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Career Colleges Congratulate Government of Canada on Announcement of Historic Manufacturing Contract

OTTAWA – February 14, 2014 – The National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) applauds the federal government’s ongoing commitment to job creation across the country.  The announcement with General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada of a 14-year contract with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is excellent news for Canada’s manufacturing sector and labour market.

“This announcement is good news for Canada, and great news for employment in our country,” said Serge Buy, NACC’s Chief Executive Officer.  “This landmark agreement will mean thousands of new jobs in southwestern Ontario and across Canada.  The multi-billion contract will also mean that the need for skilled labour across Canada will continue to grow.  Our members look forward to providing Canadians the skills and experience they need to take advantage of exciting employment opportunities such as these.”

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For more information or to schedule an interview with Serge Buy, contact:
Serge Buy, CEO

NACC

Tel: (613) 720-1777

Email: sbuy@nacc.ca