Employment Talk at the Calgary Zoo

Lisa C. Employment, Settlement & Community News, Updates, Volunteers

Join Trellis and the Calgary Zoo to learn about 2 youth opportunities available at the zoo for this spring: The Junior Zoo Guide volunteer program (for youth ages 14-17; 80 hours of volunteering required) The ZooYouth Employment Program (for youth ages 16-22; paid positions in Concessions, Retail and Main Kitchen). Presenters from the Calgary zoo will give an overview of …

Talent Pool Job Fairs in February & March

Lisa C. Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

Talen Pool is hosting two virtual job fairs on February 24 and March 24 2021, 10 AM to 2 PM (MST). Register today and connect with employers across Alberta from the comfort of your own home: www.talentpooljobfair.com. Talent Pool is the only neutral party employment resource in Western Canada. By connecting and sharing resources that help put the right people …

Job Opportunities at ISC

Lisa C. Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

There are currently quite some job opportunities at Immigrant Services Calgary that require a degree or diploma in Computer Science/ a related field, or equivalent experience. Click the hyperlinked text below to check out the detailed job descriptions and how to apply: Project Manager IT Support Software Developer – Mobile and Web Gateway Platform Administrator / Developer Developer with Data …

Summer Leadership Program 2021 / Le programme de leadership d’été 2021

Lisa C. COVID-19, Employment, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Un message en français suivra. / A French message will follow. The Summer Leadership Program (SLP) is a unique political internship opportunity for young people across Canada. For the year 2021, the SLP will be a remote internship experience due to the ongoing global pandemic. The SLP 2021 internship is designed to develop learning objectives guided by supervising political staff. …

Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

Michelle Mak COVID-19, Employment, Newcomer Information

The Government of Alberta has relaunched the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. This offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 40%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the revenue reduction was at 30%. Employers who meet the …

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

Michelle Mak COVID-19, Employment, Newcomer Information

The Government of Canada has announced a new benefit that will help businesses who are struggling to pay the bills because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit is called the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, which is a commercial rent relief program offered by the federal government. The eligibility periods are within September 27, 2020 – June 2021. The new Canada Emergency Rent …

Funding to help Canadians develop work skills

Michelle Mak Community, Employment, Finance, Newcomer Information

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced on November 13, the details of an investment of $1.5 billion in the Workforce Development Agreements (WDAs) with provinces and territories. This investment will help Canadians in underrepresented groups and in sectors that have been hardest hit by the pandemic (such as construction, transportation, and hospitality) quickly access supports to re-enter the workforce. This …

Reducing Red Tape for Employers – Bill 32

Michelle Mak Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

Starting on November 1, 2020, there will be a few changes to employment standards. The changes are made possible by Bill 32. This act provides employees and employers with clearer and more transparent rules promoting fairness and productivity, including rest periods and temporary layoff notices. The updates that are happening on November 1 include: Give employees least 30 minutes of …