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What is HIEC?

“Having 7000 students walk through our doors in the course of a year – that’s 35 every morning and 35 every afternoon – that’s a great way to remind you every day about the impact and the importance of what we do.”

Learn more about HIEC from our Executive Director, Kelly Hoey.

Press Releases

COVID19 Event Update – Men as Career Coaches

March 31, 2020 – HIEC continues to monitor developments with COVID-19 and the rapidly changing situation as our community makes a conscious effort to practice social distancing with a view to minimizing the spread of COVID-19.  These are uncertain times for so many of our event participants, volunteers and supporters and our priority is their safety. With that in mind, we have decided to postpone Men as Career Coaches, scheduled to take place April 23, 2020 at the

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COVID19 – HIEC Event Update

March 13, 2020 – Ontario’s chief medical officer Dr. David Williams has just announced the “immediate suspension” of all gatherings over 250 people because of the risks of #COVID19. Given the volume of attendees at Women as Career Coaches and our commitment to do our part to stop the further spread of COVID19 we will be postponing Women as Career Coaches that was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the Burlington

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March 12, 2020 – Burlington, Ontario – The Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) continues to monitor and assess new developments pertaining to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In terms of the HIEC’s upcoming events, we are taking our lead from Public Health, who is currently not suggesting the postponement or cancellation of any scheduled events. As a result, we are proceeding as planned with all upcoming HIEC events, including Women as Career Coaches on March 25, 2020 and

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Media Coverage

HIEC Breakfast with Mayors encourages young people to be flexible – 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.

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Halton Industry Education Council hosts another successful Men as Career Coaches – 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.

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Burlington students involved in Halton Industry Education Council activities next week – 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.

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