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Unemployment rate lowest in six years

Statistics Canada says Canada’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2008. In the new report, the data shows that the country’s economy created 74,100 new jobs in September, dropping the unemployment rate from…


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Non-profit helps youth find work despite funding issues

Over 40 and out of a job, Lorie Fairburn turned to Neighbourhood Link and the services available there to help her find work. And find work she did. The non-profit organization hired her to be its development and marketing manager after she attended several job training programs there.


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Need work? Youth Career Fair

Christian Rollan, a grade 12 student at Pope John Paul II High school, sang O’ Canada with “true patriot love” Saturday morning as part of his emcee duties at MPP Margarett Best’s 5th annual Youth Career Fair.


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Retraining scheme tops expectations

Sue Hawkins could not help but burst out laughing when she was reminded about the first few months at Durham College after Second Career, an Ontario government skills-retraining  program, was introduced in June 2008.