News September, 2017

Soft Skills for Success for immigrants: Adaptability

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | 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

Immigration surge has newcomers’ association seeking more resources

By Kevin Yarr, CBC News | With about 50 per cent more immigrants landing on Prince Edward Island in the last two years, as compared to the previous two, the P.E.I. Association for Newcomers to Canada is finding itself short on resources. Executive director Craig Mackie says about two thirds of the association’s funding comes … Continued

Newcomer Youth Job Fair

Date: October 25, 2017Venue: Fleetwood/Guildford Employment Centre 202-10334 152A St.Surrey Learn more 

Refugee claimants continue to pour into Canada with no end in sight

By Terry Haig, RCI | Much of the world saw the photos last summer of Haitian people seeking asylum in Canada being “housed” at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. The last left last weekend, but Canadian officials are bracing–and preparing–for more claimants between now and the end of the year as the number of those seeking refuge … Continued

Would-be immigrants flood virtual job fair

By CBC News | People living abroad who are hoping to establish a foothold in Canada are getting an opportunity to hunt for work and connect with potential employers before they even arrive, thanks to a virtual job fair being held in Ottawa.