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Positive Space

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre is a Positive Space. Positive Spaces are welcoming environments where LGBTQ+ newcomers are able to access culturally inclusive services with dignity and respect, and where service providers can work free from discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. LGBTQ+ newcomers are an integral, though often invisible, … Continue reading

The Mentoring Partnership Experience

If you are a newcomer to Canada and an internationally trained professional working towards pursuing your career goals, The Mentoring Partnership could be for you. Mentee, Fahim Bahrami shares her experience: “The Mentoring Partnership helped me a lot by finding a very dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced mentor who helped me to improve and modify my … Continue reading

Do It In Durham!

Do It In Durham is a series of events, held by leading organizations located in Durham Region during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). It is a celebration of small business and entrepreneurship and an opportunity to network, gain knowledge, and find potential collaborators, mentors and even investors – introducing everyone to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. … Continue reading

Meet Our Staff

Our highly skilled, educated professional staff is comprised of people who are dedicated to helping you transition to employment. Find out how we can help you achieve your employment goals with FREE Government Programs for Older Workers, Youth, Newcomers and Laid-off Workers. Contact us today for more information. Read Employment E-News – October 2015 – Pursuing … Continue reading

What is Literacy?

Literacy may not be what you think it is. In fact, the definition of literacy changes to reflect the context in which literacy skills are used. Essentially literacy is “the ability to understand and employ printed information in daily activities at home, at work and in the community – to achieve one’s goals, and to … Continue reading