Looking to hire refugees? New website, Immigrant Centre aim to help employers make connections

Looking to hire refugees? New website, Immigrant Centre aim to help employers make connections

Calgary Metro, 03/06/2017

For former refugee Omar Rahimi, a permanent move to Canada was a godsend. Finding a job was his toughest challenge upon arrival in Manitoba, he said, but it didn’t compare to what he faced living in the Al Tash refugee camp in western Iraq for almost two decades. “I was thirsty for 18 years. I remember every day I was thirsty. You drink a little bit, but it’s not enough,” Rahimi said in an interview Monday.

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