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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Tips for Working from Home

This blog was written by YMCA Newcomer Information Centre previous Information and Referral Specialist Mesut Doganguzel. He is now pursuing his study in Ottawa, wish him all the best! In the last few decades, working from home was an ideal job scenario for many people. Today, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, employers are…

Constructive use of Technology during COVID 19

This blog was written by YMCA Newcomer Information Centre Information and Referral Specialist Prashant Shori. No one in Canada could predict that the future would bring so many restrictions on people, or that those restrictions would make life feel so different, sometimes even difficult. The closing of non-essential services, partial lockdowns, regulations on social distancing,…