I’m Thankful to SOPA Team

“Hi, I take this opportunity to inform you that I got job in my field within 13 days of my landing in Canada. I want to send my deepest gratitude for providing me valuable guidance and support when I was back in my home country. … Read more

Being Prepared is Half Way to Success

“While researching for pre-arrival preparation resources I came across the Settlement Online Pre-Arrival program (SOPA). I was surprised that SOPA had a tailored course for Manitoba and it was absolutely free. I had an enjoyable experience with SOPA from the beginning. Registration process was simple … Read more

Job Search Strategy Success

Kay is a trained Pharmacist from Nigeria and began the SOPA program in February. She has a Master Degree in Global Health and International Development from London, England. Kay is passionate about both careers and was undecided in the beginning as to which sector to … Read more

Q&A from SOPA graduate

Update: Henry got a job in his field, 20 days after landing! We are so proud, congratulations Henry! We wish you all the best! SOPA teams across Canada would like you to meet our wonderful SOPA clients and learn a little bit about them. We … Read more

SOPA Interview with New Canadians

Funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), SOPA delivers pre-arrival orientation, employment and workplace culture communication support for immigrants focusing on job search, job readiness and job retention. SOPA’s courses help pre-arrival immigrants develop job search and communication skills and arrive in Canada better … 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

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. Due to his eagerness to arrive prepared, Hamid … Read more

Mastering Presentation Skills for the Canadian Workplace

I had never made a presentation and had huge stage fright. Professional Communication helped me consolidate my knowledge about workplace communication and get more confident. But most importantly, I learnt about making presentations.

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.

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