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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Viola Desmond Banknote

The new Canadian $10 banknote has gone into circulation! The $10 vertical banknote features the first Canadian woman on a banknote! Civil rights pioneer and business woman, Viola Desmond, as well as the Canadian Museum for Human Rights are now on the $10 Canadian bill. Read more.   Read Employment E-News – December 2018 – … Continue reading

Services to Support You

There are many no-cost/low-cost services and resources in the Durham Region available to help you with your specific needs. DRUHC has compiled an extensive list of community and government services available to meet the needs of our service users. Please schedule an appointment with an Employment Counsellor for more information. If you are in need … Continue reading

New Data Security Rules

Strict new data security requirements came into effect on November 1, 2018 for any organization that collects, uses and discloses personal information in Canada. Organizations subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) must now follow mandatory privacy breach record-keeping, reporting and notification rules. Consequences for non-compliance are significant. Learn more about … Continue reading

Pickering City Centre

In October 2018, a vision for Pickering’s City Centre was revealed. The downtown will be transformed with a new arts centre, a new library, a combined youth and senior centre, three condominium towers, and a hotel – all connected via pedestrian-friendly walkways. The City of Pickering, Pickering Town Centre (PTC), Cushman & Wakefield, and CAPREIT … Continue reading

Seasonal Work

Need a little extra cash over the holidays? Consider getting some seasonal work. Whether it be outdoors at a local ski resort or in the midst of the bustle of a local mall, there are opportunities out there to suit your interests. Plenty of businesses need support over the season. Use your favourite job search … Continue reading

Oshawa is Intelligent!

Recently, the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) released comprehensive rankings of intelligent communities grouped by population – Oshawa was part of the top 10! The Intelligent Community Forum is a global network with a think tank at its core. The Top 10 Intelligent Communities By Population provides a useful guide to the relative strengths of communities. … Continue reading

Population Growth

Between 2017-2018, Canada’s population grew by 518,588+. That translates into a population increase of almost one person every minute. The country’s annual population growth rate was 1.4% from 2017-2018 – the highest since 1989/1990. Canada’s current population is 37,058,856. Click here for more information about Canada’s population.   Read Employment E-News – November 2018 – We Are … Continue reading

Newcomer Volunteer Fair

The first Newcomer Volunteer Fair was a great success! Speakers and local community organizations provided insights into Canadian workplace culture, the benefits of volunteering when job searching and settling in a new community. Visitors explored volunteer opportunities in the fields of Arts & Culture, Social Services, Administrative, Fitness & Leisure, Education and Hospitality. View the … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering can help you expand your knowledge, increase your confidence, learn valuable skills, gain experience and grow your network. Are you interested in Volunteer Opportunities in Durham Region? At Information Durham, you will find plenty of volunteer opportunities in many fields of interest. Help yourself by helping others. Create a New Volunteer Profile and you … Continue reading

Campus Projects

Due to a billion-dollar provincial deficit, funds for campus expansions at three universities and colleges in the GTA will be re-directed. More than $300 million in funding for colleges and universities in Brampton, Milton and Markham will no longer be allocated to these initiatives. Post-Secondary Minister, Merrilee Fullerton, also indicated that cuts may be made … Continue reading