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Canadian Shield Beginning Hiring Blitz with Canadore Students

Jan 28, 2019 | Canadore College

(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadian Shield Health Care Services Inc. will be at Canadore College tomorrow to begin the task of hiring 60 personal support workers and nurses.

In November 2018, Canadian Shield Health Care announced its partnership with the college.

“We actually have an immediate need for 10 personal support workers in North Bay,” said Canadian Shield Health Care’s chief executive officer Maneesh Walia. “There is position availability for both part- and full-time workers. While we’re on campus we are hoping to connect with Canadore alumni and will also be interviewing soon-to-be graduates for jobs in the spring.”

The collaboration between Canadore College and Canadian Shield Health Services will have client care offices located within The Village, and will deliver customized vocational learning programs, developed by Canadore College, to enhance cross-functional knowledge in respiratory therapy, mental health, safe mobility, cognitive stimulation among care giver teams.

Canadian Shield Health Care anticipates moving into their newly-renovated office space at Canadore in early March. Their on-site presence will assist in program delivery and workforce development.

The company is also hiring for positions in Elliot Lake, Parry Sound. Interested applicants should contact Ryan Drouin, manager of Canadore’s Centre for Career Development at or 705.474.7600, ext. 5826.

Canadore College trains people through applied learning, leadership and innovation. It provides access to over 75 full-time quality programs and has outstanding faculty and provides success services to students from nearly 400 Canadian communities and 15 international countries. The College and its students add nearly $244 million to Nipissing Parry Sound Service Area economy. Approximately 1,000 students graduate from Canadore each year, and they join 45,000 alumni working across the globe. Canadore receives less than 50 per cent of its traditional funding from the provincial Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and relies on its own innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors and generous donors for the balance.

For more information, please contact:  Jessica Charette at 705.475.2538 or; Carrie Richmond at 705.474.7600, ext. 5216 or



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