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Be Prepared for Storm Season

It’s storm season! Be ready for power outages, flash flooding and windstorms. Devise your emergency plan and kits!   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca Advertisements

Access IO @ OPG

Have you heard of Access IO?  Access IO is a series of high-energy and high-impact events focused on sourcing new technologies, investing, making connections, telling stories, promoting the investor ecosystem, supporting innovation, and growing the regional and Canadian economy. On June 26th, the Access IO @ Ontario Power Generation event took place at OPG’s Clarington … Continue reading

Trades Shortages and Bias

According to a recent Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, women have made only marginal gains in the trades from 2008-2018. In 2008, 934,000 people in Canada were working in industrial, electrical and construction trades. Women accounted for only 34,600, or 3.7% of those positions. In 2018, the number of people working in the trades shrank … Continue reading

Workplace Accessibility

It’s time for businesses to prepare for upcoming workplace accessibility rules. Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act, has been approved by the federal government. The objective of the legislation is to ensure that Canada is barrier-free by 2040. Employers are being asked to be proactive in assessing the accessibility in their workplaces. Click to read … Continue reading

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an anonymous online peer support and self-management tool for adults and youth 16+ experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression and anxiety. This is a free, around the clock service staffed by trained Wall Guides. Self-refer today!   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided … Continue reading

Dial 211 For Assistance

When you don’t know where to turn, dial 2-1-1. 211 can connect you with community, social, health and government services across Ontario. Dial 211 for free and confidential help available 24/7 in 150+languages!   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Inclusive Workplace Tools

Achieving an inclusive workplace calls for a strategic, informed approach. The TRIEC learning web portal has helpful modules and pratical tools to help employers put a plan in place to build an inclusive workplace. Sign up for free! Visit http://www.trieclearning.ca.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by … Continue reading

Global Skills Strategy

The Global Skills Strategy offers Canadian employers fast and reliable access to top global talent. Eligible newcomer applicants are required to submit specific documents with their application. Learn more about the Global Skills Strategy. Ontario also aims to draw Express Entry candidates with tech experience. Read more.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – … Continue reading

DRT Announcement

Exciting news! All children ages 12 and under can now ride Durham Region Transit for FREE with a fare paying passenger. No special passes or tickets are required. The summer 2-for-1 Youth Pass is back! $93.50 is all it costs for unlimited travel on DRT for July and August. Click for more information.   Read … Continue reading

Gordon Foods is Hiring!

Gordon Foods in Ajax is hiring! If you’re looking for a job in the Durham Region this is a great opportunity. Two hundred positions are available! Contact careers.ajax@gfs.com for information.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

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