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Celebrating Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Ottawa Newcomer Entrepreneurs Hub Hosts Annual Alumni Networking Event

Members of the Ottawa business community and various other community organizations joined the Ottawa Newcomer Entrepreneurs Hub (ONE Hub) in hosting its Annual Alumni Celebratory Event! More than 75 attendees had the opportunity to network with business experts and learn about available resources to support immigrant entrepreneurs in Ottawa. The event was held to celebrate
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Express Employment Professionals Ottawa East Donates to World Skills Employment Centre

World Skills Employment Centre is pleased to receive a donation from local Ottawa business, Express Employment Professionals Ottawa East. On Tuesday, December 7th, Business Developer at Express Employment Professionals  Craig Winchester presented a cheque of $3,412.50 to World Skills. Express Employment Professionals of Ottawa is a leading staffing provider helping job seekers find work with
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Over 600 Newcomers Connect with Employers at World Skills’ Fall Job Fair

“Finding a job for many people can be a daunting and difficult exercise. To do so as newcomer to Canada can sometimes feel almost impossible. But thanks to incredible organizations like World Skills Employment Centre, Ottawa’s newest residents can get the support they need to find employment.” – City of Ottawa Mayor, Mark Sutcliffe. Over
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Job Fair for Immigrant Jobseekers

Join us on Tuesday, November 21 at the  Ottawa Conference and Event Centre for the this year’s second installment of the World Skills Job Fair. We are excited to host over 30 Ottawa employers who are currently recruiting talent. Learn more about the Job Fair here.
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Celebrating the launch of the Credential Recognition Program (CRP)

Newcomers with career paths in regulated fields including the Skilled Trades, who are seeking to have their credentials recognized, undertaking training for an alternative career, or both can benefit from the Credential Recognition Program (CRP). The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) recently celebrated the launch of the program in partnership with World Skills Employment Centre,
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Immigration Minister hosts press conference at World Skills Employment Centre, discusses plans to improve immigration system

On Tuesday, October 31, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, unveiled the Strategic Immigration Review report and revealed plans to improve Canada’s immigration system. The Minister made the announcement at a press conference held at World Skills Employment Centre. Minister Miller outlined several plans to transform Canada’s immigration system to welcome
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Neep Buzz Forum


Wrap Up Ceremony TD – World Skills Mentorship Program

Photo Business Admin and Management Cohort


World Skills at The Voscars 2017

7th Annual Mentorship Program

Event “A Tailored Resume: The Starting Point of A Successful Job Search” January 21, 2016


Event “Addressing The Barrier of Canadian Work Experience”

World Skills’ 16th Anniversary Celebration – November 2013

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