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StudyingDec 23, 2022

Best Canadian universities for communication and media studies

As an international student, getting a Canadian degree in communication and media studies can unlock exciting career opportunities. Canadian universities are renowned for their academic excellence, and many communication and media studies programs offer co-op or internship opportunities to help you get valuable industry experience while you study. If [...]

StudyingDec 23, 2022

Best Canadian universities for medicine and healthcare programs

As an international student, getting a Canadian degree in medicine or healthcare can unlock exciting career opportunities. Medical and healthcare professionals are in demand in nearly all Canadian provinces and, with a Canadian degree in these fields, you’ll obtain both academic and practical knowledge. If you’re in the process [...]

StudyingDec 22, 2022

Best Canadian universities for finance, economics, and accounting programs

As an international student, a degree in economics, finance, or accounting from a Canadian university can help you uncover new career paths, fast-track your professional career in finance, or lay the foundation for higher education in your chosen field. While you’ll need an undergraduate or Bachelor's degree to qualify [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Engineering

Engineering is an upcoming sector in Canada. A Labour Market Report published by Engineers Canada highlighted the nation’s growing need to replace retiring engineers, specifically civil, mechanical, electrical/electronic, and computer engineers. The report also stressed the importance of internationally-trained engineers, and Federal government immigration programs, such as the Express [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Information Technology (IT)

Technology is a growing sector in Canada, driving employment and innovation. With approximately 37,000 companies and $160 billion CAD in revenue, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) terms the IT industry as the engine of growth and people often refer to Toronto, one of the IT hubs of [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Finance, Accounting, Insurance, and Investment

The financial services sector in Canada comprises many roles related to the fields of accounting, insurance, and investment. In March 2020, The Conference Board of Canada released a report which highlighted Toronto as the second-largest financial centre in North America and the seventh-largest globally, in employment. Many newcomers to [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Sales and Marketing

Newcomers to Canada often find that sales and marketing are competitive fields to break into, especially for those whose first language is not English or French. Newcomers also tend to lack a deep knowledge of the local Canadian culture, traditions, and the overall landscape, which is often a basic [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Healthcare

A report from Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables on Health and Biosciences indicated that by 2025, Canada will double the size of the health and biosciences sector. The country is expected to become a top-three global hub by:  Leveraging and advancing innovative technologies,  Attracting and retaining capital, skills and talent, [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Creative Arts and Design

The creative industry in Canada encompasses fine arts, commercial arts, advertising, photography, motion pictures, animation, web design, creative writing and more. Breaking into these highly competitive fields can be challenging for newcomers, especially for those whose first language is not English or French. Not surprisingly, newcomers also tend to [...]

CareerNov 2, 2022

Canada job market analysis: Business and Management Consulting

Business and management consulting is a popular category for newcomers to Canada. According to an article published by the University of British Columbia, the number of consulting firms in Canada has grown each year between 2013 and 2018. This trend is expected to continue through 2023. The report highlighted [...]

Back-to-school tips for newcomers to Canada

Each fall, going back to school is both an exciting and stressful time for children. As a newcomer, it can be overwhelming to navigate a new school system at the best of times, let alone during amidst the ongoing certainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with the situation improving, most [...]

CareerMay 13, 2022

How to achieve your goals within 15 months in Canada: Humza Khan’s Story

From an interview with Humza Khan, Banking Advisor, RBC Meeting Place. Humza Khan arrived in  Canada from Pakistan in February 2021 to join his wife, who was already living in Toronto. With six years experience in retail banking, dealing with people and building relationships, Humza set his sights on landing [...]

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