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Here you’ll find news clippings related to immigrant employment, TRIEC and our partners. The most recent articles appear below. Click on a year tab to see archived coverage.

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My Reflections on the movie Dr. Cabbie

What happens when you see your experiences portrayed in a movie?  

Dr Cabbie, released last week, tells the story of an Indian immigrant to Canada who struggles to find work as a doctor because his qualifications aren’t recogn…

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Ratna Omidvar becomes TRIEC’s first Emeritus Chair, TD’s Manjit Singh becomes Chair of the Board

Ratna Omidvar becomes TRIEC’s first Emeritus Chair this week.  
This specially created role acknowledges Ratna’s continued connection to TRIEC, as well as her outstanding contribution in the field of immigrant employment. As Emeritus Chair, she remains a voting member of the board….

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Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

Things are anything but rosy for foreign-trained doctors trying to break into Ontario, says Ontario’s Fairness Commissioner Jean Augustine in this interview with Richard J Brennan.

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Ontario now the worst place for educated immigrants looking for work: Global News

“A national program that does what TRIEC does – matching immigrants with employers or other mentors and helping employers become more inclusive recruiters -would help, (the immigrant unemployment situation), says Ratna Omidvar, Chair of TRIEC Boar…

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