Getting tougher for newer newcomers, says StatsCan

South Asian FocusApril 8, 2009 The incidence of under-employment continues to rise even for those who’ve called Canada home for a decade and more, Statistics Canada reported recently. Established immigrants – those who had lived in Canada for between 11...

Rolling out the welcome mat

Toronto StarApril 2, 2009 Noor JavedStaff Reporter When Malcolm Barrington heard about a new program at work seeking mentors for new Canadians, he signed up to help. “The minute I saw the notice, I joined. I didn’t think twice,” says Barrington, an...

Law firm offers a hand up

Innovative programs help foreign-trained professionals integrate into legal community Toronto StarApril 02, 2009 Madhavi Acharya-Tom YewStaff Reporter Before moving to Canada, Amrit Soar spent 18 years as a partner at one of the oldest law firms in Nairobi, Kenya. But...