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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

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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

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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

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New program for immigrant youth professionals

Success Skills Centre has contracted with Service Canada for eight immigrant youth professionals who have worked in their occupation in their home country, age 30 and under for the period December 2018 to March 2019. This Career Launch for Immigrant Professionals (CLIP – Youth Project) will a paid internship in the related occupations, lasting from eight to twelve weeks, with

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Adjustment can be hard for immigrant professionals

If you are new in Canada, finding a job is paramount to settling and integrating but many newcomers say employment applications they fill out ask for Canadian experience. To get that experience, mentors and family members encourage them to engage in volunteer work to help them land their first paid jobs to get crucial Canadian experience. Agencies such as Success

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