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...

Mentoring Can Make a Difference

The past does not equal the future,” one immigrant says. December 2009Your Workplace   Local professional networks are invaluable to job seekers, but most skilled immigrants do not have access to such networks, or understand how to navigate their job search in...