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Career Pathways for Newcomer Women

Career Pathways for Newcomer Women (CPNW) is designed to support professional newcomer women in securing employment that utilizes their skills and experience. In addition to guiding you in exploring a range of career paths that will support your short and long-term success in the labour market, you will focus on building 21st century skills, receive extensive employment coaching and regularly connect with employers and mentors. The program will equip you with the skills, confidence and professional network to thrive in fast-paced and changing work environments.

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Program Benefits:

  • Recognize the skills that you have and build on the Essential 21st-Century Skills you need to succeed in Canadian workplaces
  • Create an individualized Action Plan and Career Path that guide your journey into work
  • Receive individualized employment counselling and job development support to help you find a job where you can succeed
  • Benefit from a flexible program that combines large and small group sessions, one-on-one supports and digital tools

Certificates You Will Receive:

Foursight Innovation Mindset and Creative Problem Solving by Foursight and Triple Scoop Consulting

The program explores creativity and innovation strategies that provides individuals with insight on how to transform the way they work with others to solve complex problems. The workshop follows a universal creative process; clarify, ideate, develop, implement, and allows participants to identify their personal thinking preferences to understand how they approach problems as well as allowing them to better understand how others work when solving problems in the workplace

The Five Behaviours Personal Development by Wiley and Triple Scoop Consulting

Built using a model developed by Patrick Lencioni and his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team this program allows participants to gain a deeper understanding of how to be an effective collaborator inside a team using skills built around trust, commitment, accountability, conflict and results to be more engaged and valued.  The workshop will provide them with insight into where they are at this point and what they can do to develop skills when working with teams. Persuasion, Collaboration Adaptability and Emotional Intelligence will be covered in this course.

Program Eligibility:

  • Visible minority newcomer woman
  • Post-secondary degree holder
  • Canadian Language Benchmark 7 or higher
  • Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee

Program Fees:

Employment Connections for Newcomer Women is free of charge for eligible clients through funding provided by the Government of Canada.

Cohort Dates for 2020:

Cohort 7 starts February 8th, 2021

Class time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

** Due to COVID-19, this cohort may be moved ONLINE in a virtual classroom setting.

Information Session Dates for each Cohort: 

January 21, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Contact Us

For more information, please contact:

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Employment Consultant – (905) 454 2316 x 3820
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Coordinator – (905) 454 2316 x 3827

Companies We Work With / Have Hired From Us

  • Performance Honda

  • First Can

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation

  • Oxford Learning

  • Mosaic

  • Apotex

  • CITCO 


" Career Pathways for Newcomer Women program gave a new direction to my Job search approach. The skills and techniques I learnt in the sessions were really helpful. The sessions were Informative and delivered in very engaging way. I left with more confidence, clarity and vision. Thank You CPNW Team.”

“Thank you very much for your sincerity in making this program very successful. It was an experience of lifetime to be part of the Career Pathways for Newcomer Women program. I cannot thank you enough for supporting us in our career building journey. You have set us for the best not just to gain our next job opportunity, but making us take a comprehensive look at our careers which will definitely help us all the way throughout our career journey. Thank you for bringing out the best in us.”