HyLife Foods LP recognized for their work with newcomers to Canada
(News Release – From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – March 8, 2017—Ottawa, ON)
This selection was done by Deloitte and the CIBC. IRCC partners with Hire Immigrants Ottawa to recognize private businesses that support the successful labor market integration of newcomers in Canada. Winning employers are chosen based on nominations from service provider organizations.
The dedication of HyLife Foods LP to recruiting and providing opportunities to newcomers to Canada – with more than half of its workforce consisting of immigrants – was highlighted by the Government of Canada.
The Neepawa, Manitoba business was congratulated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen as one of the winners of the 2017 Employer Awards for Newcomer Employment for their exemplary work to help newcomers to Canada find and retain jobs and enhance their employment skills.
I am beyond impressed by the initiative that HyLife Foods LP has taken in ensuring that such a significant portion of its workforce consists of immigrants. Companies like HyLife Foods LP are role models for others and show how important the role of employers are in the lives of newcomers.