HIEC receives CN Charity/Not-For-Profit Excellence Award

June 26, 2020  – The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence recently announced that the Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) was the recipient of the CN Charity/Not-For-Profit Excellence Award. The award was presented at the 25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence, live on Facebook, on Monday, June 22, 2020. Award presentation can be found here:  25th Annual OABE: CN Charity/Not-For-Profit Excellence Award … Read more

Rising Stronger: Preparing Canada’s Post-Pandemic Workforce

May 8, 2020 Workforce experts convene national dialogue about Canada’s post- pandemic labour market  (May 8, 2020) – Beyond the immediate surge in unemployment rates across the country, the impact of COVID-19 on Canada’s workforce and strategies to mobilize around key priorities will be examined when an expert panel convenes on May 13, 2020 for … Read more


May 5, 2020 The world has changed in a short period of time and young people have a lot of questions and face uncertainty when it comes to planning for their futures. HIEC’s #CareerConversations can help. Please consider supporting the HIEC – Career Lab this #GivingTuesdayNow so we can support more young people through virtual … Read more

HIEC Breakfast with Mayors encourages young people to be flexible

InsideHalton.com – May 26, 2018 | When Leona McCharles was six years old, she wanted to be a nun or an astronaut. Later in school, a punch test declared she should be a cartoonist or a researcher. Definitely not a banker. Yet here she is today, vice-president of global recruitment at RBC. McCharles was the keynote speaker at the Halton Industry Education Council’s (HIEC) Breakfast With the Mayors at the Oakville Conference Centre on Friday morning.

Halton Industry Education Council hosts another successful Men as Career Coaches

InsideHalton.com – April 30, 2017 | One was a high school dropout, two immigrated to Canada as youngsters, another began a new career in his 40s and two were teenagers. But all had inspiring stories of success and determination to share during Men as Career Coaches (MACC), presented by Halton Industry Education Council HIEC). The event, in its eighth year, brings together mentors and male students from across Halton and was held last Wednesday at the Burlington Convention Centre.

Burlington students involved in Halton Industry Education Council activities next week

InsideHalton.com – April 13, 2017 | The Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) is involved in a couple of special events with Burlington students next week. The first one will involve students from Assumption and Corpus Christi high schools enrolled in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program, who will participate in Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) training to build these skills through a series of activities to solve real challenges faced by the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton.