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Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists

Occupational profiles, foreign academic assessment information and a list of nationally accredited technical programs can be found at this site.

Canadian Information and Networking Services (CanadaInfoNet)

Canada InfoNet is an online forum providing mentoring and access to resources and other services that help internationally educated, business and trades people integrate into Canadian society and find jobs in their chosen profession.


Who’s eligible for the Career Bridge paid internship program?  Internationally qualified professionals who: have the equivalent of a Canadian bachelor’s degree and a completed education credential assessment. have at least 3 years of international work experience in their field have little or no career related Canadian work experience have been in Canada for less than 3 years are legally able to work in Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

This link connects to the Citizenship and Immigration site page for skilled immigrants to Canada. The site explains the minimum requirements required to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker. The site also contains a test to test language skill in English and/or French as well as a test to determine if you qualify as a skilled worker.

Employment Guides Online

Skills Immigrant Info Centre. These employment guides were created by VPL librarians. They contain an overview of the industry, salary expectations, employment outlook for the next 5 years, a description of the duties related to the position in Canada, education assessment, and more.

Experience Matters

This online resource from the Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment (CAPLA) helps immigrants and career changers to assess learning and experience.

Get in the Know: Project Resources

In addition to, the Embracing Cultural Diversity in the BC Workplace project produced an employer guidebook, a series of training events, videos and cultural diversity marketing materials. Browse through the video collection, download and share copies of the posters, or print and review copies of the guidebook. A limited number of print copies of the guidebook and posters are available. if you would like copies for your workplace, classroom or organization, please contact us at

Partnered with Manulife Financial and Volunteer Canada to help volunteers and organizations connect. The goal is to help Canadians build a better future by supporting volunteerism in Canada. Utilizes a matchmaking tool to find you the right fit.

Government of Canada – Services for Youth

This Government of Canada contains useful information for youths, ranging from career planning and financial advice to educational options and major life events. Special sections for unemployed youths, aboriginal youths, youth with disabilities, newcomers, etc.

Guelph-Wellington Immigration Partnership Employer Toolkit

This toolkit has your bottom-line in mind by supporting your business to become an effective and inclusive employer of highly skilled and experienced internationally-trained talent. We refer to this key labour pool as global talent.

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