Message from the President & CEO
Where has the time gone? On November 22, we celebrated the delivery of our 50 th Future Ready Leadership program. 50 deliveries! That means we have helped more than 800 professionals across Ontario become leaders. In 2011, Jack Grosvenor, our lead facilitator for the program, and I co-designed and facilitated the first ever Future Ready Leadership program. We had participants from the Town of Innisfil, Innisfil Hydro, Tay Township, Town of Bradford, Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Town of Wasaga Beach, and Township of Tiny. The Town of Innisfil even received an award from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) for implementing the program. 

Over the past 6 years, it’s been amazing to see how Future Ready Leadership has helped professionals develop the skills to excel in their careers. We look forward to continue building these relationships and helping our clients! 

Audie McCarthy
President & CEO
News & Announcements
City of Hamilton Future Ready Leadership Graduation
MCE held the third Future Ready Leadership graduation day for participants from the City of Hamilton’s Planning and Economic Development Department. A big thank you to Jason Thorne, Marty Hazell and Kelly Barnett of the PED Department. Click the picture above to watch their video!
New Website Launch
We're excited to announce we have officially launched our new website! The updated site is now more user friendly and both mobile and desktop compatible. If you'd like to share any feedback, please email
50 th Celebration
To learn more about our 50 th celebration, check out this article featured in the Hamilton Community Newspaper!
  • Congratulations to Leslie Woo on being named one of Canada's top 100 most powerful women. Leslie is the Chief Planning Officer for Metrolinx and was recently a panelist for our City of Hamilton Future Ready Leadership.
  • City of Burlington will be having their Future Ready Leadership Day 5 on December 14.
HR Corner:
Holiday Recipe for Success
'Tis the season to be merry, or so the saying goes. For most of us though, stress is a given when trying to balance busy work schedules and added holiday pressures. After a hectic workweek, I personally can’t endure busy department stores, long line ups, chaotic parking lots and at the end of it, an empty wallet. This year I am sharing with you my recipe for a successful holiday season. It’s quite simple and has been very effective for me.
Identify your goals for the holidays and set realistic time frames. My holiday goals include;
  1. Only buy one gift for immediate family this year and have shopping completed by December 15. Shopping early and reducing the amount of gifts to purchase means less stress and more time, which also eases up on finances.
  2. Put extra time aside for family. Spending time with loved ones is my highest priority this year.
  3. Be aware of workload. Make good use of time, prioritize tasks, set a time to leave work and try not to be a perfectionist, but that’s a whole other topic.
Regardless of what you celebrate having clear goals will lessen stress and will give that extra time you need to do what is important to you. 

Carrie Deon
Human Resources Generalist
Coming Soon
We are always adding new courses to our portfolio. Check out our Coming Soon brochure to see what we are working on now for early 2018. For more information about some of our most popular programs, continue reading!
Future Ready Leadership
Our Future Ready Leadership series consists of four programs based on specific leadership competencies. As each program progresses, the competencies learned will be more complex as they continue to build on the participants knowledge and skills.

Cross Connection Back flow Prevention Certification and Re-Certification
We offer two courses designed for licensed plumbers, water operators, steamfitters, engineers, or individuals involved in the water distribution industry.

Quickstart Welding
Our 24 Week Welder Operator Certificate program allows students to obtain welding tickets and learn the necessary skills to pursue a career in welding. Check out our video here.

Testing takes place on one to two Sundays per month at Mohawk College’s Fennell Campus. Please visit our website or contact us for upcoming test dates.

For more information on these programs contact:
Lorraine MacDonald
Mohawk College Enterprise | 905-575-2534 | |