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7-Mar-2017 Ref: 1102
On the evening of February 8, the employment team at Ometz along with the Jewish Chamber of Commerce, hosted the ever popular networking event, Cocktails and Conversations at the Gelber Conference Centre. The special keynote speaker for this year's event, was the Honourable Denis...

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7-Mar-2017 Ref: 1099
Le 8 février dernier, au Centre de Conférence Gelber, l'équipe des Services d'emploi de l'Agence Ometz et la Chambre de commerce juive ont animé de concert un événement toujours aussi populaire pour créer des contacts, la soirée Cocktail et conversation. Cette année, le conférenc...

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6-Mar-2017 Ref: 1097
Now in its 16th year, ProMontreal Entrepreneurs (PME) is a social business model created to help young Jewish entrepreneurs build and strengthen their business roots in Montreal. The program provides guidance and support on how to launch a start-up, and helps established business...

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6-Mar-2017 Ref: 1092
Lancé il y a 16 ans, ProMontreal Entrepreneurs (PME) est un modèle d'entreprise sociale créé pour aider les jeunes entrepreneurs juifs à bâtir et à renforcer leurs bases d'affaires à Montréal. Le Programme fournit des conseils et du soutien pour démarrer une start-up, et aide les...

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6-Mar-2017 Ref: 1090
As the name suggests, Destination Avenir is about looking to the future. An appropriate name for an internship and employment program where many of its clients are often faced with a difficult past. Launched in January 2016 and funded by Community Foundations of Canada, Destin...

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6-Mar-2017 Ref: 1087
Comme son nom l'indique, Destination Avenir consiste à regarder vers l'avenir. C'est un titre qui convient très bien à un programme de stage dont les nombreux clients ont souvent un passé difficile. Lancé en janvier 2016 et financé par les Fondations communautaires du Canada, ...

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6-Mar-2017 Ref: 1085
When it first opened its doors in 1945, Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) was primarily aimed at Canadian war veterans returning home and displaced persons arriving from Europe, who were seeking employment. But it wasn't long before JVS became a leader in career training, job plac...

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6-Mar-2017 Ref: 1082
Quand ils ont ouvert leurs portes en 1945, les Services professionnels juifs (JVS) s'adressaient principalement aux anciens combattants canadiens de retour chez eux et aux personnes déplacées en provenance d'Europe qui cherchaient un emploi. JVS est rapidement devenu un chef de f...

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28-Feb-2017 Ref: 149
Montreal, February 28, 2017 - ProMontreal Entrepreneurs (PME) is thrilled to announce its funding via the PME fund of 2 new start-ups: Les aliments Panchamama and Ugo Smoothies. Through the PME Fund, aspiring entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-40 c

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16-Feb-2017 Ref: 145 Publisher: CJN
Mayor Denis Coderre delivered an upbeat message to young people who hope to stay in Montreal and find employment, especially those who are immigrants or from ethnic communities. "We are not building walls, we are building bridges," he declared to

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15-Feb-2017 Ref: 144 Publisher: L'Arche
Laetitia Sellam : Le programme ' Initiative France Montréal ' est le fruit d’une réflexion entre la Fédération juive de Montréal et l’agence Ometz, basé sur des témoignages et des constats étalés sur plusieurs années. Ce programme, totalement financé

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15-Feb-2017 Ref: 147 Publisher: The Suburban
The Mayor was speaking last week at a Cocktails and Conversation event held by the Jewish community employment, immigration and school services organization Ometz and the Jewish Chamber of Commerce, along with Federation CJA. The event included stat

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2-Feb-2017 Ref: 148 Publisher: CJN
In Quebec, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the right to be schooled and receive government support from ages four to 21. But with higher rates of ASD diagnosis over the past decade, there are a growing number of young adults who

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23-Jan-2017 Ref: 143 Publisher: Educational Leadership
Laurence Steinberg Brain research sheds light on how high schools can foster a crucial skill at the time when the brain is most ready to learn it.

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18-Jan-2017 Ref: 142 Publisher: Montreal Families
Beginning on Jan. 25, community organization Agence Ometz will be offering young people the opportunity to share their experiences with anxiety in a group setting. The sessions are geared towards teens between the ages of 15 and 17. Over the course o

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11-Jan-2017 Ref: 141 Publisher: Montreal Gazette
Here in Montreal, social service agencies are experiencing an increase in the numbers of adult clients disclosing histories of child sexual abuse. This upsurge has resulted in the development of new community initiatives, with the resolve to do bette

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4-Jan-2017 Ref: 139 Publisher: The Globe and Maill
Christopher Barry works as an interim CEO to support not-for-profit organizations experiencing revenue challenges and transformational change. The recent announcement of a merger between the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Cancer

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4-Jan-2017 Ref: 140 Publisher: Montreal Gazette
The co-founders of local ice-cream company CoolWhey couldn’t wait to be entrepreneurs. The three friends hadn’t even turned 20 when they launched the business just over two years ago.

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1061
On the menu this week: falafel and fattoush. No, this isn't your local Middle Eastern restaurant, but as David Morris explains, the chefs in this kitchen are serving up more than good food. David, a youth-team case manager at Ometz, is one of the organizers behind a new cooki...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1057
Au menu cette semaine : Falafel et fattouche. Non, ce n'est pas votre restaurant moyen-oriental du coin, mais, comme l'explique David Morris, les chefs de ce restaurant servent bien plus que de la bonne cuisine. David, un intervenant de l'équipe des Services de soutien aux je...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1054
In Quebec, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the right to be schooled and receive government support from the ages of 4 to 21. But what happens once they are considered 'too old' to qualify for these services? Helping this growing population of young adult...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1063
Au Québec, les personnes de 4 à 21 ans qui sont atteintes de troubles du spectre de l'autisme ont le droit d'être scolarisées et de recevoir du soutien gouvernemental. Mais qu'arrive-t-il lorsque ces personnes sont considérées comme étant 'trop âgées' pour être admissibles à ce...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1050
One in five Canadians will experience mental illness in their lifetime, and the remaining four will know someone who will. On Sunday, October 16th, Ometz staff and clients took to the downtown streets with more than 1,000 other members of the community for the 8th annual MONTREAL...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1047
Au cours de sa vie, un Canadien sur cinq sera touché par la maladie mentale '- et les quatre autres personnes connaîtront quelqu'un dans cette situation. Le dimanche 16 octobre, entourés de plus de 1?000 membres de la communauté, le personnel et des clients de l'Agence Ometz sont...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1044
Gail Small[/caption] The World Health Organisation recognizes World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. At Ometz, we recognize mental health day every day, all year round. With an emphasis on fostering skills, autonomy and hope, we have developed a range of program...

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