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Success Stories

  • Building a Global Network

    April 3, 2018

    Many associations in the Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program have partnerships with international organizations around the globe. We find out how some of them work with their international partners to build capacity and benefit their members.

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  • Hispanotech’s Mentorship Program – Strength in collaboration

    July 13, 2017

    The mentorship program launched by the Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) association Hispanotech has come a long way since its first cohort in 2015. The program has expanded its capacity by partnering with CCPA in 2016, and EXATEC Ontario in 2017. We asked them for their thoughts on how collaboration has made the program stronger.

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  • The Power of Networking

    March 14, 2017

    A diverse professional network can be very helpful for newcomers looking for meaningful employment. But how does it work in practice? Marcela Chein, President, EXATEC Ontario, a Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) association, talks about how joining a professional association helped her build her network and find employment in Canada.

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Events

  • Humber College Occupation Specific Language Training – Info Session

    June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    1620 Albion Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9V 4B4, 1620 Albion Rd
    Etobicoke, Ontario M9V4B4 Canada

    Occupation-specific Language Training is free. It helps newcomers acquire the communication skills they need to enter into and be successful in their professions in Canada. Join us to get information about our free September classes in Project Management and Technology.

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  • Humber College Occupation Specific Language Training – Info Session

    July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    1345 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6E 1C3, 1345 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6E 1C3
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 1C3 Canada

    Occupation-specific Language Training is free. It helps newcomers acquire the communication skills they need to enter into and be successful in their professions in Canada. Join us to get information about our free September classes in Project Management and Technology.

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  • EXCEL Professional Development Course for Accounting and Finance staff

    July 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The Hub, 540 Finch Ave. W
    North York, ON M2R 1N7 Canada

    Be EXCELlent! Arm yourself with the right skills and tools to be an excellent accounting of finance staff.

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