Career Potential and Communication Skills

Mehul Patel, an IT Professional from India, is currently working as a Projects and Account Manager at Vsourz Digital (a web design and e-commerce digital agency) in Toronto, Ontario. Before landing in Canada, Mehul Patel took SOPA’s Soft Skills: Professional Communication course. Throughout the course, … 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

How I Learned to Sell My Skills in Canada

Michael Garcia, an IT professional from Singapore, was a SOPA client and a model student. Constantly searching for new ways to be productive, he registered for our program and feels it provided him with information on what to expect to live and work in Canada. … Read more

5 Things I Took Away From SOPA

I am a graduate of accounting with Master of Business Administration (MBA) and I chose internal auditing as my career path.  I have been working as an internal auditor for the past 9 years in various roles. I also worked with one of the biggest … Read more

How did ‘Working in Canada’ help you?

Oksana Lepekha went through our ‘Working in Canada Course’. When we asked Oksana ‘Did this course help you?’ Oksana readily replied: “If anybody asks me that question – I will definitely say ‘Yes!’. This course is a great opportunity to discover and find out more … Read more

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

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

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

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 … Read more