Freezie Canada

Canada features black-blue lakes, numerous rivers, majestic western mountains, rolling central plains, and forested eastern valleys. Canada’s far north lies in the frozen grip of the Arctic, where ice, snow, and glaciers dominate the landscape. Canada shares land borders with the United States to the south and the U.S. State of Alaska to the Northwest. Canada stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and to the north lies the Arctic Ocean.

Capital city: Ottawa

Largest city: Toronto

Currency: Canadian dollar

International dialling code: +1

Official languages: English and French (French is spoken mostly in Quebec province)

The Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy made up of ten provinces and three territories

Provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan

Territories: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon

There are plenty of opportunities for the following professions in Canada:

  • Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Veterinarians
  • Pharmacists
  • Scientists
  • Lecturers
  • University Professors
  • IT & Software Managers
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Software developers
  • Web Designers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Business Development Officers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Merchandisers
  • Sales Associates
  • Account Managers/Client Relationship Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Recruitment Officers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electronics Engineers
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Architects
  • Construction Managers
  • Financial Managers
  • Financial Auditors
  • Financial & Investment Analysts
  • Financial Officers
  • Accountants
  • Receptionists
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Flying Crews

These are some of the Job sites in Canada:

  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Monster
  • Robert Half
  • CareerBuilder
  • Eluta
  • Jobboom
  • Simply Hired
  • Google for Jobs
  • ZipRecruiter
  • Individual company websites

These are some of the Recruitment agencies in Canada:

  • Global Hire Placement Services
  • Hays – Recruitment Agency Calgary
  • Canadian International Recruitment Services Inc
  • Canadian Staffing Consultants Ltd.
  • Hays – Recruitment Agency Toronto
  • ERSC Inc. (Employment and Recruitment Services of Canada)
  • Work Global Canada Inc.
  • Canadian Staffing Services
  • Global Hire Placement Services
  • Goldbeck Recruiting
  • International Labor Centre & Immigration Recruitment Services Canada Inc
  • Renard International Hospitality Search Consultants
  • QForce Canada, Employment Job Placement Agency
  • Island Recruiting
  • Angus One Professional Recruitment Ltd
  • TEKsystems
  • WorkVantage
  • Petro Staff International
  • Hays – Recruitment Agency Vancouver
  • Planet4iT Recruitment Agency

Routes to Canada:

1) Study Route:

  • Study in Canada and migrate as an international student
  • Universities provide numerous research opportunities and good internship opportunities
  • You could apply for a Permanent Residency visa once your course is over
  • For Post-Graduates the Work Permit Program – open work permit valid for three years

2) Work Route:

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIP):

If a prospective immigrant receives a job offer from any of the participating employers under:

  1. Atlantic High-skilled Program
  2. Atlantic Intermediate-skilled Program
  3. Atlantic International Graduate Program

Provincial Nominee Program:

They usually lookout for foreign immigrants with experience in occupations that are in demand in their provinces.

  1. You can be either working in that province or have studied there
  2. You can be eligible if you have a job offer from an employer in the province

Express Entry System:

  1. The program has no cap on applicants and is open throughout the year.
  2. The program allows successful applicants to bring their family members
  3. Applicants must submit an Expression of Interest to apply for this program
  4. Their profile will be evaluated based on points and will be placed in the applicant pool
  5. Applicants with the highest points are sent invitations to apply for Permanent Residency
  6. This migration program has one of the fastest processing times with more than 75% of applications being processed in four months
  7. Annual Immigration Level determines the number of Invitations to Applications that can be issued

Top Universities in Canada for Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • University of Toronto
  • McGill University
  • University of Alberta
  • McMaster University
  • Université de Montréal
  • University of Waterloo
  • Western University

Basic Entry requirements for Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Start planning for your Canadian study permit at least a year in advance
  • An updated passport
  • Proficiency in either English or French along with proof of passing prescribed language tests with minimum grades/bands
  • Proof that you can finance your study as well as the cost of living in the country
  • Other application requirements include all post-secondary transcripts, an SOP, LORs, application fee, writing sample, funding essay etc.

Check these scholarships for Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Shastri Research Student Fellowship
  • Concordia University International Undergraduate Awards
  • Fairleigh Dickinson Scholarships for International Students
  • International Student Scholarships at Humber College Canada
  • Queen’s University International Scholarship
  • University of Alberta International Scholarship

Top Universities in Canada for Postgraduate/Master’s/Graduate degree programs:

  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • McGill University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Alberta
  • Queen’s University
  • Université de Montréal
  • McMaster University
  • Western University

Basic Entry requirements for Postgraduate/Master’s/Graduate degree programs:

  • Minimum 16 years of educational experience
  • If you have three years of bachelor’s degree, then a two-year master’s degree is necessary
  • Although, few institutions also accept three-year bachelor’s degree with 15 years of educational experience.
  • Results of English/French language proficiency tests
  • Few institutions might ask you to submit your GRE/GMAT scores
  • Other application requirements include all post-secondary transcripts and degrees, a Statement of Purpose (SOP), Letters of Recommendations (LORs), application fee, writing sample, curriculum vitae (CV), funding essay etc.

Check these scholarships for Postgraduate/Master’s/Graduate degree programs:

  • IDRC Research Awards
  • Canada-ASEAN SEED
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarships
  • Quebec Provincial Government Scholarship
  • Vanier Graduate Scholarships
  • Canada Memorial Scholarship
  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship
  • Shastri Research Student Fellowship
  • Fairleigh Dickinson Scholarships for International Students
  • McGill University Scholarship and Student Aid

Top Universities in Canada for PhD degree programs:

  • Wycliffe College
  • University of Lethbridge
  • McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management
  • McMaster University Faculty of Humanities
  • HEC Montréal
  • Saint Paul University
  • Carey Theological College
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Information
  • Royal Roads University
  • Acadia Divinity College
  • Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture
  • INRS University
  • Institute for Christian Studies
  • Nipissing University
  • Telfer School of Management
  • University of Lethbridge

Basic Entry requirements for PhD degree programs:

  • A postgraduate degree in closely-related field with consistent grades
  • Further, extracurricular activities and prior research experiences are also preferred
  • For select PhD degrees, such as an integrated masters-PhD program, a high-ranking bachelor’s degree is also accepted
  • A research proposal and a letter of recommendation from your chosen supervisor at the university
  • Minimum English Language ability proof in the form of acceptable IELTS/TOEFL scores
  • Acceptable scores in ability-testing examinations such as the GRE or GMAT depending on the nature of the course.
  • Other application requirements include all post-secondary transcripts and degrees, a Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendations, application fee, writing sample, curriculum vitae (CV), funding essay etc

Check these scholarships for PhD degree programs:

  • IDRC Research Awards
  • Partnership Grants by Social Science and Humanities Research Council in Canada
  • Canadian Studies Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Ontario Trillium Scholarship
  • Canada-ASEAN SEED
  • Anne Vallee Ecological Fund
  • Trudeau Scholarships and Fellowships
  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • McGill University Scholarship and Student Aid

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