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Media Advisory - Ministers Jean Boulet, Pierre Fitzgibbon and Chantal Rouleau launch virtual CargoM 5th Career Day

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Hundreds of exciting jobs to be filled in the transport and logistics industry

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, CargoM, invites you to the one and only career event in transportation and logistics, Tuesday, November 3 from 9 AM to 5 PM. Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, CargoM still sees fit to offer its members and partners the opportunity to promote the numerous career and training prospects in our sector, which is essential and experiencing a severe labour shortage, to job seekers and the general public.

Ms. Sylvie Vachon, Chair of the Board of Directors of CargoM, and Mr. Mathieu Charbonneau, Executive Director, along with Mr. Jean Boulet, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economy and Innovation, and Ms. Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport and Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montreal Region, will give the virtual kick-off to the Career Day. Many members of the transportation and logistics industry are also set to attend.

The virtual event will be held on the Easy Virtual Fair platform, a bilingual, fully mobile solution that can be accessed on computers, tablets and smartphones. Some 40 employers and training centres will be able to interact live via chat or videoconferencing with students, recent graduates and candidates seeking new challenges. Visitors will gain from access to activities presenting the job and career prospects, and exhibitors will from information sessions on the services and programs offered to businesses by Emploi-Québec and the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration.

Date:

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 9 AM to 5 PM


Ministers' speeches starting at 9:30 AM



Venue:

Register in advance for the virtual launch, by clicking here.


Take part in the virtual launch on November 3 by clicking here.

About CargoM Career Day

Made possible through a financial contribution from the Government of Quebec, the CargoM Career Day is a unique occasion to discover stimulating jobs in the marine, road, rail and air transport and logistics sectors and to interact with experts in this booming industry. See you on November 3rd! Check the wide range of job offers online at www.cargo-montreal.ca.

About CargoM

Created in 2012, CargoM (www.cargo-montreal.ca - @CargoMtl) brings together the players in Greater Montreal's logistics and freight transport industry, educational institutions, research centres and sector associations around shared objectives in order to increase cohesiveness, competitiveness, growth and reach. The logistics and transportation industry in Greater Montreal represents 120,000 transportation and warehousing jobs, 6,000 businesses and over $4.3 billion in economic benefits for Greater Montreal.

CargoM's activities receive financial support from the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM), the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Habitation (MAMH), the Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation (MEI) and all its members.

SOURCE Metropolitan Cluster of logistics and transportation in Montreal

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