e-ACCES is an online resource collection that equips newcomer job seekers with information that can help them find meaningful work in Canada. The site is an international extension of ACCES Employment, a Toronto-based non-profit organization that campaigns for a fully inclusive labour force in Canada. e-ACCES helps job seekers to prepare for career success through […]

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For newcomers with years of experience in their sector, transporting their skills to a Canadian workplace can be difficult without a bit of language training. Along with other colleges across the country, Humber College in Toronto offers a number of occupational specific language training (OSLT) programs that can help professional immigrants adjust to working in […]

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Bhanu Aery worked in Tech Support back home in India and had an MBA to his name as well. He chose to move to Canada because he saw greater opportunities here. However, things seemed very different when he landed here. He struggled with the cold and struggled to find a good job. Even though he lived in Vaughan, […]

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For all Canadian citizens and permanent residents looking to sponsor a parent or grandparent in 2018, the month of January is an important time to act. The first step in the application process requires an online “Interest to Sponsor” form to be submitted. Form submissions open noon EST on January 2, 2018 and close a month later […]

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A multi-year immigration plan has been announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that sets out to welcome more immigrants in the coming years than Canada has seen in recent history. Starting in 2018, there are an expected 310,000 permanent residents to immigrate to Canada. The following years 2019 and 2020 will bear even […]

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Bill C-6 is rolling out its second round of amendments to the Citizenship Act on October 11, 2017. Changes include adjustments to physical presence requirements and the age range that determines which applicants need to meet language and knowledge requirements. Bill C-6 was introduced on June 19, 2017 as an amendment to the former government’s […]

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Attaining a designation with CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) is a goal for many immigrant accountant and business professionals and it’s also a popular choice for those looking to make a career shift in a new country. The University of Lethbridge hosts a CPA bridging program designed with adult learners, career changers and internationally-trained professionals in […]

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The wait is finally over this year to nominate an immigrant in the Calgary area for their outstanding achievements to be recognized. Immigrants of Distinction Awards is an event dedicated to recognizing and celebrating immigrant individuals for the positive impact they’ve created in their community. The theme for the 2018 Immigrants of Distinction Awards is […]

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Canada’s immigrants often choose to move here for a multitude of reasons. Erkan Ucargonul had just one single reason – his daughter. To truly appreciate Erkan’s decision, we need to take a trip back in time and halfway across the globe to Turkey. Erkan had a career in Turkey that most would envy. After obtaining […]

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Immigrant entrepreneurs are receiving a leg up from the government of Canada with the new permanence of a pilot program that helps newcomers launch their Canadian businesses. The five-year pilot called Start-up Visa Program was designed to encourage entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada. Professionals can apply for permanent residence after their company is accepted into […]

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