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IEC-BC Partners with Starbucks Canada to Offer New Career Choices to Refugee Youth

It is often through meaningful employment that new immigrants integrate into their new homeland, and 29 new Canadians, most of whom had arrived here as refugees, had a chance to discover what it was like to work for Starbucks in Vancouver.


IEC-BC Releases New Report on Employer Challenges in Integrating Immigrants in Tech

By 2021, there will be an anticipated shortfall of over 30,000 skilled workers to fill tech-related jobs in the province; as Canada’s leader in tech, British Columbia must find a way to meet the industry’s growing demand.


Onboarding Newcomers: A Toolkit for BC Employers

IEC-BC has published a new resource to help employers effectively connect with immigrant talent; the Toolkit, which is available in English and in French, builds a business case for diversity and inclusion, and outlines easy, proactive human resource strategies to hire and retain global talent.


On International Migrants Day Let’s Have an Honest Conversation about Immigration

Each December 18, the United Nations invites us to observe International Migrants Day; with immigration so firmly ingrained in “Brand Canada,” it is an opportunity to re-visit the public conversation about its impact and, maybe, even dispel a few myths.

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