May 22

ERIEC webinar: How to Prepare for Success in Times of Uncertainty

We are pleased to announce that the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will be hosting our last webinar for this quarter: How to Prepare for Success in Times of Uncertainty When: Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:00 AM -11:00 AM MT Keynote Speaker: Chris Izquierdo, CEO of DevFacto Technologies Chris Izquierdo is the founder of… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Mar 16

COVID-19 and ERIEC’s Business Continuity Approach

Dear mentors, mentees and community supporters, We wanted to provide an update on the actions that are being taken to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and support the health and well-being of our stakeholders. Our thoughts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of the virus. Like many… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, March 16th, 2020 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Connector Program, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, 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.


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 14

ACB HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

An invite from HIV Edmonton (HIVE) to African, Caribbean, & Black (ACB) Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness of HIV related issues within ACB communities and to highlight different initiatives locally and globally that work to build resilient communities. Although from the beginning of the HIV epidemic… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Dec 23

Happy Holidays from ERIEC!

Thank you all for your valuable support to ERIEC mentorship and networking programs! We send you and your families our warmest greetings for bright and happy holidays! Looking forward to another year of exciting collaboration! ERIEC Team

This entry was posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


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

Networking Program: 2019 in Photos

Speed Career Networking events in 2019 Smart Connections events in 2019 Global Talent Conference 2019 Thank you all for being part of ERIEC’s vision and we look forward to continuing working with you in the coming year! Register for the upcoming Global Talent Conference 2020 We wish you a fantastic holiday season and a very… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Networking, Smart Connections, Speed Career Networking, 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.