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New website for Engineer Newcomers

February 8, 2013 – 6:06 am | 2,833 views

A new website launched by Engineers Canada and funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada provides international engineering graduates with a single, comprehensive source of high-quality information about how to become a licensed engineer in Canada. …

Diversity in numbers – Canada’s leadership

February 7, 2013 – 3:09 pm | 1,210 views

Did you know?
While 50% of BC’s population is females and 28% are ethnic minorities
Only 34% of females and 10% of representatives of ethnic minorities groups were appointed for public posts.
Out of 14 BC’s Boards (Bc …

Diversity in numbers – reasons for shortages in skilled labour

February 7, 2013 – 2:57 pm | 1,034 views

Did you know?
$20-billion lost in GDP: as a result of underemployment among immigrants to Canada. Immigrants are underpaid and underutilized and it costs our economy billions of dollars. (OECD).
320,000 new workers: this is how many …

Barj Dhahan Calls for More Actions from Government to Make Canada’s Leadership More Diverse

February 7, 2013 – 7:24 am | 2,626 views

In Feb 6th Vancouver Sun, Barj Dhahan made an effort to raise awareness about lack of diversity in Canada’s leadership positions:
“Last month, Kathleen Wynne became Ontario’s premier after winning that province’s Liberal leadership race. There …

Bringing Together Citizens to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017

January 31, 2013 – 4:36 pm | 1,250 views

Press Release
CBC/Radio-Canada, VIA Rail Canada and Community Foundations of Canada, in collaboration with a number of leading organizations across the country, announced cities and dates for its CANADA 150/2017 STARTS NOW initiative, a conference series …