Media Stories

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MEDIA
DATE
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HEADLINEStudents, newcomers advised to think safety when entering the workforce
MEDIA
Toronto Star
DATE
Feb 20, 2020
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Amid the typical criteria of job seekers such as location, compensation and opportunity, an often overlooked aspect of the job search is workplace safety, as the injury rate for new workers — regardless of age — is three to four times higher in the first month on a job than the normal rate. >> Youth

HEADLINEAuto Draft
MEDIA
CBC News
DATE
Jul 18, 2019
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Let's Talk' program helps newcomer youth navigate their new lives in Kitchener-Waterloo. >> Youth

HEADLINE‘I can do everything’: Employment program tries to empower newcomers
MEDIA
CBC
DATE
Feb 25, 2019
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Hasta Subba spent years in a refugee camp in Nepal and didn't want to spend the rest of her life cleaning hotel rooms in Fredericton. >> Women; Youth

HEADLINEStarbucks commits to 1,000 refugee hires by 2022 (Apr 24/18, The Star)
MEDIA
The Star
DATE
Apr 24, 2018
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Youth hired through training programs have better retention rates, said Starbucks spokesperson. >> Restaurant; Retail; Youth

Programs & Events

Sectors:
All
Type:
Job search, Mentoring, Youth
Organizers:
Centre for Education & Training
Location(s):
GTA-West, Brampton
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
4
Sectors:
Catering, Food preparation and service, Restaurant
Type:
Job search, Training for those experiencing barriers, Youth
Organizers:
Toronto District School Board (TDSB)
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
All
Type:
Job search, Youth
Organizers:
The Neighbourhood Organization
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
3
Sectors:
All
Type:
Job search, Youth
Organizers:
The Neighbourhood Organization
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
3
Sectors:
Customer service, Food preparation and service, Retail
Type:
Mentoring, Women, Youth
Organizers:
YWCA
Location(s):
GTA-West, GTA-East, Etobicoke, Scarborough
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
All
Type:
Job search, Youth
Organizers:
Youth Employment Services (YES)
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
4