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Are you a newcomer to Canada? Are you interested in connecting your skills to the Canadian workplace?

Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSBC) is hosting a free session on Monday on Skills Connect for Immigrants at its ELSA office, 136-3030 Lincoln Ave., Coquitlam, Room 103.

You may qualify for the March 24 program if you:

• have been in Canada for less than five years and are a permanent resident;

• are unemployed or underemployed (working outside of your field or at a lower level);

• can speak at an intermediate to advanced level of English;

At a session, facilitated by an employment counsellor, you can learn about Skills Connect, an initiative by ISSBC. The presentation starts at 2 p.m., followed by eligibility screening.

You must pre-register; call 604-684-2561, Ext. 2123 or email skillsconnect@issbc.org.

 

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