Secondary & higher education in Canada.

Secondary & higher education in Canada.

Secondary education in Canada Canada is one of the most developed countries in the world in terms of its level of education (both secondary and higher). Secondary education in Canada forms part of the state sphere of interest and is fully financed by the state. In the meantime, secondary education in Canada is free and mandatory. All Canadian schools are equipped with modern infrastructure, modern offices, labs, and excellent sport facilities. The teaching process is performed solely by qualified and licensed teachers. In general, secondary schools in Canada are state-owned, although approximately 5…Read more
It is not your first year in Canada. What needs to be done in the five years to come?

It is not your first year in Canada. What needs to be done in the five years to come?

During several months, your new life in Canada somehow started to get back together? It is time to undertake some strategic moves. :-) Contrary to post-soviet countries, on the American continent, nearly every family owns a car: often more than one. This is why a driving license is indispensable for you. You need to acquire one (or, if you already have a driving license issued in another country, - to confirm it). The requirements to pass the exam vary a lot depending on the province. For this reason, consult a driving instructor (phonebook,…Read more
You have been living in Canada for already more than a month. What is next?

You have been living in Canada for already more than a month. What is next?

Well, you have got all the necessary documents (or the confirmation that you will receive them soon). What should you do in the nearest few months? Register in Immigrant Aid Society. You can ask them almost any questions. You will not be refused in consultation. If your English or French is not very good (it is so in most of the cases), you necessarily have to go on foreign languages courses for immigrants (program LINC, CLIC in Quebec). The centers of LINC exist in all major cities. You will be signed up for…Read more
Just arrived in Canada. What to do in the first few weeks?

Just arrived in Canada. What to do in the first few weeks?

After receiving an immigrant visa, you arrive in Canada. First of all, in an arrival place apply for a Permanent Residence Card (PRC), which is sent for review to Sydney, the Center of proceeding in applications. You will be able to get this card personally, usually after 3 months, in the near to your place of residence Canadian immigration center. You need somewhere to stay temporarily, that is, to find accommodation. Review ads or ask friends (if you have them). In addition, in Canada, there are so-called Resettlement Houses, where you can stay…Read more
How to become a caregiver in Canada.

How to become a caregiver in Canada.

Do you have medical and/or teaching experience? Are you of the kind of person who would bear cross caring after those in need — children, the elderly, or people with special needs (including those with orthopedic impairments)? Do you want to have a regular and fair compensation and social guarantees? Then becoming a caregiver in Canada might be the right option for you. Canada’s demand for nursing services is high and growing, which prompted the government to start a federal program to attract qualified specialists. Immigrants are eligible for the program as well.…Read more
Studying in Canada as a step towards immigration.

Studying in Canada as a step towards immigration.

Canada provides the opportunity for all interested persons to experience one of the best education systems in the world. Its main unique feature is the blend of the British education system with elements of the one implemented in the US, which allows to combine academic quality and course interactivity for the optimization of the process. Today, over 100 colleges and universities, many of which trace their history back to the late 17th century, open their doors to beginner professionals. The global fame of Canadian education institutions allows students to obtain great references and…Read more
Limmud conference in Canada.

Limmud conference in Canada.

Statistically speaking, there are about 14 million Jews worldwide. This includes Canada, where the Jewish population is approximately 400,000. Through diligent work, local communities established a large number of Jewish schools and yeshivas in major cities, and there are around 80 synagogues in Toronto alone. It is a well-known fact that the number of Jewish immigrants to Canada increased considerably over the past decade, primarily through immigration from CIS countries, Eastern Europe and the immigration of Israelis themselves, which currently stands at 25%. Even after leaving one’s familiar surroundings, perhaps for many generations…Read more
Provincial program of immigration to Nova Scotia.

Provincial program of immigration to Nova Scotia.

Following a lengthy break, Nova Scotia is reopening its doors to future Canadians. To improve its immigration practices, the province has introduced a new program, Labor Market Demand. Below are the new selection criteria: 1. Age: 21 to 55 years old. 2. Fluency in English: an intermediate level in IELTS or some other exam. 3. Work experience: two years of professional experience from the list of eligible occupations, from the last five years. 4. Education: at least one year of education after high school. 5. Funding: must have sufficient funds (depending on the…Read more