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Skilled Labour Migration

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)*, Canada has the largest numbers and the most elaborate and longest-standing skilled labour migration system of the 36 countries that comprise the OECD. As a result of many decades of managed labour migration, more than one in five people in Canada is foreign-born, one of … Continue reading

Ontario Works for Newcomers

If you are in need of financial assistance, learn how Ontario Works (OW) can help. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:00pm-4:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre, 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 Click for more information. Childcare available.   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in September Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Newcomer Professional Connections

Newcomer Professional Connections provides a space for you as a newcomer to explore new ideas, find new friends and to help you with your job search in Canada. It is also a space for established professionals to share their expertise and insights. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:00pm-8:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre, 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 … Continue reading

Newcomers, Meet the Recruiter

Recruiters in Human Resources, Federal Government, Banking, Insurance and other sectors will be on-site to share key job search tips. Understand what employers are looking for and get one on one interview feedback. Wednesday, September 18, 1:15pm-3:30pm Pickering Welcome Centre, 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 View the flyer for registration and information.   Read Employment … Continue reading

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

LinkedIn for Newcomers

Newcomers, are you interested in learning how to use LinkedIn to help you with your job search? Join us on Wednesday, August 14th from 3:00pm – 4:15pm at the Ajax Welcome Centre. – Discover how to use LinkedIn to build your professional network – Learn how LinkedIn can help make your job search more effective … Continue reading

Job Search Success for a Newcomer to Canada

Newcomer Connie L was an Employment Ontario client at the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC) in Oshawa, Ontario. She arrived in Canada with over 10 years of work experience in Marketing and Business including working with Non-Profit Organizations. Prior to arriving in Canada, she completed her Master’s in Media Studies and Bachelor’s in Business … Continue reading

Welcome Centre Greetings

If you are a newcomer or know someone who is, take advantage of the services and programs available through the Durham Welcome Centres. Coming up this summer is Multicultural Play to Learn, a free playgroup for newcomers and new Canadians with children 0-6 years of age. Older siblings are welcome. Play and learn together! Meet … Continue reading

Workshops for Newcomers

Every month, the Pickering Welcome Centre hosts workshops and programs for newcomers. Learn about two new workshops being held in June. CPP and Old Age Security Newcomers, do you have questions about Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Old Age Security (OAS)? Visit the Pickering Welcome Centre on June 12 between 11:30am-12:00pm. Click for more information. … Continue reading