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Canada helping internationally trained newcomers get their credentials recognized

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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 […]

OHRC says the spirit of welcoming Syrian refugees should continue

Windmill Microlending is the new face of IAF Canada

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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 […]

Continued education for new Canadians: Interview with Dr. Hasan Malik of Sheridan College

OSLT at Humber College helps newcomers adjust to working in Canada

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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 […]

Advice from Chang School alumni: Tips for career success (in Canada)

Get ready for CPA – Interview with University of Lethbridge program director

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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 […]

Canadianizing skills with Humber College Bridging Programs

Learning workplace lingo with OSLT

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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 […]

OSLT at Humber College helps newcomers adjust to working in Canada

Continued education for new Canadians: Interview with Dr. Hasan Malik of Sheridan College

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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 […]

Get ready for CPA – Interview with University of Lethbridge program director

Bridging programs speed up entry to job market

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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 […]

Pursuing a Sarnia-Lambton education

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