THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN ENGLISH PAND Settlement Services is pleased to invite you to join Senior representatives from RBC Royal Bank for this live interactive seminar on “Careers in Banking Industry in Canada” Whether you are a newcomer or have been living here for a long time, you might ask yourself this question…
In our previous blog, we discussed steps on how you can set up your finances in Canada. In this follow-up blog, we will discuss further steps you can take to make your financial transition to Canada a complete success.
CELPIP stands for the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program and is an English test that allows test takers to demonstrate their ability to function in English. The CELPIP Test has been designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for use by individuals applying for permanent resident status and citizenship in Canada.
Tips From An Internationally Trained Professional: A Newcomer Arriving in A Small Rural Community in Ontario
Leaving the small island state of Grenada, a warm tropical island in the southern Caribbean, was one of the most significant decisions of my life. Having already achieved a successful career there, deciding to relocate to Canada was not easy. I had to say goodbye to very close family and friends and a cherished legacy of a very fruitful career. It also involved leaving temperatures ranging from 19 to 31 degrees Celsius influenced by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and an only 5-minute drive to the world-famous Grand Anse Beach.
Congratulations and welcome! Soon you will be starting a new life in Canada, and while this might be exciting, it can also be a little scary. Moving to a new country requires patience as you deal with all the changes you will encounter, especially when it comes to managing your money and finances.
So, you’ve landed in Canada and want to continue your career as a Marketing and Communications Professional. You may be a junior professional, a seasoned expert, or somewhere in between—the ideal goal for you is to get a job at the same level you previously had in your country of origin or even better.
Before arriving in Saskatchewan, Reyaine Mendoza was a privacy lawyer for five years in the Philippines. Like many newcomers, Reyaine had expectations and goals of continuing her professional practice in Canada. Unfortunately, many skilled newcomers cannot find suitable career options because some Canadian employers may not recognize their international credentials. As a result, Reyaine is unable to practice in her desired career in Canada.
It’s a situation almost every newcomer arriving in Canada faces: a professional, credible, reputable landlord will screen you as a prospective tenant. So, relax. Here is why they do it – they want to ensure that you can pay the rental price on time and that you are not getting yourself in over your head.
Founded in 1870, Manitoba means “where the spirit lives” in the languages of the Indigenous people who first lived in the region. Commonly referred to as ‘Friendly Manitoba,’ the province’s urban and rural communities are diverse and welcoming. It is also dubbed as a “keystone” province due to its geographical shape and and central position in Canada.
Have you ever tried to take the time to explore your inner self? Do you know your limits and unique talents? In the modern world, many youths—especially newcomer youth—struggle to successfully set and meet their goals due to external pressures that they receive from society, family members, and friends.