The City of Toronto has been a strong supporter of the Mentoring Partnership since the beginning, said Joan Atlin, Interim Executive Director at the TRIEC
. The program has been shown to be a successful strategy to help skilled immigrants find meaningful employment - 70 per cent of mentees find jobs in their field within six months of their partnership.
Alan Broadbent, a member of the LRC's board of directors, is chair of Maytree, a founder and continuing supporter of TRIEC
There's the GTAA (Greater Toronto Airports Authority), the GTMA (Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance), the GTTA (Greater Toronto Transportation Authority, now Metrolinx), the TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority), the TRRA (Toronto Region Research Alliance) and TRIEC
(Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council); and the Greater Golden Horseshoe encompasses regional planning.