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 –…