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Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
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Jul 19, 2018
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There is a shortage of family doctors in Nova Scotia, but international medical graduates (IMGs) struggle to find opportunities to get licensed here. >> Health care

HEADLINESt. James Town program helps immigrant medical workers find meaningful jobs in GTA
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Toronto Star
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Jun 14, 2018
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After he noticed how many doctors, dentists and other medical professionals were working as security guards and store clerks, a community worker helped create the International Educated Professionals Program. The program helps immigrants repackage their squandered skills for meaningful employment in health care. >> Health care

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Cision
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May 04, 2018
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Benefiting from the new Career Accelerator for Internationally Trained Health Professionals project, the Halton Multicultural Council will help up to 160 highly skilled newcomers with experience and education in the health care sector plan for and secure equivalent career levels, overcome barriers, and gain Canadian professional work experience in order to reach their full labour market potential. >> Health care

HEADLINENova Scotia announces new immigration stream for doctors (CBC, Feb 22/18)
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CBC
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Feb 22, 2018
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Nova Scotia is starting a new immigration stream for doctors looking to come to the province, but it only applies to doctors who can already work here. >> Health care

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BBC
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Sep 06, 2017
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Doctors who have travelled to Scotland as refugees are getting the chance to work for the NHS. >> Health care

HEADLINEChild refugee grows up to become family doctor (UNHCR, Aug 28/17)
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UNHCR
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Aug 28, 2017
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When Sameena and her Ugandan Asian family needed a place of safety, Canada stepped up. Now a doctor, she cares for families in her adoptive home. >> Health care

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CNN
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Aug 09, 2017
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Doctors like Iraqi refugee Layla Sulaiman yearn to practice in the US but are often shuttled into low-skilled jobs. Experts call this "brain waste." >> Driving-taxi and rideshare; Health care

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Canada’s National Observer
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Apr 06, 2017
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"When newcomers cannot succeed...it's also a great loss to our country because we need their contributions," Minister Hussen said. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare; Health care

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CBC
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Dec 15, 2016
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Christian and Kathrin Vitale have decades of experience treating patients in Syria. But finding work as physicians in Alberta could take years — and thousands of dollars. >> Health care

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UHN
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Jun 07, 2016
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The story of a refugee from Zimbabwe, who arrived in Canada with nothing but the phone number of a friend of a friend and couldn't afford the international student fees she would have to pay as a refugee. At first, she got a job at McDonald's and volunteered at a second-hand clothing store. Two years later, in 2003, she got her permanent resident status and began her next journey: becoming a nurse practitioner. >> Health care