Useful links


1. Bridging Programs:
    More information on all bridge training programs at BRIDGE.html

2. Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program (OBPAP):

3. Newcomer Skilled Loan Program (RBC):

4. Immigrant Access Fund (IAF)

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
Must have lived in Canada for less than 3 years
Toronto Area

6. Alternate jobs for immigrants:
   Alternative Jobs: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

7. Ontario Skills passport:

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

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

•    Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL):

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
You must be in Canada for less than 3 years to be eligible