New Online Tool Removes Barriers to Employment for Immigrants

Your name appears as anonymous; future employers can only search your skills. Canada’s latest job network innovation Magnet aims to connect job seekers to employers based upon skills, preferences and talent needs. Foreign names will…

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Bridging Program Gives Hope to Foreign Trained Medical Professionals

Like many immigrants, Sadia Sohail was looking forward to starting a new life in Canada when she moved here with her young family in 2000. “Pakistan was a troubled country. I didn’t want to raise my…

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Research Watch: What Do Prospective Immigrants Think of Canada?

Even more than career prospects, the perceived high quality of life is at the top of the list of what motivates skilled professionals in countries like India, China and the Philippines to consider applying for…

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Federal Government Earmarks Money for Newcomer Needs

New Canadians were not left out of Canada’s 2015 budget released by the Federal government in late April. The government’s focus on newcomers centres on three primary objectives: remove financial barriers to international education accreditation, reduce…

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Foreign Trained Engineers, Doctors to Enter Canadian Job Market Faster

Engineers Canada and the Medical Council of Canada are developing new programs with funding from the federal government that will help internationally trained engineers and doctors get their qualifications recognized. Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre announced…

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