IMG Clinical Observership Program

The IMG Clinical Observership Program matches Canadian licensed physicians with international medical graduates (IMGs) to provide both cultural and practical Canadian health-care learning.

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For Employees Only

No employer likes to take risks in hiring. Whether you run your own fi rm, or are responsible for hiring staff for a medium or large engineering fi rm, mitigating risk, makes sense. But what appears as due diligence, unfortunately, can mean you miss gigantic opportunities to bring talented, experienced and hard-working engineers on board,…

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Evaluation of the Multi-Stakeholder Work Group Model Project

Barriers related to international qualifications assessment and recognition (IQAR), (particularly in regulated professions and trades) are complex. Provinces across the country have had to address these challenges so that skilled newcomers to Canada may enter the occupations they have been trained in as efficiently as possible, while still protecting the public interest by maintaining appropriate…

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Newcomer Community Wellness Project – Mental Health Report

Im/migrants’ Perspective of their Mental Health and Wellness The Newcomer Community Wellness Project is a three-year initiative led by Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) and funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in the framework of the Nova Scotia Mental Health Strategy. The project aimed to develop a model to…

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Newcomer Community Wellness Project – Community Collaborative Model

Im/migrants’ Perspective of their Mental Health and Wellness The Newcomer Community Wellness Project is a three-year initiative led by Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) and funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in the framework of the Nova Scotia Mental Health Strategy. The project aimed to develop a model to…

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Newcomer Community Wellness Project – Lessons Learned

Im/migrants’ Perspective of their Mental Health and Wellness The Newcomer Community Wellness Project was a three-year initiative led by ISANS and funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness within the framework of the Nova Scotia Mental Health Strategy. The project aimed to develop a model to provide equitable and culturally competent mental…

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Underemployed Professional Immigrant Women Project – Executive Summary

In 2015, ISANS undertook a two-year Status of Women Canada funded project to identify and address barriers limiting the advancement of professional immigrant women in their careers. The objectives were to instigate change by increasing awareness of the barriers that immigrant women face, and to work in partnership with employers to address those barriers through…

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