As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility Report, TD Bank Group recently created a video about The Mentoring Partnership. TD is a proud and long-term supporter and in 2012, celebrated their 1,000th mentoring relationship with the program. The video explores the many challenges faced by new immigrants as they attempt to make a new life [...]
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TD Bank Group is the first employer partner with The Mentoring Partnership whose employees have mentored over 1000 skilled immigrant new to Canada. A founding employer partner and financial supporter of the program, TD first got involved with the partnership in February 2005. They conducted a pilot mentoring cycle with 20 executives volunteering as mentor [...]
TRIEC recognizes TD for mentoring over 1,000 skilled immigrants Today, the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) is recognizing outstanding corporate leaders and individual volunteers at The Mentoring Partnership annual recognition reception hosted at KPMG. TRIEC is celebrating TD Bank Group, a founding employer partner of The Mentoring Partnership, and its employees for mentoring 1,000 [...]
People from around the world come to Canada in search of a better life. That is the case for my family, which emigrated from India when I was five. I know first hand the feelings of fear, uncertainty and hope people have when they arrive. Helping immigrants adapt to their new country and find work [...]
The insights and skills of a diverse workforce aren’t just nice-to-haves for TD Bank, they’re essential for the organization’s success, says Ed Clark, Group President and CEO at TD Bank Group. In the video, Mr. Clark explains why diversity will continue to be a priority for the bank after his retirement in 2013.
Diane Jermyn It’s not enough for Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2012 to have diversity and inclusiveness programs in place. Winning companies also needed a clearly defined strategy to achieve their goals along with review and tracking measures.
A report released Tuesday by the Toronto-Dominion Bank says Ottawa could put 370,000 more people to work by tweaking the immigration system to match candidates with jobs in demand in the labour market, providing more integration help before people land in Canada and putting more emphasis on language skills in its point-based immigration system. The [...]
Canada’s immigration system can be improved without a major overhaul if program overlaps can be reduced, with Ottawa focusing on long-term labour market objectives and letting the provinces and the business-driven temporary worker program address short-term needs, says anew report. All three main programs to immigrate to Canada are currently designed to meet immediate labour [...]
Toronto Star: Canada’s job crunch would ease by targeting immigration to long-term labour needs – TD Bank
OTTAWA—The federal government could put the equivalent of 370,000 more people to work if it tweaked the immigration system to focus on the long-term needs of the job market, says a new report by Toronto-Dominion Bank.
TD Economics Report: Improvements to selection and settlement process sets stage for long-term prosperity for Canada
TORONTO — The growing gap in labour market outcomes between newcomers and native-born Canadians is one of the country’s most pressing public policy challenges. The good news, according to a new report from TD Economics, is a radical overhaul of the immigration system is not required to achieve significant positive change. “Canada appears to be [...]