July 20, 2010
Canadian Newcomer Magazine

Consuelo Solar

Sustainability is at the core of the trca.on.ca/paie/” target=”_blank”>Toronto and Region Conservation’s mandate, which includes a commitment to enhance social equity, and promote inclusiveness in the workplace. Aware of the barriers that restrict internationally trained newcomers from continuing their careers in Canada, TRCA took action in 2006 to help environmental professionals obtain work opportunities by developing the Professional Access and Integration Enhancement (PAIE) Program, which will be delivered for the third year, focusing on engineers and geoscientists in environmental sub-disciplines. Furthermore, in 2009 the TRCA launched a second initiative, the Mentoring to Placement for Environmental Professionals (M2P) Program, to help internationally trained professionals from four other environmental areas achieve their goals.

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