Pilot project to connect newcomers with hotel jobs

A new pilot project has been announced by the federal government that will connect newcomers with jobs in the hotel industry, while also supporting their language skills and integration into Canada. Tourism directly accounted for $41.2 billion of Canada’s GDP in 2017, but the industry often struggles to attract and retain enough employees to meet […]

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Newcomers celebrated on Toronto Newcomer Day

The City of Toronto is celebrating Toronto’s diverse communities next Tuesday, with its fourth annual Toronto Newcomer Day. Everyone is welcome at Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen St. W.) on May 29, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Event highlights include: art exhibit city hall tours entertaining performances citizenship ceremony colouring for children food trucks information fair […]

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Canadian Immigrant Fair coming to Toronto June 7


  More than 300,000 immigrants and refugees come to Canada each year, many with top credentials in their professional fields. Many more thousands come on temporary work permits in hopes of staying permanently one day. Some may be fleeing war, while others are seeking new opportunities and a better life. But they all have one […]

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Reflect on 2017, move ahead in 2018: tips from columnist Ivy Chiu

As 2017 approaches year end, the opportunity to reflect on the year that has past, and set new goals for 2018 is a way to start the New Year off right. In Canada, a common tradition at the end of each year is to set New Year’s resolutions; these are personal goals or commitments that […]

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Find a job at the Mississauga Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair tomorrow!

Are you a recent immigrant in Mississauga?  Looking for a job? You won’t want to miss the Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair on Friday, December 8, 2017. Sponsored by Chatr Mobile, this free event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Drive) will give your immigration journey […]

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Find a job at the Mississauga Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair Friday

Are you a recent immigrant in Mississauga?  Looking for a job? You won’t want to miss the Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair on Friday, December 8, 2017. Sponsored by Chatr Mobile, this free event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Drive) will give your immigration journey […]

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What it takes to be an entrepreneur according to RBC Entrepreneur Award winner Ajay Virmani

Ajay Virmani has always been an entrepreneur at heart and has had the career journey to prove it. When he first arrived in Canada from New Delhi, he had humble beginnings as a window washer, then a brief stint as a life insurance salesman before eventually switching gears to work in transport. This move took […]

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Why emotional intelligence is vital for career advancement  

As a potential candidate, you might look great on paper, but do you have the emotional intelligence it takes to be a great addition to your employer’s team? How well you do in your career and life is not determined by how high your IQ is, but rather your EQ. So, what’s the difference between […]

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Soft Skills for Success for immigrants: Adaptability

In this Canadian Immigrant series, we will look at the most in-demand soft skills, and how you can show them off. We started off with communication skills, business etiquette and teamwork; our fourth important skill is adaptability.   Soft skill no. 4:  Adaptability As an immigrant, you know what it takes to adapt. After all, […]

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