Online Fair: July 26 - 27, 2017
"New home. New life. Prepare yourself for success"
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.
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!
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.
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!
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:
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
Find out if you have the necessary skills to be a part of this growing economy!
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.!
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.
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
You could win one of 5 free resume critiques to help get you noticed by Canadian Employers, winners to be chosen at random.