Passion for helping immigrants rewarded

Face-to-face meetings and new technology help get foreign-trained professionals in the door at CIBC Canadian HR Reporter October 8, 2007 Shannon Klie Sischa Maharaj understands what drives immigrants to come to Canada. A child of immigrant parents – her father...

Immigrant Success Awards

Rego, Maharaj recognized for outstanding achievement Desi TalkSeptember 28, 2007 Gloria Suhasini Alan Rego, Proctor & Gamble’s external relations manager, and Sischa Maharaj of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), received the ‘Toronto Region Immigrant...

Turning setbacks into comebacks

Toronto SunSeptember 24, 2007 Nicholas Davis Alan Rego and his wife emigrated from Singapore five years ago because they were looking for higher education opportunities for their oldest daughter. “My wife and I felt we needed to do whatever we could to provide...

Tough to fit in, award winner says

Canada good at wooing professionals, but not at accepting their skills, immigrant says Toronto StarSep 20, 2007 Joanna Smith Staff Reporter When Alan Rego came to Canada from his native India five years ago, he discovered the land of opportunity he had dreamed about...

Programs help workers hit the ground running

Toronto StarSep 13, 2007 Paul Dalby In the 40 years since George Brown College first opened its doors, it has been one of the first stops for new immigrants arriving in Toronto. Nearly half the college’s 14,000 full-time students were born outside Canada and 30...

George Brown refines its methods

Programs help workers hit the ground running Toronto StarSeptember 13, 2007 Paul Dalby Special to the Star In the 40 years since George Brown College first opened its doors, it has been one of the first stops for new immigrants arriving in Toronto. Nearly half the...