A struggle that many new immigrants face in Canada is getting their international credentials recognized as they try to find work. The Government of Canada has announced that 960 internationally trained newcomers in the Hamilton and Toronto regions will receive financial assistance and employment coaching to help them enter the Canadian workforce. “Helping newcomers get […]

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Immigrant Access Fund Canada (IAF) has recently announced their rebranding into Windmill Microlending, a move that is in line with the charity’s new growth strategy. Windmill Microlending offers help to skilled immigrants and refugees by giving loans of up to $10,000 for restarting their professional careers. Over $22M has been leant to more than 4,000 […]

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If you’re looking to find the college town that’s right for you, take a look at this video about achieving a higher education in Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario. This safe city is perfect for families with kids… and also for students who want to upgrade their education! We talk to two students who attended Lambton College and […]

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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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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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Finding a dream job in Canada got a bit easier for these immigrant professionals with the help of occupation specific language training (OSLT) offered by a number of colleges in Ontario. These courses prepare immigrants to communicate effectively while on the job. The focus of the free program is on interviewing, networking and career-building communications […]

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In this interview with New Canadians, Dr. Hasan Malik of Sheridan College speaks about educational programs tailored for immigrants looking to enter the Canadian workforce. Through a curriculum developed by speaking to industry leaders, these continued education programs at Sheridan ensure that students have the skills sets employers are looking for. If students have a […]

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Bridging programs are giving newcomers an opportunity to gain new skills and integrate more easily into the Canadian job market. Kamo Mailyan studied public administration, worked in hospitality and promoted civic participation in his native Armenia. Now in Canada, he works as an international commodities trader, thanks to a bridging program offered at Toronto’s York […]

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Like all other internationally educated professionals (IEPs) moving to Canada, architects too come with skills and experience but find it difficult to find work in their field. Apart from the absence of a network to help them with their job search, there is one other significant factor that hinders them. It is the lack of […]

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New resources for career guidance and funding for a microloan program will help new Manitobans overcome barriers and find work in their fields more quickly, Labour and Immigration Minister Erna Braun announced. “The Manitoba government is improving the recognition of foreign qualifications and supporting new Canadians by letting them put their education and experience to […]

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