Labour shortage critical

Calgary SunFebruary 20, 2007 Anne HowlandSun Media You’d think a booming Alberta economy would be just the ticket for immigrants in Canada looking for employment. But an “antiquated” and “onerous” system is preventing businesses from...

Tangled in red tape

Calgary Sun February 19, 2007 Jorge BarreraSun Media Over the past four years, five different people have held the title of immigration minister, creating continuing confusion about the department’s direction. And January’s cabinet shuffle seems to have...

What a waste

Calgary Sun February 18, 2007 Linda LeatherdaleSun Media Talented immigrants with impressive credentials are lured to Canada where their skills are badly needed. Then bureaucratic nightmares destroy their dreams. Meanwhile, the Canadian economy suffers from an acute...

Awards program praises immigrant-friendly businesses

DiversityWorksJune 6, 2006 By DiversityWorks staff A number of Canadian businesses were lauded at the first annual Immigrant Success Awards in Toronto for hiring foreign-trained immigrants and recognizing the value of a diverse workplace. “The idea [of the...

Firms lauded for hiring immigrants

‘If Ernst & Young can do it, so can you’ Toronto SunJune 1, 2006 Sagal Ali Businesses that see the benefits of hiring foreign-trained immigrants were recognized at the first Immigrant Success Awards yesterday. “The idea (of the award) is to give...

Toronto Star: Grab the best, wherever they’re from

Immigrants fill all 17 software R&D jobs at company, but few firms are recruiting with diversity in mind Elvira Cordileone If it weren’t for immigrant workers, one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada wouldn’t be the success story it is. Grace...
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