Canada’s recent 2017 budget allotted $7.8 million over two years to fund the Global Talent Stream under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. This stream is designed to support companies that need foreign talent to help and fast-track investments that create jobs and growth for Canadians. Under the stream, skilled foreign workers hired by qualifying companies […]

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A recent CareerBuilder survey found that over one in five workers (22%) resolved to change jobs in 2017. If like them, one of your goals for the new year is to find a great job, you’re in luck! We’re guiding you through Canada’s hottest jobs and giving you some tips and tools to keep you […]

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CultureLink Settlement and Community Services along with Ryerson University is filling the airwaves with information, music and news pertinent to immigrants. They do this through the community radio program, New Canadian Life. It’s a show run by immigrants from different walks of life. Some are refugees. Some have come in search of jobs. Some are […]

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It’s that dreaded time of the year again. Before the taxman comes knocking on the door, here’s a brief guide by the Canadian Revenue Agency on how to file returns. Whether you’re in Canada or a Non-Resident Canadian, you can avail the benefits and refunds offered by the Canadian Government by filing your returns. The […]

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Think back to when you bought your first car or made some other significant purchase. What made you feel confident about your decision to invest your savings? Did the salesperson seem credible and trustworthy? As an immigrant professional preparing to enter the Canadian workforce, it is vital to establish trust and credibility and to build […]

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Mony Shohayeb and her family are at home in Hamilton after moving from Egypt This is the first profile in a series highlighting some of the Hamilton area’s successful immigrants. Name: Omneya (Mony) Shohayeb Country of origin: Egypt Came to Canada: 2007 Occupation: Author/Writer Describe your working life: I am a writer and have published […]

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Learning to sell yourself is key to getting a good job. Joanna Samuels, employment specialist at JVS Toronto shares some insights about what the Canadian employer wants to hear. Each employer is different and the resume must be specifically tailored for the company.

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Introducing the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project The Federal government has just announced an exciting new pilot project for Canada’s Atlantic region.  Starting in March 2017, the four Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island) will accept up to 2000 applicants and their families as new permanent residents. The program […]

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Good health is a combination of adequate exercise and the right diet. But when illness strikes, it’s often great to have educated doctors and qualified nurses. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is trying to make it easier for internationally educated nurses (IENs) to work in Canada by offering them a PASS – Pre Arrival Supports […]

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American travel ban temporarily suspended Canada has been relatively well-insulated from the immigration chaos that erupted south of the border when U.S. President Donald Trump announced a travel ban on nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.  The travel ban has been temporarily lifted, meaning that people from these designated countries are […]

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