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Professional networks help immigrants help themselves

February 10, 2012

www.NetworksForImmigrants.ca is a new website built by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), the Government of Canada and Scotiabank to assist professional immigrants and connect them with employers and communities as well as help create new opportunities.

Professional immigrant networks are not new, but the dozens of associations of immigrants helping immigrants in the GTA have been operating mostly under the radar - until now.  At an event at the Toronto Board of Trade today, the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), the Government of Canadaand Scotiabank are introducing a vital new website as part of the Professional Immigrant Networks initiative (PINs) to forge connections between immigrants, employers and community agencies - all with the goal of advancing immigrant employment.

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Reference: Canadian Reviewer

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