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Immigrant hiring focus of Ottawa summit

A two-day conference dedicated matching skilled immigrants with jobs wraps up Wednesday morning in Ottawa with an awards ceremony honouring employers for their hiring practices.

A two-day conference dedicated matching skilled immigrants with jobs wraps up Wednesday morning in Ottawa with an awards ceremony honouring employers for their hiring practices.

CBC anchor Adrian Harewood is hosting the event, which also features former TD Bank economist Don Drummond and Michael Chan, the Ontario Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade.

The Employer Council of Champions Summit and Awards had a series of roundtable discussions on Tuesday focused on matching workers to jobs and getting more skilled immigrants into the workforce.

On Tuesday, Ottawa Morning spoke with summit panellist and HR consultant Lisa Anna Palmer about the challenges of matching skilled immigrants to jobs.

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