Success Stories

SOPA program was created to help immigrants arrive prepared through exceptional courses and services.

Every story is different and unique. We hope that you find an inspiration while reading them.

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Guest Blog Post by Bhushan Shetty: My Canadian Dream!

If you are reading this blog then you will definitely agree with the title of the blog! My name is Bhushan Shetty and I wish to share my experience on...
Roberta Oramabo Landscape Architect

My New Different Life in Canada

Roberta Oramabo is an architect who moved from Nigeria to British Columbia. She is sharing her journey with us on how her pre-arrival preparation helped her find a job in...
Nasim Delfaninejad's Journey to Success in Healthcare Profession

Nasim Delfaninejad’s Success Story in Healthcare Profession

Nasim Delfaninejad is a healthcare professional, she worked as physiotherapist in her home country. She loves her profession, so when she was set to immigrate to Canada, she was also...
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Q&A with Ibrahim Bolaji

Ibrahim Bolaji emigrated from Nigeria to Canada on September 11th, 2019 and got his first job only a month later. He got an exciting job as a Member Service Associate...
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Nigar’s New Home

I am an administrative professional with over 15 years of experience. I worked for a private engineering company in the oil and gas industry. I moved with my son to...
Prepared by Henrietta Mitchell

The Value of Preparedness

Moving to a new country is never an easy decision and that too with family. I hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science and over 9 years of industry experience....
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You Can Network Your Way to Success in Canada

Prior to moving to Alberta, Canada, Chinwendu Okereke- Azike had built a successful career as a banker in Nigeria. She had eight years’ experience under her belt - developing innovative...
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Interview with Olushola Oleyemi, SOPA Client

Olushola Oleyemi arrived in Manitoba on June 20th of this year with his wife, who was also a SOPA client. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a...
How SOPA helped me get started in my Canadian journey

How SOPA helped me get started in my Canadian journey

If you’re looking into starting a new life in Canada, SOPA is, in my honest opinion, the best organization to reach out to. I started my Canadian journey about three...
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Anna Antropova: Newcomer Engineer in Canada

In this guest post, our client Anna Antropova talks about her SOPA experience and her journey as a newcomer engineer in Canada. Anna is an engineering professional from Russia who...