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Invitations to apply for PGP Program 2021 continue; potential sponsors await selection

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By Sarabpreet Kaur Wondering what’s happening with the ongoing Parents and Grandparents sponsorship program? Well, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began the Invitation To Apply (ITA) process for PGP Program 2021 on September 23 and potential sponsors will be invited till October 7. The PGP Program opens once a year. It lets citizens and […]

‘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 […]

Canadian interview prep tips that new immigrants must not ignore

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If you have a job interview coming up, there’s no doubt that you would prepare for it. But as a newcomer or to-be immigrant to Canada, how would you know if you’re missing a key piece in your Canadian interview prep? We’ve put together pro tips from industry experts with a coaching or HR background […]

Karla Briones’s ‘IDEA’ for aspiring entrepreneurs in Canada

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Immigrants Developing Entrepreneurs Academy (IDEA) is a venture by Karla Briones. An Ottawa-based award-winning immigrant entrepreneur and business consultant, Karla has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs launch, scale and exit their businesses. Here, in an interview with New Canadians reporter Shruti Dargan, she shares why she came up with IDEA and how her 10-week step-by-step course […]

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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