Foreign nationals who have already committed to working, studying or making Canada their home have been exempted from the travel restrictions put in place by the Canadian government to stem the spread of COVID-19. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had earlier announced that Canada would close its borders to international travels with the exception of Canadian […]
Located on the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Saint John is the oldest incorporated city in Canada. Mayor Don Darling talks about just what makes the city a wonderful home for newcomers – it’s affordable and has job opportunities, beauty, history and cultural diversity. Darling also shares his plans to grow the community and […]
Who says soft skills come in handy only in the workplace? Personal skills coach and trainer Roxana Radulescu, who labels soft skills as personal skills, talks about how these are essential in our everyday lives, especially for newcomers. In conversation with New Canadians reporter Vasudha Sharma, Roxana shares how you can add personal skills to […]
Self-made entrepreneur Bassem Ghali can be an inspiration to us all. What started out as a side project at work turned into a hard-earned career in the world of search engine optimization. Bassem’s advice? Have courage and try new things! Get his full story in the video.
Communities are stronger when everyone is engaged, connected and well-integrated. For that very reason, developing language skills is essential for any newcomer to Canada. Some newcomers need help to improve their language skills to get a job, while others want to learn English in order to navigate activities and interactions in their daily lives. This […]
“I never entered the nursing field planning to make an impact. But it’s very gratifying when people say, “Thanks again for all the help you gave”, whether it was last week or it was 10 years ago,” says Rhose Harris-Galia. She was looking for an adventure and it landed her in Baffin Island in the […]