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Moving to a new country brings with it the challenges of settlement. ‘What services can I avail of at settlement agencies?’, ‘Are these services free?’ Find answers to these questions and many more that newcomers often ask, in this section.

Benefits of speaking French and being bilingual in Canada

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Speaking French and being bilingual give immediate advantage on the competitive job market in the Canadian provinces where the official language is English, as well as in New Brunswick where both languages are official. Bilinguals across Canada say that fluency in French not only helps them find jobs easier and faster, but also brings them […]

Fawad’s story – from refugee to Canadian citizen

​Supporting immigrants before they land in Canada

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The Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP) was launched to serve immigrants before they enter Canada, so they come prepared to find a job and settle down without much delay. Armand Landas, an infrastructure engineer and a CIIP graduate from Manila, Philippines talks about the kind of support he received from his CIIP counselor and how he […]

Pioneers for Change 2016 recognizes successful immigrants from different walks of lives

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 […]

Moving to Canada? Here’s advice from established professional immigrants

Manitoba’s Morden is a great community because of its people

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Morden was quicker than many small cities in Canada to focus on attracting new immigrants as a way to address workforce needs and grow the population. The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) has been a tremendous asset to its community. Before the program started, businesses in this city in Manitoba weren’t able to expand. Some of […]

How does Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program or PNP work?

Proud to be a francophone

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The pride of being a francophone resonates in the words of immigrants living in different provinces across Canada. “The French language is really important to my parents. That’s why they sent us to a French language school in the Northwest Territories,” says Rod Bryan  who is originally from Rwanda. As artist Patrice Bélanger says, living in French […]

Language training options for newcomers and why it matters

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