2012 WIL Award

Gus Kotsiomitis, VP Commercial Banking (London/St. Thomas) for RBC Royal Bank has been recognized by WIL Employment Connections for outstanding community leadership in facilitating the economic integration of immigrants and newcomers in London region.  Gus was presented with the 2012 WIL Award at our Annual General Meeting held on June 21, 2012. 

LMIEC launches Job Match Network

The London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (LMIEC) Job Match Network will provide an integrated job matching service for internationally trained immigrants (ITIs) and employers in the Greater London Area.

By actively connecting an expanded talent pool of multiple agencies with job orders from multiple employer entry points, this project will result in more job orders being filled, increased employer satisfaction, sustained newcomer engagement and improved labour market outcomes for ITIs.

RBC funding peer mentoring program for newcomers

Thanks to funding provided by RBC Royal Bank, the London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (LMIEC) is  connecting successfully employed skilled immigrants with job-seeking newcomers in our community.   RBC has provided $33,000 to establish the LMIEC Peer Mentorship for Immigrant Employment program. The program will facilitate 25 Peer-to-peer matches in London-Middlesex.  It is anticipated that this initiative will lead to the direct employment of 20 skilled immigrants in our community.