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Retraining Immigrant: Immigrant and Downtown Calgary

retraining immigrant: I didn't get the job, he laughed, years later, according to Toronto Star. Fundraisers and alumni of the Immigrant Access Fund, a micro-loan charity aimed at retraining immigrant white-collar workers, at a function on June 20. He needed to get from downtown Calgary to Innisfail for a 9 a.m. job interview during the first snowstorm of the year. Brennan Doherty / Star Metro Jose Diola, an IT professional from the Philippines, arrived in Calgary in 2010. Brennan Doherty / Star Metro Christy Sarmiento, a Filipino data analyst, now works for Alberta Health Services. After stints working low-wage jobs, he managed to work his way back into his old profession thanks to a loan from the Immigrant Access Fund. ( As reported in the news.