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Toronto is diverse but not as inclusive as it could be: Goar

“Having diversity is interesting,” said Zabeen Hirji, chief human resources officer for the Royal Bank non-commitally. “It’s when you do something with it that it becomes powerful.” Read Carol Goar's opinion piece in Toronto Star here. Source: Toronto Star...

Our June e-lert is out!

                                                       Read about ten-year journey and our collaborative initiatives to make a difference in diversity and inclusion in workplaces. We also take this opportunity to thank RBC CEO Gordon Nixon for his leadership as Chair...

Emiliano Mendez – 2013 RBC Immigrant Success Awards Winner

Both inside and outside of work, Emiliano Mendez dedicates all of his spare time to supporting diversity and immigrant inclusion in the labour market.It is an understatement to say that he supports new immigrants.From meetings in coffee shops to radio interviews to...

emergiTEL – 2013 RBC Immigrant Success Awards Winner

emergiTEL is a growing recruitment agency that is becoming the go-to source for hard-to-find skills in the telecommunications and IT industry.   emergiTEL supports its candidates, including many new immigrants, by managing their career paths. emergiTEL was the outcome...

HBR – One Reason Cross-Cultural Small Talk is So Tricky

Interesting analogy  for different cultures: Coconut or peach? And it is not about how hard it is to crack or soft it is to eat. Read on to understand the rules of what is appropriate and what is not to ask and share in a new culture. By Erin Meyer It was my first...

Immigration as a source of Innovation

TRIEC Executive Director Margaret Eaton made the case for leveraging immigration as a source of innovation at the Canadian Immigration Conference in Toronto, Canada, on May 15 2014. She gave examples of employers such as Xerox Research Centre of Canada,  SMTC and...