Graham Lanktree

Immigrants with skilled professions who came to Canada used to make due finding a job in their field on their own, but Ontario is making it easier with a new $57 million investment in programs to help them out.

“I had my own company back in Iran,” said Abbas Mokabbery, an IT professional who came to Canada in 2008. “You grow your roots little by little, but coming to Canada was like moving that tree from one garden to a different land.”

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Source: Metro

For more information on Bridge programs in the Toronto Region, access the following report: Promising Practices: Connecting Educated Professionals with Sector-Appropriate Employment

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