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Resources for Newcomers Archive - The Newcomer


Thinking of starting a business?

One of the options that newcomers to Canada consider seriously, is starting their own business. Integrating smoothly into the same career could be challenging and many think that this fresh start will actually aid them in starting a new business from scratch. This is especially true in Canada where 2011 was declared the “year of […]
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Ontario’s Resource Centre for Internationally Trained

Global Experience Ontario Centre For the Province of Ontario, a resource centre for internationally trained or educated individuals can be found in Toronto. The Global Experience Ontario Centre is a one-stop centre that offers a range of services for internationally educated individuals. English and French services are available in person, by telephone and online. Staff at the GEO […]
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Bridge Training Programs for transitioning into Canadian Streams

 Bridge Training Programs of Ontario Ontario Canada’s website (www.ontarioimmigration.ca) provides a good resource list for Bridge Training Programs for (ITP’s) Internationally Trained Professionals. The website lists both regulated and non-regulated professions. Regulated professions are defined as those occupations in Canada that require a license in order to enter the profession while the Non-Regulated ones do […]
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Internationally Trained Engineers……go here!

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This resource aims at professional engineers who have been trained in their home countries and then migrated to Canada and are now settled in Ontario, specifically. After migrating to Canada, one of the biggest goals of the engineering professional is to continue to work in the same profession which is regulated in Canada. So as […]
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Career Bridge Internships for Newcomers

This is a paid internship program, operated by Career Edge Organization. Career Edge Organization, a national not-for-profit, has worked with over 1000 employers across Canada to provide meaningful work experiences through paid internships to over 10,000 talented interns since 1996. They have three different internship programs but the one relevant to Immigrants is the Career Bridge Internships. Career […]
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Professional Immigrant Networks (PIN)

Professional Immigrant Network
This resource for Newcomers is a directory listing of Professional Immigrant Networks (PIN) for those immigrants who are looking to build professional relations by joining a network in in their relevant field.This directory lists groups run by and for internationally-trained professionals. It has new and established groups from both regulated and non-regulated sectors. It covers […]
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The Mentoring Partnership

The Mentoring Partnership
This program is a great resource for newcomers who were working in professionals careers in their home country’s. You will be partnered (based on your field) with an experienced industry professional here in a mentoring relationship. That experienced professional (a mentor) would be like a counselor, a teacher who will guide and help you to […]
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