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New Canadians TV program launched

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Gerard Keledjian and Rachel Lee chat about all things related to new Canadians

Brits coming to Toronto may decide to end up staying, thus becoming an immigrant, or even taking citizenship at some point.

A TV program launched by New Canadians focuses entirely on resources for newcomers and information to help succeed in Canada. It was launched on October 23, 2015 on the Rogers TV community channel in the GTA. It is telecast on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. and repeats several times during the week.

The first episode features resources for HR professionals, UP Express, an immigrant success story and the Newcomer Day celebrations.

Magnet: Connecting immigrants to employment opportunities

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Mark Patterson talks about connecting newcomers to Canada with jobs

New Canadians features an interview with Mark Patterson, Executive Director, Magnet who talks about the new online tool that helps bring down barriers to employment for new immigrants to Canada.

“We have over 2,900 employers that are looking to use the system,” he says. “And a lot of our employers are very interested in connecting in a targeted way to newcomers to Canada and are committed to trying to help people transition more quickly.”

Worth a look!