Feb 15

ETIP: Bridging Program for Engineers

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 Friday, February 15th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Feb 12

Young Entrepreneurs Program

Building Young Entrepreneurs Programme A new program offered by United Nations Association in Canada This programme is a free weekend of workshops that build soft skills and hard skills (i.e graphic design, programming) and an introduction to building a business. Following the workshop there are opportunities to participate in a 1-day dream shadowing experience, a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Feb 07

Stephen and Ron  – An ERIEC Connector Story

The Connector Program is a formalized networking initiative that helps professional immigrants broaden their professional network through one-on-one meetings with established business leaders/peers who work in the same field. ERIEC’s Super Connector Ron Graham met with Dimimu Stephen Akinola who is a connectee in the ERIEC Connector Program. Stephen, who recently moved to Edmonton from Nigeria, reached… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Connector Program, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Jan 28

Challenges for Immigrants

Underemployment challenges persist for immigrants Despite progress, issues remain with pay gap, integration: Report By Marcel Vander Wier Posted on 01/21/2019 / Canadian HR Reporter While Canadian newcomers’ ability to find skills-commensurate employment is improving, troubles including underemployment, lower wages and weaker integration persist, according to a new report. Newcomers with a Canadian degree continue to… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 28th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Jan 25

The Elevate Aviation

An announcement from the The Elevate Aviation Learning Centre I would like to introduce you to The Elevate Aviation Learning Centre and a potential career exploration opportunity for your clients. In case you missed the announcement on December 12th, Elevate Aviation is opening a Learning Centre at EIA. We have 10 weeks of classes from… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 25th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jan 25

English for Newcomers

Free English Language Sessions for Newcomers at the University of Alberta Student Volunteer Campus Community (SVCC) is a student group at the University of Alberta  that offers free language sessions for all community members including students, non-students, and staff. We are reaching out to Edmonton-based and local organizations serving our community to improve the well-being of newcomers… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 25th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jan 22

Daniah and Mira – An ERIEC Connector Story

The Connector Program is a formalized networking initiative that helps professional immigrants broaden their professional network through one-on-one meetings with established business leader peers who work in the same field. Local manager Mira Uniat met with Daniah Mohammed Salih over coffee on a very cold January evening. Daniah, who has recently completed her Canadian Payroll Certificate at… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Connector Program, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


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.


Jan 14

Pre-Arrival Services & Newcomer Women

Two exciting news from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Newsroom: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services January 3, 2019—Vancouver, BC—Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 14th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


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.