The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of its service to its members, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ELAAR Immigration Consulting Inc. to provide members with reputable immigration expertise and recruitment services. The MOU will bridge the connection between employers and immigrant talent, to reduce the skills gap and labour shortages affecting employers.
“The continued labour issues need creative and collaborative solutions,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Every day the Surrey Board of Trade receives multiple requests related to recruitment and workforce development challenges which emphasizes the need to explore all possible talent pools, including immigrants, temporary foreign workers, in addition to local diverse groups such as indigenous, youth, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Every person matters.”
The objectives of the partnership between the Surrey Board of Trade and ELAAR Immigration Consulting Inc. is to:
1. Provide businesses with reputable immigration expertise and recruitment services;
2. Work together to reduce the skills gap and labour shortages affecting employers across BC; and,
3. Promote Surrey as an attractive destination for immigration and foreign direct investment.
ELAAR Immigration Consulting Inc., is a full-service Canadian immigration firm based in Surrey, BC, providing strategic advice and representation to clients. ELAAR team of professionals is led by Keshav Sharma, Founder & CEO, a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant and a member in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Keshav is also a temporary foreign worker (TFW) recruiter duly licensed by the British Columbia Government.
The Surrey Board of Trade’s Workforce Development Team, in this arrangement, will connect employers that wish to explore hiring Temporary Foreign Workers or sponsor immigrant employees.