Speed Up Your Job Search with the Mentoring Program

Speed Up Your Job Search with the Mentoring Program The comment was collected and shared with permission from the program graduate, Yogesh Raheja. One of our mentoring program graduates, Yogesh Raheja, was able to secure a job as a Data Scientist at Canada’s largest not-for-profit automobile association after completing the mentoring program at the YMCA.…

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Ontario Education System

Ontario Education System Ontario offers some of the best education in the world, from elementary school to post-secondary studies. The main reason is that the school in Ontario provides strong reading, math, and science learning programs at the elementary and senior school levels. If you are a newcomer parent with young kids, navigating the Ontario…

Career in the Skilled Trades

What are the skilled trades? The skilled trade is a profession that involves working with your hands and requires specialized training, a particular skill set, and knowledge.  The skilled trades are divided into the following sectors: Construction: electricians, carpenters, plumbers, welders, painters, and more Transportation: automotive service technicians, heavy-duty equipment technicians, motorcycle technicians, and more…

What you need to know about Canadian Resume

When you are applying for a job in Canada, you will need to submit a Resume. It is different from a CV. A resume is a summary of your professional qualifications, such as your work experiences, accomplishments, skills, and educational background relevant to the position you are applying for. While a CV contains more detailed…

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New Year, New Skills!

As someone who moved to a new country, you may leave your successful career behind. And maybe you plan to find work in your field, or you may decide to pursue another career.  No matter your decision on what profession you want to have in Canada, it’s crucial to research the occupation. Our Information & Referral…

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Wishing you safe and Happy Holidays

In a few weeks, we will reach the end of 2021. The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre would like to thank you for your continuous support and trust in using our newcomer service and our community partners for the ongoing collaboration. Please take a look at our office hours during the holiday seasons: December 24 –…