Moving Forward with Positive Steps

Like many immigrants, Hamid Rahmanifard, a Petroleum Engineering professional with over 6 years of experience, chose Canada, particularly Alberta, as the best place for professional growth and integration. Before relocation, Hamid participated in all five SOPA courses.

How I Got An Interview in Canada

While preparing for the “Big Move”, I’ve been keen in researching how to adapt easily and how to start a new life in Canada. I have attended webinars and seminars from different pre-arrival organization: CIIP, COA and PDOS, where I learned a lot. But some of the most important lessons that I have got were from the SOPA program.

Job Search Strategies: What Our Clients Say

Job Search Strategies develops your job search tools and interview skills before you arrive in Canada. Across the country, newcomers are experiencing the benefit of arriving prepared. Job Search Strategies will help you prepare cover letters, write resumes, market yourself and teach you about what to expect in a job interview in Canada.

SOPA Partner in British Columbia

MOSAIC is the sole proud provider of Settlement Online Pre-Arrival (SOPA) in British Columbia which is a partnership of settlement agencies across Canada led by ISANS Nova Scotia. SOPA BC staff has over 20 years combined experience providing employment services to immigrant job seekers in British Columbia.

SOPA Partner in Alberta

CCIS is made up of 200+ multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary staff members, as well as 1,500 volunteers, who collectively speak more than 60 languages. We are proud to work in partnership with local organizations, educational institutions, and members of the business community to deliver 70 programs and services out of 7 locations, as well as 25 outreach locations in Calgary and Southern Alberta.

SOPA Partner in Saskatchewan

RODS has been recognized locally and nationally as an innovator of settlement services, introduced the first Reception House for GARs and awarded the Citation for Citizenship in 1998. RODS provides diverse and specialized settlement services to newcomers.

SOPA Partners in Ontario

Catholic Centre for Immigrants and World Skills Employment Centre are proud partners of Settlement Online Pre-Arrival (SOPA) project and are working together to deliver and facilitate the SOPA project in the province of Ontario.

SOPA Partner in Manitoba

Altered Minds Inc. welcomes refugees and immigrants to Manitoba and promotes the well-being of their families and communities, locally and overseas, by harnessing resources and providing responsive programs and services that assist individuals in adapting to change and overcoming barriers to a good quality of life.