Archive for the ‘information for New Immigrants’ Category

Updated Services for Newcomers

    Part 1: Building Computer Skills, Getting Ready for Work, and Preparing for English Language Exams         Digital Literacy/Using Computers: These hands-on tutoring sessions  are provided on a 1 on 1 or small group basis by appointment. Please contact Nancy to arrange a time to meet. We will work with you […]

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Skilled Immigrants InfoCenter Offers Resources for Foreign-Trained Professionals

  The Skilled Immigrant Infocentre is provided by the Vancouver Public Library. It has a number of useful online resources available for Foreign-Trained Professionals: The Center offers a selection of online employment guides that contain professional associations, employment outlook, and upgrading information. In addition, there is access downloadable PDF files with information about writing resumes, […]

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Resources for Investigating Careers Online

In the first part of this series I investigate the occupation of general office clerk using the “Working in Canada” job search tool. To obtain the resources needed to answer questions about different careers we might be interested in, we often first tend to go to Google and perhaps visit a few other search engines, […]

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Useful Links for Newcomers to Prince Rupert

These links are for general information for newcomers to Prince Rupert. Prince Rupert City of Prince Rupert Links to Local Service Organizations Links to Local Community Groups Links to Local Places of Worship Prince Rupert Public Library Regional Map for Prince Rupert Prince Rupert – Discover Our Nature | Tourism Prince Rupert North Coast Immigrant […]

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Renting a Home? Buying your first home in Canada? What Newcomers Need to Know

The Settlement Resource Centre at Hecate Stait now has available a Guide for newcomers on buying a home in Canada. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has published this Guide to help Newcomers who are considering needing more information about renting, or becoming first-time home-buyers make more informed choices. For more detailed information, please […]

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