TRIEC to announce winners of 5th Annual Immigrant Success Awards

TORONTO, March 7th, 2011 – The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and RBC are pleased to invite media to attend a reception announcing the winners of the 5th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards. Three employers and one individual will be recognized for exemplary practice in integrating skilled immigrants in the Toronto Region at an invitation-only reception hosted by RBC on Wednesday evening.

What: TRIEC’s 5th Annual IS Awards ceremony
When: Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: RBC, Royal Bank Plaza, 200 Bay Street, South Tower, 40th Floor
  • MC – Matt Galloway, Host, Metro Morning, CBC Radio One 99.1
  • Keynote – Zabeen Hirji, Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC and Co-Chair, TRIEC
  • Elizabeth McIsaac, Executive Director, TRIEC
  • Three GTA employers and one individual representing the transportation,
    consulting, financial and healthcare sectors, who have demonstrated
    leadership and innovation in integrating skilled immigrant talent.

For profiles of the winners and more information about the IS Awards, please visit

The IS Awards are presented by TRIEC and sponsored by RBC, with media partners Canadian HR Reporter, CBC Toronto and the Toronto Star.

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The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) creates and champions solutions to better integrate skilled immigrants into the Greater Toronto Region labour market. For more information on the work of TRIEC visit

For further information, please contact:
Julia Howell
at or 416-699-3838
or 416-402-4274 (cell)

Claire DeVeale-Blane at, 416.944.1946 x 271(office)
or 416-464-4042 (BB)

Reference: TRIEC