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Employment Ontario

Free employer and employment services are available from Employment Ontario through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Employment Ontario provides a wide range of services for employers, Human Resources (HR) professionals and job-seekers.

Job Bank

There are various websites available to help job-seekers and employers. However, for employers, posting a vacant position can be costly. Free service is available through the Job Bank, which is sponsored by the Government of Canada. As an employer, you can advertise your job vacancy at no cost, review profiles of job-seekers matching your requirements and increase the visibility of your company.

Statistics

Serving Canada with high-quality statistical information that matters.Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.

Literacy and Basic Skills

Various skills such as reading, writing, math and computer proficiency are essential for employment and to fully participate in society. Employment Ontario offers programs to assist with education, skills training and work. Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs help adults reach their goals by developing and/or strengthening some of these skills.

For more information on the network of services available across northern Ontario and the programs they offer:

Ontario College of Trades (OCoT)

All apprentices in all trades and all journeypersons in the compulsory trades are required to register as a member of the Ontario College of Trades. OCoT is an “industry-driven, professional regulatory body that protects the public by regulating and promoting the skilled trades. One of the main responsibilities of the College is to ensure that individuals performing the skills of compulsory trades have the training and certification required to legally practise this trade in Ontario”.