Job Opportunities at ISC

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There are currently quite some job opportunities at Immigrant Services Calgary that require a degree or diploma in Computer Science/ a related field, or equivalent experience. Click the hyperlinked text below to check out the detailed job descriptions and how to apply: Project Manager IT Support Software Developer – Mobile and Web Gateway Platform Administrator / Developer Developer with Data …

Summer Leadership Program 2021 / Le programme de leadership d’été 2021

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Un message en français suivra. / A French message will follow. The Summer Leadership Program (SLP) is a unique political internship opportunity for young people across Canada. For the year 2021, the SLP will be a remote internship experience due to the ongoing global pandemic. The SLP 2021 internship is designed to develop learning objectives guided by supervising political staff. …

Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

Michelle Mak COVID-19, Employment, Newcomer Information

The Government of Alberta has relaunched the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. This offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 40%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the revenue reduction was at 30%. Employers who meet the …

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

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The Government of Canada has announced a new benefit that will help businesses who are struggling to pay the bills because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit is called the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, which is a commercial rent relief program offered by the federal government. The eligibility periods are within September 27, 2020 – June 2021. The new Canada Emergency Rent …

Funding to help Canadians develop work skills

Michelle Mak Community, Employment, Finance, Newcomer Information

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced on November 13, the details of an investment of $1.5 billion in the Workforce Development Agreements (WDAs) with provinces and territories. This investment will help Canadians in underrepresented groups and in sectors that have been hardest hit by the pandemic (such as construction, transportation, and hospitality) quickly access supports to re-enter the workforce. This …

Reducing Red Tape for Employers – Bill 32

Michelle Mak Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

Starting on November 1, 2020, there will be a few changes to employment standards. The changes are made possible by Bill 32. This act provides employees and employers with clearer and more transparent rules promoting fairness and productivity, including rest periods and temporary layoff notices. The updates that are happening on November 1 include: Give employees least 30 minutes of …

Online Workshop – Employment Law for Newcomers

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The Calgary Public Library is hosting an online program in partnership with Calgary Catholic Immigration Society to learn about the significant Employment Standards code, inter alias, changes to averaging arrangements, rest periods, holiday pay, payments upon termination, deductions from earnings, and temporary layoff. This event is happening today, Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. To register for a …

Virtual Career Fair – November 2020

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Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair on November 18 & 19, 2020 from 9 AM – 4 PM MDT. Canadian employers across Canada will be joining to offer newcomers job opportunities that are available at their organization. Throughout the day, many of the companies that are participating will be hosting live webinars where you are able …