In light of COVID-19, international students in essential services can work more than 20 hours a week

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During the COVID-19 outbreak, workers in certain roles and industries, especially healthcare, have been under considerable pressure. To help meet the challenges of the pandemic, the Canadian government has temporarily removed restrictions that previously allowed international students to only work up to a maximum of 20 hours a week. As a result, international students working […]

Immigrating to Canada? Here’s a free, pre-arrival service with resources aplenty

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Immigrating to a new country is no mean feat. It requires a lot of preparation. And, the more you know about the place and its ways, the better the chances of you succeeding. If you’re in the process of moving to Canada, here’s something you can benefit from. Next Stop Canada is a free, online […]

Long term care homes in Ontario call for internationally trained health professionals

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Amid the COVID-19-induced healthcare crisis, an online platform has created a win-win situation – internationally trained professionals get valuable work experience, and long term care homes in Ontario fill their staff shortage. By Shruti Dargan The COVID-19 pandemic has created a healthcare crisis across the globe. At a time like this, when people are facing […]

An immigrant success story: Bassem Ghali

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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.

Canadian Language Benchmarks standard, and what it means to newcomers

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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 […]

Rhose Harris-Galia is promoting patient care while touching lives in Nunavut

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“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 […]

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