Syrian refugee helps others get a jumpstart in Canada

Mustafa Alio is a co-founder of Refugee Career Jumpstart Project in Toronto, Canada Syrian-born Mustafa Alio has always followed his convictions. His friends thought the 23-year-old was crazy when he decided to leave his home country in 2007. He was the district manager for Syria’s largest telecommunications company, Syriatel, owned a dream apartment and drove a […]

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Oakville Diwali Gala to fundraise for hospital

5th annual Oakville Diwali Gala to raise funds for Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Plans are underway for the fifth annual 2018 Oakville Diwali Gala, Oakville’s largest South Asian gala, in support of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH). On September 14, more than 500 guests will enjoy a royal evening as Oakville Diwali presents Rang Mahal, a Palace of Colours at […]

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New online Expression of Interest portal for Quebec Skilled Worker Program expected in September


Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. The new online portal for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program will only be available to users in September, the province’s Immigration Ministry says.  Quebec’s Immigration Ministry, MIDI, said in a news release issued August 17 that the new portal, called Arrima, is undergoing final user experience tests and […]

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Le nouveau portail électronique pour le Programme régulier des travailleurs qualifiés du Québec maintenant prévu pour le mois de septembre


Le nouveau portail électronique pour le programme régulier des travailleurs qualifiés du Québec ne sera disponible pour les utilisateurs qu’au mois de septembre, affirme le Ministère de l’Immigration de la province. Le Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion, aussi connu sous le nom de MIDI, a publié dans un communiqué émis le […]

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Ontario issues new Express Entry invitations with cut-off scores as low as 350


A new targeted draw through Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream on August 9 issued 947 invitations to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 350. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program says the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score range for this latest draw was 350 to 439 and those issued Notifications of […]

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Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto among world’s 10 most ‘liveable’ cities in 2018


Three of Canada’s largest cities — Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto — continue to rank among the top 10 most liveable cities in the world in The Economist‘s latest survey. The three cities are the only North American cities in the top 10 of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s 2018 Global Liveability Index. In comparison to the EIU’s […]

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Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto among world’s 10 most ‘livable’ cities in 2018


Three of Canada’s largest cities — Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto — continue to rank among the top 10 most livable cities in the world in The Economist‘s latest survey. The three cities are the only North American cities in the top 10 of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s 2018 Global Liveability Index. In comparison to the EIU’s […]

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Canada adopts new processing times system for some PR applications


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will now provide some Canadian permanent residence applicants with processing times that are forward-looking, rather than estimations based on historical data. The introduction of projected times will replace historical processing times for some applications received on or after July 31, 2018. In a press release published on August 9, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

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Four ways to prepare for post-secondary

For young adults, summer is typically spent preparing for college or university in the fall. If you are a parent or a student, lots of questions may be running through your mind about academics, campus life and what to expect in those first few months of school. It is an exciting time, but can also […]

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Understand before you land: Decoding Canada’s mobile landscape

Are you geared up and ready for your exciting move to Canada? A new life, home, friends and culture eagerly await your arrival. However, we know that a milestone this big comes with a huge amount of planning too; from accommodation to work, and everything in between. That is why we wanted the process of […]

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