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Program Summary:

Arrive with confidence! Planning for Canada offers free pre-arrival services that help skilled immigrants and their families integrate into the labour market and settle in communities across Canada.
Planning for Canada offers its services in-person (in India and the Philippines) and online worldwide. Their live, interactive, and personalized services provide the information you need to better prepare for life and work in Canada.

You want to:

  • Attend an in-person session in India or the Philippines, or live online
  • Clarify your expectations, make informed decisions, and start networking
  • Engage directly with advisors to help you plan your next steps
  • Get targeted connections to put your plan into action

They offer you:

A comprehensive program offered in three steps:
  1. Group Orientation: A one-day or two-half-day group orientation session where you will get the information you need on all key elements of living and working in Canada and start networking.
  2. Personalized Planning Session: A one-hour session, where you can address your questions and concerns live and directly with one facilitator and create your own action plan
  3. Connections: Engage with committed in-Canada advisors in your province of destination to put your plan into action. Get the additional support and local connections you need based on your priorities and occupation before departure.

Services delivered:

  • Online live services globally
  • In person in the Philippines and India

Language of service:

  • English
  • French
  • Additional local languages may be available on demand

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