Edmonton Business Leaders Corporate Breakfast

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 am
Location: Heritage Room, City Hall, Edmonton

The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) and the Immigrant Access Fund worked in collaboration with Mayor Stephen Mandel and Councillor Amarjeet Sohi from the City of Edmonton to engage and inform business leaders on the following business theme:

Hiring, Integrating and Retaining Immigrant Employees –
A Competitive Advantage

Keynote Speaker:
Mr. Duncan Sinclair
Managing Partner, Rocky Mountain Region
Deloitte & Touche LLP. Edmonton, Alberta

Mr. Sinclair focused on diversity and inclusion as a business imperative, noting it fosters an environment in which employees are encouraged to share and debate ideas that drive innovation and why Edmonton, Alberta, and Canadian organizations should make hiring, integrating and retaining skilled immigrant professionals a part of their overall business strategy.

Duncan is a member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte Canada, as well as the Chair of the Succession Planning Committee and a member of Deloitte Canada’s Governance Committee.

Business Leaders Breakfast November 1 2011 Poster –

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Keynote Speaker – Duncan Sinclair, Deloitte –

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Deloitte’s 2011 White Paper: Welcome to Canada. Now what?
Unlocking the potential of immigrants for business growth and innovation

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Download the PDF_French.pdf