WES Gateway Program Credential Evaluation

Success Skills Centre is a designated referral partner for the World Education Services’ Gateway Program, which can reliably assess the education of individuals who, because of adverse circumstances in their country, have limited proof of their academic achievements. The program is available to individuals educated in the following countries: Afghanistan Eritrea Iraq Syria Turkey Ukraine Venezuela For an appointment for …

Symptoms of frostbite

7 frostbite symptoms you should never ignore

If you spend any time outdoors in the winter, getting to know the symptoms of frostbite is essential. While the skin condition varies in severity, it’s easier to contract than you’d think. Here are the frostbite signs and symptoms that require immediate attention. Red or sore skin Common areas where frostbite occurs are the fingers, toes, cheeks, nose, ears, and …

Immigrants need more support to succeed in Canada

‘Immigrants, particularly new arrivals, will need more support in coming years as the Canadian economy recovers from the pandemic.’ While the federal government’s new three-year plan to increase immigration levels is admirable, it needs to be accompanied by increased federal supports to ensure that newcomers succeed upon arrival in Canada. Ottawa’s immigration plan, which was reaffirmed in its most recent …

UM to help foreign-trained health professionals qualify for Manitoba practice

December 21, 2020 — A new resource hub at the University of Manitoba will help internationally educated pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals qualify for practice in Manitoba. The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences has received more than $735,000 to create an Access Hub for Internationally Educated Health Professionals. The project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign …

Province works with college of registered nurses of Manitoba to get more internationally educated nurses working on the front line

Expedited Registration of Internationally Educated Nurses Will Help Protect More Manitobans: Friesen and Eichler The Manitoba government has worked with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) to expedite the registration of up to 39 internationally educated nurses so they may enter the workforce, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen and Economic Development and Training Minister Ralph …

IRCC announces opening date of special measures for refugee claimants working in health care during the pandemic

December 9, 2020 – Ottawa – Recognizing the considerable contribution and sacrifice health-care workers have made in Canada throughout the pandemic, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced today that on December 14, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will begin accepting applications for permanent residence from refugee claimants who work in Canada’s …

Congratulations to MNP initiators and staff

Success Skills Centre congratulates the initiators and staff of the Manitoba Nominees Program on the program’s 20th anniversary. Back in 1998, there were three prime Winnipeg employment assistance agencies – the Immigrant Centre, Employment Projects of Winnipeg, and Success Skills Centre, helping newcomers settle and find jobs. We are proud of the important role we were asked to play in …

New program for immigrants

Who Have Become Canadian Citizens! Recently, Success Skills Centre received this paid internship funding from the Province of Manitoba to help immigrant professionals and skilled workers, who have become Canadian Citizens, to return to their prior occupations. The Centre applied for this funding because many take jobs unrelated to their previous home country occupations due to financial constraints. The criteria …