Career Expo

Newcomer Open House

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We’re hosting a Newcomer Open House in Georgetown to help you connect with community organizations that offer free services to new residents of Halton Region and recent immigrants. This event is a great opportunity to meet reputable organizations that can help you achieve your career and professional goals in Canada.

Admission is free however pre-registration is mandatory.

Event details

Participants are not required to stay throughout the entire event. Late arrivals are accepted.

  • Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Location: 235 Guelph Street, Unit 4, Georgetown, ON L7G 4A8

Event overview


Guest speakers discuss how to access free services and resources during a one-hour presentation. 

Service Canada @ 11 am

Milan Aryal from Service Canada discusses the new Canada child benefit, how to access the Canadian job bank website and more.

Humber College @ 12:30 pm

Peter Paul from Humber College discusses training programs available in industries including engineering, IT, marketing, health care and more.

Credit Canada @ 2 pm

Richard Haggins from Credit Canada discusses effective strategies for saving and developing financial management skills.

Information booths

Receive 1:1 support and information from info booths available.

  • Magnet Immigrant Services offers labour market insights to help you secure employment
  • Health Force Ontario offers licensing and alternative career options for internationally trained professionals in the health sector
  • Immigrant Access Fund offers loans of up to $10,000 to pay for licensing or training in Canada
  • Centre for Education & Training offers free resources available in Peel and Halton Regions
  • Centre for Skills Development and Training offers free notary services and how to access English classes

Organizations participating

Help us spread the word!

Participants are encouraged to bring friends and family members. For more information, contact us at 905-873-9816 or

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