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Work From Home Challenges

Suddenly, many employees are adjusting to working from home. For those that are not able to work remotely and for those that are, this can be a daunting time during the pandemic. Many are attempting to balance the care of their children, new work practices, and getting through the pandemic. View the CBC Morning Live … Continue reading

Coping with Stress during the Pandemic – Webinar

Based on the popularity of our recent webinars for employers, we have added topics to help displaced workers and employers navigate these challenging times. Please join us and our experts to learn more about the tools and resources available. Thursday May 14th 2020, 10:00am Understanding and Coping with Stress during the Pandemic: A Webinar for … Continue reading

Multiple Languages – COVID

Information regarding COVID-19 is available in multiple different languages. Learn more about COVID-19, distancing, hand washing, and isolating, Click for factsheets, infographics and other Government of Canada resources to keep you and your family safe and informed.   Read Employment E-News – April 2020 – Navigating New Territory Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

JSW and TRIEC Mentoring

If you are a Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee or Caregiver, with international education and experience, currently unemployed or underemployed, the Job Search Workshop and TRIEC Mentoring Partnership will help you reconnect with your career in Canada.  While the Pickering Welcome Centre is closed to the public, staff are connecting with clients online and over the … Continue reading

Emergency Benefit

The Federal Government is introducing the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to help workers and businesses deal with the economic impacts of COVID-19. On March 25, 2020, the Government of Canada’s Department of Finance announced that it is taking strong, immediate and effective action to protect Canadians and the economy. The government has indicated that no … Continue reading

Lowe’s Is Hiring!

A Lowe’s hiring spree across the country is resulting in a search for employees to fill approximately 110 seasonal positions in Oshawa, Whitby and Pickering. National Hiring Day takes place March 14 from 9:00am-4:00pm in Lowe’s, RONA and Reno-Depot stores in Canada. Positions available include sales associates, administrative support associates, drivers, cashiers, stockers and lumber … Continue reading

Durham Health Proposal

Durham Health Care Providers are on track to submit a full Ontario Health Team (OHT) proposal to improve access to services and the patient experience. In July 2019, Durham Health Care Providers received the go ahead from the Ministry of Health (MOH) to submit a full application to become an Ontario Health Team (OHT). The … Continue reading

A Welcome Collaboration

The Durham Regional Police Service Equity and Inclusion Unit partnered with Welcome Centre Immigrant Services to help newcomers feel welcome and informed. Together, they created a Newcomer and Visitor Guide pamphlet that provides pertinent information for Newcomers to Canada and the Region of Durham. Contact or visit us at the Durham Welcome Centres to obtain … Continue reading

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

MPP Visits Pickering Welcome Centre

Recently Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP for Pickering-Uxbridge visited the Pickering Welcome Centre. He states: “As the child of immigrants, I know first hand the value people from around the world can bring to Canada and how Canada can help them.“ Thank you for the visit!   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in … Continue reading