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Halton Industry Education Council

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-634-2575
Fax 905-634-2705
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Primary Contact Debra Thompson, Communications and Community Outreach Manager; Phone: 905-634-2575 ext 13; Email:
Alternate Contact Marilyn Fish, Manager, Finance and Administartion; Phone: 905-634-2575 ext 22; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A nonprofit organization that is a joint venture between industry, education and community partners in Halton Region whose main purpose is to enhance career education and help youth make informed career decisions
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Primary Executive Kelly Hoey, Executive Director; Phone: 905-634-2575 ext 11; Email:
Alternate Executive Michelle Murray, Director of Operations; Phone: 905-634-2575 ext 12
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Focuses on partnerhsip, mentorship, and workforce development * build stronger connections between educators, employers, and the students 
Major programs and services: 
Free, virtual interactive, on-line service that serves the entire Province of Ontario 
* provides information on apprenticeships 
* helps connect people looking for skilled trades employment 
* apprenticeship opportunities  
* employers offering apprenticeship training and jobs  
* free apprenticeship job matching  
Career Centre:  
* provides centralized current resources  
* stimulates exploration of occupations and future trends in the world of work 
* helps Halton students make effective transitions from school to the work place by integrating the resources of business, education, government, labour, community organizations 
* career explorations program for Grade 7 students geared to bringing real life experiences into the classroom  
School to Career Programs:  
* provides Halton students the opportunity for hands-on learning in a workplace environment  
* HIEC website gives links to the various programs available in Halton 
Halton Apprenticeship Advisory Council (HAAC):  
Community group whose members meet to identify, communicate and resolve problems inherent in the skilled labour shortage 
Employer Registry:  
* Ontario's free online community connecting employers and tomorrow's workforce  
* across the province, businesses can use this system to connect with elementary and high school students via a range of learning opportunities coordinated by Educators and Passport to Prosperity Coordinators  
Women as Career Coaches(WACC):  
Annual spring event celebrating women's goals, pathways and accomplishments  
* involves a variety of women from different occupational pathways to help young women become better informed about the many options available to them in the world of work  
Men as Career Coaches (MACC):  
Annual spring event celebrating men's goals, pathways and accomplishments  
* informal and interactive event that brings male mentors from different industries and careers together with young men from the community for an open and honest conversation about occupational pathways, post-secondary destinations, and work/life balance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Youth, all Halton elementary and secondary students, adult job seekers/career changers interested in finding out information about any occupation
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Between Appleby Line & Burloak Dr
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
5230 South Service Rd, Unit 200
Burlington, ON L7L 5K2
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Intersection Appleby Line and Harvester Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Apprenticeship ; Job Search Support / Training ; Work Experience
Service Categories Academic Counselling ; Apprenticeship Preparation ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Search/Placement ; Prejob Guidance ; Vocational Education ; Work Experience

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