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Recovery Sickness Benefit

Employed and self-employed individuals who are; unable to work because they are sick; or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19, or have an underlying health condition that puts them at greater risk of getting COVID-19 may be eligible for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB). Click for more information. *The CRSB is administered by the … Continue reading

Achieving Goals with JSW

Catherine Matriano, a Registered Nurse who was referred to the JSW program by a friend, originally came to Canada as a caregiver in 2014. She is now working in her dream job as an RN. Before coming to Canada from the Philippines, Catherine worked as a Registered Nurse and midwife. It has been her dream … Continue reading

Do You Speak French?

Parlez vous français? Enjoy working with young people? Do you have a university degree and want to get into the education field in Ontario? Some school boards are loosening the teaching requirements for French speaking individuals. A person who is bilingual with a degree might be considered for a teaching position. Connect with us for more information. … Continue reading

Notice For Seniors

If you are a senior who receives government income supplements or allowances, we have important information for you from Service Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada. In early October 2020, Service Canada sent reminder letters and Statement of Income forms to clients in receipt of the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) Allowance, or Allowance for … Continue reading

Boosting Economic Growth

Meaningful employment opportunities for underrepresented groups in the labour market (newcomers, women, people with disabilities, Indigenous Canadians) are required to help boost economic growth in Canada. According to a recent Globe & Mail article, a report by Deloitte Canada indicates that even if COVID-19 had not happened, Canada’s economy was headed for slow growth over … Continue reading

Focus on Goals with JSW

Are you an Immigrant Professional looking for work within your chosen field? Job Search Workshop (JSW) is designed to meet the needs of Immigrant Professionals. JSW offers expert advice on effective job search skills and strategies. Participants also benefit from connecting with other newcomers all with many questions and who have faced similar challenges while looking … Continue reading

Diamond Award Winners

DRUHC has once again won the top award in the category of Employment Agency for the 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards Oshawa/Whitby & Ajax/Pickering! Read Employment E-News – November 2020 – Connecting You to Employers! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Support After CERB

The federal government has implemented a suite of new income support benefits, including adjustments to the Employment Insurance (EI) system, to address the ongoing economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the end of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). If you need financial assistance after your CERB ends there are some temporary changes to … Continue reading

Remembrance Day Changes

The traditional ways of honouring those who sacrificed their lives for Canada will be changed this year due to COVID-19. The Royal Canadian Legion is discouraging Canadians from attending Remembrance Day ceremonies this year. Please take a moment on November 11th to honour all those who have served Canada. The City of Pickering will be … Continue reading

Employers Are Looking

Employers are calling our offices looking for skilled experienced workers. We can help connect you with employment. Are you ready? Be prepared to take advantage of upcoming opportunities. Ensure that your resume is current and that your cover letter is targeted. Need help navigating the interview process? We can help you ace your interviews! Contact … Continue reading