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Do policies of the lowest common denominator bring about system-level, change?

July 1, 2012 – 6:54 am | 1,344 views

In 2012, Olga Shcherbyna defended her thesis as a part of her graduate studies at the UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning. A two-year study examined the success factors of the Toronto Region Immigrant …

Identifying Promising Practices in in the development and implementation of Social Plans

July 1, 2011 – 3:41 pm | 2,460 views

LEARNING LESSONS FROM THE CANADIAN URBAN MUNICIPALITIES
Canadian cities are facing fast population growth along with rapidly changing demographics of their residents. There are more seniors, low income families, newcomers, single parent families and ethnically diverse …

Hiring & Retaining Skilled Immigrants A Cultural Competence Toolkit

April 29, 2009 – 10:14 pm | 7,309 views

Olga Shcherbyna as a Research Assistant and Project Manager
The guide is a compendium of resources about culturally competent sourcing, hiring & professional development practices. It is a map for how to recruit and integrate …

Immigrant Talent Integration Project: BC HRMA Member Survey 2007

February 20, 2008 – 10:19 pm | 1,592 views

Conducted by Olga Scherbyna and Patrick Coady, this report represents the results from an online survey of 3,800 BC HRMA members that was conducted between December 04, 2007, and January 02, 2008. The questionnaire, posted …

BC SAP Training Framework

February 23, 2007 – 10:21 pm | 1,204 views

by CBMercer & Associates, Olga Shcherbyna as a Research Assistant
This report explores different approaches to settlement sector training in other jurisdictions and presents the opinions of key informants with expertise in the field. It …