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Canadian employers need workers but balk at hiring immigrants: survey

April 6, 2019 – 10:12 am | Comments Off357 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 …

Changing the rules on immigration changes Canada’s narrative

February 13, 2015 – 7:55 am | 1,432 views

Consider the story of Sarmad Chowdhury, covered earlier this week in The Globe and Mail. A foreign student to Canada, he completed his education from the University of Toronto in Scarborough. He has a job …

Express Entry System: More discretionary power for Canadian Government

January 3, 2015 – 10:34 am | 1,566 views

The government is granting itself more discretionary power to decide who gets permanent residency in Canada through a new Express Entry system that will fast-track applications for the most desirable economic immigrants and allow Ottawa …

2013 CDC Presentation: Successful Employer Engagement Strategies: Lessons learnt from Immigrant Employment Initiatives across Canada

March 12, 2013 – 11:44 am | 3,720 views

On March 8, 2013 Olga Shcherbyna presented about her research and its practical applications to career practitioners at 2013 CDC.
Since 2003 over 10 Immigrant Employment Councils (IECs) have emerged in Canada, including Toronto Regional Immigrant …

2013 Best Diversity Employers in Canada announced

February 20, 2013 – 5:40 pm | 1,728 views

Congratulations to 25+ based in BC winners of 2013 Best Diversity Employers award. These companies competed with 3,250 employers applied for this year’s competition. BMO Financial group sponsored the award (did not participate in the …