Krishna Rau

There’s so much learning out there sitting on a shelf, that can make the lives of employers and potential employees much easier.

For businesses and charities located in the Greater Toronto Area—perhaps the most culturally varied region in Canada—expanding the diversity of their staff and learning to deal with the sensitivities of different communities is essential to success. And for new immigrants searching for work, finding employment can be a matter of survival. A new program from the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) aims to make a painful, time-consuming and expensive process much smoother. Its new online “campus” to help companies and skilled immigrants integrate, gathers collective wisdom and insight and provides it for free.