Second Career Strategy

Second Career provides career planning and financial support specially designed to help laid-off Ontarians participate in long-term training for a new job. Career counsellors in Employment Ontario offices across the province can help interested individuals take the first step.

Ontario Job Futures

Ontario Job Futures provides information on the current trends and future outlook for 190 occupations common to Ontario. It is a joint effort of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and of Service Canada – Ontario Region.

Provides information about settlement, employment, education, and opportunities for newcomer youth 18-24 including job opportunities

Working in Canada

Developed to help newcomers that are interested in living and working permanently in Canada; provides information on finding a job, the challenges of working in Canada, workers’ rights and more

Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)

Creates and champions solutions to better integrate skilled immigrants in the Greater Toronto Region labour market. One of TRIEC’s programs is The Mentoring Partnership, which brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada, Canada’s national statistical agency, produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture

Proactive Canadian Professionals Association (PACPA)

One of the largest groups of internationally qualified professionals in Canada. It focuses on promoting networking among its members for their mutual benefit thus helping in their professional and social development

Ontario Regulators for Access

Helps Ontario regulatory bodies improve access by international candidates to self-regulated professions in Ontario while maintaining standards for public safety

Ontario Immigration

Guides to living, working, doing business and studying in Ontario; information for before you arrive and after you arrive

Global Experience Ontario

This one-stop access and resource centre helps internationally trained and educated individuals find out how to qualify for professional practice in Ontario

Getting Licenced in Ontario

The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration provides information on getting licensed in a profession in Ontario

Foreign Credentials Referral Office

The Canadian government offers information about foreign credential assessment and recognition processes through the Foreign Credentials Referral Office

DiverseCity onBoard

Works to ensure that the governance bodies of public agencies, boards and commissions as well as voluntary organizations reflect the diversity of the people who live and work in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)


Find out about your legal rights and the latest information on legal issues in Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

From the federal ministry responsible for developing and implementing immigration policies, programs and services – Information for newcomers to Canada

Canadian Newcomer Magazine

Connect the regions diverse ethnic communities in Canada using one voice and language by providing free information, advice, entertainment and encouragement to new immigrants

An online forum providing mentoring, resources and other services that assist skilled, experienced, and expert professionals, business people and trades people who are new to Canada, or are considering emigrating to Canada

Bridging Programs in Ontario

Bridging programs put together by employers, colleges and universities, occupational regulatory bodies, and community organizations