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Press release from CNW Group

Award ceremony to honour savvy GTA employers tapping the skilled immigrant talent pool

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Award ceremony to honour savvy GTA employers tapping the skilled immigrant talent pool07:00 EDT Wednesday, March 27, 2013TRIEC and RBC announce winners of 7th Annual Immigrant Success AwardsTORONTO, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ - On April 3, the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and RBC will honour leading GTA organizations for their leadership in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants at the 7th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards. Tapping this important talent pool is critical to innovation, and the award ceremony will honour three organizations and one individual who serve as excellent examples for other organizations and businesses to follow.WhoRatna Omidvar - Chair, TRIEC Board of Directors Zabeen Hirji - Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC Matt Galloway - Host, "Metro Morning," CBC Radio One 99.1 and Master of Ceremonies Margaret Eaton - Executive Director, TRIEC  WhatTRIEC's 7th Annual Immigrant Success Awards  WhenWednesday, April 3rd 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  WhereRBC, Royal Bank Plaza 200 Bay Street South Tower, 40th  FloorAgenda for media:5:00 p.m.RegistrationOpportunity for one-on-one interviews, scheduled in advance of event5:30 p.m.Event starts and Awards CeremonyOpening Remarks: Matt Galloway and Ratna OmidvarKeynote: Zabeen HirjiAwards Ceremony6:05 p.m.Event endsClosing Remarks: Matt Galloway and Margaret EatonOne-on-one interviews, photo opportunitiesNetworking, mingling and refreshments  SOURCE: TRIECFor further information: For more information, to confirm attendance and to request an interview, please contact Andrea Ellison at or 416-762-3792.