Twenty Five future entrepreneurs were handed out their certificates at the Business Entrepreneurial Start-up Training Programs (BEST) graduation ceremony at PICS Head Office recently. The ceremony was attended by MP Ken Hardie (Surrey-Port Kells),  representatives from MP John Aldag (Cloverdale-Langley City) and Minister Peter Fassbender’s  (Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for TransLink) office; and Work BC Centre case managers.  The graduates were given a certificate marking the successful completion of 10 weeks of the training phase of the BEST program and were asked to make an elevated pitch of their business to the audience. BC Minister of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour, Shirley Bond congratulated PICS graduates in a special video message saying skills training such as the one provided by PICS will be critical for the Province to grow in the future. And of course a cake was cut!

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