Enhanced Language Training

The Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program started in 2003-2004 to provide newcomers with higher levels of language training in Canada’s two official languages. Through job-specific language training, ELT helps newcomers to more easily and quickly find and keep jobs for which they are qualified. For more information see http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/partner/elt-spo.asp

Skilled Worker Program

The Program invites skilled workers who  have education, work experience, knowledge of English or French and other abilities that will help them to establish themselves successfully as permanent residents in Canada to come and work in Canada. For details please visit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/index.asp

Newcomer Information Centres (NIC)

NIC provides for an Information and Referral Service for newcomers to Canada, which provides relevant and up-to-date information and; a self-directed Resource Centre. The following services are provided: Information and referral to community and government programs and services for settlement needs Group information sessions Computers and Internet access Access to fax and photocopier Friendly staff GOVERNMENT CONTACT: … Read more

Community Services for Newcomers

Community services for newcomers include free services such as: language training help with everyday tasks finding a job helping newcomers adjust to life in Canada Visit http://www.servicesfornewcomers.cic.gc.ca/index.php to find the service of your chioce. GOVERNMENT CONTACT: Toronto CIC Information Call Centre 1-888-242-2100

Job Search Workshops (JSW)

JSW provides short-term pre-employment workshops designed especially for recent immigrants. It offers day, evening or Saturday classes (3-4 days), on Resume preparation, job applications, labour market information and interview preparation. It also provides free access to telephones, fax machines, photocopiers, and computers. GOVERNMENT CONTACT: www.jswontario.org 416-658-7499 or 1-800-813-2614

Business Immigration Program A- Entrepreneurs Program

This program encourages and facilitates the admission of experienced entrepreneurs to Canada. See Business Immigration Program and Immigrant Entrepreneur Program. GOVERNMENT CONTACT: Ontario Immigration and Settlement Office 6th floor, 400 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario M7A 2R9 1-800-267-7329

Youth Employment Strategy

The Youth Employment Strategy is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to make a successful transition to the workplace. For More About Youth Employment Strategy, visit http://www.youth.gc.ca/eng/common/yes.shtml GOVERNMENT CONTACT: Youth Info Line 1-800-935-5555 … Read more

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