This learning plan is designed to be the go-to resource for accessing information about the available programs and services while working with employers, individuals, and newcomers navigating the immigration system in Canada.
Workforce planning; accessing resources; recruitment, retention, and training; issues in the workplace; payroll compliance and disclosure; mental health
This 12-module learning plan was developed to introduce participants to the immigration system in Canada. Each module consists of written information, webinars, and links to external resources that can be used to support immigrants. This learning plan is designed to be the go-to resource for accessing information about the available programs and services while working with employers, individuals, and newcomers navigating the immigration system in Canada.
Each webinar is led by Sylvia Abdelgawad, Research, Innovation and Immigration Manager, and Certified Immigration Consultant (ICCRC) at Placemaking 4G. Sylvia brings her expertise and allows key stakeholders to share their services, expertise, and stories related to the specific topics in each session.
Paul Rukidi, Financial Advisor/Pro Banking, Scotia Bank
Joyce Liu, Owner and Founder of Lumi Studios
Ding Fan, Start-Up Visa Program Coordinator at Innovacorp
Mary-Jo MacKay, Manager of External Relations for the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration
Al-Tek, Account Executive for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot at the Halifax Partnership
Ifeanyi Emesih, Chief Executive Officer and Head of Brand at NICOD HOLDINGS
Cem Hicyilmaz, Project Manager at North 45 Orchards
Skills to be Developed:
Identifying NOC codes
Identifying the different levels of immigration in Canada’s Federal and Provincial programs
Identifying the roles of employers in the process
Ability to access local supports
Understanding the newcomer’s perspective
Understand the larger landscape of Canada’s immigration system.
Be able to identify the different levels of immigration in Canada’s Federal programs and Provincial programs.
Understand the many programs available and their requirements.
Understand who the key players are and where to find information about them.
12 modules, a terminology wiki, and 10 webinars embedded throughout
Understanding the Immigration System in Canada
Terminology Wiki, Glossary and Resources
Overview of Immigration in Canada
Federal Immigration Streams
Federal Immigration Streams continued
Nova Scotia Immigration Streams
Atlantic Immigration Pilot and Quebec Immigration Stream
LMIAs and Employment and Social Development Canada