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Ontario Trillium Foundation

Durham Workforce Authority awarded Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grant

Funds to research social and economic problems faced in south Oshawa OSHAWA — The Ontario Trillium Foundation has awarded The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) a …

Job Search on mobile device

Work searches to remember while job hunting in an online world

Not long ago if you wanted to find work one of the first places you could go was the newspaper. Careers sections published in most …

Heather McMillan Fellowship

DWA executive director Heather McMillan completes fellowship

DWA executive director Heather McMillan proudly displays her fellowship certificate with colleague Philip Johnson. After a year of hard work at the Metcalfe Foundation’s Toronto …

Durham students taken on Youth Industry Tour

Selected students in Durham Region recently took an information tour of key industries in Durham in an initiative created by the Durham Workforce Authority. The …

Durham’s diversity champion program celebrates inclusion

The DWA, a founding member of the Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council, has been embracing the principles of diversity for a decade. The Region of Durham recognized the DWA as one of region’s diversity champions.

Heather McMillan accepted into the Metcalf Foundation

DURHAM — As the executive director of the Durham Workforce Authority, Heather McMillan works daily at advancing sector-based workforce development policy, services and training. In …

North Durham Community Survey to help measure community needs and skills gaps

A community survey launched by the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) will help shed light on community services needs and skills gaps in north Durham Region. …

DWA launches its 2016 Durham Under 30 Survey

  In response to a steepening youth unemployment rate in the Oshawa Oshawa Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), the Durham Workforce Authority is launching its Durham …

Start-up companies can apply now for Ignite 2016 competition

It’s time to register for Ignite 2016, the fourth annual startup competition in Durham Region hosted by Spark Centre. Open to new technology, innovative and …

Apprenticeship: Your future starts today!

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is designed to give youth (16 and over, with at least 16 high school credits) the opportunity to learn …