Mar 05

Upcoming Info Session for ETIP

ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ INTEGRATION ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ (ETIP) INTEGRATION PROGRAM A unique program designed for internationally educated engineers to find work in their field of expertise in Alberta The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) has been offering the Engineers’ and Technologists’ Integration Program (ETIP) since 1996, and has successfully bridged more than 1000 engineering… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Mar 04

Joel Pushparaj – A Connectee / Mentee Story

The Career Mentorship Program (CMP) and the Connector Program matches newcomer immigrant professionals (mentees / connectees) in the Edmonton region with established professionals and local business leaders / employers (mentors / connectors) who share a similar occupational background and creates networks through real-life connections and experience. Joel Pushparaj is an internationally trained Project Manager who… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Connector Program, Employment, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Mar 04

Workshop on Tax Savings

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. TCLI Foundation presents a workshop on tax savings! Come and join the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Feb 27

Global Talent Conference 2020: Succeeding Professionally in Canada

The 10th Edmonton Global Talent Conference drew an impressive gathering of 257 of the best and the brightest, internationally educated professionals at the Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre on Monday, February 24th, 2020. ERIEC’s Executive Director and conference host, Doug Piquette, welcomed the gathering and introduced the Honorable Jason Copping, Minister of Labour and Immigration… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, The Wave.


Jan 31

Building your Business

Building Your Business – An Immigrant Perspective A message from Catholic Social Services, Edmonton Are you an immigrant who owns a business/self-employed or wants to start a business? Come to our free learning days. Learn from other immigrant entrepreneurs and organizations that help entrepreneurs. Friday, March 6 , 2020 – 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 31st, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jan 30

Understanding Newcomer Experiences of Inclusion

A message from the Centre for Race and Culture Are you a newcomer to Canada? We want to know your thoughts on your settlement process for our survey! You will get a $10 Tim Horton’s gift card for completing our survey on newcomer inclusion in Alberta. The Understanding Newcomer Experiences of Inclusion (UNEOI) is a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave.


Dec 23

11 Reasons to Keep Job Searching During the Holidays

By Alison Doyle Updated December 11, 2019 The Balance Careers Many job seekers take a break from job searching during the holidays. It’s a hectic time of year, and it can be a challenge to juggle getting ready for the holidays with keeping a job hunt moving forward. But, that may be a mistake. Contrary… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, The Wave.


Dec 12

Career Mentorship: 2019 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. Here is the Career Mentorship Program Year in Photos: Thank you all for being part of ERIEC’s vision and we look forward… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, The Wave.


Dec 12

New Hope ESL – Open House

The New Hope ESL offers several services of International English Language Testing System, Canadian English Language Proficiency Index and IMMIGRATION! You are invited to an Open House to learn more about the New Hope ESL services! When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: 11404 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5M… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Special Projects, 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.