In the first half of 2012, 18.7% of youth (15-24) were unemployed in London CMA compared to 17% in Ontario and 14.8% in Canada. (Source: Statistics Canada)
It’s pretty rare that a potential employer doesn’t want any job experience at all. So when Nick Mocilli finished school, he was surprised to see an ad in the paper requesting just that. Pathways Skill Development & Placement Centre was offering training and skills enhancement to new and chronically unemployed workers – and an opportunity to restore the Red Antiquities Building, a London landmark.