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Books for people new to Canada and looking for work


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Access Centre for Regulated Employment
Provides information and application assistance to foreign-trained professionals who are seeking licensure in Ontario's regulated professions.

Living and Working in London
Find information about living, working and learning in London and what services are available to newcomers. From the City of London and Middlesex County.

Get hands-on employment training, job search skills, and ongoing job mentorship. Funding for young-adults who are new to Canada available.

WIL Employment Connections
Located in London, WIL specializes in employment services for newcomers. Services offered include career counselling, job search workshops, and the Skills International program.



Canada's International Gateway 
The Government of Canada provides information about travelling or immigrating to Canada, preparing to do business in Canada, and Canada’s role in the world.

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC)
Learn how to become qualified to work in your trade or profession in Canada.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
This web page provides information on the Skilled Worker Program for newcomers as well as information on working temporarily in Canada.

Credential Evaluation
World Education Services (WES) is a not-for-profit organization that compares non-Canadian education to Canadian standards.

Global Talent
A guide to help newcomers to Canada on the path to employment. From the London Economic Development Corporation.

Immigrating and Working in Canada (Going to Canada)
Information from the Government of Canada about living and working here temporarily or permanently.

Internships - Career Bridge Internships for Internationally Qualified Professionals 
Learn how to gain Canadian work experience through a paid internship for qualified, experienced professionals who are new to Canada. From Career Edge.

Living and Working in Ontario provides information and advice about moving to Ontario, finding a job, and having your academic documents evaluated.

Newcomers and Employment in Canada
Service Canada explains the Work Permits program for foreign workers seeking temporary employment and provides information about Employment Insurance benefits, the Job Bank, and various other employment services and programs available in Canada.

Ontario Network for Internationally Trained Professionals Online (ONIP)
A site for internationally trained professionals that provides information on licensing, employment options and opportunities as well as English language terminology used in these professions.

Post Your Resume
An on-line searchable résumé database for employers to find qualified, internationally trained professionals. Candidates must be pre-screened by WIL Employment Connections to be included in the database.

Regulated Trades and Professions (Working in Canada)
Find out if your trade or profession is a regulated occupation in Canada and learn what steps are required to become licensed.

Working in Ontario
Learn about Bridge programs designed to help newcomers become ready to work in Ontario. This website from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration also provides information about gaining experience and becoming licensed.

Workplace Safety and Rights
Learn how to be safe on the job and what your rights are. From the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.