News October, 2021

Canada has introduced NOC 2021. What will it mean for immigrants in 2022?

By Kareem El-Assal and Shelby Thevenot | October 22, 2021 | CIC News The new way Canada classifies occupations will affect some economic class and temporary foreign worker applicants. Canada’s immigration system will overhaul the way it classifies occupations in fall 2022. The changes will affect some economic class and foreign worker applicants, although the … Continued

Panel discusses how companies can move from thought to action in achieving diversity and inclusion

By Annabel Oromoni | Law Times | October 11, 2021 As companies and organizations assess their corporate culture and commit to developing diverse and inclusive practices, industry leaders discussed how to successfully implement EDI strategies from the introductory phase to the implementation phase in the From Thought to Action Diversity and Inclusion webinar, sponsored by Bereskin & Parr LLP.

Ontario looks to eliminate experience requirement for immigrants

By Jim Wilson | HR Reporter | October 24, 2021 Ontario is planning to propose legislation that would make it easier for immigrants to find jobs in the province. The new rules would remove the requirement for Canadian work experience from immigrants looking to get licenced in certain regulated professions and trades such as law, … Continued

Metropolis conference reflects on 50 years of multiculturalism in Canada

By Baisakhi Roy | Canadian Immigrant Magazine | October 19, 2021 Even as this year’s annual Metropolis conference marked a momentous occasion – Canada’s multiculturalism policy turning 50 – the mood was sombre, even cautionary, as experts debated if the policy was actually working and the future for Canada as a multicultural mosaic. Held online … Continued

New 2021 federal cabinet, including new immigration minister

Peter Zimonjic | CBC News | October 26, 2021 Who’s who in Justin Trudeau’s 2021 cabinet Here is the complete list of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet, sworn in today at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Chrystia Freeland : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Omar Alghabra: Minister of Transport Anita Anand: Minister of National Defence … Continued

The power of references in the hiring process

By Murali Murthy | Canadian Immigrant Magazine | October 20, 2021 How to select, qualify and prepare your references  So, you have just interviewed for a position and you are having a good feeling. If all goes well, your potential employer will likely request references. The next step is to be ready with a list … Continued