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Whitby Labour Force Development and Research and Development

Data Last Updated: 27 September, 2012

Post Secondary Education Institutions

 

Closest Universities


Trent University
http://www.trentu.ca/
Main Campus Peterborough, Ontario
Other Campuses Oshawa, Ontario
Distance to closest campus 6 Km

Queen's University
http://www.queensu.ca/
Main Campus Kingston, Ontario
Other Campuses Oshawa, Ontario
Distance to closest campus 7 Km

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
http://www.uoit.ca/
Main Campus Oshawa, Ontario
Distance to closest campus 10 Km

University of Toronto
http://www.utoronto.ca/
Main Campus Toronto, Ontario
Other Campuses Mississauga, Ontario
Distance to closest campus 55 Km

Ryerson University
http://www.ryerson.ca/home.html
Main Campus Toronto, Ontario
Distance to closest campus 56 Km

Ontario College of Art & Design
http://www.ocad.ca/
Main Campus Toronto, Ontario
Distance to closest campus 57 Km

York University
http://www.yorku.ca/web/index.htm
Main Campus Toronto, ON (Keele campus)
Other Campuses Toronto, ON (Innovation York)
Toronto, ON (Osgoode Pofessional)
Toronto, ON (Innovation York)
Toronto, ON (Glendon campus)
Toronto, ON (Miles S. Nadal)
Toronto, ON (York U TD Community)
Distance to closest campus 58 Km
 

Closest Colleges


Durham College
www.durhamcollege.ca
Main Campus Oshawa, ON
Other Campuses Whitby, ON
Pickering, ON
Distance to closest campus 8 Km
Enrolment Information 905-721-3000

Centennial College
www.centennialcollege.ca
Main Campus Ashtonbee, ON
Other Campuses Toronto, ON (Morningside)
Toronto, ON (Eglinton Learning Center)
Toronto, ON (Progress)
Toronto, ON (Story Arts Center)
Scarborough, ON (Midland Campus)
Pickering, ON (Pickering Learning Site)
Distance to closest campus 32 Km
Enrolment Information 416-289-5000

George Brown College
www.georgebrown.ca
Main Campus Toronto, ON
Distance to closest campus 44 Km
Enrolment Information 416-415-2000

Seneca College
www.senecac.on.ca
Main Campus Toronto, ON ( Jane Campus))
Other Campuses Toronto, ON (Newnham Campus)
Markham, ON
Newmarket, ON
Richmond Hill, ON
King City, ON
North York, ON
Distance to closest campus 44 Km
Enrolment Information 416-491-5050 x2800

Humber College
www.humber.ca
Main Campus Toronto, ON
Other Campuses Etobicoke, ON
Orangeville, ON
Distance to closest campus 70 Km
Enrolment Information 416-675-6622 x4872

Fleming College
www.flemingcollege.com
Main Campus Peterborough, ON
Other Campuses Lindsay, ON
Haliburton, ON
Cobourg, ON
Distance to closest campus 72 Km
Enrolment Information 1-866-353-6464

Hiring and Training

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Centre d'emploi francophone de Durham - Hiring 57 Simcoe St. S. Suite 2D
Oshawa, ON
L1H 4G4
www.cofrd.org
Services: Referrals for training, job placement
 
 

Durham Region Employment Network (DREN) - Both 60 Bond Street West, 8th Floor
Oshawa, ON
L1G 1A5
http://www.dren.org
Services: Training,job boards, referrals
 
 

Durham Region Ontario Works - Hiring 605 Rossland Rd. E
Whitby, ON
L1N 6A3
www.durham.ca/social
Services: Wage incentives for employers, advocacy,job placement boards, resume screening
 
 

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre - Both 272 King Street East
Oshawa, ON
L1H 1C8
http://www.unemployedhelp.on.ca
Services: For job seekers: Resource Centre, job postings, rsum and job search workshops, one-on-one counselling, and hundreds of employment postings. For employers: select suitable applicants from our extensive rsum database, and forward the information to y
 
 

Hired - Durham College Employer Services - Both 1610 Champlain Avenue
Whitby, ON
L1N 6A7
https://hired.durhamcollege.ca/home.htm
Services: Job Postings, Career Advising, Career Assessment Follow-up, Cover Letters, Internship, Interview Techniques, Job Search, Mock Interview, Portfolios, Resums
 
 

John Howard Society of Durham Region - Both #200 - 114 Dundas St. East
Whitby, ON
L1N 2H7
http://www.jhsemploymentservices.ca/
 
 

YMCA GTA - Hiring 1550 Kingston Road, Suite 16
Pickering, ON
L1V 1C3
http://www.ymcagta.org/en/index.html
Services: Job postings, job fairs, position matching between skills and job requirements, potential wage subsidies
 
 

Research and Development Institutions


Trent University
Research Focus: DNA, Forensics, Wildlife, Environmental Sciences
1600 West Bank Drive, P.O. Box 4800, Trent University
Peterborough, ON
K9J 7B8
Affiliations: Corporate
50 RandD personnel
Distance from municipality 6 km  

R.S. McLaughlin Durham Region Cancer Centre 1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON
L1G 2B9
http://www.lakeridgehealth.on.ca
Affiliations: Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Distance from municipality 7 km  

Automotive Centre of Excellence
Research Focus: Automotive, Aeronautics
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON
L1H 7K4
http://ace.uoit.ca/
Affiliations: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Distance from municipality 10 km  

Borehole Thermal Energy Storage System
Research Focus: Thermal Energy Storage
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON
L1H 7K4
http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/
Affiliations: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Distance from municipality 10 km  

Energy Research Centre
Research Focus: Energy
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON
L1H 7K4
www.uoit.ca
Affiliations: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Distance from municipality 10 km  

GM Canadian Regional Engineering Centre
Research Focus: Automotive Engineering
Wentworth Street and Park Road
Oshawa, ON
L1H 7K4
www.gm.ca
400 RandD personnel
Distance from municipality 10 km  

Integrated Manufacturing Centre
Research Focus: Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON
L1H 7K4
http://www.durhamcollege.ca
Affiliations: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Durham College
Distance from municipality 10 km  

Ontario Power Generation
Research Focus: Energy sources (nuclear/wind)
700 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X6
Affiliations: Corporate
2,500 RandD personnel
Distance from municipality 10 km  

Holburn
Research Focus: Gastrointestinal disease
1100 Bennett Road
Bowmanville, ON
L1C 3K5
Affiliations: Corporate
50 RandD personnel
Distance from municipality 26 km  

Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment
Research Focus: Wastewater Treatment
200 Albert Street South, P.O. Box 8000
Lindsay, ON
K9V 5E6
http://www.bmfci.ca/
Affiliations: Corporate
Distance from municipality 72 km  

Fleming College
Research Focus: Eco-Tourism and environmentally-friendly construction techniques
599 Brealy Drive
Peterborough, ON
K9J 7B1
Affiliations: University
3,521 Total Employees,  536 RandD personnel
Distance from municipality 72 km  

Geomatics Institute at Fleming
Research Focus: Geomatics
200 Albert Street South
Lindsay, ON
K9V 5E6
Affiliations: Corporate
27,000 Total Employees
Distance from municipality 72 km