Links to Other Helpful Organizations

  • BC Internationally Trained Professionals Network (BCITP Net)
    The BC Internationally Trained Professionals Network (BCITP Net) is a partnership of internationally trained professionals from around the province, working cooperatively, to improve access to meaningful employment for all immigrant professionals in BC. Our primary focus is to empower internationally trained professionals (ITPs) to enter into constructive dialogue with stakeholders and to act on self identified goals.
  • Languages Canada
    Languages Canada is Canada’s premier language organization representing language programs in both of Canada’s official languages: English and French.
    Languages Canada
    5886 - 169A Street
    Surrey BC V3S 6Z8
    Tel: 604-574-1532
    Fax: 888-277-0522
  • LASI World Skills
    LASI World Skills is a recognized leader in responding to the needs of the local labour market while promoting the skills and talents of New Canadians. Our vision is to build a welcoming community that meets its full potential. We are a not-for-profit organization that offers assistance to more than 2500 immigrants every year through a variety of programs and services, including job search workshops, a resource centre, and sector-specific support for internationally trained professionals and trades people.
    LASI World Skills,
    201-219 Argyle Ave.,
    Ottawa, ON K2P 1H4
    Tel: (613) 233-0453
    Fax: (613) 232-1757
  • National Research Council (NRC)
    Founded in 1916, the National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier organization for research and development. NRC is composed of over 20 institutes and national programs, spanning a wide variety of disciplines and offering a broad array of services. NRC institutes and programs are organized into three key areas: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences and Information Technology, and Technology and Industry Support. The NRC are located in every province in Canada and play a major role in stimulating community-based innovation.
    National Research Council of Canada,
    NRC Corporate Communications,
    1200 Montreal Road, Bldg. M-58,
    Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6
    Tel: (613) 993-9101 or toll-free 1-877-672-2672
    Fax: (613) 952-9907
  • Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

    OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant serving agencies and to coordinate responses to shared needs and concerns. OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 170 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario. The Mission of OCASI is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life.
    110 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 200
    Toronto, ON M4R 1A3
    Tel: (416) 322-4950
    Fax: (416) 322-8084

  • Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services

    ISIS is a leading community organization that welcomes immigrants. Working in partnership, ISIS offers services and creates opportunities that enable immigrants to participate fully in Canadian life. ISIS was created by the merger of Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association (MISA) and Halifax Immigrant Learning Centre (HILC), with a total combined experience of over fifty-five years serving immigrants in Nova Scotia. ISIS is the largest immigrant-serving agency in Atlantic Canada, and has over a hundred staff members from over thirty countries of origin. Services are offered in an inclusive manner, respectful of, and sensitive to, diversity. ISIS places a high priority on partnership, professionalism and accountability in all its work.
    Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services
    6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4P1
    Tel: (902) 423-3607
    Fax: (902) 423-3154

  • Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)

    The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council is a multi-stakeholder council that is working to improve access to employment for immigrants in the Toronto region, so they are better able to use the skills, education and experience they bring with them to Canada.
    The Maytree Foundation,
    170 Bloor Street West, Suite 804,
    Toronto ON M5S 1T9
    Tel: (416) 944-2627
    Fax: (416) 944-8915

  • The National Occupational Classification
    The NOC is the authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada. It is used daily by thousands of people to understand the jobs found throughout Canada's labour market
  • The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

    The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) collects, organizes, and distributes information, and acts as a national clearing house and referral service to support the recognition and portability of Canadian and international educational and occupational qualifications.

  • The Foreign Credentials Referral Office
    The Foreign Credentials Referral Office offers internationally trained and educated individuals authoritative and accurate information on the Canadian labour market and Canada’s credential assessment processes. It also provides path-finding and referral services to immigrants. These services are offered overseas and in Canada to help immigrants apply their skills and credentials in the Canadian labour market.
  • Ontario Immigration is a gateway of links to other web sites. It has a wide scope and covers many different topics.
  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

    Canada's National Housing Agency is the best place to find important housing information.

  • Health Force Ontario
    Provides information, advice and support to internationally educated health professionals trained/educated outside of Canada or the U.S.