Syrian refugees welcomed by employers

Cultural competency training key to successful integration
By Liz Foster
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/22/2016

With tens of thousands of refugees expected to arrive in Canada from Syria, businesses are preparing for an influx of potential employees.


As many as 3,000 new arrivals are anticipated in Winnipeg alone. While skilled tradespeople and construction workers are in particular demand, the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce is working to connect any and all employers with the resources they need to create job opportunities.