The rise of the immigrant entrepreneur

Among skilled immigrants in Toronto, there is a growing emphasis on self-employment and entrepreneurship. According to the report from the Metcalf Foundation and Maytree “Immigrant Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship in the GTA,” by the late 2000s, 19% of Canada’s...

TRIEC is looking for a summer student

TRIEC is hiring a summer student as a an IT Project Assistant, starting June 20 to August 12, 2016 (8 weeks), 30 hours per week. Apply by 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, June 2, 2016.   Funding for this position is provided through the Canada Summer Jobs program. As...

Skilled immigrants overlooked for leadership roles

Changing labour market among challenges for newcomers By Sarah Dobson. Originally appeared March 21, 2016 in Canadian HR Reporter. Reposted with permission. While employers are showing an increasing willingness to hire skilled immigrants, they still need to build more...