If you are an employer in the London-Middlesex-Elgin-Oxford region, the Employer One survey is your chance to provide feedback for workforce planning and development. We want to know your struggles, your successes and anything in between. Visit here or click the image below to complete the survey. It will take about eight minutes to complete. Gratitude to all the local businesses that drive our economy and communities!
The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development recently announced that the apprenticeship loans for tools in Ontario are now grants!
See this short video to learn more.
Check out 5th Wheel’s Demo Day. Details and contact information in the poster below!
Prosper Canada has put together a financial relief navigator online tool for those that are particularly hard-hit by the pandemic. Visit the webpage today to learn more and access the financial support you need. If you don’t have access to a computer, contact the LEHC and we’ll work remotely to navigate the site with you. (Click on the image below to visit the website).
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 the LEHC Advocacy Department if you need support with your social benefits applications.
Contact the LEHC’s Advocacy Department.
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.
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.