GTA immigrants nearly absent at top of corporate ladder, finds report

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:48:50 +0000

Despite making up nearly 50% of the population, Greater Toronto Area immigrants only make up 6% of senior leadership positions across the public, private, and non-profit sector, according to a report recently released by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC). While newcomer unemployment rates are at an all-time low, too many immigrant professionals are […]

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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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Ontario will prosper when we invest in immigrant talent

OP/ED by Margaret Eaton, executive director of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)  For the first time in nearly 15 years, a new government has taken its seat at Queen’s Park. With support from many immigrant communities across the province, Premier Doug Ford was sworn into office as Ontario has overwhelmingly chosen the Progressive Conservative […]

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