Media Advisory: TRIEC honours winners at the 4th annual Mentoring Partnership

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - The Mentoring Partnership, an award-winning program of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), will recognize five outstanding program participants at the fourth annual Mentoring Partnership Awards, sponsored and hosted by TD Bank Financial Group

The Mentoring Partnership brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Skilled immigrants entering the program have the education, experience, and language skills to succeed in the labour market. Through one-to-one professional connections with a mentor in the program, mentees gain local insights and access to professional networks.

Launched in 2004, The Mentoring Partnership ( is a program of TRIEC that creates and champions solutions to better integrate skilled immigrants in the Greater Toronto Region labour market (

    What:   TRIEC's fourth annual Mentoring Partnership Awards Honouring five
            outstanding participants from The Mentoring Partnership program

    Who:    Monique Bateman, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, TD Bank
            Financial Group

            Ratna Omidvar, President, Maytree and Chair, TRIEC Board of

            Elizabeth McIsaac, Executive Director, TRIEC

            Five award winners from the information technology and
            engineering, finance, law, human resources and business sectors

    When:   Tuesday, November 17, 2009
            5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

            Photo opportunity with TRIEC, sponsor and winners at 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  TD Tower
            66 Wellington Street West
            54th Floor, Lambert Room

SOURCE TD Bank Group

For further information: For further information: Emily Mills, Media Relations and Communications Specialist, (416) 944-1946 ext. 282,; Claire DeVeale-Blane, Communications Manager, (416) 944-1946 ext. 271,

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