Media Stories

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DATE
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HEADLINEColleges and universities quietly preparing to take all classes online this fall amid COVID-19
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Toronto Star
DATE
May 04, 2020
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Ontario colleges and universities hope students can attend classes on campus this fall — but professors have been told to prepare for online learning. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the move to virtual learning until the end of the year, at least, is required to ensure staff and student safety — but it’s also a move fraught with uncertainty.>> COVID-19-related; Bridging; OSLT.

HEADLINEToronto is facing a shortage of skilled workers. A North Carolina experiment may be the solution to bridging the talent gap
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Toronto Star
DATE
Feb 03, 2020
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When immigrants arrive in Canada, there’s a reluctance — and sometimes outright refusal — to recognize their professional credentials and experience. Going back to school to get that degree from scratch is out of reach for many, in terms of both time and money. Jan De Silva, president and CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade suggested solution? A six-month set of refresher courses, followed by a co-op placement. >> Construction; Health care; IT (Information technology); Retail

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New Canadians
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Aug 19, 2019
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Here are the stories of two couples, both from different countries, on their experience of going back to a bridging program tailored to their needs while also being able to enjoy the joys of family life in a new country. >> Bridging

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The Star
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Sep 24, 2018
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A $10,000 microloan from what is now Windmill Microlending allowed a Thai newcomer to attend the required one-year Bridging for Internationally Educated Nurses certificate program at Mohawk College. >> Health care; Bridging; Loans

HEADLINEAn immigrant success story: Erkan Ucargonul
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New Canadians
DATE
Aug 14, 2017
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Erkan had applied to jobs for 18 arduous months with little to no response. He even enrolled in a short term engineering program but to no avail. That's when he heard of Humber's Engineering Software Skills Enhancement (ESSE) bridging program. >> Engineering; Bridging

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Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
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Jul 12, 2016
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Sometimes it's a long road from one job to the next. For auto mechanic Bala Khalas, it's led from a garage in Jordan to a car dealership in Dartmouth. Khalas is one of four recent immigrants who have just gone through the Bridge to Work program offered by ISANS. >> Automotive; Bridging

Programs & Events

Sectors:
Engineering
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College, Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-West, Mississauga
Start Date:
July 13, 2020
End Date:
August 21, 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
Engineering
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College
Location(s):
GTA-West, GTA-North, Markham, Mississauga, North York
Start Date:
July 13, 2020
End Date:
September 11, 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
Engineering
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College, Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York
Start Date:
July 13, 2020
End Date:
August 21, 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
All, Banking & finance, IT (Information technology), Project management
Type:
Job search, Training with newcomer focus
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College
Location(s):
GTA-West, Mississauga
Start Date:
July 27, 2020
End Date:
August 28, 2020
Minimum CLB:
8