The Canadian Government Opens Applications for Rent Support

Many businesses in London are uncertain about what the future. No business should have to permanently close due to the unique challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. All community stakeholders must play a part if Ontario (and Canada) is going to keep its economic edge. If you are a local landlord or business, please consider applying for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance today. There is a process, and it will take upfront investment of time right now, but there is support. Contact your local Employment Ontario agency, or other community partners in the area, to learn more. We’re in this together. We’re here for you!

Source: Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/

Contact LEHC Advocacy Services if…

Have you been denied social benefits? Are you in the process of applying, or needing to apply for social benefits? The LEHC Advocacy Department can help! We’re here to support you. Reach out today to learn more. The LEHC Advocacy Department is generously funded by United Way Elgin-Middlesex.

Contact the LEHC Advocacy Department if you are applying for appealing social assistance applications. 519-914-1737 or info@lehc.ca

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Apprenticeships in Ontario

Interested in learning more or progressing in your career in the skilled trades? Contact the LEHC today to register for the information session or a one-to-one appointment. See our events calendar to learn more at www.lehc.ca!

Apprenticeship information sessions. Contact LEHC by phone, email or web to register!

London and Area Works Job Fair Preparation Workshop, Friday May 8, 2020 at 10 a.m.

On May 8, the LEHC will offer a special edition of the job fair preparation workshop to support people in navigating the new, virtual format for the London and Area Works Job Fair on May 12, 2020 from 2-6 p.m.

Join the LEHC for the London and Area Works (Virtual) Job Fair Preparation Workshop. Register by emailing epugliese@lehc.ca or calling 519-439-0501 , ext. 260. We'll see you May 8 at 10 a.m.!

Registration for the job fair is required as it shares your contact information with the organizers. The link will be available on May 1, 2020 but this workshop will review the process to access the event, a new remote world of work and other tips, information and resources that can be useful in your active job search and networking efforts! See you next Friday!

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Are You a Healthcare Worker in Ontario? Learn More about Employment Opportunities in these Essential (and Other) Roles.

The Government of Ontario issued an emergency order due to the covid-19 pandemic on April 1, 2020. Please see here for all the details. You can also apply for work in the healthcare sector using the province’s new Workforce Matching Portal.

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The Ontario government also released a new place to advertise and promote employment in Agri-business and Careers in Food. Please visit here to learn more. Though there continue to be many unprecedented challenges during the covid-19 pandemic, the proactive response, and number of currently available employment opportunities, is remarkable.

Much recognition and credit is due to government, community, organization, essential worker, and individual response to the covid-19 pandemic in Canada.  A million thanks to you all for your hard work in doing everything possible to keep Canadians healthy and safe.