Marking World Refugee Day by supporting newcomer employment – IRCC

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June 20 is World Refugee Day. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced an innovative pilot project that will connect newcomers with jobs in the hotel industry. This 3-year project will assist up to 1,300 newcomers – many fo them refugees – in gaining job experience. During the employment, they will be able to improve their language skills as well. 

Alberta Career Week April 23 to April 27, 2018

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April 23 to April 27, 2018 is Alberta Career Week. There are many career events across the province during this week to help Albertans with employment and career options, and exploring training and education programs. Immigrant Services Calgary’s Employment Bridging Program has also organized two workshops.

2018 Federal Budget

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Canada’s 2018 Federal Budget titled “Equality + Growth, A strong Middle Class” was released on Feb 27, 2018. One of its major themes is to boost productivity and adapt to changing demographics by bringing more women into the workforce. To learn more, read the full Budget Plan online.

Alberta Employment Standards Changes

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Alberta’s new Employment Standards Code came into effect on Jan 1, 2018. Changes affected unpaid job protected leaves, youth employment, daily breaks, general holiday pay, and overtime.

Deloitte Impact Day 2017 – Networking Event

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Over 53 professional newcomer clients from Immigrant Services Calgary participated in our annual networking event with Deloitte professionals. This year’s topic is “Tools to help you in your job search”. During the event, Deloitte staff shared their insights and experiences about the Canadian work culture, job search techniques, interview skills, resume writing, and work search process in Canada. Participants also …

Regulated Occupations in Alberta

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As a newcomer to Alberta, the first step to working in your occupation is to find out if your occupation is regulated. In Alberta, some occupations are regulated, meaning there are legal requirements and restrictions which you have to meet work in that occupation. The Government of Alberta has compiled a list of regulated professions in Alberta, along with information …

Hiring Event at Immigrant Services Calgary on September 2, 2017

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Immigrant Services Calgary is hosting a hiring event with Harmony Beef Company, LTD. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. During the event, the company will be recruiting for Skilled Rib Boners, Saw Operators, Chuck Boners, Food Safety and Quality Assurance Techs, Meat Trimmers, Skinners and Kill Floor Production Workers, Purchasing and Accounting. For more information about the event, …

Networking Event – Power Breakfast for Professionals

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This morning, Immigrant Services Calgary hosted a networking power breakfast for professionals in the areas of Banking, Accounting and Supply Chain! It was a great success with over 60 participants, and opportunities for newcomer professionals to build up their local network with professionals in their field. A big thank you to all of our clients and corporate partners who made …

Changes to the Canada-Alberta Job Grant

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The Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) is an employer-driven training program where employers and government share the cost of training new and existing employees to increase their knowledge and skills to meet the needs of Alberta’s changing economy There are now more ways for Alberta businesses and workers to benefit from the Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) training subsidy. 100% of training …