Nov 29

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2020- Registration Open!

The Global Talent Conference is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community. The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event. This event is open to IEPs who are Permanent Residents or… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 29th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Regulatory Bodies, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 26

CRIEC and ERIEC Mentorship and Networking Program Exchange – Red Deer, Alberta

On November 25th, 2019 Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC) staff and Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) staff all met together to discuss each city’s program approaches, outcomes and to explore new ideas and efficiencies. A big thank you to Immigrant Centre in Red Deer and to their Executive Director Frank Bauer for hosting… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Connector Program, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


Nov 26

Recode Your Future

A free IT Training Program provided by ComIT in Edmonton! The ComIT is a registered charitable organization that will build a bridge for those in need to overcome employment barriers and companies in need for talented IT professionals. The first course in Edmonton begins January 13th, 2020 and runs Mon-Wed-Fri’s from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Explore ComIT… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 22

Discount Opportunities in Edmonton

Discounts to Take Advantage of in Edmonton! A workshop, provided by TCLI Foundation TCLI Foundation is a registered non-profit organization in Canada geared towards effecting societal changes through literature, arts and culture. Building a strong community and reinforcing shared spaces to aid one another, towards strength, freedom, independence and satisfaction. Date and Time Saturday, December… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 22

Supply Management Training

NorQuest College, in partnership with Supply Chain Canada, is excited to offer the Supply Management Training program to newcomers with a CLB level 5 or 6 during the Spring and Summer terms, 2020. The program will begin April 20, 2020. Students will spend four months in the classroom and two months in a facilitated, unpaid… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 22

TECH Careers Program

Your First Step towards a Career in Tech! Are you looking to join a fantasTECH program where you can enhance your software developing skills? Well, look no further! TECHCareers Program, provided by Manpower, is hosting information sessions for Cohort 3. There are limited spots, so hurry up and register before it is too late! Information… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 12

How to Improve Spoken English

ESL Speakers’ Guide: How to Improve Spoken English Guest Blogger Helen-Zhao If English is your second language and it takes you forever to speak colloquially, you are not alone. Breaking the language barrier is one of the biggest challenges faced by many ESL speakers (English as a second language speaker). I can totally relate because… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Oct 22

NorQuest College Open House

Explore all that NorQuest College has to offer! Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. Saturday, October 26 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Edmonton Downtown… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 14

ERIEC wins the 2019 Building Futures RISE AWARD

Sixteen years ago the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) began a tradition that would celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of newcomers, immigrants, individuals and local organizations for their commendable service to building strong community. Last Thursday,October 10th, 2019, EMCN hosted the 16th Annual RISE Awards Gala at the Edmonton Expo Centre. The RISE Awards Gala… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, October 14th, 2019 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, RISE Awards, The Wave.


Oct 04

Career Moves

New program offered by NorQuest College! Starting in January 2020, NorQuest College is offering a new professional development program called Career Moves. This program will help mid-career workers, looking for a career change, in their transition to new employment and career opportunities. The Career Moves program provides one-on-one coaching, self-assessment, skill development, opportunities for work-integrated… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, October 4th, 2019 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.