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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 10, Issue 2 (October 12/17)
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September 2017 

Employment Stats

Unemployment Rate: 4.2% 

Participation Rate: 68.3% 

Employment Rate: 

(Info from Statistics Canada)

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Leadership Summit for Women, November 18, 2017

Inspiring bold leaders in #HamOnt!

Workforce Planning Hamilton is proud to partner with McMaster University, Mohawk College, and YWCA Hamilton to present the Leadership Summit for Women. 

This free, annual community-wide event brings together women, trans* individuals, and allies from the  Hamilton community. 

This event provides the skills, space, and support for all participants to reach their full potential as individuals 
and as collaborative members of a community. Those who participate are driving the creation of a more just and equitable society.

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Where: McMaster Innovation Park 
Free Step to Justice workshop, November 3rd, 2017

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has launched Steps to Justice. Steps to Justice is a new interactive website that gives reliable, step-by-step information on common legal problems in family, social assistance, housing, employment and other areas of law. 

CLEO is coming to Hamilton to give a free Step to Justice workshop on Friday November 3rd, 2017 from 2:30pm-4pm.

This workshop is designed for front-line workers and will cover:
  • The difference between legal information and legal advice
  • An overview of Steps to Justice and the features it offers 
  • A tour of Steps to Justice and instruction on how to use its features 
  • Using interactive case scenarios to find legal information on Steps to Justice
LOCATION: Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton, 1320 Barton Street, Hamilton, ON, L8H 2W1

TO REGISTER: please contact [email protected]  before October 24th, 2017.
International Student Summit, November 23/17

The City of Hamilton is holding an International Student Summit on November 23, 2017 at McMaster Innovation Park.

It will be a full day of keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking ... all to encourage our International Students to stay in Hamilton beyond their academic career.

If interested in attending, please sign up here: https://www.bruha.com/event/1716
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