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Toronto: Signature Event Features Communities, Partners Working Together

Thursday June 20, 2019 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

The 2019 Skilled Immigrant Integration Project convening in Toronto. Photos by Anthony Castro At a three-day conference in Toronto earlier this month, WES Global Talent Bridge and its national partners hosted representatives from all of the eight 2019 community cohorts in the Skilled Immigrant Integration Program, as well as...

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How New Women New Yorkers Empowers Immigrant Women

Thursday June 20, 2019 | by Gyuzel Zaripova

Less than six months after she graduated from New Women New Yorkers’ LEAD training series, Jiar Fong received a job offer.   New Women New Yorkers has been serving immigrant women in New York City since 2015. LEAD, our flagship, free workforce development program, begins with a series of...

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How a Manufacturer in Iowa Diversified its Workforce While Combating Brain Waste

Tuesday June 18, 2019 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Reginald “Reggie” McDade is the recruiting and community relations manager at TPI Composites in Newton, Iowa. TPI, which manufactures wind blades for the high-growth wind energy market, is the largest employer in Jasper County, Iowa. The company also has facilities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as well as in...

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Newcomer Day Helps Connect new Canadians to the Support Services They Need

Tuesday June 18, 2019 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Newcomer Day 2019. Photo by Ramón Vasconcelos / New Horizons Media Inc.   Every year the number of newcomers entering Canada rises. Toronto welcomes the majority of them. According to Statistic Canada, “In 2016, Canada had 1,212,075 new immigrants who had permanently settled in Canada from 2011 to 2016.”...

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Lone Star State’s Diverse Population Brings Opportunities

Thursday May 23, 2019 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Members of the Texas cohort of the 2019 Skilled Immigrant Integration Program met recently with representatives from WES Global Talent Bridge to discuss plans for the year.   Nearly five million immigrants live in Texas. That’s about 17 percent of the state’s population. Twelve percent of these newcomers are...

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