Maximizing the benefits of immigration for the Canadian economy

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Employment

Meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers of immigration focused on economic immigration May 22, 2015 — Toronto — Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) governments reiterated their shared commitment to maximizing the economic benefits of immigration at today’s meeting of FPT Ministers responsible for immigration. The selection of economic immigrants and the improvement of settlement and labour market outcomes for …

Harper Government announces more help for new Canadians to get into job market faster

Settlement ISC Employment

 April 13, 2015– Ottawa, Ontario – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, released a report today outlining new and better ways to integrate immigrants into the Canadian workforce. The Minister shared highlights from the report, authored by the Panel on Employment Challenges of New Canadians, during his speech at The Conference …

Networking and Relationship Building for Foreign Trained HR Professionals

Settlement ISC Employment, Settlement & Community News

On Thursday March 12th, Immigrant Services Calgary in partnership with the Adiuvo Foundation, hosted an interactive workshop to introduce the concept of professional networking in Canada to foreign trained HR professionals. At this event, participants also had an opportunity to learn about work search resources for job seekers in this field, as well as meet and network with Lisa Lutman – Senior HR Specialist …