Jan 28

Challenges for Immigrants

Underemployment challenges persist for immigrants Despite progress, issues remain with pay gap, integration: Report By Marcel Vander Wier Posted on 01/21/2019 / Canadian HR Reporter While Canadian newcomers’ ability to find skills-commensurate employment is improving, troubles including underemployment, lower wages and weaker integration persist, according to a new report. Newcomers with a Canadian degree continue to… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 28th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,The Wave.


Jan 25

The Elevate Aviation

An announcement from the The Elevate Aviation Learning Centre I would like to introduce you to The Elevate Aviation Learning Centre and a potential career exploration opportunity for your clients. In case you missed the announcement on December 12th, Elevate Aviation is opening a Learning Centre at EIA. We have 10 weeks of classes from… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 25th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Jan 25

English for Newcomers

Free English Language Sessions for Newcomers at the University of Alberta Student Volunteer Campus Community (SVCC) is a student group at the University of Alberta  that offers free language sessions for all community members including students, non-students, and staff. We are reaching out to Edmonton-based and local organizations serving our community to improve the well-being of newcomers… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 25th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Jan 22

Daniah and Mira – An ERIEC Connector Story

The Connector Program is a formalized networking initiative that helps professional immigrants broaden their professional network through one-on-one meetings with established business leader peers who work in the same field. Local manager Mira Uniat met with Daniah Mohammed Salih over coffee on a very cold January evening. Daniah, who has recently completed her Canadian Payroll Certificate at… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Connector Program,Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,The Wave.


Jan 15

EMCN serving Visible Minority Women

The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) is proud to announce their new Visible Minority Women Employment Success project. Visible minority newcomer women often struggle to find and maintain meaningful employment for a number of reasons. These include cultural barriers, hesitation to participate fully in mixed-gender skills training, and lack of a professional network. The… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Mentees,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Jan 14

Retail Management Career Networking Event

Are you looking for employment as a store manager, co-manager or assistant store manager? Action for Healthy Communities is hosting a Retail Management Career Networking Event When: January 23, 2019 6:00 pm Where: 10578 – 113 Street NW (Action for Healthy Communities) Multinational retailer seeking management candidates! Meet with corporate HR representatives Find out about… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 14th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Jan 14

Pre-Arrival Services & Newcomer Women

Two exciting news from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Newsroom: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services January 3, 2019—Vancouver, BC—Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 14th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave.


Dec 24

Happy Holidays from ERIEC!

Thank you all for your valuable support to ERIEC mentorship and networking programs. Looking forward to another year of exciting collaboration! Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Holiday and a Happy New Year! ERIEC Team

This entry was posted on Monday, December 24th, 2018 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Latest News,Networking,The Wave,Upcoming Events.