Rebecca Walberg It’s a truism that Canada is a nation of immigrants, but in the years ahead, demographics — an aging population and low birthrate — and changing employment patterns, with increased demand for specific skills, indicate the role of immigrants in the Canadian economy will only grow.
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Dr. Linda Manning, is the creator of blended learning solutions for managers to tap into the skills and talents of Canadian immigrant employees. Linda earned her Ph.D in Econonics at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She developed an interest in development economics—perhaps because she grew up as a military brat and lived abroad until the age [...]
When it comes to diversity, RBC is taking leadership by example to a whole new level.
TRIEC’s Elizabeth McIsaac to speak at ICTC’s Tech Talent Summit: Strategies for Diversity and Inclusion
The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is hosting the first annual Tech Talent Summit.
GTA employers who hire skilled immigrants have an easier time expanding locally and globally, according to survey funded by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC).
Watch as three employers speak about why “it’s just smart business” to tap into skilled immigrant talent.
Nick Rockel Cities that take a creative approach to attracting and integrating new talent are gaining an economic edge over their rivals. Ratna Omidvar thinks Canadian cities could be doing more to welcome skilled and entrepreneurial immigrants. As president of Maytree, a Toronto- based foundation that seeks to reduce poverty and inequality, Ms. Omidvar knows [...]
Here TRIEC has gathered reports and research relevant to skilled immigrant employment in the Toronto Region. The information has been organized by theme. Click on the Learn More link below a theme to find related reports and research. Each publication has an abstract, executive summary and a link to read the full item. Business Case [...]
Tara Perkins With the end of the recession in sight, Canadian employers and policy makers need to develop better strategies to put skilled immigrants to work, says Royal Bank of Canada chief executive Gordon Nixon.