Tools & Resources

TalentNet is a tool designed to help managers understand that their efforts to have productive and engaged employees and high performing teams are served well by inclusive talent management practices. 

Professions North * Nord (PNN) program to assist the internationally-trained immigrant (ITT) to become accredited and access employment in their chosen field.  

Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) helps link employers to hire the skilled individuals that they need and are having trouble finding.

Skills International profiles the skills and proficiencies of immigrants looking for work in Ontario and facilitates the connection with employers who need their skills.

Citizenship Immigration Canada (CIC) has published a guidebook for employers that outlines the process of hiring a temporary foreign worker.

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program can provide employers with a solution to skilled labour shortages and is available for all types of businesses.

Safe Harbour: Respect for All has a focus to create opportunities for storefront businesses, agencies, and municipalities to celebrate cultural differences, and to help to create safer, more welcoming communities.

Allies provides resources to immigrant employment councils and networks to bring together local stakeholders and to develop their own practical solutions to help skilled immigrants find suitable employment.

The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC) offers information about becoming more competitive with internationally trained workers (ITWs) - A Toolkit for Employers. Funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

North Bay & District Multicultural Centre has a lending library of cultural awareness, diversity and anti-racism resources which was developed through a grant from the Community Builders program, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration.Resources are available free of charge to the community.