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...

Mentors help bridge the gap

Toronto StarApril 2, 2009 Jennifer Brown When Priyanka Chandra followed her husband to Canada four years ago, she had a difficult time finding a job in her field of fashion design. Although she taught design back home in India, she spent a year searching for a...

2009 Best Employers for New Canadians

Top firms battle to attract talented newcomers Toronto StarApril 2, 2009 Paul IrishStaff reporter It’s taken a while, but employers are finally realizing that the best person for the job may be someone who wasn’t born or trained in Canada. Newcomers have...

Banks named best employers for new Canadians

BMO, CIBC, Manulife and TD recognized for programs to assist recent immigrants Investment ExecutiveThursday, April 2, 2009 Megan Harman Four major Canadian financial institutions have been recognized as some of the canadastop100.com/immigrants/”...

Opening doors of opportunity for immigrant social workers

Good News TorontoApril  2009 By Emily Mills Recently honoured at the third annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards for her outstanding accomplishments, Patricia O’Connor has helped more than a hundred social workers from diverse backgrounds find employment in...