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Canadian Income Survey

According to Statistics Canada, the median after-tax income of Canadian families and unattached individuals in 2018 was $61,400. Click to learn more about the economic well-being of Canadians with the new data from Canadian Income Survey.   Read Employment E-News – March 2020 – All Roads to the Region Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Living Below Poverty Line

Based on 2018 Income Tax Returns, Statistics Canada released a portrait of poverty in Canada today. According to the February 2020 report, 3.2 million Canadians are living below the poverty line. Visit the Statistics Canada Dimensions of Poverty Hub.   Read Employment E-News – March 2020 – All Roads to the Region Image provided by … Continue reading

Labour Standards for You

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development enforces and promotes awareness of employment standards. Know your employee rights and employer obligations in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act. The act details minimum wage, hours of work, termination of employment, public holidays, pregnancy and parental leave, severance pay, vacation and more. To understand and determine … Continue reading

Canadian Values

Recognized through TD Bank and the Hispanic Business Alliance as one of the “10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians”, Isaac Garcia-Sitton holds Canadian values close to his heart. Isaac is the Director of International Education & English Language Institute (YUELI) at York University’s School of Continuing Studies in Toronto. Part of his philosophy as a leader … Continue reading

Summer Opportunities

Students, are you looking to jump start your career? The Ontario Government is accepting applications for summer employment. Every year, the Ontario Public Service, related agencies and community groups, provide up to 5,000 students with jobs across the province. These jobs help Ontario students with limited work experience develop transferable skills, support their career goals … Continue reading

Birthing and Parenting in Canada

Are you new to Canada and having a baby? Join us for a six week series about “Giving Birth and Becoming a Parent in Canada”. Learn about having a healthy pregnancy, labour and birth, caring for baby and mom, breastfeeding and parenting. Every Wednesday March 25-April 29, 2020 3:00pm-4:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre 1400 Bayly Street, … Continue reading

Family Fun for Newcomers

Visit the Pickering Welcome Centre during the March Break for a free Family Fun playgroup – for families with children 0-6 yrs. Play, learn, sing and make recycled-art! Tuesday March 17, 2020 2:00pm-4:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre, Unit 5 Drop-in program. Registration is not required. For more information contact the Pickering Welcome Centre at 1-877-761-1155 or … Continue reading

Lowe’s Is Hiring!

A Lowe’s hiring spree across the country is resulting in a search for employees to fill approximately 110 seasonal positions in Oshawa, Whitby and Pickering. National Hiring Day takes place March 14 from 9:00am-4:00pm in Lowe’s, RONA and Reno-Depot stores in Canada. Positions available include sales associates, administrative support associates, drivers, cashiers, stockers and lumber … Continue reading

A Uniform With Your Name

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is expecting to hire 4000 Police Officers over the next 3 years. Join us on Thursday, March 12 to learn more about exciting and challenging career opportunities for those interested in making a difference in their communities and their country. Click to view the flyer for information about Career Opportunities, … Continue reading

Summer Jobs Matter

Summer jobs matter more than you might think. If you are a student looking for summer work, consider looking for a position that is in line with your career goals. Resist the urge to get any type of job – your summer employment now will influence the type of job you will get in the … Continue reading