3. Which communities do you provide services in?

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "3. Which communities do you provide services in?"

Transcription

1 Semi- Structured Interview Questions for Service Providers/Town Officials * the term immigrant refers to permanent residents, recent citizens, TFWs, refugees and all newcomers to Canada Remind participants: If they do not wish to answer a certain question, they do not have to answer it. They are just as in control of the voice recorder as I am. They can feel free to turn it off at any time, for certain questions. Organization Name: Community: Participant name: Date: Interview Number: Services Overview and demographics: 1. What services are your primary focus? (Health Care, Education, Language Training, Skills Training, Family Services, Youth Services, Mental Health, Settlement, Childcare, Employment Services, Foreign Credential Recognition?) 2. Provide a description of the service(s) you provide specifically for immigrants. 3. Which communities do you provide services in? 1

2 4. How long has your organization been operating in this community? 5. About how many staff does your organization employ locally? 6. About how many staff does your organization employ in southern Alberta? 7. What are your organization s main funding sources? 8. How accessible are your services? (Extended hours, online access, flexible scheduling, remote service provision/do your immigrant clients familiar with accessing on- line services?) Clientele Demographics/Background 9. Approximately how many immigrant clients do you serve? (Month, week, year) 2

3 10. What are the top five countries of origin of your immigrant clients? 11. What are the most common immigration statuses of your immigrant clients (e.g., Permanent resident, Temporary foreign worker, Refugee, other newcomer to Canada). Can you rank them in order of most common to least common? 12. Are there any funding restrictions concerning the types of immigrants you provide services to? 13. Generally, how long after immigrants arrive in Canada do they access your services? 14. Which of your services are most commonly accessed by immigrants? 15. How do immigrant clients find out about your services? (Web, inquiries, advertising, referrals, word- of- mouth) 3

4 16. Are your immigrant clients comfortable using computers and the Internet? (Do they use the Internet to find information?) 17. How do you think your immigrant clients will change in the next 2 years? a. Volume b. Sex c. Age d. Education e. Countries of origin f. Other Other Community Service Providers 18. Do other agencies in your community provide the same or similar services to immigrants as your organization? Y N 4

5 19. Does your organization refer immigrants to other agencies that provide services not offered by your organization? Y N a. Who do you refer immigrants to? 20. Do you receive immigrant clients through referrals? Y N a. If yes, who refers them to you? Community Dynamics 21. How is your community changing with the presence of newcomers to Canada? 22. What programs and services do immigrants in your community express the greatest demand for? 23. Are there persistent skills shortages in your community? (What skills are employers in your community looking for?) (leadership, trades, management, sales/services, 5

6 communication skills, computer skills, PR, I/T/ manual labour, customer service, professional, cold calling). Gaps in Services 24. What barriers prevent service and program providers from meeting immigrant client demand? (Costs, hours of operation, lack of online presence, lack of capacity, lack of client access to personal/public transportation, lack of client familiarity with using computers, lack of awareness of services, lack of flexible delivery, inconvenient physical location, others?) 25. What services or programs, if any, do immigrants need that are currently not offered in your community. Community Strategies 26. Is there a municipal strategy in place for engaging immigrants in your community s local economy? Y N D 6

7 27. What do you think are the key components of an effective community strategy to engage immigrants in the workplace as well as the community? 28. What do you think is necessary for promoting immigrant attraction and retention in your community? Economic Recession and Potential Impacts 29. Has the recent recession impacted your services (demand, resources/funding?) and/or your immigrant clients? (Employment, career objectives/goals, workplace relationships, education and training, economic and job security) Others 30. Do you have an annual community report or self- reported statistics or related information/overviews on your programs and services that you could provide us a copy of? 31. Is there anything else you would like to add? Other: can you recommend any immigrant clients or businesses or other organizations in your community who might wish to participate in this study? 7

Semi- Structured Interview Questions for Immigrants

Semi- Structured Interview Questions for Immigrants Semi- Structured Interview Questions for Immigrants * the term immigrant refers to permanent residents, recent citizens, TFWs, refugees and all newcomers to Canada Remind participants: If they do not wish

More information

Rural Development Institute

Rural Development Institute Rural Development Institute Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in This community report is part of the Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in CIC s Western Region study. Population (2011): 15,569

More information

Rural Development Institute

Rural Development Institute Rural Development Institute Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in This community report is part of the Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in CIC s Western Region study. Population (2011): 8,251

More information

Reason for Concern?: Recruiting, Retaining and Supporting International Students in Canada Sophia J. Lowe Retention 2009 New Orleans

Reason for Concern?: Recruiting, Retaining and Supporting International Students in Canada Sophia J. Lowe Retention 2009 New Orleans Reason for Concern?: Recruiting, Retaining and Supporting International Students in Canada Sophia J. Lowe Retention 2009 New Orleans Outline Global race for international students Canadian context (immigrants

More information

SUPPORTING. Immigrants and Immigration to Alberta AN OVERVIEW

SUPPORTING. Immigrants and Immigration to Alberta AN OVERVIEW SUPPORTING Immigrants and Immigration to Alberta AN OVERVIEW Table of Contents Introduction...1 Alberta s Vision of Immigration...3 Attracting and Retaining Immigrants to Alberta...3 The Need for Immigration...4

More information

Employer's Guide to Hiring International Workers

Employer's Guide to Hiring International Workers For more information: Nova Scotia Office of Immigration 902-424-5230 1-877-292-9597 (toll free in Nova Scotia) immigration@gov.ns.ca www.novascotiaimmigation.com Employer's Guide to Hiring International

More information

CIC Summit Presentation: Settlement Programs in Saskatchewan

CIC Summit Presentation: Settlement Programs in Saskatchewan CIC Summit Presentation: Settlement Programs in Saskatchewan Presentation Outline Introduction Settlement Funding Cycle What We Hope to Achieve From The Summits The Four Pillars of Integration Settlement

More information

Navigating the Foreign Worker Process

Navigating the Foreign Worker Process Alberta Pork AGM November, 01 Navigating the Foreign Worker Process Martine Varekamp-Bos Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant Agenda Hiring Foreign Workers the process s & exemptions Compliance NEW!

More information

Employment Services Presentation Professional Immigrant Network (PIN) Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Society

Employment Services Presentation Professional Immigrant Network (PIN) Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Society Employment Services Presentation Professional Immigrant Network (PIN) Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Society Operating from 18 locations in Toronto, York Region and Peel. COSTI provides services in more

More information

Central Okanagan Local Immigration Partnership Council Strategic Planning December 2014

Central Okanagan Local Immigration Partnership Council Strategic Planning December 2014 Central Okanagan Local Immigration Partnership Council Strategic Planning December 2014 Contents Introduction...3 Strategic Planning Context...3 Review of LIP Vision Statement...5 Review of Logic Model

More information

Understanding the Current Service Landscape within the Immigrant Settlement Sector

Understanding the Current Service Landscape within the Immigrant Settlement Sector Understanding the Current Service Landscape within the Immigrant Settlement Sector November 20 Understanding the Current Service Landscape within the Immigrant Settlement Sector 2. Introduction. Background

More information

Policy Brief. St. James Town Research into Action: Immigrant Employment

Policy Brief. St. James Town Research into Action: Immigrant Employment Policy Brief St. James Town Research into Action: Immigrant Employment Produced by Matt Kanter November 2009 The evaluation of my credentials from my country were not evaluated the same as in my country

More information

CIC Summit Presentation: Settlement Programs in Alberta

CIC Summit Presentation: Settlement Programs in Alberta CIC Summit Presentation: Settlement Programs in Alberta Presentation Outline Introduction Settlement Funding Cycle The Four Pillars of Integration Settlement Services in Alberta Settlement Services: Who

More information

Retail Training and Employee Development Benchmark Survey 2015

Retail Training and Employee Development Benchmark Survey 2015 Retail Training and Employee Development Benchmark Survey 2015 Sponsored By Retail Training and Employee Development Benchmark Survey 2015 Retail Council of Canada (RCC), in partnership with WCG International

More information

Jana Kotrčová, Peter R. Grant. University of Saskatchewan

Jana Kotrčová, Peter R. Grant. University of Saskatchewan Jana Kotrčová, Peter R. Grant Department of Psychology University of Saskatchewan Literature Review Significant increase of women entrepreneurs around the world Lack of studies about immigrant women entrepreneurs

More information

March 2014 Second survey report: skills shortages in Canada

March 2014 Second survey report: skills shortages in Canada Second survey report: skills shortages in Canada About the Initiative This document is one of a series of reports and briefs prepared for Taking Action for Canada: Jobs and Skills for the 21 st Century,

More information

Hiring Foreign Workers in Alberta. Information for employers who want to find and hire temporary foreign workers

Hiring Foreign Workers in Alberta. Information for employers who want to find and hire temporary foreign workers Hiring Foreign Workers in Alberta Information for employers who want to find and hire temporary foreign workers Content Solving Alberta s labour shortage 5 Government of Alberta services for employers

More information

The Canadian Context: Analysis of Recent Skilled Migration Flows and Changes to Immigration Polices in Canada

The Canadian Context: Analysis of Recent Skilled Migration Flows and Changes to Immigration Polices in Canada The Canadian Context: Analysis of Recent Skilled Migration Flows and Changes to Immigration Polices in Canada Australia-Canada Roundtable April 12-15 2011 Immigration Overview Canada has a proud tradition

More information

If you have experience and academic. The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

If you have experience and academic. The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada If you have experience and academic credentials in applied science or engineering, a career as a certified technician or technologist

More information

FWRISA Guidelines for Defining Recruitment and Immigration Services

FWRISA Guidelines for Defining Recruitment and Immigration Services FWRISA Guidelines for Defining Recruitment and Immigration Services The Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act (FWRISA) regulates recruitment and immigration services provided by foreign

More information

Government Job Search Websites. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia

Government Job Search Websites. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Contents 1. Government Job Search Websites... 2 2. WelcomeBC... 3 3. WorkBC... 5 4. Job Bank... 7 5. New to BC... 9 1. Government Job Search Websites Introduction Searching for a job has gone electronic.

More information

Career Advancement and Education Opportunities: Experiences and Perceptions of Internationally-Educated Nurses

Career Advancement and Education Opportunities: Experiences and Perceptions of Internationally-Educated Nurses Career Advancement and Education Opportunities: Experiences and Perceptions of Internationally-Educated Nurses Jordana Salma, RN, MsN, PHD student University of Alberta Outline Introduction Research Question

More information

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE BASED ON A PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROCESS STARTED IN FALL, 2013

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE BASED ON A PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROCESS STARTED IN FALL, 2013 Name of Report/Article: New Brunswick Population Growth Strategy Organization: Government of New Brunswick Date of Report/Article: July, 2014 NOTE: THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE BASED ON A PUBLIC

More information

The Karen Community Initiative A successful example of settlement agencies, community and volunteers working together

The Karen Community Initiative A successful example of settlement agencies, community and volunteers working together The Karen Community Initiative A successful example of settlement agencies, community and volunteers working together Initiative Description In response to the arrival of a large group of Karen refugees,

More information

Outreach to Businesses in the Lawrence Heights Neighbourhood: Survey Findings March 2011. Local immigration Partnership.

Outreach to Businesses in the Lawrence Heights Neighbourhood: Survey Findings March 2011. Local immigration Partnership. Outreach to Businesses in the Lawrence Heights Neighbourhood: Survey Findings March 2011 Local immigration Partnership Introduction The City of Toronto comprises some 140 neighbourhoods which range in

More information

Review of the Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI)

Review of the Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI) RESEARCH & POLICY Review of the Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI) PREPARED FOR: Brendan O Connor Minister for Employment Participation JUNE 2008 PREPARED BY AMES Research & Policy Table of Contents

More information

Immigrant Settlement Support Funding Guidelines

Immigrant Settlement Support Funding Guidelines Immigrant Settlement Support Funding Guidelines Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour 2015-2016 This document is available online at www.gnb.ca/population For further information

More information

OUR FUTURE TOGETHER. New Zealand Settlement Strategy

OUR FUTURE TOGETHER. New Zealand Settlement Strategy OUR FUTURE TOGETHER New Zealand Settlement Strategy Foreword Over the last 20 years, the world has changed there is more competition for skills, more risks at the border and people are more mobile. These

More information

Re s e a r c h a n d E v a l u a t i o n

Re s e a r c h a n d E v a l u a t i o n Portrait of an Integration Process D i f f i c u l t i e s e n c o u n t e r e d a n d r e s o u r c e s r e l i e d o n f o r n e w c o m e r s i n t h e i r f i r s t 4 y e a r s i n C a n a d a E v

More information

Canada: A country of immigrants

Canada: A country of immigrants Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada Citizenship and Immigration Canada Canada s Refugee and Humanitarian Resettlement Program Presented by: Dominique Collinge Head, Humanitarian Affairs Section, Canadian

More information

How to Build Effective Online Learner Support Services

How to Build Effective Online Learner Support Services How to Build Effective Online Learner Support Services www.contactnorth.ca www.contactnord.ca How to Build Effective Online Learner Support Services Online support services for learners can be as important

More information

SUMMIT. Breanne Grace, PhD Benjamin Roth, PhD College of Social Work University of South Carolina

SUMMIT. Breanne Grace, PhD Benjamin Roth, PhD College of Social Work University of South Carolina SUMMIT Breanne Grace, PhD Benjamin Roth, PhD College of Social Work University of South Carolina WELCOME & INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT Welcome and introductions Goal of the Summit Summit structure Report summary

More information

If you have experience and academic. The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY

If you have experience and academic. The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY If you have experience and academic credentials in applied science or engineering, a career as a certified technician

More information

Development of Overseas Services in Canada: Realizing Newcomer Potential Through Overseas Preparation

Development of Overseas Services in Canada: Realizing Newcomer Potential Through Overseas Preparation Development of Overseas Services in Canada: Realizing Newcomer Potential Through Overseas Preparation Lorraine Trotter, Assistant Vice President, International and Immigrant Education, George Brown College

More information

SUGGESTED SPEAKING POINTS

SUGGESTED SPEAKING POINTS SUGGESTED SPEAKING POINTS Introduction Thank you, Brad, for your insights into labour mobility and the recognition of qualifications. My thanks also to World Education Services, the Canadian Bureau for

More information

Working in Alberta. Information for foreign workers

Working in Alberta. Information for foreign workers Working in Alberta Information for foreign workers Whitehorse Iqaluit Yellowknife Vancouver Alberta Edmonton Canada Charlottetown St. John s Calgary Regina Winnipeg Fredericton Halifax Montreal Ottawa

More information

Meeting the Challenges

Meeting the Challenges Meeting the Challenges CNA s response to Promoting Innovative Solutions to Health Human Resources Challenges, a report of the Standing Committee on Health September 23, 2010 This document was prepared

More information

Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program Overview

Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program Overview Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program Overview Temporary Foreign Worker Seminar Windsor, ON March 26, 2013 2 What is Opportunities Ontario? Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program:

More information

MY Circle Program A FREE and FUN Leadership Training and Peer Support Group for Immigrant and Refugee Youth (14-24 yrs)

MY Circle Program A FREE and FUN Leadership Training and Peer Support Group for Immigrant and Refugee Youth (14-24 yrs) MY Circle Program A FREE and FUN Leadership Training and Peer Support Group for Immigrant and Refugee Youth (14-24 yrs) WHEN: Saturdays April 2 to June 18, 2016 9:30 am - 4:00 pm WHERE: Britannia Community

More information

Canada s s New Immigration Policies: Fixing the Problems or Creating New Ones?

Canada s s New Immigration Policies: Fixing the Problems or Creating New Ones? Canada s s New Immigration Policies: Fixing the Problems or Creating New Ones? Managing Immigration and Diversity in Quebec and Canada Barcelona, October 2008 Naomi Alboim Overview of presentation Recent

More information

Immigrant Poverty in Canada: Focus on Toronto

Immigrant Poverty in Canada: Focus on Toronto Immigrant Poverty in Canada: Focus on Toronto Semone Kassim and Laurel Rothman Campaign 2000 c/o Family Service Association of Toronto 355 Church St., Toronto On M5B 1Z8 www.campaign2000.ca www.fsatoronto.com

More information

Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians & Technologists (OACETT) Suite 404, 10 Four Seasons Place Toronto ON M9B 6H7

Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians & Technologists (OACETT) Suite 404, 10 Four Seasons Place Toronto ON M9B 6H7 To assist our internationally educated members, OACETT has compiled the following list that highlights some of the many resources available to help with employment and skills development. OACETT Resources

More information

CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/JOB SEARCH

CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/JOB SEARCH CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/JOB SEARCH If a program is identified as, this means that the program is funded by Community and Business Services (CBS), Alberta Human Services (HS). Alberta Human Services

More information

January 2014 Preliminary survey report: the skill needs of major Canadian employers

January 2014 Preliminary survey report: the skill needs of major Canadian employers Preliminary survey report: the skill needs of major Canadian employers Preliminary survey report: the skill needs of major Canadian employers About the Initiative This document is one of a series of reports

More information

Canada. Government-Assisted Refugee Resettlement in GAR. Information Bulletin

Canada. Government-Assisted Refugee Resettlement in GAR. Information Bulletin Government-Assisted Refugee Resettlement in Canada Information Bulletin GAR You are interested in resettling to Canada and your application has received an initial review by Canadian offcials. Now you

More information

Stakeholder Engagement and Insight for Education, Employment and Practice. CASN Nursing Research Conference 2012

Stakeholder Engagement and Insight for Education, Employment and Practice. CASN Nursing Research Conference 2012 Stakeholder Engagement and Insight for Education, Employment and Practice CASN Nursing Research Conference 2012 Irene Koren, Oxana Mian, Ellen Rukholm Stakeholder Engagement Key points: A continuous process

More information

H U M A N R E S O U R C E S F R A M E W O R K

H U M A N R E S O U R C E S F R A M E W O R K HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY Planning for Change Seizing Opportunities Safeguarding Our Future H U M A N R E S O U R C E S F R A M E W O R K Why Are We Here Today? To inform Council about our greatest

More information

Hiring International Workers in Atlantic Canada: An Employer s Guide

Hiring International Workers in Atlantic Canada: An Employer s Guide Hiring International Workers in Atlantic Canada: About the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is an independent thinktank dedicated to economic progress

More information

Private Refugee Sponsorship Program. Public Information Session September 10, 2015

Private Refugee Sponsorship Program. Public Information Session September 10, 2015 Private Refugee Sponsorship Program Public Information Session September 10, 2015 ANC Backgrounder A non- profit, community- based refugee and immigrant- serving organiza9on Welcomes newcomers to Canada

More information

THE HOTEL LOBBY 2014. Hotel Association of Canada 1206 130 Albert St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4 613-237-7149 www.hotelasociation.ca

THE HOTEL LOBBY 2014. Hotel Association of Canada 1206 130 Albert St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4 613-237-7149 www.hotelasociation.ca THE HOTEL LOBBY 2014 The Hotel Association of Canada represents the 8,500 hotels, motels and resorts in Canada which had revenues of $17.6 billion in 2013, employed more than 290,000 people and generated

More information

Finding the Right Staff Recruiting and Interviewing Potential Employees

Finding the Right Staff Recruiting and Interviewing Potential Employees Persons with Developmental Disabilities Program Family Managed Services Recruiting and Interviewing Potential Employees Table of Contents Introduction... 1 Developing a Job Description... 1 Should I Use

More information

Workforce Diversity: The Fresh Face of Employment in Canada

Workforce Diversity: The Fresh Face of Employment in Canada Workforce Diversity: The Fresh Face of Employment in Canada Workforce diversity and you Why a diverse workforce is important Canadian employers are making significant strides in inclusive hiring and improving

More information

LIVE HERE WORK HERE BELONG HERE

LIVE HERE WORK HERE BELONG HERE LIVE HERE WORK HERE BELONG HERE An Immigration Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, 2015 2020 LIVE HERE WORK HERE BELONG HERE An Immigration Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, 2015 2020

More information

Avia Employment Services Richmond Annual Report April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015

Avia Employment Services Richmond Annual Report April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015 Avia Employment Services Richmond Annual Report April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015 Avia Employment Services Annual Report Richmond Contract # 14 Back in Motion has been delivering Avia Employment Services

More information

Newcomers Resources Reference: 211 (2014) and InformAlberta (2014) Translation Resources

Newcomers Resources Reference: 211 (2014) and InformAlberta (2014) Translation Resources Translation Resources 5 24 28 29 Edmonton Viets (EVA), 07 3 St NW T5H 3H8 Action for Healthy Communities 0, 0554 0 St T5H 3C5 The Family Centre, 992 06 St T5K C5 Newcomers Resources Offers translation

More information

AAppendix A: Details on Adult Education Programs and Related Services in Ontario. 54 Ontario Learns: Strengthening Our Adult Education System

AAppendix A: Details on Adult Education Programs and Related Services in Ontario. 54 Ontario Learns: Strengthening Our Adult Education System AAppendix A: Details on Adult Education Programs and Related Services in Ontario 54 Ontario Learns: Strengthening Our Adult Education System In June 2004, information was gathered from Ontario government

More information

RE: Questions regarding the Education Credential Assessment (ECA) Program

RE: Questions regarding the Education Credential Assessment (ECA) Program From the office of the Chief Executive Officer / Du cabinet du chef de la direction January 12, 2015 J. David Adams, FEC, P.Eng., MBA President Professional Engineers Ontario Dear President Adams, RE:

More information

The Training Gaps Analysis for Librarians and Library Technicians: Survey Instruments

The Training Gaps Analysis for Librarians and Library Technicians: Survey Instruments The Training Gaps Analysis for Librarians and Library Technicians: Survey Instruments 8Rs Research Team Table of Contents The Training Gaps Analysis for Librarians and Library Technicians: Survey Instruments...1

More information

PositionStatement NATIONAL PLANNING FOR HUMAN RESOURCES IN THE HEALTH SECTOR CNA POSITION

PositionStatement NATIONAL PLANNING FOR HUMAN RESOURCES IN THE HEALTH SECTOR CNA POSITION PositionStatement NATIONAL PLANNING FOR HUMAN RESOURCES IN THE HEALTH SECTOR CNA POSITION CNA believes that successful human resources planning in the Canadian health sector requires a collective and integrated

More information

Alberta Refugee Resettlement Grant Initiative 2015-2016 Guidelines

Alberta Refugee Resettlement Grant Initiative 2015-2016 Guidelines Alberta Refugee Resettlement Grant Initiative 2015-2016 Guidelines I. OVERVIEW Ongoing conflict in the Middle East is fueling a refugee crisis with millions of people fleeing the region to safety. Neighbouring

More information

Forum of Labour Market Ministers Forum des ministres du marché du travail

Forum of Labour Market Ministers Forum des ministres du marché du travail Forum of Labour Market Ministers Forum des ministres du marché du travail CA-561-11-09 Forum of Labour Market Ministers (FLMM) The FLMM is an intergovernmental forum established to strengthen co-operation

More information

FILING INCOME TAXES AND ACCESSING FOOD BANKS

FILING INCOME TAXES AND ACCESSING FOOD BANKS 1 FILING INCOME TAXES AND ACCESSING FOOD BANKS Are Ontarians with low-income getting the benefits they are entitled to? 2011 Research Paper presented by: As the government of Ontario commits to review

More information

2014/15 Annual Plan for British Columbia. Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA)

2014/15 Annual Plan for British Columbia. Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) 2014/15 Annual Plan for British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) Labour Market Development Agreement It is my pleasure to present the 2014/15 Annual Plan for the Labour Market Development

More information

Finding Work in the Engineering Labour Market

Finding Work in the Engineering Labour Market Finding Work in the Engineering Labour Market Download this presentation at: http://www.ospe.on.ca/?page=adv_pub#labour May 12, 2014 Outline Labour market trends and skills shortages Obtaining a Job: The

More information

Peel Immigration Web Portal Community Consultation

Peel Immigration Web Portal Community Consultation Peel Immigration Web Portal Community Consultation Introduction The Region of Peel is one of 13 municipalities to apply for and receive funding from the Ontario government to develop a municipal immigration

More information

MARKET SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM. Report of the Market Supplement Review Committee. Occupational Therapist

MARKET SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM. Report of the Market Supplement Review Committee. Occupational Therapist MARKET SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM Report of the Market Supplement Review Committee Occupational Therapist March 1, 2013 OBJECTIVE The objective of the Saskatchewan Market Supplement Program is to ensure that Saskatchewan

More information

Presented by: Dr. John Haggie, MB ChB, MD, FRCS President. May 9, 2012. Check against delivery

Presented by: Dr. John Haggie, MB ChB, MD, FRCS President. May 9, 2012. Check against delivery A Doctor for Every Canadian Better Planning for Canada s Health Human Resources The Canadian Medical Association s brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social

More information

English language training for refugees in London and the regions

English language training for refugees in London and the regions English language training for refugees in London and the regions David Griffiths Home Office Online Report 14/03 The views expressed in this report are those of the authors, not necessarily those of the

More information

CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/JOB SEARCH

CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/JOB SEARCH CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/JOB SEARCH If a program is identified as, this means that the program is funded by Community and Business Services (CBS), Alberta Human Services (HS). If a program is identified

More information

Changing Course. A Discussion Paper on Population Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Course. A Discussion Paper on Population Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador Changing Course A Discussion Paper on Population Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador Executive Summary Change is a constant in Newfoundland and Labrador. We are experiencing unprecedented economic growth

More information

Business Development Consulting Services Advisor Information / Application

Business Development Consulting Services Advisor Information / Application Name: Company Name: Business Development Consulting Services Advisor Information / Application Bkr/Dlr or Primary Custodian: Business Phone: Home Phone: Cell Phone: Mailing Address: To determine how we

More information

BANFF & LAKE LOUISE LABOUR SHORTAGE STUDY

BANFF & LAKE LOUISE LABOUR SHORTAGE STUDY BANFF & LAKE LOUISE LABOUR SHORTAGE STUDY LABOUR SHORTAGES IN THE CANADIAN TOURISM SECTOR Despite the fact that Banff and & Lake Louise have a combined population of 10,500, the region welcomes more than

More information

April 2014 www.eopg.ca. EMPLOYMENT SERVICE Service Provider Guidelines

April 2014 www.eopg.ca. EMPLOYMENT SERVICE Service Provider Guidelines www.eopg.ca EMPLOYMENT SERVICE Service Provider Guidelines SECTION 1.0 INTRODUCTION TO THE GUIDELINES 1.1 Purpose of the Document 1.2 Program Context 1.2.1 Employment Ontario (EO) 1.2.2 EO Service Delivery

More information

Professional Learning Courses 2013-2014

Professional Learning Courses 2013-2014 Professional Learning Courses 2013-2014 2012 Page Our Professional Learning Courses We offer a range of flexible, vibrant and effective monthly courses located at 7651 Tecumseh Road E. In addition to our

More information

Feedback from Discussion Forum New Immigrants from Tsunami Affected Areas

Feedback from Discussion Forum New Immigrants from Tsunami Affected Areas 1 Feedback from Discussion Forum New Immigrants from Tsunami Affected Areas (This document is written by the Region of Peel, Social Services Department.) A meeting was organized by Region of Peel, Social

More information

[5] Employment Measures

[5] Employment Measures [5] Employment Measures Labour Supply and Demand Adjustment Services provided by Persons other than Employment Security Bodies Labour Supply and Demand Adjustment System License system Dispatching business

More information

Pre-arrival Services and Information for Immigrants. Sandra Wilking, Director of Opeations S.U.C.C.E.S.S. www.success.bc.ca

Pre-arrival Services and Information for Immigrants. Sandra Wilking, Director of Opeations S.U.C.C.E.S.S. www.success.bc.ca Pre-arrival Services and Information for Immigrants Sandra Wilking, Director of Opeations S.U.C.C.E.S.S. www.success.bc.ca About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Founded in 1973 and incorporated in 1974 Accredited by Council

More information

AIG INSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Multi-Year Plan

AIG INSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Multi-Year Plan Effective: January 2012 AIG INSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Multi-Year Plan TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION... 3 2 STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT... 3 3 MULTI-YEAR

More information

SCHEDULE 2 REFUGEES OUTSIDE CANADA

SCHEDULE 2 REFUGEES OUTSIDE CANADA Citizenship and Immigration Canada Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada SCHEDULE 2 REFUGEES OUTSIDE CANADA PROTECTED WHEN COMPLETED - B PAGE 1 OF 5 FOR OFFICE USE ONLY ID number The principal applicant AND

More information

Labour market evolution

Labour market evolution Labour market evolution Opportunities and challenges in the war for talents Prepared by: Karolina Radziszewska Human Resources Director Date: 30 June 2011 Agenda 1) Main trends shaping the labour market

More information

Week8: March 5: Immigration and the State (2): Immigration Status, Detention, Deportation, and Social Mobility

Week8: March 5: Immigration and the State (2): Immigration Status, Detention, Deportation, and Social Mobility Week8: March 5: Immigration and the State (2): Immigration Status, Detention, Deportation, and Social Mobility Outline: What does it mean to be illegal? How and why do states construct illegality? (De

More information

Impact of Immigration on Canada s Digital Economy

Impact of Immigration on Canada s Digital Economy Impact of Immigration on Canada s Digital Economy Regional Outlook: This study is an ICTC initiative to analyze the labour market outcomes of immigrants in the ICT labour force in Canada, with particular

More information

COLLEGES, INSTITUTES AND COMMUNITIES PARTNERS IN RURAL SUSTAINABILITY

COLLEGES, INSTITUTES AND COMMUNITIES PARTNERS IN RURAL SUSTAINABILITY COLLEGES, INSTITUTES AND COMMUNITIES PARTNERS IN RURAL SUSTAINABILITY ACCC SUBMISSION TO THE STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Brief prepared by: Association of Canadian

More information

IMMIGRATION. Permanent Residence 115 Work Permits 116 Temporary Entry 118. By Naseem Malik

IMMIGRATION. Permanent Residence 115 Work Permits 116 Temporary Entry 118. By Naseem Malik Permanent Residence 115 Work Permits 116 Temporary Entry 118 By Naseem Malik Immigration 115 The federal government is responsible for immigration, although some provinces have entered into agreements

More information

Immigration and HIV Testing: What you need to know

Immigration and HIV Testing: What you need to know Immigration and HIV Testing: What you need to know Citizenship and Immigration Canada requires a medical exam for all immigrants and refugees. The medical exam includes a screening test for HIV for everyone

More information

Trust in the workplace 2010 Ethics & Workplace Survey

Trust in the workplace 2010 Ethics & Workplace Survey Trust in the workplace 2010 Ethics & Workplace Survey Regardless of the economic environment, business leaders should be mindful of the significant impact that trust in the workplace and transparent communication

More information

COMMUNITY & EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL PLAN Catchment #61

COMMUNITY & EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL PLAN Catchment #61 COMMUNITY & EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL PLAN Catchment #61 Stephanie Masun 2015 Table of Contents HVI COMMUNITY & EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL PLAN 2015...3 Summary...3 HVI Community and Employer Partnership

More information

Newfoundland and Labrador Settlement & Integration Program (NLSIP) Funding Guidelines 2012-2013

Newfoundland and Labrador Settlement & Integration Program (NLSIP) Funding Guidelines 2012-2013 Newfoundland and Labrador Settlement & Integration Program (NLSIP) Funding Guidelines 2012-2013 January 2012 This document is available on the internet through: www.nlimmigration.ca For further information

More information

Establishing an Evidence Base for Future Directions in Settlement

Establishing an Evidence Base for Future Directions in Settlement Establishing an Evidence Base for Future Directions in Settlement By: Lori Wilkinson, Jill Bucklaschuk & Janine Bramadat Victoria Esses, Leah Hamilton and Li Zong Presented at the Vision National Settlement

More information

CFUW Ontario Council Response To the. Consultations on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

CFUW Ontario Council Response To the. Consultations on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan CFUW Ontario Council Response To the Consultations on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan February 2015 Submitted by Brenda Robertson President, Ontario Council Canadian Federation of University Women

More information

Guide for Completion of Labour Market Impact Assessment Application High-wage and Low-wage Positions (EMP5602 (2015-09-004)

Guide for Completion of Labour Market Impact Assessment Application High-wage and Low-wage Positions (EMP5602 (2015-09-004) Guide for Completion of Labour Market Impact Assessment Application High-wage and Low-wage Positions (EMP5602 (2015-09-004) Business Information The applicable information in this section has been pre-filled.

More information

diversity is working non-profit organizations businesses government organizations

diversity is working non-profit organizations businesses government organizations diversity is working non-profit organizations SPARC BC s Diversity is Working project provides seventeen (17) case studies of Lower Mainland organizations that have taken steps to make their workplaces

More information

Immigration, Citizenship, Place of Birth, Ethnicity, Visible Minorities, Religion and Aboriginal Peoples

Immigration, Citizenship, Place of Birth, Ethnicity, Visible Minorities, Religion and Aboriginal Peoples May 9, 2013 2011 National Household Survey: Immigration, Citizenship, Place of Birth, Ethnicity, Visible Minorities, Religion and Aboriginal Peoples The 2011 Census/National Household Survey Day was May

More information

TO ENRICH QUÉBEC More French Better integration

TO ENRICH QUÉBEC More French Better integration TO ENRICH QUÉBEC More French Better integration Courtesy translation Measures to strengthen Québec s action with regard to the francization of immigrants Learning French Capitalizing on a diversified offer

More information

Shaping our Physician Workforce

Shaping our Physician Workforce Shaping our Physician Workforce Our Vision Every Nova Scotian should have access to a family doctor and other primary care providers. When Nova Scotians need to see a specialist, they should get the best

More information

Coles Group Recruitment:

Coles Group Recruitment: Coles Group Recruitment: Embracing technology changing the way we recruit Overview Overview Recruitment Challenges Our situation Technology the answer! The volume process Online Assessment Voice Recognition

More information

CIC Settlement Program Evaluation (2016/17): Considerations for Evaluating Indirect Services

CIC Settlement Program Evaluation (2016/17): Considerations for Evaluating Indirect Services CIC Settlement Program Evaluation (2016/17): Considerations for Evaluating Indirect Services P2P Conference - November 2014 CIC Research and Evaluation Branch Purpose and Outline Purpose Provide overview

More information

Community Economic Development (CED) 101 Ontario First Nations Economic Development Association August 26, 2015

Community Economic Development (CED) 101 Ontario First Nations Economic Development Association August 26, 2015 Community Economic Development (CED) 101 Ontario First Nations Economic Development Association August 26, 2015 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

More information