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 On a weekly basis, TCET compiles and posts relevant media coverage related to employment, settlement and language services.

Education central to preventing Aboriginal youth suicide 

September 10, 2017 Toronto Star

As a mother and an educator, I feel a deep sense of failure every time I learn of a child committing suicide. Jordan, Robyn, Jethro, Paul — all between 15 and 21; Alyssa, 11; Sheridan and Amy, 13. The list goes on. Jolyn, Chantel and Jenera, three 12-year-olds in Wapekeka, entered into a suicide pact. Think about it: How can souls that young to decide to die?

Syrian refugee thanks N.S. town for helping him find success by opening chocolate factory

September 10, 2017 • National Post

A Syrian refugee said he and his family are giving back to the Nova Scotia town that helped turn them into a world-recognized success story by employing locals and treating the community to tours of their new chocolate factory.

Customer service a new concept for Canada’s Immigration Department

September 10, 2017 Toronto Star

What began as a friendly challenge between immigration officials and university students has brought on a fundamental shift in how the Immigration Department deals with applicants.

From refugee camp to runway, hijab-wearing model breaks barriers

September 11, 2017 Yahoo News

Roughly one year ago, Denise Wallace, executive co-director of the Miss Minnesota USA pageant, received a phone call from 19-year-old Halima Aden asking if she could compete in the contest wearing her hijab.

Charlottetown hosting 2nd annual Newcomers Welcome Reception

September 11, 2017 CBC News

The City of Charlottetown will once again welcome people of all ages to the city's annual Newcomers Welcome Reception at City Hall taking place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 27.

Popular post-secondary degrees aren’t where the jobs are, says OECD

September 12, 2017 Toronto Star

The most popular college and university programs are business, administration and law — but all the jobs are in engineering and information technology, says a new international report on education.

Yes, post-secondary education makes you rich, but that may not be the best part: Don Pittis

September 12, 2017 CBC News

As another aggravating school year kicks in, post-secondary students must once again face their misgivings over whether it's all worthwhile. 

Good jobs improve health and profits

September 14, 2017 Toronto Star

As a family doctor, I know that having a good job is good for your health. I see the health impacts of precarious work on a daily basis, but this week, I was pleased to attend an event that brought together employers who are making this connection too.

Government of Saskatchewan
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Region of Peel
Toronto Employment & Social Services
Service Canada
Employment Ontario
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Government of Saskatchewan
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Region of Peel
Toronto Employment & Social Services
Service Canada
Employment Ontario
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada