IRCC Awards Canadian Employer for Newcomer Employment
On March 11, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recognized Canadian businesses that have significantly helped newcomers integrate into the labor market and handed out the awards for the year 2020. The results of the winners were announced by Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino. In the media release, he said
“I am so pleased with the outstanding efforts these organizations have made to ensure that their newcomer employees feel welcome and have the support they need to realize their full potential in Canada,”
He further added, “Settlement and integration is a two-way street, and these employers recognize that they have a role to play in helping newcomers maximize their potential and contribute to Canada’s economy and society in a meaningful way.”
Here are the employers who were awarded for exemplary work with newcomers.
Glen Haven Manor
Glen Haven Manor is a long-term care facility located in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. The corporation prides itself in honoring the dignity and rights of our residents and tenants by providing outstanding care and well-being through resident and family-centered care and intentional safety culture. its line of business includes providing nursing and rehabilitative services to patients. The corporation is over 50 years old and has 202 facility capacity, where Over 300 qualified people work. It was the first to be a part of the Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP)
KPMG in Canada
Located in KPMG Toronto, Ontario, a not for profit and government organizations in Canada, provides Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. The firm helps its clients in solving complex business challenges and has its presence in over 40 locations across Canada. More than 6,500 employees work for KPMG. It has recruit international talent, and have hired many foreign employees. The firm has mentored over 580 newcomers through the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council’s mentoring program.
MUFG Fund Services Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group supports newcomers by offering extensive information, coordinating temporary housing, and providing basic needs to ensure new employees have a positive experience in Canada on arrival. The company with local IRCC-funded settlement services help newcomers into the Canadian labor market
MFUG is a designated employer under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot, and it help candidates qualify to be selected, chartered financial analysts. The company also offers support to newcomers in either transferring their designations to Canadian recognized charters or starting the designation process from scratch.
White Hat Drycleaners and Commercial Laundry
Seven out of 10 staff at White Hat Drycleaners and Commercial Laundry are newcomers. The organization is located in British Columbia and is owned by Ai Guo Zhang, who is a Canadian immigrant himself. He has hired several people referred by a local settlement service provider.
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