Funding boost announced to help people find a job before they move to Canada

by Ray Clancy on February 19, 2019

More funding is being put into pre-arrival settlement services for people moving to Canada to provide them with the information they need to find a job and a place to stay.

The Canadian Government is providing $18.4 million to Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CICan), one of four intake service providers.

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(By Becky Stares/

The aim of pre-arrival services is to directly connect people with the information they need through a streamlined process so that they can apply for jobs before they move.

‘Pre-arrival services provide permanent residents with information and settlement support so they can make informed decisions about their new life in Canada and begin the integration process before they arrive,’ said Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen. [click to continue…]