Links to Other Helpful Organizations

  • 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
  • Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association (MISA)
    The Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association (MISA) is a community-based organization which welcomes newcomers and recognizes their essential role in Canada. Founded in 1980, MISA is an established and respected agency known for its professionalism and competence in the delivery of services to newcomers.
    7105 Chebucto Road, Suite 201
    Halifax, NS, Canada B3L 4W8
    Tel: (902) 423-3607
    Fax: (902) 423-3154
  • National Research Council Canada
    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
  • National Visible Minority Council on Labour Force Development (NVMCLFD)
    The mission of the National Visible Minority Council on Labour Force Development (NVMCLFD) is the empowerment of the communities it represents. This mission is accomplished through advocacy for increased participation of visible minorities in the Canadian Labour Market. To that end, the Council facilitates communication between the Council, its members and other stakeholders in the Canadian Labour Market on issues and concerns related to equity and access.
    National Visible Minority Council on Labour Force Development,
    422-396 Cooper Street,
    Ottawa, ON K2P 2H7
    Tel: (613) 321-2467
    Toll free: (888) 321-2467
    Fax: (613) 321-2468
  • Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants OCASI
    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
  • 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