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General News · 10th January 2021
North Island Employment (NIEFS) WorkBC

North Island Employment (NIEFS) WorkBC in partnership with Cortes Community Economic Development (CCEDA) and FolkU/Cortes Literacy invite you to a free virtual series – Pivot Cortes - runs weekly starting Tuesday - Jan 19 11 am until Feb 20th

Explore the possibilities and opportunities for making a living through self-employment with this free online webinar series. Learn how your skills, talents, passions can work for you. Meet others who can help you take your ideas to the next level. Meet mentors and find out about programs and resources – including business, self-employment, training or finances that can help you realize your potential.

Weekly topics include:

Jan 19 – Changing World – Changing Work
Jan 26 – Money Matters – 60 Side Gigs
Feb 2 – Cortes Options and Opportunities
Feb 9 - Local Entrepreneurs share insights and strategies for success
Feb 16 – Moving Forward with Self Employment
Plus - Feb 20 - Making it on Cortes
- 1 – 4 pm – Connect & Explore with CCEDA, Folk U and local talent/entrepreneurs
For more information or to get involved – contact Jenny Evans – NIEFS Outreach or – Put “Pivot Cortes” in the subject line

✆ Main NIEFS office: 250-286-3441 or toll-free 1-866-286-6788
✆ Cell: 250-203-7759

Pivot Cortes series Link - Tuesday weekly 11 am - Jan 19th - Feb 16th
Join Zoom Meeting -

Webcam use is optional and participants will start session in Mute mode
If you or someone you know doesn’t have Internet access – let Jenny of NIEFS or Manda of FolkU ( know.

You can find the full sponsor page here.