The more than 2,000 Canadian Forces personnel who leave the service each year now have a bridge to help them with the transition to careers, jobs—even to starting their own businesses, thanks to a job placement program launched in Oct. 25 by Veterans Affairs Canada.
“This program will be a key tool to support our members leaving military service and will also help us in our ongoing effort to recruit Canada’s finest men and women to join the Canadian Forces,” said Laurie Hawn, parliamentary secretary to the minister of National Defence at a news conference in Ottawa.
The aim is to fit people “into a fully satisfying civilian career,” Monika Morrow, vice-president of Right Management, said in an interview with Legion Magazine. The career transition
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