Awards honours mentors and new Canadians

Mentoring program includes 50 corporate partners, 3,400 mentors December 14, 2009Canadian HR Reporter Shannon Klie The recession has made it even harder for new, skilled immigrants to find jobs in their field. No one knows this better than Kenneth Chiguvare, an...

Canadian Business: The CEO Poll: Help wanted

CEOs support faster credentials recognition for foreign-trained workers Joe Castaldo The federal government announced in late November a new policy framework to accelerate the recognition of credentials of certain foreign workers. The goal is to help new Canadians...

Boosting Your Cultural IQ

U of T programs help immigrants such as Norma Mendez re-establish their careers in Canada UofT MagazineDecember 4, 2009 Susan Pedwell In July 2005, Norma Mendez’s career screeched to a stop. In San Luis Potosí, Mexico, she had headed human resources for the...

Toronto Star: Credentials fight is far from over

When foreign-trained doctors apply for accreditation to work in Ontario, they generally wait four to six weeks to get an answer.  Pharmacists wait about two weeks and engineers six weeks for decisions from their professional regulatory bodies on whether their foreign...

No more doctors driving cabs

National PostDecember 01, 2009NP Editor Talk of making it easier for foreign-trained professionals to have their credentials recognized so they may practice in Canada has been around since at least the 1980s when the Mulroney government more than doubled the number of...