I also consent to receiving by e-mail or other electronic contact ACCES's publications, event invitations, service, membership and fundraising updates and announcements and other commercial electronic messages ("CEMs"). I understand that this consent to receiving ACCES's CEMs may be withdrawn at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
As a program participant, I agree to:
- Be fully committed to the program, with the clear objective of completing the program, including all assignments, before my landing date of arrival in Canada
- Complete course work (e.g. resume updates, and assignments) within 8 weeks of my online platform being activated Seek support with applications and interviews as required
- Maintain contact with program staff Inform program staff in a timely manner when I obtained employment
- Advise program staff if I am unable to complete the program
They will ask only about IRCC services, including services I receive from ACCES, and if these services were useful to me and helped me settle into Canada. IRCC will use my answers, and answers from other immigrants, to improve services for all immigrants. This is voluntary: I am not obligated to answer IRCC’s questions. IRCC will not use my information to make any decisions about me personally. And I agree that IRCC, or an independent research company acting for IRCC, contact me in future.
Consent for Connecting Canada Research Project Participation: Connecting Canada is a research project. The lessons learned from the project will help provide information to ACCES and the Government of Canada on the experiences of prearrival newcomers as they choose where to settle in Canada. Your participation in this research is voluntary. ACCES will collect information about your participation in the program and share this information to our research partner, the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC), for research purposes. Your participation in this research will help ACCES and the Government of Canada create more effective pre-arrival services for other immigrants.
If you agree to participate, you will be invited to participate in at least three surveys before, during, and after participating in the program and potentially focus groups and other activities.
Your information will be confidential. This means that the information that you provide in the surveys will be kept private and will only be seen by the research team. All reports from this research will present only group results – no names will appear in any reports and your information will be destroyed two years after the end of the research.
No significant risks are anticipated as a result of participating in this study. Even if you decide to participate now, you may change your mind and stop at any time. You can withdraw from the research at any time by emailing ACCES at email@example.com. Withdrawing from the research will not affect your eligibility for any services.
By selecting "I agree", you consent to participate in the research, understand that your participation is VOLUNTARY, understand what you will be asked to do, as described in this consent form, understand that all information shared will be kept confidential, understand that all your personal identifiable information will be destroyed two years after the project ends, understand who has access to your information and how your information will be used, and understand that you may refuse to participate or withdraw from the study at any time without penalty.
If you have any concerns with consenting to this research project or do not wish to consent to participating in this research project but would still like to access ACCES pre-arrival services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canadian Employment Connections (CEC) program is a free pre-arrival employment program that offers virtual services to prepare internationally trained professionals for the Canadian job market as they prepare to immigrate to Canada. The program assumes a sector-focused approach, examining in-demand jobs across six Canadian sectors and the skills required to land these roles. These services use a combination of e-learning opportunities, group webinars and individual one-on-one coaching to help you:
- Explore where you might want to settle in Canada
- Understand the nuances of Canadian workplace cultures
- Develop sector-specific job search strategies to help you find employment
- Learn about how to strategically communicate in Canadian workplaces
- Build your professional network and connections with other professionals and employers
- Secure employment in Canada either prior to landing or soon thereafter
- Understand what it means to start a business or be self-employed in Canada
The program brings together ACCES Employment’s expertise and vast network of Canadian employers in the following sectors:
- Financial Services
- Human Resources
- Sales and Marketing
- Supply Chain