Scarborough tech firms to showcase their vitality

Scarborough meeting More than 20 Scarborough based manufacturing and technology companies, service providers and educators will join to demonstrate the vitality of these sectors in a public showcase and presentation to Scarborough Community Council. In attendance with them will be Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City’s Economic Development Committee

Date: Thursday, October 13
Time: 9 a.m. to noon (remarks at 9 a.m.)
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.

Part of Workforce Development Month, Celebrating Manufacturing and Technology in Scarborough – Opportunities for the Future will highlight the variety of these companies and their importance to the economy.

After the opening remarks, Councillor Thompson will be joined at Scarborough Community Council by three speakers at Scarborough Community Council who will talk about their businesses, why manufacturing and technology matters and how they can assist with youth unemployment. The speakers include Jocelyn Williams, Automatic Coating Ltd.; Brad Bourne, Firan Technology Group; and Ralph Idems, CIVIQ Smartscapes.

This event is one of several taking place during the City of Toronto’s Workforce Development Month. For information on Workforce Development and a calendar of events, visit http://www.toronto.ca/workone. – CINEWS

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