Benefits, Training, & Other Resources

Benefits & Resources

Corus Entertainment launched #CanadaTogether – an online portal that contains amazing resources to inspire, engage and entertain Canadians. These resources include news updates, financial assistance, and tips for entertaining children at home! Corus Entertainment has grouped the resources in this portal into six content pillars: Home Together, Learn Together, Stand Together, Play Together, Celebrate Together and Plan Together. Check out each pillar to find fun and useful resources for your families to use.

Highlights of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID‑19

CERB – Benefits Link to Apply

Financial support to parents to assist with the costs of educational resources

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

This is a one-time increase to the May CCB payment for the 2019-20 benefit year (July 2019 to June 2020).

Learn more: Canada Child Benefit (CCB) payment increase

Student Aid

Covid 19 & Students

Questions and Answers on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

My Service Canada Account – Request a Personal Access Code

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada

Online Application for Social AssistanceOntario Disability Support Program

Is ODSP giving people extra help because of COVID-19?

ODSB Eligibility, Application, Income Support, Employment Support

Covid-19 Resources



GED Information and Assistance

Visit Udemy where you can browse free courses where you learn new skills or improve your skills!

Resources for free online courses offering everything from high school to university courses

LinkedIn Tutorials:

How To Get STARTED On LinkedIn In 2020 – (Step-By-Step For BEGINNERS)

7 Tips On How To Use LinkedIn For Beginners

20 steps to a better LinkedIn profile in 2020

Online Interviewing Tips:

LinkedIn Video Interview Tips

Introducing New Tools to Help You Prep for Your Next Interview

Practice and Preparation for an Online Job Interview

Practice your answers in a mock job interview

Oshawa Public Library Study tool for the G1 or motorcycle licence

Online First Aid, Health & Safety Training:

Catalogue of Courses

St. John Ambulance Ontario First Aid Awareness Course Offered Free of Charge only until May 31, 2020:

First Aid Awareness

Pandemic Awareness – Respiratory Viruses:

There is a current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. This outbreak has been classified as a global pandemic. Worksite Safety’s Pandemic Awareness training course will remain free to use until this pandemic has passed.

To take this Pandemic Awareness training, simply click on the link below (no sign-up required):

Pandemic Awareness Training Course

Alternatively, this course may be taken through our learning management system (LMS) by adding the free product to your cart and creating an account. If you choose to take this training through our LMS, you will also have access to an exam to assess your knowledge retention. Once you pass the exam, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Throughout this course, students will learn about the nature of viruses, how to protect themselves and others from viral spread, and how to react to the different effects of outbreaks and becoming ill during a Pandemic event. This course is based on the data available and best practices learned from Influenza, COVID-19, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).