There are many programs, resources, tools and services available to help employers identify, recruit, retain skilled newcomers and work towards a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Downloadable Guides:

  • The Working in Canada Tool, created by the federal government, provides information on job descriptions, wages, skill requirements, language training and job opportunities based on occupation and location.
  • Employers’ Guide: Newcomers & Your Workplace – Thunder Bay.
  • Business Critical: Maximizing the Talents of Visible Minorities – An Employer’s Guide.
  • Dollar & Sense: Your guide to grants, loans and tax benefits for apprentices and employers in Northwestern Ontario.
  • The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) offers an opportunity for employers to recruit and retain skilled foreign workers and qualifying international students for full-time jobs of an indeterminate duration. 

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