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Mentorship

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Welcome Centre Success!

Srinivas is an Engineering Professional with 7 yrs of international experience in the power industry. He arrived in Canada in June 2019. Srinivas learned of the Welcome Centre Immigrant Services through a flyer that he received at the Service Canada counter in the airport immigration zone. He attended the Job Search Workshop modules at the … Continue reading

It’s Mentoring Month!

January is Mentoring Month across North America! It is a great time to focus on how we can all work together to ensure success amongst youth, newcomers and businesses. According to the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), inclusion training for current leaders as well as mentoring and sponsorship could help immigrants climb the career … Continue reading

Challenges for Newcomers

According to The Star, more than half of the newcomers arriving in Canada are economic migrants prioritized by the Canadian immigration system to address our declining population and need for skilled workers. Many move to Canada because it is perceived to be a country that is open and kind to all people. Kleber Gabriel, a … Continue reading

Newcomers, Jump Start Your Career with JSW

“The JSW program helped me keep up the momentum needed to find a job.” Abi is a newcomer who came to the Welcome Centre and expressed interest in finding work in her profession as an IT Security Analyst. Abi was eager to get a job and was open to considering any IT-related jobs. She had … Continue reading

Mentee to Mentor

Manish Patel is a pharmacist in the Durham Region. He was once a mentee with the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership – a few years later he became a mentor.  Manish mentored two mentees who came to Canada with a pharmacy background. At TRIEC’s annual Recognition Event, held January 2018, Manish was one of twenty-nine Mentors who were … Continue reading

Honouring Mentees

On January 25, 2017, major employers from across the GTA came together to celebrate their employees who give back to their professional community by mentoring newcomers. The special event was held for The Mentoring Partnership, a program of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC). CIBC, KPMG in Canada, the University of Toronto and Seneca … Continue reading

Meet the Recruiter

Are you a newcomer looking for employment in Canada? Do you want to know what employers are looking for? The Pickering Welcome Centre “Meet the Recruiter” event is back by popular demand – this time with an interactive, “speed mentoring” component. Financial and Customer Service Sector Reps will be on-site to share key job search … Continue reading

It’s Mentoring Month!

When Pir Momin began looking for work as a Radiologist, he turned to The Mentoring Partnership – a program designed to match internationally trained professionals with established Canadian professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Pir Momin knew it would not be easy to find work in his field. His mentor helped him to build a professional … Continue reading

The Mentoring Partnership

The Mentoring Partnership (TMP) brings together newcomers and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. TRIEC’s The Mentoring Partnership has made over 12,000 mentoring matches. TMP is pleased to report that 75% of mentees are employed in their field within 12 months after participating in the program. And a new trend is being noticed. Former mentees … Continue reading

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Received $197,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant for The Mentoring Partnership Program On Friday, September 30th, local MPP Lorne Coe stopped by the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre’s (DRUHC) 33rd AGM. One of the highlights of the meeting was officially announcing how a three-year, $197,900 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium … Continue reading