Many professions and trades in Durham Region have member associations.

By joining a professional or trade association, you can:

  • Advance your career
  • Find work opportunities
  • Meet potential employers
  • Gain valuable information and insight into your career
  • Meet other people in the same field
  • Have your resume reviewed by your peers
  • Get references for job applications


Find the professional or trade association for your career in the directory of professional and trade associations or the list of industry information and associations.

Some local professional associations include:

Connect with other newcomers in your field through a professional immigrant network. Members help answer career-based questions and connect one another with the labour market.

The Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) helps with immigration consulting. Create an account to become a member.

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