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RBC provides $2.5 million in support of Syrian refugees and other newcomers arriving in Canada

The funds will be used towards settlement, skills development, and employment readiness to assist in achieving successful social and economic integration.

New etip: Smart Business: Two Ideas to Tap into Newcomer Markets

To boost a company's productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.

New Video: Focusing on Diversity Leads to Growth and Innovation at RBC

Hiring immigrant talent is an essential pipeline of growth for Canadian businesses.

New Video: RBC Finds that Paying Attention to Newcomers is Smart Business

To boost a company's productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.

New eTip – Three Ideas to Gain a Competitive Edge this Summer

Reflect on what some companies are doing to attract and retain the best talent.

New etip: Three Steps to Start a Successful Employee Resource Group

Groups foster personal and professional development.

The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2014 Announced

Recognizing newcomers including many business owners who have made a strong contribution to Canada.

RBC’s Zabeen Hirji to Receive 2014 Catalyst Canada Honour for Championing Women and Minorities in Business

Leader and supporter of diversity for growth and innovation.

It’s Not Enough to Want a Diverse Workforce; You Have to Create One

Canadian companies are realizing the strategic importance of a diverse workforce.

New Success Story: New Canadians Help Each Other and all Staff to Succeed at RBC

Employee resource group fosters success through networking, peer coaching and mentoring.

New etip: Overcoming Biases to Succeed

Tips to minimize the negative impacts of hidden biases in managing immigrant talent.

TRIEC e-lert June 2014

Latest immigrant employment news from the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council.

Cultivating a Sustainable Future

Career Edge Achievement Awards celebrate successes in socio-economic sustainability.

New Etip: Adding Value to Paid Internships

Providing added-value supports to an intern's experience benefits everyone.

Canada Must See Immigration as a Competitive Edge

Gordon Nixon, CEO of RBC, argues diversity, together with inclusion, plays a central role in driving productivity, innovation and growth.

Supporting Immigrant Employment Contributes to Prosperity in the GTA: TRIEC Immigrant Success Award Winners Show How

TRIEC and RBC recognize the winners of the 8th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards - organizations and individuals who are helping employers do just that to the advantage of employers, immigrants and the region as a whole.

New Webinar – Low Risk, Big Return: Using Paid Internships to Recruit Skilled Immigrant Talent

Learn about Career Edge’s program and its innovative partnership with RBC on supporting business clients of the bank to access internationally trained talent.

The Immigrant Experience in Canada: New Policies, New Economy, New Realities

A one-day conference presented by the RBC Chair in Applied Social Work Research and the RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy at the University of Toronto.

Webinar Recording Now Available: Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace

Find out what your legal duties are and how you can implement practical strategies in your workplace from our expert panel in our new webinar.

The Year’s Most Inspiring Workplace Inclusiveness Stories: Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2014 Announced

Recognizing initiatives from leading employers that attract and retain employees from diverse communities across Canada including our employer champions RBC, CIBC, Dentons, E&Y, KMPG, Telus and TD.

RBC is Recognized as One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2014

Bank acknowledged for its initiatives to attract, develop and retain a diversity of employees.

Breakfast with RBC’s Gordon Nixon hosted by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Mr. Nixon will share his perspectives on the value of a diverse workforce and the role immigration plays in developing an innovative economy.

OCISO and RBC to provide targeted career support for internationally trained professionals

Program will provide mentoring support to skilled immigrants looking for work within the financial sector.

2014 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards opens call for nominations

Awards program looking for the most inspiring immigrants including business leaders from all across Canada.

Deadline for TRIEC’s 8th Annual Immigrant Success Awards Extended to January 15, 2013

Awards recognize GTA companies and individual leaders who champion immigrant employment.

Mentoring Provides a Warm Welcome for Newcomers to Toronto

The Mentoring Partnership’s 2013 Recognition Reception celebrates the City of Toronto for mentoring over 1000 skilled immigrants

Ryerson University to Launch RBC Immigrant Diversity and Inclusion Project

Donation from RBC opens doors for new research focused on new Canadians

Hands-on Experience Through Internships Can be the Best of Teachers

RBC Career Bridge Associate Host Program gives Canadian employers the opportunity to host high potential, internationally qualified interns to meet their employment needs.

Workplace Diversity: ‘To Win in Your Market, You Need to Hire the Market’

Once considered primarily an issue of social responsibility, a growing number of organizations including RBC have embraced workplace diversity as the range of benefits – both financial and non-financial – have become more clear.

Skilled immigrants critical to innovation; savvy GTA employers tap into this talent pool

TRIEC and RBC recognize top employers who are leading the way in integrating skilled immigrant talent in the Greater Toronto Region labour market at the 7th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards

Celebrating Canada’s Best Employers for New Canadians 2013

Recognizing the nation's best employers for recent immigrants.

Speed Interviewing, Round One: The Digital Industry

The Greater Halifax Partnership brought together IT employers to talk with potential candidates in a speed networking event

Recording now Available: Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know

Canada’s immigration system is changing rapidly. The changes will affect the future labour pool and the way you manage skilled immigrant talent. Watch the webinar.

Webinar: Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know

Register for new webinar and learn more about the changes to Canada's immigration system and how they may affect your company's human resources strategy.

RBC Foundation Supports Greater Halifax Partnership Initiative to Help Businesses Looking to Hire

The Greater Halifax Partnership’s idea to connect local businesses with new talent through speed-interviewing has been fast tracked thanks to funding from RBC Foundation.

Leveraging Diversity is Smart Business

Living its value of ‘diversity for growth and innovation’, RBC has recognized the valuable skills and experience newcomers bring to businesses like theirs in the Halifax Region.

Looking for Leaders: Nominations Open for TRIEC’s 7th Annual Immigrant Success Awards

Each year, TRIEC presents the IS Awards to recognize innovation and leadership in integrating skilled immigrants into the Greater Toronto Region labour market.

TRIEC and RBC Announce Winners of 6th Annual Immigrant Success Awards

TRIEC’s Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants in the Toronto Region.

Looking For Leaders: TRIEC Calls For 6th Annual Immigrant Success Awards Entries

Awards recognize recruiting, integrating and leveraging skilled immigrant talent

Mentors Help Unlock Immigrants’ Potential

Peer-to-peer mentoring program helps immigrants access job market.

Newcomers face under-employment challenges: RBC poll

49 per cent of newcomers who have been in Canada for one year or less feel under-employed, according to an RBC poll.

2010 IS Award Winners

TRIEC’s 2010 Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.

2009 IS Award Winners

TRIEC's 2009 Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.

2008 IS Award Winners

TRIEC’s 2008 Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.