Surrey LIP Blog

October 19, 2017

I came to Canada in 1998. I was 33. My English was good, so I didn’t go to class. But I took Immigration Services Society classes on job finding techniques...

October 16, 2017

Thousands of skilled immigrants come and settle in Surrey every year. One of the areas of interest for them is to explore opportunities with employers and...

October 16, 2017

It’s been about 10 years since I moved to Canada. As other newcomers  do, I spent several years in improving my English skills in the government funded...

October 13, 2017

I came to Canada in 2013, with a young family, University degree in Computer Engineering a plethora of work experience in India and Kenya as a senior...

October 13, 2017

My family moved from Philippines to Canada two years ago.  During my first few months it was very difficult to get a job that aligned with my previous work...

October 11, 2017

We landed in Canada last year in September 2016 and stayed here for two months and then went back again and then landed this year permanently in June 2017....

October 10, 2017

Edith Chiu, academic advisor in the Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, was born in Hong Kong; her family...

October 10, 2017

When Preeti Hiro came to Canada from India in November 2014, she already had a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a master of business administration and was...

October 05, 2017

Thousands of skilled immigrants come and settle in Surrey every year. One of the items on their basic need list is to develop a network of professionals who...

October 05, 2017

Even though I spoke fluent English and was educated in the western world, finding my first job in Canada was daunting. Understanding nuances about what to...

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