Government Resources

Government of Canada

A Unified website of the federal government’s departments and agencies.


WorkBC helps all current and future residents navigate BC’s labour market.


The BC Newcomer’s Guide gives you the information you need to settle in BC quickly and easily.

British Columbia

An A-Z of services, organizations, and forms.


Learn more about the province, work opportunities, and why it’s a great place to live.


Learn about Saskatchewan and its diverse economy and quality of life.


Learn more about Manitoba, one of the most affordable provinces in which to live.


The official Ontario government website. Learn more about Ontario and living in this province.


Learn more about moving to Québec, the labour market, and insights into jobs and more.

New Brunswick

A one-stop portal for information on careers, business, and immigrating to the province.

Nova Scotia

Find helpful information on career and business opportunities, as well as immigrant services.

Prince Edward Island

Discover the province of Prince Edward Island and find useful information about living here.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Learn more about this province and all that it has to offer.


Learn more about the Yukon territory and its opportunities.

Northwest Territories

Find out more about the Northwest Territories including employment opportunities and services.


Find out more about Canada's largest and northernmost territory, Nunavut.

Settlement Resources

VWAT Family Services

Supports newcomer families in the Greater Toronto Area.

Saamis Immigration

Offers settlement and employment services for newcomers in Alberta.

Kababayan Multicultural Centre

Supports newcomers in the Greater Toronto Area.

Regina Immigrant Women Centre

Provides opportunities and programs to immigrant women.


Offers a variety of settlement and employment programs.

Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre

Supports newcomers in Saskatchewan.

Smithers Community Society Association

Provides community services in Smithers, B.C.

Fort Nelson Community Literacy Society

Offers ESL and settlement services in Fort Nelson, B.C.

Vernon & District Immigrant & Community Services Society

Provides newcomer services in Vernon, B.C.


Offers immigrant and refugee services in PEI.

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

Provides services for landed and pre-arrival immigrants in Nova Scotia.

Kamloops Immigrant Services

Supports immigrants in Kamloops, B.C. and surrounding areas.

Options BC

Provides services and programs for immigrants in the Greater Vancouver area.

Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County

Offers settlement services in Windsor and Essex County, Ontario.

LIFT Community Services

Provides immigrant services in Powell River, B.C.

North York Community House

Newcomer services for immigrants in Ontario.

Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Provides services and community development initiatives.


Offers a glimpse of BC’s rich history and cultural diversity.


Assists immigrants and refugees to become self-sufficient and active in the local community.


A multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues for immigrants.


Connects new Canadians with programs and services available to immigrants.


A non-profit that offers a range of services and programs to all newcomers in this region.

Employment Resources

BC Job Connect

A platform designed to help BC businesses connect with skilled, local newcomers.


A national platform that provides information on working in Canada.


Job search site for Canada with over 10,000 distinct sources for all things employment.

ISSofBC Career Paths

Service provider of Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program for job seekers in a variety of jobs.

Service Canada

Where Canadians can access programs, services, and benefits from the Government of Canada.

Canada Job Bank

A leading source for jobs and labour market information.


An online job site listing vacancies in the province.


Offering tools and resources for those preparing to work in Canada.

A free job search engine that centralizes all jobs available on the web.

Indeed Job Search

A job search website that provides job vacancies and industry trends across Canada.


Overview of current vacancies for various trades and professions across Canada.


Canada’s largest and most popular online job site.


WowJobs allows you to search through thousands of jobs in Canada.

Recognition of International Credentials

World Education Services

Offers international credential evaluation services across North America.


Offering resources on the recognition of academic and occupational credentials.

Red Seal Program

Sets common standards auto assess the skills of tradespersons across Canada.

Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre

Helping newcomers get job information and explore careers in British Columbia.

Occupation Specific Resources

CPA Canada

Provides information on how to become a certified accountant in Canada.

Construction Foundation of British Columbia

Supports newcomer training in the skilled trades.

This resource specializes in biotechnology and pharmaceutical jobs.

LifeSciences BC

Supports and represents the life sciences community in BC through a variety of resources.

BioTalent Canada

Provides valuable, evidence-based labour market information and the best job-ready human resources available for Canada's bio-economy.

IT World Canada

The leading Canadian online resource for IT professionals in medium to large enterprises.

ICTC: The Information and Communications Technology Council

The national centre of expertise for the digital economy in Canada.


Champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada.

Technical Safety BC

Certifying organization for power engineers in BC.

Skilled Trades BC

Provides certification for carpenters and automotive service technicians in BC.

AIA Canada

Providing resources on education, training and jobs in the automotive industry.


Automotive Retailers Association represents the automotive industry in BC.

Institute of Power Engineers BC

Organization made of power engineers and people working in related fields.

Careers in Construction

Explores current trends, safety standards, and career paths in the Canadian Construction industry.

Skills Canada BC

Is a leading online resource for exploring careers in trades and technologies in BC.

BC Centre for Employment Excellence

A free resource that helps you work or learn more about the trades in Canada.

Trades Training BC

A hub for BC’s trades training programs and services.

Health and Safety


Promotes workplace health and safety for BC’s workers and employers.


Provides useful resources on healthy workplaces for employers and employees.

Health Canada

Offers information on common workplace hazards as well as workplace health and safety.

Worker’s Advisers Office

Offers free advice, assistance and representation for B.C. workers.

Workplace culture

Discover Tourism

Provides information on the tourism industry in Canada.


Provides health and employment resources across British Columbia.

Skills Upgrading


Learn soft skills that Canadian employers expect in an interactive eLearning program for immigrants.

Success Skills Centre

Supports newcomers through skills assessment programs and employment counselling.

iSisters Technology Mentoring

Offers skills and employment mentoring programs for immigrant women.

EDGE Skills Centre Inc.

Supports skills development for newcomers in Winnipeg, M.B.

New Directions

Offers English language instruction and skills upgrading programs.

Windmill Microlending

Canada’s largest microlending charity for skilled immigrants and refugees to help with upgrading.


An online tool for those interested in assessing their English as a Second Language skills.


Next Stop Canada

Offering free pre-arrival settlement services to immigrants.


Provides free pre-arrival services for individuals moving to Canada.

Canadian Orientation Abroad

A global refugee orientation initiative.

Centre for Success

Comprehensive classroom preparation and testing programs.

Prepare for Canada

Helps immigrants to prepare for success in Canada by delivering seminars and information.


One of BC’s largest social-service agencies assisting immigrants at all stages of their immigration.

YMCA – Build ON

Pre-arrival services to prepare immigrants for the skilled trades sector in Ontario.



The BC Newcomer’s Guide gives you the information you need to settle in BC quickly and easily.

Employability Skills 2000+

Attitudes and behaviours you need for today’s world of work.

Working in the Canadian Workplace Handbook

For trade-related sectors.

Canadian Workplace Values

Canadian workplace values compared to other countries.