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Avenir Centre: Immigration and Job

avenir centre: Filling these vacancies can mean millions of dollars to the city, and, since 51 per cent of Moncton's population growth is coming from immigration, it's a trend the city hopes to continue, according to CTV. Job fairs, like the one held on Friday, are aimed at attracting top international talent and retaining the ones who may already be here attending post-secondary institutions. A job fair aimed at boosting immigration drew hundreds of people to the Avenir Centre on Friday. Our goal is to keep people here and we know one of the main ways we're going to do that is through matching them with employment, said Angelique Reddy-Kalala, an immigration strategy officer with the city of Moncton. They were looking to fill nearly 1,000 job openings. There were about 35 vendors at the job fair representing a wide range of industries. ( As reported in the news.