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The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) is pleased to be partnering with The Conference Board of Canada for their event, Canadian Immigration Summit 2015: Towards a National Immigration Action Plan. As a key stakeholder of IEC-BC, we are able to offer you a reduced fee of $795 to attend the event. Register using the online registration system and enter PRM11 to save $300. http://goo.gl/QLnzg7
BC Employers: Register Now for Free Webinar- Hiring Skilled Immigrants through Express Entry – What Employers Need to Know
On Thursday, February 5 from 12 Noon to 1:30 pm (PST), BC employers are invited to join the IEC-BC webinar Hiring Skilled Immigrants through Express Entry, to hear from experts on how to tap into overseas talent through the new economic immigration system. Register here: http://goo.gl/lmLQjW
British Columbians can expect to see almost one million job openings in the next seven years as boomers retire, according to a provincial government report. Two-thirds of the projected 985,100 job openings created between now and 2022 will be due to retirement, and one-third to economic growth — especially in skilled trades, according to the B.C. 2022 Labour Market Outlook, a forecast of labour demand and supply trends carried out by KPMG.
December 23, 2014 — Scarborough (Toronto), Ontario — Canada welcomed more than 260,000 new citizens this year, thanks to the government's improvements to the citizenship program as well as recent reforms to the Citizenship Act, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced today. This is more new Canadians than in any year in Canada's history and more than double the number from last year.