Apr 07

Newcomers & Coping with Stress During COVID-19

An invite from Prepare for Canada Free webinar tomorrow Wednesday, April 8th, 11:00 am MST! In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Prepare for Canada is dedicated to helping you through this difficult time. In our live webinar, Newcomers & Coping with Stress During COVID-19, we’ll discuss: • Common sources of stress when arriving in a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Apr 07

Latest Interview with ERIEC’s ED

Wayfinders Business Cooperative (IMPACT) interview with Doug Piquette, Executive Director at ERIEC (Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council). ERIEC staff and mentors help recent immigrants prepare and enter the Edmonton area workforce to make full use of their credentials, talents and abilities. Enjoy the conversation:

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


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

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 14

CCI-LEX community training workshops

CCI-LEX is happy to announce that their community training workshops will resume this new year! The Teach ESL in the Community workshop series provide basic training, lesson plans and materials for casual tutors and volunteers in the community who teach English to newcomers. ________________________________________ The Giving Feedback workshop will be on Saturday, January 25 from… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, 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.


Nov 29

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2020- Registration Open!

The Global Talent Conference is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community. The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event. This event is open to IEPs who are Permanent Residents or… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 29th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Regulatory Bodies, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 22

Supply Management Training

NorQuest College, in partnership with Supply Chain Canada, is excited to offer the Supply Management Training program to newcomers with a CLB level 5 or 6 during the Spring and Summer terms, 2020. The program will begin April 20, 2020. Students will spend four months in the classroom and two months in a facilitated, unpaid… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.