Employment


Working With Community Partners to Explore Pathways

  On Thursday, May 25th, 62 grade 5 students from St. Joan of Arc School participated in an experiential learning opportunity at Ikea’s Burlington store. The event was created to help our students fulfill the requirements of the Ministry’s Creating Pathways to Success document. The focal point of the day […]


7th Annual Student Success Conference

This past spring, the Halton Catholic DSB hosted its 7th Annual Student Success Conference at the Oakville Conference Centre. More than 1000 students, staff and parents walked in and explored a variety of career fields, volunteer opportunities, post-secondary and trade booths to help with their pathways planning. All participating schools […]


HCDSB Students Demonstrate Their Skills

During the months of April and May, over 200 students from our High School and Elementary School panels took part in the Halton and Ontario Skills Competitions. On April 5th, students competed in the Halton Skills Competition at Robert Bateman High School. Halton Skills is an event where students from […]


Men and Women as Career Coaches Inspire Halton Catholic Students

On April 22, 2015, Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC)​, a not-for-profit organization connecting industry leaders and the community, hosted a ‘Men as Career Coaches’ event. The evening served as an opportunity for business professionals to inform and inspire male secondary students with their knowledge of post-secondary destinations, occupational pathways and career options. Part of […]


St. Thomas Aquinas Students Learn About Workplace Safety

On Monday, April 13, 2015, MySafeWork gave a powerful presentation on workplace safety to students and staff at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Oakville. The Minister of Labour, MPP Kevin Flynn, Mayor of Oakville, Rob Burton, and over 40 members of the business community were amongst the guests and panelists in attendance […]


Progress Report 2014: Jobs and Economy

The Ontario government has made significant progress in creating a globally competitive environment to attract new investments to the province, and in reducing red tape for businesses. Ontario’s 2014 Jobs and Prosperity Progress Report highlights achievements that are setting the province up for long-term success, creating jobs for today and […]