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.


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.


Dec 17

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2019: Registration Open!

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) presents: 2019 Edmonton Global Talent Conference Diversify Your Professional Network!  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre, West Edmonton Mall  9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 am) Registration: This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals who are Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, December 17th, 2018 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 07

To get a Career you Need a Map!

By Marie Gervais, PhD., CEO Shift Management Inc ERIEC Supporter and Guest Blogger If you have been in Canada for several months or years and are frustrated with getting into your career, you may have a “wrong map” problem. The path to career success is different in every country and old or wrong maps will… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 07

Centre for Race and Culture Workshops

FALL/WINTER PUBLIC WORKSHOPS November 2018 – January 2019 The Centre for Race and Culture invites you to join them for their inaugural offering of public workshops aiming to provide effective and unique perspectives to assist businesses, organizations, communities and individuals who are looking to address the challenges and opportunities that diversity and inclusion present. All… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 23

ARNAP/IENCAP Prep Course for Nurses

The HCPT (Health Care Professional Training) College is a career college in Ontario and has been offering a prep course for Internationally Educated Nurses to guide them and prepare them for one high stakes test for nursing licensure called IENCAP (Internationally Educated Nurses Competency Assessment Program) and ARNAP (Alberta Registered Nurses Assessment Program), also known… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 23

NorQuest College Open House

Explore all that NorQuest College has to offer! Saturday, October 27 9 am – 3 pm Edmonton Downtown Campus 10215 108 Street NW Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. At Open House, visitors will have the opportunity to: tour the college, including our Singhmar… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 and is filed under Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 22

Film Premiere Invitation

You are invited to the Edmonton premiere of the documentary film: “Salaam B’y – A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander” When: Sunday, November 18 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Garneau Theatre 8712 109 St NW Program: Documentary screening (20 mins) & dialogue (30 mins) Get free tickets here: Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.ca/e/playlist-salaam-by-at-metro-cinema-tickets-51622228475 Social Media Share (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/events/719414518392452/ This… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 11

Will Robots Take Your Job?

Join CPA Alberta this fall for a new series of Lunch with the Pros Back by popular demand, CPA Alberta’s Lunch with the Pros restarts in October and you are invited! Attend the thought-provoking Lunch with Pros: Will Robots Take Your Job? on Tuesday, October 30 in Edmonton. Enjoy a delicious three course meal and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.