Labour Market Access (LMA) connects newcomers with employment programs and information relating to the labour market. LMI Specialists assist newcomers, including youth, with skills and career development; resume and cover letter writing; job search and interview skills and professional employer connections through networking.    







Business Development Advisory (BDA) services focuses on assisting newcomers who want to start a business in Canada, through one-on-one counselling and information sessions, including business plan development, referrals and mentoring.


Job Search Workshops (JSW) a one week pre-employment training program that focuses on teaching newcomers the knowledge and skills to understand the job search process in Canada; developing professional resumes and interview techniques to become     “job ready”.  

Select For Success Project (SFS) Selecting, Recruiting and Retaining Newcomers for Bottom Line Success

Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc., Select for Success Project is designed to help connect employers to a pool of newcomer candidates with the right skills set to fill high-demand of occupations in the region. Select for Success is distinctive in its design  as it provides a range of services to employers to assist them with sourcing skilled workers, both inland and overseas (through Express Entry) to meet their unique labour market needs, and is being delivered in the regions of Windsor-Essex, Peel Halton and Thunder Bay. 


For more information about the program click here: Select For Success Project 


Employment Portal for Windsor-Essex Region(EMPOWER) provides personalized advice and services to help participants assess their skills and

experience,  work or start on the path to skills training. Program highlights include: job matching and placements, resume and cover letter preparation, mentoring opportunities and employment training supports.


Youth Job Connection Program (YJC) provide paid pre-employment training, job opportunities and mentorship to suitable youth aged 15 to 29 who are not working, in school, or enrolled in a training program. Youth Job Connection is open to all eligible youth, focusing on those with the greatest employment needs and experiencing significant employment barriers.


These barriers include some combination of challenging life circumstances (e.g. poverty or homelessness), limited labour market experience, low levels of education or literacy, a lack of motivation, and discrimination. The program offers a range of services and opportunities for young people to learn about jobs and gain working experience.


The goal is secure long-term employment and meaningful careers.

It provides access to employability and employment skills development, along with education/training and work experiences. The goal is to achieve long-term employment, meaningful careers, and success in their future working lives. 




Youth Job Connection - Summer (YJCS)


If you are between the ages of 15-18, are experiencing multiple or complex barriers to employment and are looking for summer or part-time employment while in school, you can benefit from this intensive youth employment program.  This program allows you to earn money while attending pre-employment training and offers up to 8 weeks (throughout the summer) and up to 10 hours per week through the school year of on-the-job training to assist you in transitioning from school to employment.


Eligibility for Youth Job Connection, youth must be:

•  Between 15 and 18 years old

•  Seeking employment

•  Experiencing mulitiple or complex barriers

•  A resident of Ontario




Canada-Ontario Job Grant (the Job Grant) provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government. 

The Job Grant will provide direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It will be available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees, and will: 

  • Provide up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs. 

  • Require employers to contribute one-third of the total costs. There will be additional flexibility for small businesses to provide an in-kind contribution towards their share of the costs. 

  • Require training to be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer. 


If you're an employer with a particular skills demand, the Canada-Ontario Job Grant might be right for you. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.


If you are interested in more information or would like to submit an application please click here. A counsellor is availabe to answer any questions you may have regarding the application process and eligibility. 519-258-4076



Youth Transition to Employment Program

New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc.’s Youth Transition to Employment program assists eligible post secondary graduate youth with securing advanced employment opportunities within the Canadian labour market. Eligible employers that enter into a Youth Transition to Employment Agreement with New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. provide advanced employment positions to the eligible youth they employ. In exchange, employers receive a wage reimbursement subsidy from New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. for a portion of the Youth wages for a 26 week work experience.


If you have any questions about the NCCE Inc. Youth Transition to Employment Program or would like to receive assistance with the Employer Application Form, please do not hesitate to contact Melissa Ventura at or 519-258-4076 ext 1608 or Abdullah Hussein at or 519-258-4076 ext 1610