OCSB – 2015 Employer of Excellence

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is a winner of the 2015 Employer Excellence Award presented by Hire Immigrants Ottawa. At the OCSB, 62 per cent of its English as a Second Language (ESL) instructors are immigrants to Canada who represent a diversity of faiths and cultures. Every attempt is made to provide applicants with … Read More

PQCHC – 2015 Employer of Excellence

Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre is a winner of the 2015 Employer Excellence Award presented by Hire Immigrants Ottawa. At the PQCHC, almost 50 per cent of its client base represents immigrant populations, a notably higher percentage than elsewhere in Ottawa. PQCHC proactively recruits staff and volunteers that are representative of its client base by working … Read More

Don Drummond, Keynote Speaker at 2015 Employer Summit

Former chief economist for TD Bank Financial Group, now visiting scholar in Global Public Policy at Queen’s University, Don Drummond gave the keynote address on the second day of the 2015 HIO Employer Summit. In this video, Drummond argues that immigration is an essential but incomplete strategy for maintaining labour force growth in Canada. Drummond … Read More

Dr. Rick Miner, Keynote Speaker at 2015 Employer Summit

Speaking on day one of the 2015 HIO Employer Summit, Dr. Rick Miner takes participants through his research into the Canadian labour market’s gaps and misalignments. The management consultant, former president of Seneca College and author of The Great Canadian Skills Mismatch: People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People and MORE, outlines his most recent findings … Read More

Minister Chan, GuestSpeaker at 2015 Employer Summit

The Hon. Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, shared some of his own history as a young immigrant working in the basement of a restaurant, and spoke of the competitive edge to be gained from hiring immigrants. “We are long past the point of hiring newcomers because it’s a nice thing … Read More

Deputy Mayor Taylor at 2015 Employer Summit

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