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The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, released a report outlining new and better ways to integrate immigrants into the Canadian workforce. The Minister also announced funding for two related projects that will see internationally trained doctors and engineers have their foreign credentials more quickly and effectively recognized by eliminating red tape and taking advantage of new online tools.
The Human Resources Management Association will present a roundtable that will focus on one person’s journey from living within an oppressive society to evolving into an organizational leader of inclusion. Industry leader, IEC-BC Board member and Managing partner, BC and Chief Inclusiveness Officer at Ernst & Young (EY) Fiona Macfarlane will share her journey of change and illustrate what an inclusiveness culture looks like at EY today. She will share openly about some of the mistakes she made and more importantly the learning she acquired from them along the way.
Effective March 31, 2015, the B.C. government is implementing a 90-day pause on new applications to most categories of the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The PNP will begin accepting new applications in July 2015 with an improved application process and updated program criteria.