SETTLING IN CANADA

Online Fair: October 18 - 19, 2017

New home. New life. Prepare yourself for success

 

 

 

We're very excited about the upcoming fair and you should be too!  

We have some great webinars that you can attend at the online fair.  You will be able to interact with settlement experts so that you can learn about all of the opportunities that are available for newcomers. Register now to avoid missing out!

Make sure that you are fully prepared for the fair

 See the full list of exhibitors!

 Online Fair Webinars and Keynote Speakers

[fa icon="plus-square"] Tips on Settling in Alberta
  • Learn all about how you can settle in Alberta, Canada
  • Find out how you can improve your chances of finding the job you want
  • Ask subject matter experts all of the questions you want
 
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Tarek Fathelbab - Bredin Centre for Learning

Tarek Fathelbab is the outreach manager for Bredin Centre for Learning. Tarek has worked in variety of roles with non-profits in Edmonton, he worked as a facilitator, community development coordinator, settlement counsellor and Finally outreach manager. He also has created a project to help newcomer artists to showcase their talent and has been actively involved in welcoming Syrian refugees and helping them settling in Edmonton.

[fa icon="plus-square"] How Mentorship Can Increase Your Chances Of Employment
  • Find out what mentorship is
  • Learn how mentorship can help you in your career in Canada
  • Discover what CRIEC can do for you!
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Bruce Randall - CRIEC

More than 30 years of experience in business, collaborative leadership and sharing strategic thinking, including as VP Law, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, The Forzani Group.

[fa icon="plus-square"] How Mentorship Can Increase Your Chances Of Employment
  • Find out what mentorship is
  • Learn how mentorship can help you in your career in Canada
  • Discover what CRIEC can do for you!
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Laurel Madro - CRIEC

For the past 20 years, Laurel has developed and delivered training for internationally educated employees, employers and job seekers in strategies to find meaningful employment and the skills to build successful careers in Calgary. 

 

Make sure that you are fully prepared for the fair

 See the full list of exhibitors!

 

 

 

[fa icon="plus-square"] Medical Insurance
  • Get the information you need about medical insurance
  • Learn how you can protect the health of yourself and your family when you arrive in Canada
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Jason Cummings - General Manager of David Cummings Insurance Services Ltd.  (DCIS).

Jason Cummings comes to work motivated to make a positive difference in the lives of the people. With over 20 years’ experience, Jason is a recognized expert in health and travel insurance who has been interviewed for CBC’s The National, CBC News Vancouver, and CBC Radio and he can be found presenting live and online workshops about Canada’s healthcare system and private health insurance.  As DCIS Insurance Services celebrates 30 years in business, Jason leads the team of agents and associates with the vision of relentlessly championing duty of care, good faith, and the dignity of each person across all relationships.

[fa icon="plus-square"] Bridging Programs in Canada
  • What is a bridging program?
  • How you can access courses relevant to your experience
  • Learn how you can advance your career in Canada
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Peter Paul - Humber College

Peter Paul is the Manager of Immigrant Programs and Services at Humber College. In this role, he oversees four bridging programs and two language programs for internationally-trained professionals, among other learning initiatives aimed at newcomers to Canada. Prior to joining Humber, Peter was the Project Leader of ALLIES at the Maytree Foundation and led a pan-Canadian initiative to establish and scale-up immigrant employment councils and programs for newcomers in multiple cities across Canada.

[fa icon="plus-square"] How To Get Canadian Experience Through Volunteering
  • Learn how important volunteering can be for your career in Canada
  • Understand the need for Canadian experience
  • Find out how you can get started
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Sally Phung - MOSAIC

Sally is the Volunteer Resources Coordinator at MOSAIC and has been working with immigrants and refugees in various capacities for over 12 years.  She is passionate about helping newcomers build a new life in Canada and achieve their full potentials

[fa icon="plus-square"] 10 Tips To Get A Job
  • Give your career a head start by learning some of these great tips
  • Rise above other applicants in the Canadian job market
  • Get the job you deserve 
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Marie Gervais, PhD., CSTD, CEO, Shift Management 

 Her company focuses on using online courses, web coaching and blended learning programs to help newcomers build careers in Canada and equip industry to build talent. Marie recently created the Multilingual Video Stack library for Canadian immigrant serving organizations and employers of diverse workforces.

[fa icon="plus-square"] How Immigrants With Accounting Backgrounds Can Practice In Canada
  • Find out what a bridging program is and how it can help you
  • Learn how you can continue your accounting career in Canada
  • Ask experts all the questions you have
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Sonya von Heyking CPA, CA, CIA - University of Lethbridge

Sonya is the Director, CPA Bridging Program and an Accounting Instructor in the Faculty of Management at the University of Lethbridge. She is recognized in Canada for her professional success, and is actively engaged with the professional practice of accounting in Alberta. In September 2017, Sonya was elected to the CPA Alberta Board.

Make sure that you are fully prepared for the fair

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.