In an ongoing series, The Immigrant Answer, The Globe and Mail is exploring the many facets of immigration in Canada. What it means to be an immigrant; how new legislation affects who Canada welcomes; and what it all means to our economy and society as a whole. Stories about Canadian companies that embrace and provide career opportunities to newcomers will hopefully be an inspiration to others.  In a country so heavily based and continuously dependent on immigrants, Canadian businesses that embrace recent immigrants are better able to harness an increased pool of potential qualified employees.
- Provide programs that are designed to help employees who are recent immigrants to Canada.
- Company employs initiatives to reduce employment barriers for newcomers such as recognizing foreign educational credentials or experience.
- Provide employees assistance with receiving recognition for foreign professional or educational credentials in Canada.
- Company offers “onboarding” programs, such as internal coaching or mentoring assistance.
- Provides managers and employees with training in cross-cultural issues or inclusiveness to help create a welcoming workplace environment for new immigrants. 
Meirav Even-Har is a Justmeans staff blogger. She reports on Canadian CSR issues. Meirav is an independent sustainability consultant and writer working in Toronto, Canada.
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