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RESPECT Dialogue – Immigrant Mentoring Programs in BC

June 20, 2011 – 7:38 am | 951 views

Why Dialogue?
An increased awareness of the difficulties that new immigrants face in socio-economic integration urged the founding members of RESPECT to investigate these issues and form a team of individuals dedicated to uplifting the current …

BC HRMA Diversity Roundtable: Addressing Immigrant Labour Marekt Barriers with IEC-BC

December 15, 2010 – 3:38 pm | 813 views

When: October 7, 2010
Joining us for this discussion is Kelly Pollack, Executive Director of the Immigrant
Employment Council of BC. Kelly will talk about the history in Vancouver of
initiatives designed to address immigrant labour market barriers …

Soft Skills Presentation to Skilled Immigrants

April 19, 2010 – 9:56 am | 1,284 views

As a Founder of Diversity CLUES Consulting, Olga Scherbina was invited to present to over 20 immigrant-participants of Workplace English Program, a partnership between SFU and PICS.
Olga talked about her experience being an immigrant in …

BCITP Net session at the 2nd BC’s Immigrant Professionals Conference

April 10, 2010 – 9:52 am | 1,109 views

As a Chair of BCITP Net, Olga Scherbina facilitated the session about BCITP Net future during the 2nd BC’s Immigrant Professionals Conference in Burnaby. Over 30 people attended the session and provided their inputs and …

The 2009 ALLIES Learning Exchange – in Vancouver

June 1, 2009 – 9:58 pm | 801 views

“…Join over 150 participants from 17 city regions across Canada and learn about issues and strategies to actively promote the employment of skilled immigrants. The 2009 ALLIES Learning Exchange will bring together local stakeholders, including businesses, civic …