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Niagara Immigrant Employment Council (NIEC) is a region-wide multi-stakeholder collaboration of businesses, community organizations,governments andimmigrants.

NIEC'smandate is tocreate a labour market where employers recognize and utilize the skills and experience immigrants bring to the Niagara region.

Hiring skilled immigrants isgood business.

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01.jpg Niagara Immigrant Employment Council (NIEC) is officially launched to the media and the public on Tuesday, January 8, 2008. The event was held at Meridian Credit Union Branch office in Niagara Falls. It was attended by business, community and political leaders, community organizations, government officials, media and immigrants. (Photo: Business and community leaders at the NIEC launch).



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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Niagara Immigrant Employment Council (NIEC)?

NIEC is a region-wide multi-stakeholder collaboration of businesses, community organizations, immigrants,...

Why does Niagara need such initiatives?

By 2011, it is expected that Niagara will be largely dependent on internationally trained individuals for its...

How will this initiative benefit immigrants and employers?

This initiative will develop innovative, effective and sustainable employment strategies and solutions that will...

How will this initiative benefit Niagara region?

The successful implementation of innovative, effective and sustainable employment strategies will have a positive...

Upcoming events

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NIEC hosted three facilitated "Continuum of Integrated Services" Meetings of local Service Providers on July 9,2008 in Welland,...
NIECorganized its inagural summit "World of Skills: Human Resource Strategies for an Economically Prosperous Niagara". The...

Inside NIEC

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The Reverse Brain Drain
December 11, 2008

A collapse of Western financial industries has sent thousands of skilled professionals from immigrant backgrounds to their homelands - a huge shift of knowledge and skills. Read Article...