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Durham Region Transit

Durham Regional Chair John Henry wants you to explore Durham Region with Durham Transit. Learn about transit options and fare incentives, including their new Y10 pass at Durham Region Transit. Click for more information.   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in September Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Construction in Durham

Do you know about upcoming construction projects in Durham Region? Traffic Watch is a live, interactive map that shows issues that may affect your travel throughout Durham Region. It has information about construction and unplanned work such as watermain breaks or emergency road closures. The Traffic Watch Map includes: Road closure details Construction information Detours … Continue reading

AccessNow App

Thanks to funding from the Accessible Technology program the AccessNow app helps persons with disabilities locate accessible public spaces, restaurants and businesses. Visit Canada.ca/accessible-canada.   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in September Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Accessibility Advisory

Did you know that Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committees provide advice to the municipal government to help make public services and facilities accessible to everyone. Learn how to serve on a committee.   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in September Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Skilled Labour Migration

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)*, Canada has the largest numbers and the most elaborate and longest-standing skilled labour migration system of the 36 countries that comprise the OECD. As a result of many decades of managed labour migration, more than one in five people in Canada is foreign-born, one of … Continue reading

Certified Threat Intelligence in Durham

Last month, CISO Forum Canada, an international Information Security event was held in Niagara Falls. The Durham Region was amply represented! Students and faculty of Durham College’s Office of Research Services, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ORSIE) and the AI Hub helped organize the dynamic event. Representatives from the City of Oshawa, Town of Ajax and Town … Continue reading

Cyber Security Jobs In Demand

Cyber Security roles have never been more in demand! Data breaches are becoming more common and can cost an average of $3.62 million according to a 2017 report. For any sized company data breaches are an imminent threat and very expensive, including the cost of loss of credibility. It is no wonder that the need … Continue reading

Ontario Universities Fair

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be together in one place at Canada’s largest educational fair. More than 130,000 students, parents and educators will be in Toronto for the 3-day event this fall. From September 27-29, learn about Ontario Universities at the Metro Convention Centre from 10:00am-5:00pm. Admission is free! Take this opportunity to ask questions, attend … Continue reading

MPP Visits Pickering Welcome Centre

Recently Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP for Pickering-Uxbridge visited the Pickering Welcome Centre. He states: “As the child of immigrants, I know first hand the value people from around the world can bring to Canada and how Canada can help them.“ Thank you for the visit!   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in … Continue reading

Laurentian Tuition Waiver

At Laurentian University, youth in extended society care are eligible to apply for full tuition exemption for courses. The program, first approved in 2012, is available again this year. It will support students who are pursuing their first post-secondary degree, full-time or part-time. A Laurentian grad and former youth-in-care student, Jane Kovarikova, championed the initiative. … Continue reading