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 complement the services that SOPA offers at the pre-arrival stage.

Client Testimonial: Muhammad Imran Hussain Khan

My Name is Muhammad Imran Hussain Khan. I am IT professional with 10+ years’ experience of managing IT infrastructure and Operations in Pakistan. I arrived in Canada with my wife in May 2017 and moved to Regina. Currently, I am working as Senior Technical Analyst IT Security … Read more

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 different countries. But many newcomers struggle with everything from learning how to get around the … Read more

News: Arrive Prepared

Greetings all, It’s 2017 and we have passed SOPA’s one-year anniversary – an exciting event marked by a virtual gathering of the national staff, celebrating staff and client successes. And by the time you read this newsletter, SOPA will have over 2100 client registrations and … Read more

How I Got a Job in Canada

I learned about SOPA thanks to a message board last year and saved the link in my favorites before even receiving my immigration visa. When I received a notification from IRCC to submit my passports, I went ahead and created an account with SOPA. I … Read more

News: Arrive Prepared

Fall is here in Canada – we’ve already had snow out west! – and the SOPA program is now firmly established! In the last year, the program has helped hundreds of pre-arrival clients from all over the world to arrive prepared in their new Canadian … Read more

Like, Follow, Connect

In just over the last few hundred years, the way we communicate and connect with each other has changed a lot. The telephone was an invention of the 19th century and allowed us to connect with people miles away. However, today we can get connected … Read more

News: SOPA is Growing

Greetings all, We are in the midst of summer in Canada and the SOPA program is growing every day! With close to 1400 client registrations, the program is now helping pre-arrival clients from all over the world to arrive prepared. Clients are praising the SOPA … Read more

SOPA’s Soft Skills Courses

The Professional Communication course provides participants with communication tools required for success in the Canadian workplace.
Working with Others provides participants with communication tools required for success in the Canadian workplace.

SOPA: Job Search Strategies Course

What is definitely an advantage of taking Job Search Strategies is that it equipped me with unparalleled skills in building a ‘Canadian’ style résumé, targeting it and preparing a meaningful and personal cover letter.