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…

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Canada to welcome those fleeing the war in Ukraine

News release March 3, 2022—Ottawa—Canada remains steadfast in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Ukrainian immigrants have helped build this country, and we stand with the courageous people of Ukraine in upholding the values that our countries share. As part of the Government of Canada’s response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Immigration, Refugees…

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Career Planning and Exploration Program

Immigrating to a new country could also mean a career change. As a newcomer, you have already possessed several skills and attributes required to succeed in the new country. That’s why the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre partners with YMCA Career Planning and Development Services to offer FREE* limited one-on-one career counselling for newcomers in Canada.This…

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