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Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 28th is Bell Let’s Talk Day 2014. Join the Canada-wide conversation about mental health! The 4th annual “Bell Let’s Talk” campaign invites all Canadians to talk, text and tweet about mental health to help end the stigma around mental illness and support mental health initiatives around the country. Canada’s six-time olympic medalist, Clara Hughes, … Continue reading

Employers Take Advantage of the Youth Employment Fund

A Few Good Reasons to Hire Youth… Employers in Durham are taking advantage of the New Youth Employment Fund (YEF) Opportunity! The Youth Employment Fund is designed to address immediate and long-term skills gaps and hiring needs of employers while at the same time helping Youth gain on the job training and develop skills. Under … Continue reading

Targeted Initiative for Older Workers

On December 6, 2013 participants of the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) program gathered to celebrate the season and to mark the end of the 3-year program. Since June 2010, over 330 unemployed workers over the age of 55 have benefitted from four-weeks of in-house training. More than 60 people from the program attended … Continue reading

Celebrating 30 Years of Service!

DRUHC’s Special 30th Anniversary was held on October 18th, 2013 in Oshawa at the scenic Trillium Trails Banquet Hall. We were delighted to welcome internationally renowned Journalist, Sally Armstrong, as our Guest Speaker for the AGM. Sally Armstrong has earned many awards and accolades as a Human Rights Activist, Documentary Filmmaker and Award-winning Author. She … Continue reading

New to Canada?

Are you new to Canada? Do you know someone who is? There are many resources in the Durham Region designed to help ease the transition of settling into the area when travelling from another country. Relocating to a new country can be a daunting experience. For those who have recently moved to the region or … Continue reading