One Award – Many Winners! Do you know a Champion of Immigrant Employment? Are you one? Apply or submit a nomination for a TRIEC Immigrant Success Award, sponsored by RBC. Nominations are now open for the TRIEC IS Award: RBC Champions of Immigrant Success. Up to four winners will be selected for: their extraordinary leadership [...]
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Six years ago, Sischa Maharaj was already an established advocate for helping new immigrants integrate in Canada. In 2007, she won a TRIEC Immigrant Success (IS) Award, the Canadian HR Reporter Individual Achievement Award, for her work on a variety of initiatives to support the hiring of skilled immigrants at CIBC.
“The most important thing for me as a business owner is how much knowledge my employees have and how they can use this to make their work better – not where they come from.” Blue & Green Inc. was shortlisted for the RBC Immigrant Advantage Award for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
“Immigrants bring fresh ideas and new ways of doing things. Their commitment and motivation level is high. They are passionate and willing to do more than is expected of them. They are hard-working and representative, and it’s important for business to have staff representing the community where they work.” By the numbers: Business model: [...]
When Dunstan Peter, President and CEO of Trinity Tech was growing his company, he needed highly skilled people to give his small business the advantage. His skilled immigrant hires did just that. The immigrant advantage for a small/medium sized business (SME): Diversity of thought and experience to develop innovative solutions for clients Language skills [...]
SMTC, a global Electronics Manufacturing Services provider, requires a workforce with strong engineering expertise and a specific skill set. It is not always easy to find, but for SMTC skilled immigrants are part of the answer. The immigrant advantage: Strong engineering expertise and a skill set that is not always easy to find Diverse [...]
The Regional Municipality of York wanted to be inclusive to all applicants, including skilled immigrants who possess foreign credentials and experience. Not able to find a tool elsewhere to help them, the Region developed one of its own. What: A foreign credential process guide with a flowchart, scenarios, templates and other resources Why: To promote an [...]
André Goh is a leader in diversity and inclusion and has led transformational change at the Toronto Police Service. His approach: Proactively identify barriers to inclusion.Develop practical and innovative solutions to address challenges and gaps. Have open and honest conversations and don’t shy away from difficult issues. Be persistent.
Three organizations and one individual have been honoured with awards from the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and RBC, in partnership with Canadian HR Reporter. Trinity Tech, SMTC, the Regional Municipality of York and André Goh, manager of the Diversity Management Unit at the Toronto Police Services were recognized for leading the way in integrating skilled [...]
Watch 201 2 IS Award Winner Videos SMTC: CBC Toronto Immigrant Advantage Award SMTC, a global Electronics Manufacturing Services provider, requires a workforce with strong engineering expertise and a specific skill set. It is not always easy to find, but for SMTC skilled immigrants are part of the answer. Regional Municipality of York: Toronto Star [...]