Apr 13

Your next volunteer adventure awaits at the Edmonton Volunteer Fair

By Sharon Mvundura, Volunteer Edmonton Published in Edmonton Examiner on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Finding a volunteer opportunity can sometimes be difficult. Many people prefer to meet a volunteer co-ordinator or manager face-to-face. Others like to hear from current volunteers at an organization about their volunteer experience. Unfortunately those opportunities to connect are often difficult to… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


Nov 23

Here’s how to help Syrian refugees arriving in Edmonton

By Scott Stevenson, CBC News Posted: Nov 20, 2015 7:52 PM MT With several aid organizations and charities expected to help Syrian refugees settle in Edmonton, it can be difficult for interested donors to figure out where and what to donate. Accommodations, furniture, winter clothing and, of course, financial donations will help the newcomers when they arrive at… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 and is filed under Latest News.


Oct 20

Lunch With The Pros

Interesting networking opportunity for new immigrants who are within the Accounting Field! The CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) of Alberta invites you to Lunch With The Pros:   Edmonton November 4, 2015 11:00 am – 1:00 pm The Westin Edmonton $10 + GST (includes lunch)  Be inspired by a local Chartered Professional Accountant whose skills have… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Upcoming Events.


Jun 01

We Give Where We Live

We Give Where We Live – ERIEC  and TELUS  Team Up to Clean Emily Murphy Park On a warm Saturday afternoon on  May 30th, more than 200 volunteers fanned out across the Emily Murphy Park to participate in the 10th annual TELUS Days of Giving. The ERIEC staff volunteered at 200% for this exciting event!… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, June 1st, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.


Aug 21

Enbridge Lays Down the Pipelines for Immigrant Talent to Succeed

Published by www.hireimmigrants.ca earlier in August 2014 Enbridge has long been deliberate about creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace, making it an employer of choice for immigrant talent.  “The treatment and equitable possibilities for immigrants are remarkable. Enbridge is a leader in promoting, supporting, and embracing diversity in the workplace. An intercultural space is the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News.


May 14

Understanding the Challenges Internationally-Trained Lawyers Face

By Jocelyn Frazer The Law Society of Alberta At best, becoming a lawyer in Alberta is a lengthy process. There are many requirements that every prospective applicant must satisfy: being of good character and reputation, meeting the academic qualifications, successfully completing a bar admission course and serving a term of articles. For applicants who are… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 and is filed under Regulatory Bodies.


Apr 30

                                                                                     2014 RISE AWARDS  

By Amy Stevens, EMCN The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers’ RISE Awards, presented in partnership with the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council, have been operating as one of Edmonton’s signature events for many years.  Last year marked the 10th anniversary, and was the most successful awards to date, as it celebrated the many accomplishments of… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics, RISE Awards.


Sep 18

Connecting Immigrant Job seekers with Employment…

There is a ‘new’ web based resource that is working to ‘connect’ immigrant job seekers with employment. This new resource is called Jobsforimmigrants.ca and is the first ‘immigrant focused’ job directory in Canada. They are currently working on expanding their network to include diverse job seekers of all talents and skills as well as job… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics.


Aug 21

Edmonton Engineers! ERIEC needs your expertise as a Mentor!

Are you an established engineer working and based here in Edmonton? ERIEC needs you as a Mentor for an afternoon! Speed Career Networking is an event which focuses on information sharing and time-efficient networking between local professionals and internationally-trained professionals who have recently settled in Edmonton and are “job ready”. This is not a recruitment… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 and is filed under Speed Career Networking.


Jul 24

Career Networking Models and ….Soccer?

Around the world, thousands of fans follow their national soccer teams with passion. Sport plays an important role in many communities as one of the great ‘connectors’ and has proven to be a successful way to help integrate and connect diverse communities. We at ERIEC are committed to addressing the needs of our clients, especially… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics, Speed Career Networking.