2015 Leadership Recognition Awards

2015 Employer Recognition Award Winners

IEC-BC held its first Leadership Recognition Awards event on April 9, 2015 at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver. IEC-BC honoured the individuals, employers and key stakeholders who have demonstrated leadership in integrating skilled immigrants into BC workplaces and who have worked with IEC-BC to develop effective solutions to connect BC employers to immigrant talent. This invitation-only event was attended by senior executives and human resources professionals from leading BC businesses and organizations, federal and provincial government representatives, other stakeholder groups and the media.

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2015 Employer Recognition Awards Recipients

Individual Leadership Recognition Award

Peter Judd, City of Vancouver

Peter Judd, City of Vancouver

City of Vancouver’s Chief Engineer Recognized as Skilled Immigrant Mentor

Heather Oland, Initiatives Prince George

Heather Oland, Initiatives Prince George

Award recognizes initiatives to attract skilled workers to Prince George

Organizational Leadership Recognition Award

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City of Vancouver Recognized for Role in Helping Professional Immigrants Make the Transition


TELUS Mentors Help New Canadians Get a Foothold in Vancouver

Member Association Leadership Recognition Award

ASTTBCApplied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC

ASTTBC Guides Skilled Immigrants into Technician and Technology Careers

BCTABC Construction Association

British Columbia Construction Association Addresses Construction Skills Shortage

Campbell RiverCampbell River and District Chamber of Commerce

Colleen Evans – Chamber’s Projects Brings New Canadians to Campbell River

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HRMA Honoured for Tools to Help Employers Connect with New Canadians

Immigrant Service Organization Leadership Award

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Three Organizations Recognized as Founding Partners of Immigrant Mentoring Program

Professional Immigrant Network Leadership Award

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Professional Immigrant Networks Honoured for Helping New Canadians Get Established in BC