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#ImmigrantsWork: Building Immigrant Inclusion into Business Recovery Plans

Originally posted by WES Global Talent Bridge World Education Services Canada (WES Canada), with partners across the country, is excited to launch the #ImmigrantsWork campaign. Leveraging the collective voice of a national coalition, we are excited to share stories, resources, and a collection of tools to support rebuilding Canadian businesses with a focus on immigrant* […]


Six Ways Your Company Can Help Refugees

Over the past few years, we’ve seen some incredible momentum as the private sector has stepped up to support the millions of people fleeing conflict to safer haven. Thanks to the leadership of Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulakaya and the Tent Partnership for Refugees, companies like Starbucks, Ikea, and many others have committed to hiring thousands […]


The New Immigrant Gateways: How Indexes Can Provide Useful – and Surprising – Insights

Which American city is best at incorporating immigrants? There’s a short list of places that typically come to mind. New York City. Chicago. San Francisco. In major cities, dubbed “continuous immigrant gateways” by the Brookings Institution, hundreds of nationalities and languages are represented. So, the findings of a new index of the largest 100 U.S. […]


Hack Your Future: Educating Refugees to Meet Tech Companies Talent Needs

In a sea of asylum seekers, Hack Your Future has created a lifeline for some refugees and is trying to educate the society that welcomes them. In 2015, Gijs Corstens saw an opportunity to help. The situation for asylum seekers in the Netherlands was bleak. They couldn’t work. They had no opportunities. The Dutch government […]


Metropolis Conference 2017: Workshop Highlights

On March 16-18th 2017, the City of Montreal hosted the 19th National Metropolis Conference, the annual forum for researchers, policy makers, and representatives from community and settlement organizations to share and exchange knowledge and experience in the field of immigration and settlement. This year’s theme, Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond, included […]


Ten tips to diversify the supply chain

This article originally appeared at DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project. The supply chain includes every organization that is involved in bringing a good or service to the consumer. In this chain, companies purchase raw materials, products and professional services from other, often smaller organizations. Supplier diversity means that small and medium-sized organizations, owned or operated […]

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