Find a job in Canada

With SOPA, you receive free tools, resources and access to our online courses that are designed to help you find a job in your field in Canada. Job search, job readiness and job retention are at the core of the SOPA Program.

 

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Volunteering why and how

Volunteering: Why and How

One of the most significant pieces of advice people job searching get, especially if they don’t have a lot of experience in their field or are new to the area,...
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Green Economy Bridging Program Partnership

Bridging programs are a vital post-arrival service for newcomers in Canada who are looking for a job in their field or one commensurate with their education and experience. These programs...
How to use linkedin in your job search

How To Use LinkedIn In Your Job Search

When you start your job search first thing you do is work on your resume. You think through details and make sure that it's targeted to the job you are...
SOPA BC and BCCA-IN Partnership

SOPA BC and BCCA-IN Partnership

More and more people are choosing to immigrate to Canada. It feels like a blessing that people with such diverse skills and backgrounds are coming to Canada from so many...
Arrive Prepared for Winter

Arrive Prepared for Winter in Canada

No matter where you live in Canada, it’s wise to be prepared for the winter. Here are our tips for staying warm, driving safely and having fun during the winter...
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Welcome to Canada: The BCCA Integrating Newcomers Team

The British Columbia Construction Association’s Integrating Newcomers (BCCA-IN) is a program that helps newcomers to Canada enter the construction workforce in British Columbia. With a variety of services, the team...
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Tips For Workplace Cultural Adaptation

Over two decades ago, I boarded a plane for a teaching job in Japan. I had very little workplace cultural information about my new host country, but I did find...
PASS Program for Nurses

PASS – Pre-Arrival Program for Nurses

The Pre-Arrival Supports and Services (PASS) Program, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, supports pre-arrival Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) in their countries of residence who are planning immigration to...
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Be Better Prepared for Your New Life with Next Stop Canada

On April 1st, 2016, the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s Immigrant Services launched their pre-arrival program Next Stop Canada. Funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the program’s primary objective...