A refugee newcomer to Calgary, who was a university professor in Burundi, was able to quickly complete a qualification exam and despite limited English experience, was able to register with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. He went on to complete a master's in civil engineering to legitimize his credentials and restarted a company he founded in Burundi: Technosol Engineering. >> Engineering; Entrepreneurship
A newcomer to New Brunswick from war-torn Sudan has triumphed over daunting odds to become a process engineer at the Irving Oil Refiner in Saint John. >> Engineering
It's been two years of adjusting to Canadian life and Canadian winters for those who arrived on the first plane of Syrian refugees. CTVNews.ca has the full interview with one engineering student about his 'amazing' two years. >> Engineering
Erkan had applied to jobs for 18 arduous months with little to no response. He even enrolled in a short term engineering program but to no avail. That's when he heard of Humber's Engineering Software Skills Enhancement (ESSE) bridging program. >> Engineering; Bridging
Two Syrian-Armenian brothers grew up in Aleppo when it was a safe haven for their families. Today, at their Vaughn factory, they offer a fresh start for a new generation of Syrian-Armenian refugees after Aleppo became the most dangerous battleground in Syria. >> Engineering
This guide for newcomers outlines the process for project manager certification; level of English proficiency required; financial assistance available; training and employment programs; and compensation ranges.