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Tech and Innovation in the Durham Region

Durham Region is home to a growing and thriving tech sector! On June 6, Durham College’s (DC) AI Hub held the Enable AI Summit, the first of its kind in Durham. In October, DC will host Global CyberLympics. It’s a big deal! Teams from all over the world will participate in an online cyber security … Continue reading

Ontario Power Generation in Clarington!

Big news! Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently announced the establishment of a new corporate headquarters in the Municipality of Clarington. The existing Darlington Energy Complex (located south of Highway 401) and a new building will be part of the expanded campus. Expected to be completed in 2024, all of OPG’s non-station-based positions in Toronto, Niagara … Continue reading

Student Summer Workshop

Are you looking for your first opportunity to enter the labour market or to build on prior summer/part-time employment? We can help! Join us for a Summer Student Workshop on June 26, 1:30-3:00pm. Check the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Event Calendar to learn more about free workshops offered at our Oshawa and Pickering location. … Continue reading

Our Pickering Location Has Moved!

After 24 years of offering Employment Services at the 1400 Bayly, Unit 12, our Pickering location moved to the front of 1410 Bayly, Unit 4 as of June 1st. New and existing service users will benefit from an increase in space and a more welcoming brighter environment with increased natural light, a larger workshop room … Continue reading

Tax Help for Newcomers

As part of its Financial Empowerment Strategy for Poverty Reduction, the Region of Durham’s Social Services Department, coordinates community agencies participating in Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). Durham Welcome Centres participate annually. In 2019, CVITP volunteers completed 202 free income tax returns for low income households at the Pickering Welcome Centre, … Continue reading

Road to Inclusivity

In 2017 the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) worked with the community to carry forward the important work undertaken by Durham Region Employment Network (DREN) in the Community Roadmap to address the employment issues related to persons with disabilities in Durham Region. Recently, the DWA released a series of videos entitled “The Road to Inclusivity”. Episode … Continue reading

Info and Services for Youth

Do you want to learn about information and services for young Canadians? The Government of Canada has a Young Canadian website designed just for you. Learn how to manage your money, discover cultural youth programs, and help shape Canada’s first ever youth policy! Click here. If you are young person looking for work, we can … Continue reading

CPA Career for Newcomers

Newcomers, advance your career as a Chartered Professional Accountant. Come and learn about the following: Pathways to Becoming a CPA Benefits of CPA Certification Education Requirements A Guest Speaker from CPA Ontario will be on-site to answer questions and share information with participants. Thursday, May 16, 2019 Pickering Welcome Centre, Unit 5 11:30am – 12:30pm … Continue reading

Demand in Trades

There is a huge demand for individuals in skilled trades – and the pay is higher than average. Earn $25-30/hour as a mason, carpenter, contractor or farmer. Learn more about trade positions that are in demand now!   Read Employment E-News – April 2019 – School is Almost Out! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Mentor Help for Newcomers

Newcomers, do you need help with your job search? Mentors can help you build your professional network and navigate the job market in Canada. The TRIEC Mentoring Partnership helps 75% of participants find a job in their occupation or related field within one year of completing the program. If you are unemployed or underemployed and … Continue reading

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