Click on a province to find information on settlement, education and employment specific to each province
Citizenship and Immigration Canada – Information for immigrants, refugees and visitors to Canada. Includes employment authorization, immigration applications, sponsorship and services available to newcomers.
Service Canada: Services for Newcomers to Canada – Information about Government services for newcomers to Canada from acquiring personal documents to employment and raising a family.
Canada Wise – Canada Wise provides settlement and information services for newcomers to Canada, including individual relocation, corporate relocation, and intercultural training
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation – Canada’s national housing agency. Information on buying a home, renting a home, mortgages, maintaining a home, safety in the home, renovations, and more.
Canadian Real Estate Association’s Multiple Listing Service – Property information from realtors across Canada.
Canadian Citizenship & Immigration Resource Centre – Immigration law site features information on Canadian immigration and Canada employment placement services and visas.
Canadian Human Rights Commission – Promotes knowledge of human rights in Canada, and to encourage people to follow principles of equality. To help reduce barriers to equality in employment and access to services.
Government of Canada: Arts, Culture and Heritage – Learn about the vibrant people and cultural industries that contribute to the creation of a Canadian cultural identity.
IELTS – The International English Language Testing System is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by 7000 organizations worldwide.
Canadian Language Benchmarks – The Learner Gateway for the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) provides an overview of Canada’s national language assessment system.
CELPIP – Designated by Citizenship and Immigration Canada for those applying to immigrate to Canada under the Federal Skilled Workers Class, Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and under various Provincial Nominee Programs.
TOEIC – Provides the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), the world’s leading English test with more than three million tests administered each year.
Colleges and Universities
StudyinCanada.com – Comprehensive listing of universities and colleges in Canada. Also contains scholarship and career information as well as virtual tours of selected schools.
Directory of Canadian Universities – Lists all universities (and degree-offering colleges) in Canada and courses offered. Includes information for foreign students.
Canadian Information Centre For International Credentials – Collects, organizes and distributes information in regards to recognition of educational and occupational qualifications. It does not grant or assess qualifications, but rather promotes and provides information in this area.
World Education Services – WES is a not-for-profit organization specializing in foreign credential evaluation. Their major purpose is to facilitate the integration of internationally educated individuals into the employment and education environment of their newly adopted country.
Foreign Credentials Referral Office (FCRO) – Government of Canada’s website helping foreign-trained workers succeed in Canada. It provides valuable information for newcomers, persons planning to immigrate to and work in Canada, employers and various FCRO partners such as regulatory bodies and immigrant serving organizations.
Canadian Labour Market Information – General and detailed information on local labour markets across Canada, including monthly bulletins for each province
National Occupational Classification & Career Handbook – The National Occupational Classification system continues to be the authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada. The NOC is used daily by thousands of people to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labor market.
Employment for Newcomers to Canada – Lists benefits, programs, and services available to newcomers seeking employment.
Service Canada: Social Insurance Number – How to obtain a Social Insurance Number–you must have a SIN to work legally in Canada.
Red Seal Trades – List of trades that fall under the Red Seal Program-a program maintaining the standard of excellence for skilled trades across the country.
Workopolis – A source for finding employment and contract work in Canada. Search millions of jobs in all industries.
Job Bank – Job Search, Job Match, Job Alert, Résumé Builder and Career Navigator tools are available, as well as a Training and Careers section that will help you identify career options. Also discover the latest trends, employment prospects and salary ranges of skilled trades and occupations. (A Government of Canada Site).
Public Service Commission of Canada – The Public Service of Canada offers a wide variety of employment opportunities in many fields and areas of specialization.
Canadian Professional Organizations of Canada – Comprehensive list of professional associations in Canada.