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Canadian employers need workers but balk at hiring immigrants: survey

April 6, 2019 – 10:12 am | Comments Off101 views

Even as employers complain about a shortage of job candidates, they remain hesitant to hire immigrants, a survey conducted by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) suggests.
The findings are contained in a poll of …

IKEA Canada Launches Refugee Employment Program Coast-to-Coast

February 8, 2019 – 10:15 am | Comments Off425 views

IKEA Canada is launching a coast-to-coast program that will support the company in hiring 250 refugees over the next three years.
Burlington, Ontario – The program will help refugees join the workforce and develop new skills, …

Starbucks Canada vows to hire at least 1,000 refugees

February 24, 2018 – 9:31 am | 836 views

Starbucks Canada says it will hire at least 1,000 refugees over the next five years.
The announcement Wednesday follows a statement in January by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz that the company would hire 10,000 refugees around the world …

Fanshawe to support Syrian refugee families with free tuition

August 24, 2017 – 9:18 am | 643 views

Fanshawe College today announced plans to join the City of London’s response to the Syrian crisis by assisting Syrian families who settle in the City. Fanshawe will offer free tuition to support 10 Syrian refugees …

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business critics the new Express Entry Immigration Class

December 27, 2015 – 10:31 am | 1,797 views

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business, which represents roughly 109,000 small businesses, has traditionally supported the Conservative government’s business-friendly proposals, but it criticized the tightening of rules around temporary foreign workers.
‘It still prohibits lower-skilled workers …