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Prepare To Work in Ontario

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Ontario’s Immigration Strategy

A new direction for immigration in Ontario – attracting highly skilled workers and their families, supporting diverse communities and growing a globally-connected economy.

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Ontario has many employment support services that can help you find work and build a career once you have arrived in Canada.

Newcomer settlement agencies can provide you with information and assistance to find employment support services in your community.

Employment Ontario is a service of the government of Ontario that offers many training programs and employment services to help you achieve your career goals. You can get information about Employment Ontario services in your community here.

The Ontario Bridge Training Program supports programs that help internationally-trained individuals transition into their profession or trade in Ontario.

Global Experience Ontario provides information to internationally-trained individuals about how to qualify for professional practice in Ontario. It also has information on internships.

Governments post information about job opportunities on their websites. You can begin your job hunt at these websites – whether you are looking for a permanent job, temporary or seasonal work, or a student job:

In Ontario, all employers must meet workplace standards. These standards make sure that the workplace is safe, fair and productive for employers and employees. You can get detailed information about Employment Standards here.

Workplace Health & Safety

You have the right to know about workplace hazards, participate in solving workplace health and safety issues, and refuse work you believe is unsafe. Find out more.