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This section has the latest news on immigrant networks and immigrant employment in the Toronto Region.

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August 21, 2014

He was a like child in a candy shop. For Maroun Aoun, CEO of IFS or the Swedish Association of Ethnic Entrepreneurs, Canada’s largest city presented a sensory overload of things to take back...

July 29, 2014

Some employers ask people applying for jobs if they have “Canadian experience.” That can make it much harder for people new to Canada to find work. Some “regulatory bodies” (such as the...

July 17, 2014

The Toronto District School Board ( TDSB), in pursuing its significant community outreach initiative recently conducted a teacher-hiring information  in co-operation with the...

July 16, 2014

 

 

Being a newcomer to Canada can be an exciting experience, with the prospect of new opportunities, new employment, and new...

July 2, 2014

An innovative communications course is enabling health care providers who are new to Canada to build the language skills they need to perform well in inter-professional teams.

Workplace...

June 24, 2014

South African-born celebrity entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson of Dragon’s Den has been named one of this year’s RBC Top 25...

May 30, 2014

An optimistic Ike Agbassi arrived in Canada in June 2003, an experienced medical laboratory technologist (MLT) ready to launch the next chapter in his career. He ultimately achieved that success...

May 25, 2014

Engineers, technologists and technicians all work together as members of the engineering team. The engineering and technology professions offer excellent opportunities for employment and career...

May 14, 2014

Oddly, Ratna Omidvar dreams of the day the organization she helped launch some 10 years ago goes out of business.

“In my heart of hearts, I wish five years from now we didn’t exist,” says...

May 12, 2014

Diversity and immigration are important parts of Canada’s past, present and future.

Canadians have built a prosperous and civil society, one rich in opportunity, that people of many...