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Nancy is known as the person who spearheaded the skilled immigrant strategy at American Express Canada. Nancy’s efforts have resulted in an unprecedented 11 hires in approximately two years and first-ever cross-cultural training for new hires and managers. The next step: working to take the ideas global in the company.

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TFSS deliberately hires international doctors to screen the vision of children in the city’s less affluent neighbourhoods.


With 90 per cent of its business in the global marketplace, Thales uses its skilled immigrant staff to ensure its position as a leader in transportation systems worldwide.

  On top of wide-reaching recruitment strategies, Deloitte has formalized integration practices to better support skilled immigrant hires, their team and management.