Immigration

Immigration

f008a0b26ac8ea93ba119ecf340c334a-xxlargeCDETNO is the Northwest Territories referral centre for bilingual immigrants seeking employment. We provide information about the NWT labor market and put them in contact with the business community. We also educate employers on the benefits of hiring immigrants and help them with the hiring process.

 

 

Bilingual services for immigrants

  • Resume and cover-letter writing
  • Mock job interviews
  • Information on Canadian standards (adapting resumes to the Canadian format, work culture, etc.)
  • Information on the NWT Employment Market, skilled occupations and the NWT equivalent diploma standards
  • Referrals to other organizations

 

 

Employer services

  • Educate employers on the value of hiring immigrants through workshops and individual meetings
  • Support and assistance in the hiring of immigrants: help drafting job descriptions for skilled labor recruitment, recruitment monitoring and retention

 

Support for newcomer families

Bilingual Support for Adaptation and School Integration Services for newcomers, students and their parents newly arrived in Canada (SWIS Program).

For more information, consult the SWIS page here.

 

Yellowknife Immigration Partnership (LIP)

The Yellowknife Immigration Partnership is a consultative body that works collaboratively with stakeholders and partners to:

  • Systemize local engagement and awareness of newcomers’ integration process;
  • Support community-level research and identify community-specific strategic priorities;
  • Implement a settlement strategy and action plans;
  • Improve coordination of effective services that facilitate immigrant settlement and integration (Service Provider Organizations and mainstream institutions).
  • Improve access to the labour market for immigrants.

 

 

Immigrate to the NWT

For general information, here are a few programs related to economic immigration:

Mobilité Francophone

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s new program, Mobilité Francophone facilitates temporary work permits for francophone immigrants who wish to settle outside Quebec. To find out if you are eligible,  click here.

 

Pré-départ services (in French only)

This new service, coordinated by our counterparts RDÉE Ontario, allows us to answer questions from Permanent Resident immigrants, living outside Canada. CDETNO can answer specific questions relating to jobs opportunities and entrepreneurship in the NWT. For more details, click here.

 

NWT Nominee Program

The provincial candidates program is a partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the NWT government to obtain Canadian Citizenship for immigrants who meet eligibility criteria. For more information about the specific criteria for the Northwest Territories, click here.

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For more information and to book an appointment:

Audrey Marceau

Immigration, Recruitment and Career Officer

867-873-5962 ext. 3

emplois@cdetno.com

Annik Théberge

Settlement worker in schools (SWIS Program)

867-445-3551

swis@cdetno.com

Nicolas Carrière

Local Immigration Partnership Coordinator

867-445-9987

lip@cdetno.com


SEE ALSO

The National Occupational Classification list (NOC) A,O,B – Skilled occupations