Toronto Regional Champions Protégée Program

The City of Toronto is launching the fifth Toronto Regional Champion Campaign, the Protégée Program to help boost women’s participation in local government. All women councillors are the heart of the program where young women (protégées) are matched with women councillors (mentors) learn the job of a municipal councillor. Continue reading

International Youth Day is Celebrated in Canada on the Heels of Gold Medal in Rio Olympics by a 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak.

YPSWA joins all those, who are marking this International Youth Day as a happy and inspiring occasion. YPSWA is especially proud that this day is coming on the heels of Canada winning a gold medal at Rio Olympics by a 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak, who is a young leader and inspiration to millions of Canadian Youth. Continue reading

Statement on Multiculturalism Day

June 27, 2016 – Toronto – YPSWA joins Canadians across the country today to mark Multiculturalism Day, a day of inclusion and diversity. Continue reading

National Volunteer Week

The theme for this year’s campaign—Volunteers are the roots of strong communities—recognizes that volunteers are at the heart of healthy and resilient communities and strong NFP organizations Continue reading

Ontario Establishing an Anti-Racism Directorate

February 16, 2016 – Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Ontario will establish an Anti-Racism Directorate to address racism in all its forms — including individual, systemic and cultural. Continue reading

In the Bud

While the oil and gas sector is a hazardous profession, the industry has been lauded for its emphasis on safety. “Our experience with the offshore sector is they don’t do anything unless it can be done safely, which is a factor in preventing workplace injuries,” says Sarah Reeves, spokesperson for the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia in Halifax. Volodymyr Paslavskyi, president of the Young Professionals and Skilled Workers Association in Toronto, also agrees. “I think Canadian companies would rather stop hiring new labour rather than cut safety corners,” he says. Continue reading

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6, 2015 – On every day and especially on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Young Professionals and Skilled Workers Association (YPSWA) condemns violence against women. Continue reading

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2015, – Young Professionals and Skilled Workers Association (YPSWA) joins Canadians and people around the world in recognizing the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Continue reading

UPS is Hiring!!!

UPS is hiring. Job fair will take place on October 28, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm at 931 Yonge Street in Toronto. Continue reading

Ontario Pilot Program Provides Work Experience and Career Coaching

The Ontario Government is helping more students make the transition between secondary and postsecondary education and training with Experience Ontario, a new pilot program designed to help young people identify and work towards their future goals. Continue reading

Multicultural Canadian Fair & Trade Show 2017

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