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Guest post A short guide to post arrival blog post

Guest Post: Moving to Canada | A short guide to Post-arrival

This second part of this guide will walk you through the basic post-arrival experience. The guide will also list, explain and give tips on what post-arrival steps you’ll need to...
Cultural Communications Small Talk

Cultural Talks: Small Talk and Professional Communication

It is common for a person in Canada to say to a colleague, “How are you?” The other responds, “Fine, and you?”. This happens even between strangers on the bus,...
Guest Post by Alison Rebello Short Guide to Canada

Guest Post: Moving to Canada | A Short Guide to Pre-arrival

When I finally got my COPR, my first reaction was disbelief, followed by exultation, and then, total panic. It was finally happening. It was real. This is what I wanted...
SOPA Highlights blog 2022

SOPA 2022 Highlights and 5 Most Read Stories of the Year

It's that time of year. We are about to say goodbye to 2022! What are your plans for the New Year? For many of our clients, the fact of moving...
LinkedIn Profile and How tos

How To Create A Strong LinkedIn Profile That Is Pleasant To Employers’ Eyes and Ears

Did you know that 122 million people received an interview through LinkedIn? 35.5 million were hired by a person they connected with on the site? If this made you wonder...
Falling in love with Calgary

Guest post: Falling in love with Calgary’s Parks

Hold on to what is good, even if it's a handful of earth.Hold on to what you believe, even if it's a tree that stands by itself.Hold on to what...
Diverse women and men talking

Cultural Talks: Diversity in Working

Canada is a wonderful place if you like diversity. There are people from all over the world in every major Canadian city, including Winnipeg. Travelling through Winnipeg shows our history...
cultural communication and fit

Cultural Talks: Workplace Communication and Fit

We at SOPA want our clients to feel prepared before arriving in Canada. Whether in job searching or in acquiring a job, if that is all that is achieved, there...
sopa highlights 2021

SOPA Highlights & Top 5 Most Read Blog Posts of 2021!

The holiday season is always a wonderful time to reflect on the past year, both personally and professionally. As we welcome the new year, take a look back with us...

The Top 3 Newcomer Misconceptions When Preparing to Move to Canada

#1 - “No rush! I can wait and prepare for my move closer to my landing date” Be it work or family commitments, many newcomers manage completing priorities on their...