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Travel restrictions amid COVID-19: Exemptions for specific groups, foreign nationals

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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 […]

Webinar: Jumpstart your career in Canada with the CPA designation

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Canada to welcome 1,000,000 immigrants over the next 3 years

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Canada’s 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan aims at increasing the number of permanent residents admitted to the country, and as many as 1,000,000 immigrants are expected in the next three years. The proposed plan targets an increase of 10,000 each year: from 341,000 in 2020 to 351,000 in 2021 and 361,000 in 2022. Minister of Immigration, […]

A career compatibility test for job seekers

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ALiGN, a tool by Magnet, matches aspirants to job opportunities based on personality Did you know that when your personality matches your career, your chances of success and job satisfaction increase? Magnet, a digital social innovation platform, is piloting ALiGN, an initiative that uses personality and intelligent technology to match and connect job seekers to […]

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 […]

Saint John welcomes newcomers: Mayor Don Darling shares growth plans

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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 […]

Proposed new citizenship oath recognizes Indigenous rights

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The oath that all new Canadians recite before receiving their citizenship will now include references to the rights of Indigenous Peoples if proposed amendments to the current Citizenship Act are passed by Parliament. The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino, has introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath […]

Nova Scotia sees a growth spurt with a record number of permanent residents

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Of late, Nova Scotia has made great strides in attracting immigrants in order to grow its population and strengthen the province’s economy and communities. In 2019, it welcomed 7,580 new permanent residents, almost 27% more than its previous record of 5,970 in 2018.  “Our immigration growth is something to celebrate. We plan, support and invest […]

York University’s Bridging Program for IEPs – Special TV Episode

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The road to finding meaningful employment can be filled with a series of challenges for internationally educated professionals (IEPs) in Canada, be it regarding local experience, workplace communication or credential expectations. York University’s bridging program in the business and information technology sectors continues to assist newcomers in Canada to succeed in their new roles here […]

What are presentation skills and how do you build them?

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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 […]
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