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Nova Scotia PNP opens up for skilled foreign workers in the hospitality sector

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There’s great news in store for people who want to immigrate to Canada. Nova Scotia, one of the country’s Atlantic provinces, has expanded its list of in-demand occupations for immigration under the Nova Scotia PNP (Provincial Nominee Program). Now, food counter attendants, kitchen helpers, related support occupations (NOC 671), food and beverage servers (NOC 6513), […]

‘Pandemic’ shift: How Toronto’s immigrant-serving organizations adapted

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The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic impacted one and all, be it individuals or organizations across the world. Let’s zoom into Canada and take a look at how immigrant-serving organizations in Toronto pivoted or adapted their services to continue supporting newcomers during the pandemic. One of the challenges that many nonprofit community service agencies as well as […]

As a newcomer professional, have you tried mentorship in Canada?

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One of the first things you’ll discover as an immigrant in Canada is the willingness of people to help. In your initial weeks, months, or years, you might need guidance as you start exploring life and work in Canada. A mentor – an established individual, whether an immigrant or Canadian-born – can be of great […]

Starting a business in Canada? Here’s what you need to know

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Congratulations, all seems set for launching your first business in Canada!  We bet that like most entrepreneurs, you’re enthusiastic and counting down to when you open the doors to your first customers.  However, running a business in Canada could be quite different from what you’re familiar with, especially if all your entrepreneurial experience has been […]

CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses completes 20 years

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One of the first government-funded bridge training programs for Ontario’s newcomer health professionals, CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses is celebrating 20 years of success in 2021. Originally called CARE, the organization’s name came from its goal: Creating Access to Regulated Employment. A grassroots group of community advocates founded this body in 2001 seeing Internationally […]

Immigrant take: Komal on how networking, volunteering helped her find a job in Canada

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Komal Parekh learned about the importance of networking and volunteering when she attended Planning for Canada‘s pre-arrival sessions. After moving to Canada, she applied all of her learnings in her job search and it paid off. “I volunteered at CCIS. I also networked with several people through a Facebook group that I created to teach […]

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