Here's your second chance to learn about a position with the justice department

Officials dig in the shovel to mark the official groundbreaking of the Okanagan Correctional Centre.

OKANAGAN - Three additional orientation sessions have been scheduled for Okanagan residents interested in one of 240 correctional officer positions at the new Okanagan Correctional Centre set to open in Oliver in 2016.

The original sessions were well-received and due to high-demand additional sessions have been scheduled throughout November.

The first will be held at the Frank Venables Theatre in Oliver, Nov. 10 from 6-8 p.m. The second and third will both be held at the Justice Institute in Kelowna on Nov. 22, one from 9-11 a.m. and another from 1-3 p.m.

Those interested in attending can call 604-462-5170, or register by email at with REGISTER in the subject line. Please include your first and second session choices and contact information in the body of the email.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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