Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Whether you're looking for a job, or wanting to hire new skilled job ready employees , the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre can help. Locations in Pickering and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
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CPP Enhancements

The new “enhanced” Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will benefit the generations that follow the Baby Boomers. Currently CPP replaces pre-retirement earnings up to 25% of the current Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings limit (YMPE) of $57,000/year. The enhanced plan will replace 33.33% of a worker’s lifetime earnings to a higher pensionable earnings limit of $65,400. The … Continue reading

The Future of Work

The economy has changed and so has the work world. Knowing how the labour market has shifted can help you prepare for the future. In today’s economy, many emerging jobs in Canada are tech-related. Contract jobs rather than full-time employment continues to be the trend. As economic globalization continues, a highly skilled workforce with creative, … Continue reading

Special Advisors in Durham

The Ontario government is going ahead with a review of regional government — Durham is one of the municipalities under review. To ensure that regional governments are working effectively and efficiently, Special Advisors Michael Fenn and Ken Seiling will review the following regional governments: Halton, York, Durham, Waterloo, Niagara, Peel, Muskoka District, and Oxford County), … Continue reading

State of Inclusion

In December, TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant and Employment Council) released a report on the current state of immigrant inclusion in the GTA labour market. Is it different compared to 15 years ago? Are there equal opportunities for newcomer women? While there has been progress in some areas, others still need significant change. Read the State … Continue reading

Free Tax Clinics

The Durham Welcome Centres in Pickering and Ajax will be offering free tax clinics again this year. Free Tax Clinics will begin after Family Day (Feb 18). Start date has not yet been confirmed. To qualify for the Welcome Centre clinics, newcomers must have been in Canada for 5 years or less and meet the … Continue reading

Ajax Winterfest

Enjoy the winter season with your family at the Town of Ajax’s Free Family Day Winterfest on February 18th! Located at the McLean Community Centre, families will enjoy winter themed activities including: The Great Canadian Lumberjacks Outdoor Show 11:30am, 1pm and 3pm Free Swimming 11am-1pm and 1:30pm-3:30pm Free Family Fitness Zumba Class 11:30 am *Indoor … Continue reading

Retailers Closing Shop

An unusually large wave of retail store closures are happening in Canada. By the end of February, Town Shoes, Jean Machine and twenty-seven Lowe’s and Rona retail locations will close. According to the Senior Business Editor for Huffpost Canada, the rise of on-line retail is only part of the reason why retail locations are failing. … Continue reading

Safe Handling Workshop

On Tuesday, February 12th, join us from 9:30am-4:30pm at our Oshawa location for a Safe Food Handling workshop! Seats are filling quickly, call ASAP to reserve a spot: 905-579-1821.   Read Employment E-News – February 2019 – The Future of Work Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

AI Opportunities

Careers in Artificial Intelligence offer opportunities for those new to the workforce and for those looking to transition to another career. Although studying in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is the most obvious route to a career in AI, it is not the only one. Those in STEM may help create and develop the … Continue reading

Job Search Workshop Success for Samuel

“Now I have a clear vision and know what my next steps are … I’ll do the best I can to achieve my goals. Thank you!” Samuel came to Canada from Ethiopia in June 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Samuel aspires to work in a university setting teaching … Continue reading