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

By Jessica Hume, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

TRIEC and RBC recognized organizations and an individual who demonstrate extraordinary leadership in immigrant employment at the 8th Annual Immigrant Success Awards on May 8, 2014. Through both entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, this year’s three Award winners have been catalysts for integrating skilled immigrants into the GTA. Each has chosen a different path but all are focused on the same goal: supporting skilled immigrants to grow GTA’s economy.

The three winners are:

Entrepreneurship Connections
This partnership between ACCES Employment and the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is an innovative program to help immigrants launch their own business in the GTA. Read more.

Emiliano Mendez
To say Emiliano supports new immigrants is an understatement. Both inside and outside of work, all of his spare time is dedicated to supporting diversity and immigrant inclusion in the labour market. Read more.

emergiTEL is a growing recruitment agency that is becoming the go-to source for hard-to-find skills in  the telecommunications and IT industry. How? By recognizing the wealth of skills that newcomers bring, and positioning them to contribute to the success of Canadian businesses. Read more.

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