As a newcomer to Canada, you may be surprised to learn of the many free programs and services that are available to help you find a job in your community. These programs and services are designed to help you adapt to your new country. Of course for many newcomers, finding employment is a top priority.
To make things easier, here’s a list of programs and services available to you as a newcomer to help you find employment in BC.
Ever Thought of Starting Your Own Business? You’re Not Alone
Many newcomers who come to Canada will end up starting their own business. In fact, according to the 2016 Census, there are more than 600,000 self-employed immigrants across Canada. If you’re a newcomer and you’re considering your own business, you will want to arm yourself with as much information as you can. Luckily, there are many free, or relatively inexpensive, resources available to you!
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah at your local library!
L’shanah Tovah! Celebrating the New Year
Jewish communities are gearing up for a new year! Rosh Hashanah (which translates to “Head of the Year) is just around the corner. This important holiday marks the beginning of the Days of Awe – a 10-day period of reflection, repentance, and renewal leading up to Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah starts in the evening and lasts for two full days.