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Agencies Ask Newcomers to Settle for Less

Many immigrants who come to Canada in the skilled workers class, find it difficult to get employment that matches their education and skill level. Seeking help from Canadian settlement agencies, many find that the agencies instead encourage them to settle for jobs they are overqualified for because of a lack of ‘Canadian experience.’

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Middle Managers Key to Integrating Newcomers

It’s not enough for executive leadership to commit to diversity and inclusion as values within an organization. They need to help middle managers execute this on an everyday, operational level, too

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Growing Demand for Community-based Support Services Creates Jobs

While the pandemic has created a focus on long-term care homes and senior’s residences, an often overlooked opportunity for job seekers is working as a personal support worker (PSW) or a development services worker (DSW), write Roxanna Spruyt of DeafBlind Ontario Services, Brian Dunne of PHSS and Ron Coristine of Community Living Chatham-Kent.

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What an Inclusive Recovery from the COVID-19 “Economic Firestorm” Could Look Like

This fourth edition of our special project, “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy,” focuses on the economic impacts of the pandemic on immigrants and visible minorities, as covered in ethnic media in comparison to mainstream media.

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