Author: networkimmigrants

Group mentoring proves to be a success amongst professional immigrant networks

We’ve all heard about the merits of mentorship, but what about group mentoring? Over the past year, three professional immigrant networks, JVS Toronto and TRIEC partnered on a small group mentoring project that proved to be a success. Out of 17 mentees, nearly half have already moved forward in their careers. Six found jobs in their field, ….  Read More

Senegalese Association of Ontario

The Senegalese Association of Ontario is a non-profit, apolitical and non-religious group that promotes solidarity among Senegalese individuals residing in Ontario. It is open to individuals of Senegalese background and to sympathisers who share the goals of the association. Year Established: 2000Incorporated: noMembershipMembers of my organization live in: Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Total number of members served: 251 – ….  Read More

Pathways To Bridging Programs, Post-Secondary Education And Careers

Event Details: Date: October 30, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: York University 4700 Keele Street Founders College Hall – 99 Ottawa Rd Who should attend: General public Who might be interested in this event? General public Organized by: Toronto Employment and Social Services  Pathways For Newcomers And Internationally Trained Professionals Explore bridging and post-secondary programs ….  Read More

APT-Association of Professionals in Thorncliffe

APT (Association of Professionals in Thorncliffe) is a networking group of internationally educated professionals in the Thorncliffe (and Flemingdon) area. It is a forum where professionals can meet and share experiences. We have professionals from South Asia, the Middle East, Southeast Asia. The APT-advisory committee members provide leadership for the group. Year Established: 2012Incorporated: noMembership Members of my ….  Read More

HispanoTech is a not-for profit Canadian corporation with the mission to promote the success of Hispanics in Canada’s technology sector. Led by a volunteer-based board of directors, we have a vision to be the voice of Hispanics in Canada’s technology sector. Year Established: 2008Incorporated: yesMembershipMembers of my organization live in: Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Total number of members ….  Read More

Fact Stats

Canada faces an unprecedented challenge with an aging population and declining birth rate however with the help of immigrants, Canada’s labour force has continued to grow over the years. With more than 286,000 permanent residents that are immigrants in 2017. More than half were admitted under the Economic Class programs. The amount contained refugees, people ….  Read More

Philippine International Doctors United

PIDrU is a support group for immigrant Filipino doctors.  Members include Filipino physicians in Canada who are currently in residency training and those who are practicing, licensed doctors. The group provides assistance in exam preparation for medical licensure and assistance in seeking employment in the healthcare field.  These goals are achieved through workshops on job ….  Read More

York U & Successful Immigration Program

York University has been providing lots of different programs to help Immigrants succeed with courses in their nursing program. There are other programs and information sessions that help immigrants succeed such as their resource center to help provide newcomers an education to strive for a professional career. They also offer help and guidance when immigrating ….  Read More