Resource Library

Putting it all together.

Resources for career planning, training and education.

This is a great place to start your research and gain access to additional sources and site links.  

 

 

 

 

EDC's view on Canadian Agriculture

EDC (Export Development Canada) is a self financed Crown corporation created to develop and assist Canada's export trade activities. It provides a variety of services meant to bonding products and small business solutions for Canadian exporters, supporting direct investment in and outside of Canada, financing and insuring foreign trade operations, and identifying and initiating partnerships with various countries.

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Elgin Economic Report Card for Women - 2014

Women’s Economic Security. Elgin St. Thomas Community.Report Card 2014.This Elgin St. Thomas Community Report Card documents the current state of economic well-being for women using indicators that measure economic participation and the resources required for a standard of living that promotes social inclusion. The goal of the report card is to profile economic well-being for women and to highlight efforts underway to promote prosperous communities.

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Key Performance Indicators - Ontario Colleges

 

Key Performance Indicators - Ontario Colleges

Since 1998, colleges have been mandated by the Ontario government to collect and report performance data in five areas – graduate satisfaction, student satisfaction, employer satisfaction, employment rate, and graduation rate. Gathered by an independent research company, the KPI results show that Ontario’s colleges achieve consistently high results when measured by students, graduates and employers.

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Working in the Green Economy

What work opportunities are in the Green Economy?

By a quick glance over the names of the industries included in the Green Economy you would quickly draw an answer: Biogas, Biomass, Geotermal, Green Building and Construction, Green Infrastructure, Solar Photovoltaic, and Sustainable Forestry and Wind.

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Find your career in Agriculture

Why consider a career in Agriculture?

The following document provides a brief overview of potential career paths in Agriculture business on an intuitive graphical display of information.

However, the qestion has multiple answers and angles. Obviously there are costs and benefits associated to a career in Agriculture. The authors of the document identified the following list of potential benefits: high quality, high paying, rewarding, entrepreneurship, potentialy work for a multi-national corporation, and oportunity to transfer skills.

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Ontario Resources for Persons with Disabilities.

Ontario Resources for Persons with Disabilities

Source: Ontario WorkinfoNet, www.onwin.ca

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Local Resources for Persons with Disabilities.

 

ATN   Access for Persons with Disabilities.   Skills for Employment -
    141 Dundas St Ste 504, London, ON N6A 1G3 519-433-7950, Website

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Ontario MTCU: Job trends forecast

Ontario's Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (OMTCU) acknowledges the difficulty of predicting the occupations of the future due to the multitude of factors contributing to the labour market dynamics: economic cycles, technology, demographics and behaviors. The main certainty remains the fact that the new jobs will require considerable education and training. Consequently, OMTCU proposes to refocus on predicting occupations grouped by the required level of training and education.

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Financial Aid Opportunities for Post-Secondary Education in Ontario

This document was created by the Local Scholarship Opportunities Task Force from the Elgin Council for Adult Education, Training and Employment and shared through the grace of Laura Sherret, Centre Coordinator of Contact North, St. Thomas. The document focuses mainly on financial support opportunities for adult learning, but may be useful to those entering post-secondary schooling at any age.

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Seismic Shift: Ontario's Changing Labour Market

This report was released in March 2014 by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives  and is authored by economist Kaylie Tiessen.

Highlights:

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Commuting in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties

This is a brief overview of the commuting flow changes presented by the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) compared to the 2006 Census data for three economically polarizing locations in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford (EMO) counties: London, St. Thomas, and Woodstock. The major themes dominating the commuting landscape of these locations are:

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Fulfilling Literacy Needs in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties

Literacy Link South Central (LLSC) is a non-profit and charitable organization part of Ontario's Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (OMTCU) Regional Network delivering coordinated literacy programs targeted to improve the quality of life and productivity of people in six counties from Ontario: Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford, Brant, Haldimand, and Norfolk

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