SETTLING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

Online Fair: On Demand

New home. New life. Prepare yourself for success

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Nearly 35,000 newcomers arrive in British Columbia every year, and newcomers represent a high proportion of the total population. In addition to its abundance of natural beauty, there are many reasons that make B.C. a very desirable destination to work, study, and live.

Attend live info sessions

Our 2 day online fair will feature live keynote speakers in our auditorium, who will inspire, motivate, and inform you about your new life in British Columbia. We’ll cover tips on job hunting, settling in your new province, provide information about education, bridging programs and accreditation for working. Get the expert advice you need to succeed!

Speak with experts 1-on-1

Chat with booth reps and expand your network. Find out more about opportunities that exist for someone with your background and skill set. Connect with employer or settlement representatives face-to-face and demonstrate or hone your interpersonal, communication, and professional etiquette skills.

FREE & CONVENIENT ACCESS

Listen to experts! Speak with advisors one-on-one. Download brochures and flyers. Watch videos. Attend webinar sessions. Register for free training sessions for newcomers. Attend from wherever you are on any device that’s convenient for you! Registration is free! Register today!

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What To Expect At Our Online Fair

Settling in British Columbia

Register and attend our online fair. This is your chance to speak with experts from British Columbia and have your questions answered, including:

Employers and Career Service Providers

Over the next decade, the demand for workers in British Columbia is expected to surpass the supply. Several industries are expected to offer particularly strong job opportunities 

  • Green technology, digital media and life sciences
  • Traditional industries such as natural resources (expected to grow through innovation)
  • service industries, including healthcare, high-tech and retail sales

Find out if you have the necessary skills to be a part of this growing economy!

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Professions in British Columbia

Working in Your Profession or Trade

Do you intend to work in a regulated profession or trade in BC? Do you understand the requirements to do this? This is your chance to connect with experts that can help answer your questions and give you the advice you need.

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Continuing Education & Training

Will you need to go back to school to obtain a diploma or certificate, upgrade your education or complete a training program? Will you need additional training to help you find work? Is an alternative career right for you? Talk with our experts to research the continuing education and training opportunities available to you to qualify to work in the job you want in any city in B.C!

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British Columbia Government and Settlement Services

Government and Settlement Services

If you’ve been approved for Permanent Residency in Canada, you may be eligible for free online and in-person services and supports while you are still overseas. Learn about these services and service providers who can help. Find out about the support available from different levels of government, and what living and working opportunities are like in different cities in BC. If you’re already in BC, find out about free services for newcomers available through settlement agencies.

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Speak with experts one-on-one
Access free information videos
Download brochures and flyers
Attend live information sessions online with keynote speakers
Register for free training sessions

Prepare For Canada

Explore and learn about industries and organizations of interest to you

  • Connect to our online fair from any electronic device (cell phone, tablet, computer, etc.), and connect with the people who can help you succeed in your new country, right from the comfort of your own home
  • It's simple, easy and fast
  • It’s FREE!

It's time to make your move.This is your chance to speak with experts from British Columbia and have your questions answered. 

Register now!

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Frequently Asked Questions

[fa icon="plus-square"] Am I eligible for the virtual fair?
To be eligible for the fair you need to either be in the process of applying for your Canadian visa or already in Canada.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How much does the virtual fair cost?
The virtual fair is completely free with no hidden costs. There is nothing that you will need to pay at any time when you register and meet with the experts.  You can register for the virtual fair today using the form below and get your future in Canada off to a great start!
[fa icon="plus-square"] How do I attend the fair?
You can access the fair on the correct date on a desktop, laptop or even your mobile phone.  Just register using the form below and look forward to getting all of the training and education you need to find a great career in Canada.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can I attend the fair after I arrive in Canada?
Yes, of course, the fair is open to all newcomers to Canada. Prepare for Canada has a great many resources for immigrants at any stage of their immigration journey.