TradesLink prepares newcomers for jobs in construction

“I want to work… Any work would be OK,” said Omar, 56, who chose Hamilton because of its substantial Yemeni community. “I don’t want to (receive) welfare, but I need it right now to survive.” After hearing about the Immigrants Working Centre from a member of his community, Omar became the first person to sign… Continue reading TradesLink prepares newcomers for jobs in construction

A Mentor’s Journey

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In 2016, Nadya arrived to Canada holding on to all the memories she had as a teacher, yet worried about the students she left behind.  She was determined to continue doing what she loves the most. Shortly after her arrival, she learned that the education system in Canada was a lot different than back home,… Continue reading A Mentor’s Journey