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Tourism at Home

There is so much to see and explore in the Durham Region… at low or no cost. The Durham Tourism’s 2018 Discovery Guide helps you explore the unique tourism destinations and attractions in Durham Region. View 2018 Discovery Guide.   Read Employment E-News – July 2018 – A Great Time to Look for Work Image … Continue reading

Growth in Oshawa

According to the City of Oshawa’s 2018 Community Profile, Oshawa set 10 building records in one year and issued over $600M in building permits. Offering a capacity for 35,000 new residents, Oshawa is home to 3 thriving educational institutions – Durham College, UOIT and Trent University Durham – with a student population of more than … Continue reading

Healthy Schools Award

Several Schools in Durham Region received a 2017-2018 Healthy School Awards. According to Linda Cassin, a public health nurse with Durham Region Health Department: “Education and health are closely linked.” Read about the benefits here.   Read Employment E-News – July 2018 – A Great Time to Look for Work Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1

Pickering Welcome Centre Helps Former Deputy Minister

Before coming to Canada Tariq worked as a Deputy Minister in Afghanistan. After experiencing challenges and feeling very discouraged in his attempts to enter the Canadian Labour Market, Tariq visited the Pickering Welcome Centre for employment support. With help from the Job Search Workshops Program and TRIEC Mentoring Partnership, Tariq was successful in securing a … Continue reading

Canada’s Population

During the first quarter of 2018, Canada’s population surpassed 37 million people. In two years and two months, Canada’s population rose by more 1 million people – from 36 to 37 million+. This is the shortest length of time recorded for an increase of this magnitude. The main source of population growth is sited as … Continue reading

Pre-Settlement Tools

The Settlement Process can begin before migrating to Canada. Pre-arrival settlement services for newcomers are available. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) funds a variety of pre-arrival programs to help migrants feel prepared and confident prior to arrival. Click to learn more. The Durham Immigration Portal is a fantastic online resource for people new to … Continue reading

Youth Employment Tips

Every job you have is an opportunity to build your reputation, establish connections and grow your skills and confidence. Strategize your job search to find work that helps you advance your career goals. Here are some job search tips: Look for a job that matches your interests, skill set and capabilities. Customize your résumé to … Continue reading

Hot Summer Student Jobs

According to a report by Indeed Canada, job postings have increased by 15% compared to the same time last year. The following summer job titles were ranked by posting volume on Indeed Canada. They are some of the summer’s hottest jobs: Student Assistant Labourer Customer Service Representative Summer Associate Babysitter/Nanny Camp Counsellor Sales Representative Instructor … Continue reading