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TD Named One of Best Employers for New Canadians

TD is pleased to be recognized by Canada’s Top 100 Employers as one of the Best Employers for New Canadians – an award recognizing organizations that offer programs that help new immigrants make the transition to a new workplace and life in Canada.

“We’re so thrilled to be a three-time winner of this award,” says Beth Grudzinski, VP Corporate Diversity. “It recognizes the work done by TD employees across the country to help us better meet the needs of current and prospective employees who are new to Canada.”

Among some of the programs provided by TD includes:

  • Participating in the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council’s Mentoring Partnership program and mentored over 500 new Canadian jobseekers helping them access professional networks in their fields of expertise;
  • Sponsoring and participating in the Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP) Conference – a recruitment event for skilled newcomers with education and experience in finance, economics, business and technology;
  • Hiring new Canadians with a background in finance through the Financial Services Connections employment program – a program that helps people with a background in finance learn about the Canadian financial sector, develop their industry-specific business communication skills, and prepare to write the Canadian Securities Course exam;
  • Partnering with Immigrant Services Calgary to launch a mentorship program for new Canadians in the Calgary-area.

For more information and to see a full list of 2010 winners, please visit the Best Employers for New Canadians award website.