Mentoring matters at Skills for Change

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 16:07:11 +0000

How three different mentorships have led toward successful careers for newcomers Knowledge is a powerful thing. At Skills for Change, we understand the value of career experience and the practicality of industry familiarity. Providing newcomers with employment opportunities is one of our most important responsibilities, but there is also great value in partnering a new […]

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More than 800 skilled immigrants to be mentored in national program

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 23:06:50 +0000

TRIEC and RBC partner up to deliver three-year National Mentoring Partnership Many newcomers to Canada arrive with extensive work experience and a significant education; yet many are unable to find employment where they can put this experience to good use and truly fulfill their potential. In 2017, the unemployment rate for recent immigrants was 10.4 per cent, […]

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Celebrating the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership Awards

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 23:51:22 +0000

Recent immigrants and skilled professionals, along with employers and employment service providers in the Greater Toronto Area came together on February 26 at the annual Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Mentoring Partnership Awards at the Toronto Region Board of Trade to celebrate those who have gone the extra mile in mentoring in the past […]

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More funding dollars for immigrant integration in B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:03:34 +0000

New funding for Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants and BC Settlement and Integration Services announced at DIVERSEcity community campus Immigrants will get more help settling in B.C. and finding careers in their fields as a result of additional funding from the provincial government that expands settlement services by more than 45 per cent — the highest […]

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SUCCESS receives funding to provide pre-arrival services

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 20:14:21 +0000

Vancouver-based SUCCESS will help more newcomers before they arrive in Canada Pre-arrival settlement services help soon-to-be immigrants understand what they’ll be facing in Canada as new arrivals. The federal government has announced it will give Vancouver-based immigrant services agency SUCCESS  $22.4 million in funding to help deliver these important services. SUCCESS has already been offering […]

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Top 25’s software connects newcomers with locals

Akram Al-Otumi of Spritely Technologies is bringing his platform for tourists and newcomers from Halifax to Toronto Akram Al-Otumi, founder and CEO of Halifax-based Spritely Technologies Inc., is bringing his innovative tech startup to Toronto. Spritely features a platform for tourists and newcomers to connect with city locals in order to make visiting or relocating […]

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SUCCESS announces new chair and celebrates 45 years

New board for Vancouver-based immigrant service agency SUCCESS It’s been 45 years since SUCCESS, one of the largest non-profit social services agencies in B.C., opened its doors. The milestone was celebrated on September 30 at a special luncheon attended by more than 300 guests. Also marking the event was the announcement of a new board […]

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SUCCESS immigrant agency turns 45

Vancouver-based immigrant serving agency SUCCESS has turned 45. For its longstanding service, Senator Mobina Jaffer, MP Jenny Kwan, Senator Yonah Martin, Minister Harjit Sajjan, Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, MP Alice Wong and Senator Yuen Pau Woo co-hosted a delegation from SUCCESS at an event on Parliament Hill last week. Named SUCCESS on the Hill, the lunch […]

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