Free Webinars: Alberta Employment Standards

Lisa C. COVID-19, Employment, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Settlement News, Updates

Are you working in Alberta? Beginning March 31, 2021, you can sign up for free webinars and learn about: the Employment Standards Code and Regulation changes from Bill 32: the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act changes made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Topics include New rules for break times, deductions from earnings, general holiday pay, temporary layoffs, Alberta’s …

Virtual Career Fair March 2021

Lisa C. Employment, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Looking for a job? Virtual Career Fair (VCF) is coming back this March! What: Virtual Career Fair is hosted by Immigrant Services Calgary twice a year, in November and March. When: The upcoming VCF will be on March 25 and 26, 2021 from 9 AM – 4 PM MDT. Where: https://vcf.settlementcalgary.com/ Over 50 employers across Canada will be joining us …

Employment Talk at the Calgary Zoo

Lisa C. Employment, Settlement & Community News, Updates, Volunteers

Join Trellis and the Calgary Zoo to learn about 2 youth opportunities available at the zoo for this spring: The Junior Zoo Guide volunteer program (for youth ages 14-17; 80 hours of volunteering required) The ZooYouth Employment Program (for youth ages 16-22; paid positions in Concessions, Retail and Main Kitchen). Presenters from the Calgary zoo will give an overview of …

Talent Pool Job Fairs in February & March

Lisa C. Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

Talen Pool is hosting two virtual job fairs on February 24 and March 24 2021, 10 AM to 2 PM (MST). Register today and connect with employers across Alberta from the comfort of your own home: www.talentpooljobfair.com. Talent Pool is the only neutral party employment resource in Western Canada. By connecting and sharing resources that help put the right people …

IRCC Now Accepting Applications Open Work Permits Under PGWP Policy

Lisa C. Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

Earlier in January, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), announced a new open work permit opportunity for international students. IRCC is now accepting applications for open work permits under this public policy. The application must be submitted online by July 27, 2021. You will be asked to create an account and use …

Job Opportunities at ISC

Lisa C. Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

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 …

New Open Work Permit Opportunity for International Students

Lisa C. Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), has recently made an announcement: Former international students who hold or held a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) will have a unique opportunity to apply for another open work permit. Those affected by the pandemic with an expired or expiring PGWP will be have the chance to …

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

Lisa C. COVID-19, Employment, Settlement & Community News, Updates

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 …