36th Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors and staff members of Working Skills Centre would like to thank everyone who attended the 36th Annual General Meeting

There were over 50 attendees.



Completed AGENDA

36th Annual General Meeting
September 17th, 2014

1. Call to Order and Voting Procedures
2. Approval of the Agenda
3. Approval Minutes of June 26th, 2013
4. Auditor’s Report
5. President’s Report
6. Executive Director’s Report
7. Election of Board of Directors
8. Appointment of Auditor
9. Ratification of Board actions (2013-2014)
10. Other Business
11. Recognition and Presentations of Awards
12. Adjournment

Graduation Ceremony
April 25, 2014

Graduating Class 2014

Graduating Class of 2014!

A group of twenty-six proud graduates received their diplomas at the WSC and Academy of Computer & Employment Skills Graduation Ceremony on April 25, 2014. Fourteen (14) graduates were awarded the Computerized Accounting Diploma, six (6) graduates were awarded the Medical Receptionist Diploma and six (6) graduates were awarded the Office Clerk Diploma.

Guests, staff and volunteers shared in the celebration which took place at the Anne Johnston Health Station. A special thank you to Margaret Cheung and the Anne Johnston Health Station for allowing us the use of their Hall which proved to be an excellent venue for this event.

Heartfelt congratulations go out to all graduates of Working Skills Centre. We wish them every success in their journey. Thank you also to WSC volunteers and staff for your amazing support in making the April 25, 2014 Graduation Ceremony a success. Your hard work, participation in the program, as well as in-kind and financial support is greatly appreciated.

WSC wishes all of its 2013/2014 graduates the best of luck in their future endeavors.

Graduating Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014
Honey Crossley - Dean of Students
Accounting Clerk Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014
Medical Receptionist Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014

15th Annual Achilles Run Canada

15th Annual Achilles Canada St. Patricks Day Run

Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk:
March 16, 2014


Achilles Run 2014


The Walk/Run was a great success. It was a terribly cold day but the WSC Team (Team Troopers!) were there. If you have made a pledge or still wish to make a donation you can donate by sending a cheque payable to Working Skills Centre, donating cash to the team member you sponsored, donating a cheque or cash to a WSC staff or board representative or visiting canadahelps.org online and donating on line. If you use the on-line option your charitable receipt will be sent to you within a week by email.

WSC Mission Statement:

Working Skills Centre (WSC) is an innovative, community-based, non-profit, charitable organization that empowers immigrants, primarily women. Our purpose is to prepare our clients to fully participate in Canadian society by providing education, work experience, and settlement services that ultimately lead to employment.

Achilles Canada Mission:

To empower you, through running or walking to take control of your health, to increase your self-confidence, to become more involved in the mainstream world, and to reach your full potential.

Please tell all your running buddies, friends, co-workers about the 15th annual event which will be the 7th consecutive year that WSC has entered a team.

With your help here is what we have raised in the past:
2007: $3,000
2008: $4,000
2009: $5,000
2010: $8,000
2011: $8,000
2012: $8,000
2013: $10,000
2014: $5,000 To Date
This years challenge and goal is to raise over $12,000!

PLEASE help us achieve our goal!
Any money raised in support of Team WSC goes directly to WSC’s educational programs and services. There are no fees or % given for administration.

Charitable receipts will be issued by WSC for all amounts over $20.00 within 3 weeks of the race date.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Walk/Run and donated to Working Skills Centre.

On behalf of our clients, board, volunteers and staff:

Thank you all for your support!