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Getting a career head start in Canada

Job opportunities in Nanaimo, British Columbia, are mostly from the local government.  The service, retail and tourism industries are also big contributors to the local economy. (Photo Credit: “2011” by Jo-in-BC is licensed under CC BY 2.0) Paul Foers is an engineer from the UK who moved to Canada in September 2017.  Before he arrived, he participated […]

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FAST helps immigrants make meaningful connections

Barely a year since its expansion, the Facilitating Access to Skilled Talent (FAST) Program is seeing positive results. This IEC-BC initiative helps skilled immigrants prepare for their Canadian career – even before they arrive here.   Initially designed to support newcomers in skilled trades, the program expanded in June 2017 to respond to the talent […]

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