May 18

2018 ERIEC Awards & Recognition Event

Last Tuesday, May 15th members of the Edmonton business community and internationally educated professionals gathered together at Sutton Place Hotel to celebrate Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council’s ten years of mentorship and networking successes as well as honoring the collaborations of our Edmonton employer partners. Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) recognized the many mentors,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, May 18th, 2018 and is filed under Awards, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


May 08

Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards 2018

It’s Time to Vote! Help choose this year’s winners! Canadian Immigrant Magazine, in association with RBC Royal Bank, is proud to announce that voting for the 10h annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards is open! Please visit their website today to vote for one of the 75 finalists! Voting ends May 17, 2018. This national people’s choice… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


May 16

Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Voting is now open! Canadian Immigrant Magazine, in association with RBC Royal Bank, is proud to announce that voting for the 9th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards is open! This national people’s choice award is unique in that it allows Canadians to nominate and vote directly for individuals from all walks of life… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


Mar 28

ERIEC recipient of Diversity and Leadership Award

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) named recipient of 2017 Diversity and Leadership Award by Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) ERIEC is proud to be recognized as one of two recipients of the 2017 Corporate Diversity and Leadership Award by FACL Western. The awards celebrate individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in achieving greater… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 and is filed under Awards, Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Dec 21

ERIEC: 2016 in Photos

As the holiday season begins, we take time to reflect on the past year and recall all the wonderful individuals and organizations who have played an important part in our activities and successes. For many of our clients, the holiday season can be difficult and a very emotional time, many missing their family or friends from… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 and is filed under Awards, Career Mentorship, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects.


Oct 20

ERIEC in the News

An interview of ERIEC Executive Director Doug Piquette at The Ryan Jespersen Show on October 14 at 9:00 am Effectively connecting Syrian refugees with the right employers: http://www.630ched.com/the-ryan-jespersen-show/   Two articles by Diversity Magazine: ERIEC’s Second Awards & Recognition Event: http://www.diversitymag.ca/eriecs-second-awards-recognition-event/ and Smart Connections helps Internationally Educated Professionals: http://www.diversitymag.ca/smart-connections-helps-internationally-educated-professionals/   The proud ERIEC Team

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Networking, Smart Connections, Special Projects.


Oct 06

2016 ERIEC Awards & Recognition Event – A Great Success!

Last Tuesday, October 4th, members of the Edmonton business community and internationally educated professionals gathered together at Sutton Place Hotel to celebrate ERIEC’s seven years of mentorship and networking successes as well as the collaborations of our Edmonton employer partners. This was ERIEC’s Second Awards & Recognition event which drew a crowd of over 100 well-dressed… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2016 and is filed under Awards, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Networking, Special Projects, Speed Career Networking.


Jul 07

Bursary for Immigrant Women

By Dahlia Orcajada, Digital Communications Specialist Immigrant Access Fund Canada If you are an immigrant woman in Alberta you can apply for the Every Woman Can: The Maria Eriksen Memorial Bursary to support your professional development. The Calgary Foundation is accepting applications until July 27, 2015.  There are six bursaries available at $1,000 each applied directly to tuition. Following is the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


Nov 26

2014 ERIEC Awards & Recognition Event – A Great Success!

By Doug Piquette, Executive Director, ERIEC Last Wednesday, November 19th, members of the Edmonton business community and internationally educated professionals were gathered together in the Art Gallery of Alberta to celebrate ERIEC’s five years of mentor/ mentee successes and employer partnerships. This was the inaugural Awards & Recognition Event of this caliber for ERIEC which drew… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 and is filed under Awards, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Oct 14

Annual Latino Awards Gala to Honor Distinguished Latino Canadians

 By Emili Gomez Gala Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:00 p.m. The Palace Banquet Hall, 3223 Parsons Rd. (99 St. South of 34 Ave.) Edmonton, Alberta This event is the Latino Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s annual celebration of all Latino Canadians who contribute to achieve economic growth in society and in their communities. The Chamber’s goal… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.