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Speed Mentoring – Canada’s National Program for Newcomers (Toronto 2010). Speed Mentoring events offer new Canadians with an opportunity to meet and network with professionals in their field who provide them with sector-specific and occupation-specific information and advice. Speed Mentoring┬« has been acknowledged in the Globe and Mail as a creative recruitment strategy, and ACCES received a 2007 Minister’s Award for Excellence in Service Innovation for Speed Mentoring┬«.

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The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) places older adults (55+) with family income below 125% of the federal poverty level in subsidized, part-time, on-the-job training programs which provide a community service. SCSEP participants get relevant work experience, learn job search skills, and gain the confidence to brave the job market. About half ultimately land a permanent, non-subsidized job of their own. To learn more about SCSEP, visit ncoa.org

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