FCT Awarded Employer of the Year by Polycultural Immigrant and Community Settlement Services (PICS)

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, October 5, 2012 – FCT, the market leader in title Insurance and real-estate-related products, was recently awarded “Employer of the Year” by Polycultural Immigrant and Community Settlement Services (PICS). PICS recognized FCT’s leadership in providing PICS clients with Canadian work experience and networking opportunities. In addition, a number of PICS clients have found permanent employment with FCT.

“PICS greatly appreciates the relationship with FCT, who were tremendously helpful and supportive towards our foreign trained professionals new to Canada, and we are looking forward to continuing this constructive relationship to the benefit of Canadian society,” stated Marwan Ismail, Director of Programs & Services Peel, Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services. “We are delighted to receive this award,” said Sasha Zito, FCT’s Director, Human Resources.

“One of FCT’s core values is ‘the passion to exceed’ and we believe that the integration of a diverse workforce is an important business imperative for FCT and all businesses who want to exceed.” FCT has supported the settlement and work transition of PICS for the past five years.

Please visit www.FCT.ca for more details.

About FCT

The FCT group of companies includes FCT Insurance Company Ltd., which is Canada’s leading provider of title insurance, and First Canadian Title Company Limited, which offers other real-estate-related services. Our customer base is comprised of more than 300 lenders, 12,000 lawyers and notaries nationwide, real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders. Founded in 1991 and based in Oakville, Ontario, FCT employs 800+ people from coast-to-coast who offer customers superior protection through unmatched underwriting expertise, financial strength and stability.

Insurance is provided by FCT Insurance Company Ltd., with the exception of commercial policies, which are provided by the Canadian branch of First American Title Insurance Company. Services are provided by First Canadian Title Company Limited.

FCT has been recognized as one of the 50 most engaged workplaces in Canada in 2012.

Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services (PICS)
Formed in February 1993, PICS is a dynamic, not-for-profit community based charitable organization that provides a variety of programs to the local community, including: settlement services for newcomers, transition to employment, language training, youth services, health and wellness and individual counseling service. PICS programs are funded by three levels of government, private sector corporations, and supported by foundations, friends and donors. PICS has 6 delivery sites across the GTA and serves 50,000 clients annually.

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Media contact:
Wendy Rinella
Corporate Affairs
FCT
905 287-3379
wrinella@firstcdn.com