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Diversity

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Inclusive Workplace Tools

Achieving an inclusive workplace calls for a strategic, informed approach. The TRIEC learning web portal has helpful modules and pratical tools to help employers put a plan in place to build an inclusive workplace. Sign up for free! Visit http://www.trieclearning.ca.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by … Continue reading

City of Oshawa and TRIEC

The City of Oshawa has become an employer partner of the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership! The City of Oshawa has committed to strengthening diversity and inclusion by further supporting newcomer professionals. Through the partnership with TRIEC, the City of Oshawa helps nurture a culture of continuous learning, innovation, inclusion and collaboration. Read more about the partnership. … Continue reading

Celebrating Pride!

June was the month of pride! Pride Durham hosted the annual region-wide Pride Celebration on June 2nd to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people in our community. Municipalities have been celebrating the LGBTQ+ community with rainbow crosswalks. It started with the Municipality of Clarington and the concept is catching on. Rainbow crosswalks … Continue reading

Canadian Auto Museum

The Canadian Automotive Museum is currently developing multi-lingual interpretation of all gallery spaces. The project aims to make Canadian automotive history more inviting to visitors of diverse linguistic backgrounds. Multi-lingual gallery guides will provide highlights of the museum’s gallery spaces, reaching new audiences and allowing all visitors to experience the museum’s unique collection. Visit the … Continue reading

New Program for Newcomers

Thanks to funding from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI); we are building on our services to newcomers with the introduction of Path to Newcomers Success (PNS). PNS is geared to refugees, refugee claimants, and other vulnerable newcomers with low level English language skills. Working in partnership with the Durham District School Board’s Continuing … Continue reading

Diversity Award for DRUHC

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre was recently recognized as a Diversity and Immigration Champion. Presented by Audrey Andrews on behalf of the Region of Durham’s Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council, the certificate recognizes the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre as leaders in diversity and inclusion, contributing to a stronger, more inclusive Durham community. … Continue reading

Championing Diversity

Businesses who champion diversity and inclusion tend to outperform the rest. When businesses bring together individuals with a range of experiences, skill sets, and mindsets, new perspectives, strategies and solutions emerge. In a recent Globe and Mail article, Frank Vettese – managing partner, chief executive and chief inclusion officer for Deloitte Canada – reports that … Continue reading

Financial Info for Newcomers

This month, the Durham Welcome Centres present Financial Literacy Workshops for Newcomers and New Canadians. On Tuesday, November 7th, Service Canada will provide information and answer your questions including: Why do we need to file an income tax return every year? What is a Canada Learning Bond? What other Government-funded Education Savings opportunities are available? … Continue reading

Talking Recruitment with Newcomers

The Pickering Welcome Centre hosted a successful Meet the Recruiter event for Newcomers. Representatives from the fields of Project Management, Small Business, Banking and Trades were on-site to share advice and job search tips to participants. The newcomers who attended the event were Internationally Trained Professionals with varying backgrounds. Each of the panelists were asked … Continue reading

Diversity and Global Talent

Embracing diversity and inclusion in Canada may help attract the global talent that is required to remain competitive on an international scale. Business leaders in Canada often describe the pursuit to recruit highly skilled professionals as a “war for talent.” Businesses in Canada have faced challenges in attracting the talent that they need because of … Continue reading

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