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Top 3 tips for your next career move

Whether you plan on returning to the classroom or back to the office after a summer vacation, it’s a time to regroup, think about finishing personal projects, and start setting goals for the months ahead.For some, it’s a time to take a big step and initiate a career change. As a guidance counsellor for TVO’s Independent Learning Centre (ILC), Tony Gradini has advised many students on the education required to support a career transition.Here are his top three tips on where to start:1. Finish where you’ve left off. Whether it’s picking up a couple of credits to finish your high school diploma or going back to college to finish your designation, commit to finishing. Online classes...


Posted: Apr 30, 2017



F&B programs pave the way to coveted jobs

Facing a competitive, ever-changing job market, how can to day’s young people and newcomers prepare for employment? What degree, diploma or certificate program will land them that in-demand job?The food and beverage processing sector is Ontario’s largest manufacturing employer, with more than 125,000 people currently working at more than 3,000 businesses across the province.Yet a recent survey by Food and Beverage Ontario revealed that two-thirds of employers in the sector expressed difficulty finding qualified candidates trained in food safety, business, agriculture, food science and technology.With the sector’s goal to create 60,000 new jobs by the year 2020, here are three food...


Posted: Apr 30, 2017



Students can put money back in their pockets by filing their taxes

Post-secondary school can be overwhelming. While coffee may seem like the solution to any problem, putting a little money back in your pocket with tax savings might be the better answer.Even if you have no income to report, you can still take advantage of several credits and benefits.Here are a few tips to help you:File your tax return. To take advantage of all of the tax credits and benefits available, you have to file your income tax and benefit return with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).Why not file it online? It’s fast, easy, and secure.There’s also a wide range of software programs you can use, including some that are free.More information is available at


Posted: Mar 2, 2017



Want to make a career change? Find a career that you are passionate about

Finding a career that you are passionate about does not always happen in high school.Many discover their true passion after years of work in a field and strive to achieve their career goals in a new industry.This is something many newcomers are familiar with, having had to explore new career options in a new country. In high school, Danielle Waignein held herself back, believing she didn’t have the smarts to follow her vision.After graduating, she worked as a hairstylist for a decade and picked up some courses here and there at her local community college, but always had a passion for medicine and science.After a crosscountry move, raising a family, and other life obligations, she found...


Posted: Jan 31, 2017



How to get free money for your child’s education

Newcomers move to Canada for many reasons, a better life and more opportunities for their children being just two of them.Not only is education a basic right, but these days a good education is necessary in order to earn a living and maintain a suitable lifestyle.In fact, according to Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 70 per cent of new jobs in the coming decade will require a post-secondary education.But affording post-secondary education isn’t always easy. Fortunately, the federal government has developed funding for post-secondary schooling. Qualifying families are even eligible to receive free money with no contribution. All you need to do to access this for your child is...


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