Gord Nixon, CEO of RBC and co-chair of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council has been appointed to chair the Ontario Government’s Jobs and Prosperity Council. Bringing together leaders from business, labour, academics and non-government organizations, the council is tasked with generating new ideas and approaches to improve Ontario’s long-term productivity and competitiveness. With a focus [...]
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Leadership strategies for successfully integrating skilled immigrant talent Gordon Nixon, President and CEO, RBC and chair, TRIEC, speaks about the important role that business leaders can play by setting goals around diversity and integrating skilled immigrants. Skilled immigrant integration and organizational change Zabeen Hirji, Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC and co-chair, TRIEC, talks about changing [...]
Gordon M. Nixon, President and CEO, RBC, TRIEC Co-Chair: on “MaRS, Jobs, Banks and Small Business,” October 28, 2010 on Joint Dinner of the Greater Halifax Partnership and the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration, May 5, 2010 on TRIEC Council Meeting, Sept 10, 2010 on Building a Nation: Canada’s Immigrant & Diversity Imperative, Oct 10, [...]
Since TRIEC started in 2003, RBC has been actively involved in the Council and finding solutions to immigrant employment. In 2009 Gordon Nixon and Zabeen Hirji were appointed co-chairs of TRIEC. Gordon M. NixonPresident and CEORBC Zabeen HirjiChief Human Resources OfficerRBC RBC believes diversity is a source of innovation and sustainable economic prosperity, [...]
Our goal is to engage employers so that more immigrants are connected to meaningful employment and better integrated in the workplace. We will work with businesses to find a solution, whether it’s finding relevant learning or training tools, connecting them to immigrant talent or using mentoring to provide staff with cross-cultural communication training and leadership [...]
It’s the right thing to do, CEO Gordon Nixon says, and the smart thing, too Tara Perkins If the thought of Bay Street banks conjures up armies of middle-aged white men in suits, you might be surprised to learn that Canada’s financial sector has some of the best diversity programs in the country.
TandemSeptember 20, 2009 Patrick Gossage Soon more than half of the population of the GTA will consist of people not born in Canada.These newcomers represent an enormous pool of skills and talent, which to our shame is still not finding its rightful place in the workforce.
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.