Links to Government Departments and Programs

  • 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 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.
  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada

    Canada's official source of immigration and citizenship information

  • Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada works to improve the standard of living and the quality of life of all Canadians by promoting a highly skilled and mobile workforce as well as an efficient and inclusive labour market.
  • Employment Prospects

    Discover what the possibilities are of finding employment in your province or territory or throughout Canada. Looking at the employment prospects for an occupation is an extremely important area to investigate when researching careers or even when recruiting staff.

  • English and French Language Training for Newcomers
    The Government of Canada, in co-operation with provincial governments, school boards, community colleges, and immigrant and community organizations, offers free language training across the country for adult permanent residents. In most provinces, the name of the program is LINC, which stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. This website lists the LINC assessment centres across Canada. These centres can assess your language training needs and refer you to the right LINC classes for your needs.
  • Essential Skills

    The Essential Skills and Workplace Literacy Initiative helps to ensure Canadians have the right skills for changing work and life demands.

  • Foreign Credential Recognition
    The Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) program is one of the key components of the government's Internationally Trained Workers Initiative. This initiative is an integrated, comprehensive strategy in which over 14 federal departments work together to address the barriers to working in Canada that internationally trained workers face. Through the FCR program, the Government of Canada is working with provincial and territorial governments, licensing and regulatory bodies, sector councils, employers and many other groups who have jurisdiction over certain aspects of FCR.
  • Foreign Education Credentials
    In Canada, education is the responsibility of each province or territory. A recognized Canadian educational institution is one which has a provincial or territorial diploma or degree-granting status.
  • Job Futures
    Job Futures is a career tool to help you plan for your future. It provides useful information about 226 occupational groups and describes the work experiences of recent graduates from 155 programs of study.
  • The Canada Site
    The Canada Site is the primary Internet portal for information on the Government of Canada, its programs, services, new initiatives and products, and for information about Canada.