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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A few months after arriving in Canada in 2005, Edwin Sonsona was working 20 hours a day at six different jobs. He began each morning at 3 a.m., delivering the local newspaper.
By the time the sun was up he would don a uniform to flip hambu…
The Government of Canada is expanding its internship program for newcomers to include private sector companies, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
CGI Group Inc., a leading prov…
As I approach my last day as Executive Director of TRIEC, I find myself reflecting back on where it all began. It was September 11 2003, and the excitement in the meeting room at Manulife Financial that day was palpable. Three federal ministers, corporate executives, college presidents, and leaders from all sectors had come together through the then Toronto City Summit Alliance (now CivicAction) with one purpose: to convene the Toronto Region to find solutions to better connect skilled immigrants to the right jobs more quickly….(View More)
The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is helping TRIEC take its Professional Immigrant Networks Initiative (PINs) to the next level. OTF recently awarded TRIEC a two-year, $85,000 grant to expand the outreach efforts of PINs in order to reach more networks, more employers and more skilled immigrants, including developing a vibrant online community on the PINs website (www.NetworksForImmigrants.ca)….(View More)