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MEDIA
DATE
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HEADLINEUnable to find work, many Syrian refugees reluctantly turn to social assistance (CBC, Nov. 13/17)
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CBC
DATE
Nov 13, 2017
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The problem for many refugees who haven't found work is a lack of English-language skills. Another is having Syrian work or educational credentials that aren't recognized in Canada.

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Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia
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Feb 23, 2017
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Fourteen refugees who recently arrived in Victoria gained the training, tools, and credentials in Construction Safety and Metal Roofing that they needed for jobs as Architectural Sheet Metal Apprentices at Parker Johnston, one of BC's largest roofing contractors. >> Construction

Programs & Events

Sectors:
All
Type:
Internship
Organizers:
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Location(s):
GTA-Central, GTA-West, GTA-North, GTA-East
Start Date:
Ongoing
Applic. Dead.:
April 1, 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
All
Type:
Loans
Organizers:
Access Community Capital Fund
Location(s):
GTA-Central, GTA-West, GTA-North, GTA-East
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
Conservation, Engineering, Environmental science
Type:
Bridging, Training with newcomer focus
Organizers:
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York, Vaughan
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
Health care
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
University of Toronto
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
8
Sectors:
Accounting and finance
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
CPAC, Ryerson University, Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-East, Scarborough
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
IT (Information technology)
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
York University
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
8
Sectors:
Accounting and finance, Banking & finance, Office administration, Professional management, Project management
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
York University
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
8
Sectors:
Construction, Electrician
Type:
Apprenticeship, Work-specific language training
Organizers:
Centennial College, CPAC
Location(s):
GTA-East, Scarborough
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
End Date:
September 4, 2020
Minimum CLB:
5