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Destination Inclusion Offers Life-Changing Opportunities

Now available until the end of June, the Destination Inclusion program continues to offer racialized individuals across Eastern Ontario the opportunity to explore new career pathways and gain the skills and connections to pursue their goals—all free of charge. Participants access online skills training and mentorship from tourism industry professionals, opening up job possibilities just …

Jobs Added, Unemployment Falls, but Labour Shortage Remains

Canadian Tourism Monthly Snapshot Tourism added 188,700 jobs, unemployment rates fall but an overall labour force shortage remains While declines in the size of the overall tourism labour force persist, tourism employees continued to return to work and find available employment opportunities this past month. Seasonally unadjusted data released for February 2022 shows that, at …

Access Wage Support for Summer Student Placements

Tourism HR Canada is pleased to announce that Propel, its Student Work Placement Program, has been extended for an additional two years, thanks to generous funding from the Government of Canada. The program is actively accepting applications for the upcoming summer semester. Launched last August, Propel has already connected hundreds of post-secondary students with meaningful, …

Webinar: Global Insights into Service Delivery Perspectives

Globally, the tourism sector is facing a massive shortage of trained staff. How aware are travellers of this and how does this impact their travel choices? Join Tourism HR Canada for an excusive webinar featuring tourism experts Twenty31 Consulting, who will delve into the recently released report Global Survey on Perspectives of Service Delivery and …

Destination Inclusion a “Voice of the Voiceless”

Graduates of the Destination Inclusion program, which offers free learning and mentorship opportunities to racialized individuals in communities across Eastern Ontario, continue to share how the program has impacted them. Participant Shailesh Shrestha recently described how the program has played a key role in facilitating a career change in a new country: “My professional background …

Get the Right Ingredients for a New Career

Graduates of the Destination Inclusion program, which offers free learning and mentorship opportunities to racialized individuals in communities across Eastern Ontario, continue to share how the program has impacted them. Participant Lydie Adegbindi recently described how the program has helped her explore a career that draws on her personal interests. I was referred to the …