Routes Expo: Canada West

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Register for the Routes Expo to meet employers hiring for thousands of jobs, education opportunities and programs for newcomers.

Register for this event if you are living in or plan to move to Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada.

DateApril 8, 2021
Time9:00 am PST
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Presented by: Government of New Brunswick
Sponsored by: Government of New Brunswick

Welcome to the Routes Expo 2021

Moving Your Money
Presented by: Amelie Deschenes, OFX
Sponsored by: OFX

At OFX, we help expats feel at home wherever they go by moving their money with them. As a global operator of international payments, we provide competitive exchange rates across 190 countries spanning 55 currencies and charge zero fees. When your new world is waiting we’ll make sure your funds are too.

Welcome to New Brunswick
Presented by: George Itoafa, Government of New Brunswick
Sponsored by: Government of New Brunswick

We’re Hiring! Learn about life, career opportunities and immigration pathways in New Brunswick. Employers from New Brunswick are hiring for thousands of positions in tech, cybersecurity, healthcare, education, engineering, trades, general labour, human resources and many more.

Pathways to Permanent Residence: Canada’s Express Entry System
Presented by: Amara Amath, Outreach Officer
Sponsored by: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Express Entry is Canada’s flagship application system for skilled workers who want to live in Canada permanently. This information session will provide an overview of how Express Entry works, how you can submit a profile, and how to transition from temporary status in Canada to permanent residence.

Computer-Delivered IELTS: Same IELTS, More Choice
Presented by: Roshan Patroo, British Council – IELTS Events Coordinator / Canada
Sponsored by: British Council IELTS Canada

This British Council session will give you an overview of computer-delivered IELTS. This version of the IELTS test gives you more choice, while retaining the same test format.

In this session, you will:

– Understand the benefits of Computer-Delivered IELTS

– See examples of the computer-delivered test format

– Gain access to free preparation material & test tips

– Learn how the faster results with computer-delivered testing can assist in meeting specific academic and immigration deadlines

You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

CPABC Accounting Certification and Employment in Canada
Presented by: Sheila Cheung, Student Recruitment Officer
Sponsored by: Chartered Professional Accountants of BC, CPABC

Learn how to transfer your international education and work experience (accounting/finance) and get the Canadian professional accounting designation, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). This live session will explain the admission requirements, structure of the CPA program, labour market outlook for accounting/finance in BC, career prospects and more. We’ll also share the many ways newcomers to western Canada are supported by provincial settlement agencies who are available to assist with financial, mentorship and career counselling to help you attain your goals in becoming a CPA in the western Canada.

Nothing to Lose. Canada to Gain!
Presented by: Dennis Brazolot, Director
Sponsored by: Brazolot Migration Group

It can be a daunting experience to navigate the requirements of the immigration process to live and work in a new country. This seminar covers all aspects of immigration and working in Canada.

Intro to CELPIP
Presented by: Alison Chan & Patrick Maccarone, Paragon Testing Enterprises
Sponsored by: Paragon Testing Enterprises

Intro to CELPIP features information about the CELPIP test, Canada’s leading general English language proficiency test for permanent residency and citizenship. Learn about test features, locations, study products, what you can expect on test day, and more.

Time for Timmins: Build your life in Northern Ontario
Presented by: Madison Mizzau, Community Development Consultant
Sponsored by: Timmins Economic Development Corporation

Discover the unique quality of life that Timmins has to offer! Located in Northern Ontario, Timmins is the place where nature meets the city. This session will provide information about the various recreation and education opportunities, largest employers and economic sectors, current job market, cost of living benefits, and settlement services available to newcomers. Find out why right now is the right Time for Timmins. Visit the Timmins Economic Development Corporation website at to learn more.

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