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.

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.

Which Social Media Platform Do You Use?

We want our Social Media channels to provide you with useful and reliable information so you arrive better prepared for the Canadian labour market and connect faster with the community of your destination.

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: 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.

News: Spring Forward with SOPA

Whether it’s introducing an engineer to Engineers BC, helping an Ontario bound accountant with her resume or an IT professional to better understand workplace culture in Atlantic Canada, SOPA intake counsellors and facilitators, from the east coast to the west, are helping our clients and future community members prepare for work in their destined Canadian communities by providing crucial information in that local context.

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.