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Online Safety

Do your children use the internet? As a parent, how much do you know about online safety? Parents need to teach and guide their children about online safety, including teaching children how to use online tools and what choices they may need to make. Take a look at some of the resources and information provided … Continue reading

Celebrating Five Years

The Durham Welcome Centres are celebrating 5 years of servicing the newcomer community. As the newcomer population continues to grow in the Durham Region so does the use of the Welcome Centres. Due to the broad network of service providers affiliated with the Welcome Centres, services are being accessed directly from the Centres and across … Continue reading

Four Growing Sectors

An economic report, recently released by Scotia Bank, identifies the sectors that are leading job growth in Canada. The report indicates that Canada’s economy has been sluggish since the recession, experiencing only a 1.1% annual growth since 2009. Small businesses (less than 100 employees) have prevented further economic decline for Canada. Between 2010-2015, small businesses have … Continue reading

The Mentoring Partnership

The Mentoring Partnership (TMP) brings together newcomers and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. TRIEC’s The Mentoring Partnership has made over 12,000 mentoring matches. TMP is pleased to report that 75% of mentees are employed in their field within 12 months after participating in the program. And a new trend is being noticed. Former mentees … Continue reading

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Received $197,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant for The Mentoring Partnership Program On Friday, September 30th, local MPP Lorne Coe stopped by the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre’s (DRUHC) 33rd AGM. One of the highlights of the meeting was officially announcing how a three-year, $197,900 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium … Continue reading

The Need For Newcomers

The demographic change in Canada’s aging population threatens to limit economic growth in Canada. Underutilized workers including persons with disabilities, women, youth, and older workers are all potential solutions to the looming demographic crisis. Another factor affecting the labour market is the shift into the Knowledge Economy. Most positions are now expected to require some … Continue reading

Reader’s Choice Winners

We are 2016 Reader’s Choice Winners again! Both of our Durham Region locations were awarded in the Best Employment Agency category, including a Diamond Award in Pickering and a Platinum Award in Oshawa. Come in and learn how we help thousands of people, each year, reach their employment goals! Schedule an appointment with an Employment … Continue reading