Five things business can learn from non-profits

The Maytree Foundation recently held a contest asking what businesses can learn from non-profits and received advice from across Canada. The top five entries have just been announced, including a winning entry from TRIEC’s Charles Achampong, Manager, Corporate...

Toronto Star: YMCA helps new Canadian take first step toward career

It took Carlito Sanjuan only one session to realize he was on the right path. “I wish I’d known about this place, and I wish I’d come here a year ago,” said the 55-year-old immigrant after visiting the Central YMCA’s Newcomer Information Centre (20 Grosvenor St.) in...

Toronto Star: Attracting the immigrant workforce

In Canada, a country built on the determination of foreign workers, we are all immigrants-or so the adage goes. As the number of highly skilled foreign workers skyrockets – 250,000 immigrants enter the country annually – connecting the dots between ready...