Resources


1. Bridging Programs:
    More information on all bridge training programs at
    http://www.ontarioimmigration.ca/en/working/OI BRIDGE.html


2. Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program (OBPAP):
    www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/adultlearning/fags.html


3. Newcomer Skilled Loan Program (RBC):
    http://www.rbc.com/canada/


    1-800-769-2511
4. Immigrant Access Fund (IAF)
    http://www.iafcanada.org/


5. Mentorship programs
    Mentorship Programs Provide Immigrant with:
Professional Connections
Job search strategies for their specific professions
A better understanding of the Canadian workplace and industries trends
The Mentoring Partnership:
Brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in mentoring
relationship
Must have lived in Canada for less than 3 years
Toronto Area
Email:
mentoring@triec.ca
http://www.thementoringpartnership.com/


6. Alternate jobs for immigrants:
   Alternative Jobs: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)
   http://www.settlement.org/alternativejobs/


7. Ontario Skills passport:
   http://www.skills.edu.gov.on.ca/


8. Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC)
    Unit of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada:
    www.cicic.ca


9. Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs):
•     Searchable directory of networks, communication tools, resource library and
PINs
•    Success stories on: www.networksforimmigrants.ca
10. Language Proficiency Requirements:
•    International Language Testing System (ILTS):www.ielts.org


•    Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL): www.toefl.org


11. Career Edge Internship Program:
•     This is a 4-10 Month work placement
•     Placements can be various fields such as Human Resources, Social Work and
Teaching
You must be in Canada for less than 3 years to be eligible
www.careeredge.ca