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Age Friendly Fair

On October 24th, City of Pickering Residents, age 55+ are invited to the Age Friendly Information & Active Living Fair. Complimentary lunch for the first 200 people to register.   Read Employment E-News – October 2018 – Celebrating 35 Years! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca Advertisements

Adjusting to a New Country

Newcomers, take care of yourselves! Visit the Pickering Welcome Centre for a conversation about feeling well and staying healthy when you are adjusting to a new country. We will share tips and information for you and your family. Pickering Welcome Centre, Unit 5 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:30am – 12:00pm Light refreshments available. View the … Continue reading

Durham Region, Help Form Your Community

The next municipal election is on Monday, October 22, 2018. Help form your community by voting. Information about elections for mayors, regional councillors, local councillors, and school board trustees, and registering as a third party advertiser, is available on your local area municipality’s election web page. View the Durham Region’s Municipal Elections webpage for information. … Continue reading

Accessible Canada

Almost 14% of Canadians (3.8 million people) over the age of 15 identify as having a disability – though the numbers are likely much higher. The Government of Canada has introduced Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act: An Act to Ensure a Barrier-free Canada to benefit all Canadians, especially those with disabilities. Accessibility in Canada … Continue reading

Durham Smart Cities Forum

On September 29th, 2018, the Durham Region is hosting “Hello Tomorrow: Durham Smart Cities Forum” at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa. The Region of Durham is looking at technology solutions to strengthen decision making and improve service delivery for the people who live and work in our communities. Be part … Continue reading

Newcomer Recruiter Event

Newcomers, join us for a special recruitment event at the Pickering Welcome Centre. Representatives in the fields of Human Resources, Engineering, Hospitality, Federal Employment and various other sectors will be on-site to share key job search tips. Understand what employers are looking for and how to target your résumé. Get one-on-one interview feedback from sector … Continue reading

Newcomers, Ontario Works Helps

Newcomers, learn how Ontario Works can help you! Ontario Works (OW) staff will be at the Pickering Welcome Centre to present an overview of the Ontario Works program, including: – How to apply for Ontario Works – Financial benefits – Employment services – Employment programs – Community referrals – Answers to your questions – Helpful, … Continue reading

Best Relocation Destination

According to Jim Harris, Business and Innovation Expert, Canada is a favourite place to relocate – in fact, it’s the second most popular location in the world. The Irish Times put together an interesting article outlining everything you need to know when moving to Canada including information about employment, visas, schools, insurance, healthcare and more. … Continue reading

We Employ 40+ People

Not only is the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre a service provider, we are also an employer of >40 full time staff. Recently, we advertised four vacancies and we were overwhelmed with the response we received to our ad; over 550 résumés were received.  This afforded us not only the opportunity to review résumés to determine … Continue reading

Tourism at Home

There is so much to see and explore in the Durham Region… at low or no cost. The Durham Tourism’s 2018 Discovery Guide helps you explore the unique tourism destinations and attractions in Durham Region. View 2018 Discovery Guide.   Read Employment E-News – July 2018 – A Great Time to Look for Work Image … Continue reading