NFB film ‘Things Arab Men Say’ says a lot about stereotypes

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:43:26 +0000

Canadian Immigrant presents National Film Board films on immigration and diversity The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a federal cultural agency within the portfolio of the Canadian Heritage Department. Its mission is to provide, through film, “new perspectives on Canada and the world from Canadian points of view” — and immigrant voices have been a big […]

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New pre-arrival webinar series for immigrants

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 20:25:15 +0000

ACCES Employment and RBC partner in a new webinar series for newly arrived or soon-to-arrive immigrants For newcomers arriving in Canada, finding employment is among their top priorities, with 64 per cent ranking it in their top five. To help newcomers adjust to their new life, ACCES Employment and Royal Bank of Canada have announced […]

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Multicultural Calendar: December 2018

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 06:52:03 +0000

December 2018 1 Rosa Parks Day (U.S.A.) commemorates Rosa Park’s arrest in 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on a bus just because she was Black.   1 World AIDS Day (UN, WHO) is a joint effort made by the UN and the WHO to educate about HIV/AIDS.   1 National Day (Romania) […]

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Five steps to build your brand

Go from invisible to WOW with these 5 definite steps to branding yourself Welcome to the 21st century. Constantly changing and extremely competitive. So how you stand out? And get yourself noticed? Simple! Branding. You need to brand yourself. Personal branding is the most powerful marketing strategy for achieving success. Whether you are a job professional […]

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Don’t forget these documents when you immigrate

Documents to bring to Canada: a checklist Heading to Canada with your PR visa in one hand, and your dreams in the other? Wait: don’t leave your country of origin without these documents! The more organized you are before you land in Canada, the smoother your initial transition will be. Part of that is ensuring […]

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19 Days film follows refugee families in Calgary

Canadian Immigrant presents National Film Board films on immigration and diversity The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a federal cultural agency within the portfolio of the Canadian Heritage Department. Its mission is to provide, through film, “new perspectives on Canada and the world from Canadian points of view” — and immigrant voices have […]

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Part 10: Develop your soft skills at simpler jobs

In this new exclusive 10-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, Iranian-born Iman Aghay offers his strategies for immigrant success. In Part 1o, he talks about developing your soft skills after immigrating to Canada, including at simpler, entry-level jobs. Iman Aghay’s Strategies for Immigrant Success Part 1: Communication is a skill Part 2: Dos and don’ts of small talk […]

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Part 9: Network at industry-specific events

In this new exclusive 10-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, Iranian-born Iman Aghay offers his strategies for immigrant success. In Part 9, he emphasizes the importance of networking at industry-specific events. Iman Aghay’s Strategies for Immigrant Success Part 1: Communication is a skill Part 2: Dos and don’ts of small talk Part 3:   Overcoming the fear of rejection […]

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Part 8:  Focus on companies you want to work for

In this new exclusive 10-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, Iranian-born Iman Aghay offers his strategies for immigrant success. In Part 8, he talks about focusing on companies you want to work for when you’re in job search mode. Iman Aghay’s Strategies for Immigrant Success Part 1: Communication is a skill Part 2: Dos and don’ts of small talk […]

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Part 7:  Build your credit history

In this new exclusive 10-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, Iranian-born Iman Aghay offers his strategies for immigrant success. In Part 7, he shares tips on an important financial strategy for success in Canada — building up your credit history. Iman Aghay’s Strategies for Immigrant Success Part 1: Communication is a skill Part 2: Dos and don’ts of […]

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