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HEADLINEOntario wants more lower-skilled immigrants, but only if they’ll work in manufacturing outside the GTA
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Toronto Star
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Jan 15, 2020
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Ontario is so desperate for industrial painters, sewing-machine operators and electronic assemblers that it wants to throw open its doors to lower-skilled foreign workers, promising them permanent residency in exchange for taking up a job in manufacturing. The catch is the newcomers have to work outside Greater Toronto. >> Manufacturing

HEADLINEIndustrial company in Sudbury hires foreign workers to fill longstanding need
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CBC
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Jan 03, 2020
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An industrial company in Sudbury was desperate to fill positions until it hired 6 welders from Mexico. >> Construction; Welding; Manufacturing

HEADLINECalgary-based Syrian soap company to open location at West Edmonton Mall
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CTV
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Nov 27, 2019
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The owner of a company that crafts soap using techniques perfected hundreds of years ago in Syria is expanding his business to Edmonton this week. >> Manufacturing; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINEAuto Draft
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CBC
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Jun 20, 2019
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Anas Nabulsi is only the second candidate to be placed in Canada by the Talent Beyond Boundaries project. As a tool and die maker, he has a very particular skill set. His resume was spotted in the talent database by the president of a tool manufacturing company in Niagara Falls, Ont., who flew to Lebanon to interview him. >> Manufacturing

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Talent Beyond Boundaries
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Jun 20, 2019
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A visual primer to Talent Beyond Boundaries' employment services. >> Engineering; IT (Information technology); Manufacturing

HEADLINEAuto Draft
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New York Times
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May 13, 2019
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Over the past few decades, as a manufacturing decline left homes vacant and storefronts dark, New York’s upstate cities opened their doors to refugees. The influx, while modest, gave new life to neighborhoods, helped alleviate labor shortages and shored up city budgets.

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CTV
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Apr 23, 2019
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An interview with the founder of Rainmaker Enterprise,a refugee newcomer to Canada from the Sudanese civil war. Rainmaker is a non-profit organization dedicated to tackling water supply in a sustainable way through clean technology in South Sudan. >> Manufacturing; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINEAuto Draft
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Fast Company
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Feb 15, 2019
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Talent Beyond Boundaries has cataloged refugees in Jordan and Lebanon based on their work experience, so companies looking to work with refugees can find the perfect candidate. >> Engineering; IT (Information technology); Manufacturing

HEADLINEWinnipeg’s garment industry revival fueled by newcomer women
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Winnipeg Free Press
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Feb 14, 2019
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After globalization nearly killed it with manufacturers moving abroad to find cheaper labour, a revival of textile product manufacturing in Winnipeg is once again giving immigrant women with sewing skills a job and a shot at the Canadian dream. >> Sewing; Women

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Chicago Sun-Times
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Feb 01, 2019
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A new fashion production co-op owned by refugee and immigrant women is in the developing stages. >> Manufacturing; Sewing; Entrepreneurship; Women