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Success Stories

  • Creating Opportunities for Immigrant Professionals to Succeed

    September 11, 2018

    Gerard Keledjian has been an active contributor in TRIEC’s Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program through his association, the New Canadian Media Professionals’ Network (NCMP). He talks to us about his journey as a newcomer, a PINs leader, an entrepreneur and what helping other immigrant professionals means to him.

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  • Ana Peniche – Advancing to Success

    June 29, 2018

    Ana Peniche was a mentee in the 2017 cohort of the Collaborative Mentorship Program launched by Hispanotech. She talks about her experience in the program, how it helped her find success in her career, and why mentoring is useful for newcomers to Canada. I grew up in Mexico City, where I spent 5 years in […]

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  • Expanding Professional Networks, Creating Friendships and Building a Stronger Community

    June 29, 2018

    As PINs association Hispanotech looks forward to the fourth year of its mentorship program, Gabriel Sorozabal, who led the launch of the program in 2015, talks about why he wanted to start the program and the journey so far. I always thought of a mentor as someone who helps you achieve or exceed your life’s goals […]

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  • Build Your Team with Cross Border Talent

    September 24 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
    Courtyard Marriott Toronto Northeast/Markham, 7095 Woodbine Avenue
    Markham, ON Canada

    Gain insight towards employment strategies for businesses operating or expanding across the Canada-U.S. border. Register now!

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  • 2018 CPAC Professionals Day Job Fair & Career Conference!

    September 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West (North Building, Room 205 & 206)
    Toronto, ON Canada

    Are you an internationally trained professional or a local job seeker looking for your next opportunity or to develop new skills? Then come to the 17th annual CPAC Professionals Day! This event has a job fair with top employers across the GTA, workshops to learn new skills, and networking opportunities.

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  • Path of Possibilities: Exploring the Arts Sector in Toronto

    October 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St
    North York, ON M2N 5N9 Canada

    Path of Possibilities: Exploring the Arts Sector in Toronto is a one-day symposium taking place at the North York Central Library on Saturday, October 13th, 2018. We will be offering workshops and networking opportunities to newcomer artists living in Toronto and emerging artists from the ethno-cultural communities Art Starts serves.

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