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15 Years of Immigrant Skills Inclusion in Toronto: A Report on Progress

Monday November 26, 2018 | by Anne S. Greenwood

The prominence of the conversation on diversity and inclusion has risen over the last few decades across Canada. In Toronto, much of the progress can be attributed to the work of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) that has been driving this conversation for 15 years now. To...

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Year in Review: Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

Monday November 19, 2018 | by Mia Nacamulli

Representatives from organizations around the country attend a convening in Toronto as part of the Skilled Immigrant Integration Program   As the Successes Mount, We’re Looking Ahead This past year marked the launch of WES Global Talent Bridge’s Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP), a national pilot program offering selected...

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Congratulations to the Organizations Awarded ORR Funding for the Refugee Career Pathways Program!

Thursday November 15, 2018 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

WES Global Talent Bridge congratulates the 17 communities awarded funding from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) to implement the Refugee Career Pathways program. Four of the recipients – organizations from Denver, Santa Clara, St. Louis, and Boise/Salt Lake City – have partnered closely with Global Talent Bridge in...

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WES Gateway Program Launches in Canada

Wednesday October 24, 2018 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

The new WES Gateway Program reliably assesses credentials of immigrants displaced by conflict, environmental disasters, and economic turmoil when verifiable documents are not available. Almost 50 percent of the 47,000 Syrian refugees who escaped to Canada since 2015 attained college degrees in their home country, yet many of these...

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Spotlight on the Boise, Twin Falls, Salt Lake City Team

Friday October 19, 2018 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Boise, Twin Falls, Salt Lake City delegation at Toronto convening 2018.   How has the team progressed since the start of the program? The Skilled Immigrant Integration Program has provided a structured opportunity for us (One Refugee and the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints (LDS Church)...

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