittuq Corporation during a job fair at the Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre in Ottawa March 29. The fair, organized by Tungasuvvingat Inuit, featured 24 agencies and invited Ottawa area Inuit to meet with potential employers and ask about job openings and requirements. Pudlat said he was hoping to get a job in the trades or construction and Ookowt the same.
Qaapik Pudlat, left, and Grant Ookowt speak to representatives from the Nasittuq Corporation during a job fair at the Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre in Ottawa March 29. The fair, organized by Tungasuvvingat Inuit, featured 24 agencies and invited Ottawa area Inuit to meet with potential employers and ask about job openings and requirements. Pudlat said he was hoping to get a job in the trades or construction and Ookowt the same."I'm looking at the carpenter jobs and heavy equipment operators," said Ookowt. "This job fair has jobs for carpenters and I have pre-trades certification." About 65 people attended the fair. (PHOTO BY KELLY BUELL)

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