Saskatchewan is a prairie province and one of the Western Canadian provinces. Almost 10% of Saskatchewan’s total area of 651,900 square kilometres is water area: covered by lakes, ponds, reservoirs and rivers. Residents primarily live in the southern half of the province. Of the total population, 257,300 live in the largest city, Saskatoon, while 210,000 live in the provincial capital, Regina. Saskatchewan has a record of economic growth, an increasing population and one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada. ( and wikipedia)

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Assemblée communautaire fransaskoise French Resources Immigrants Information on assessment and recognition Tel: 1.866.277.3537
Windmill Microlending


Financial Assistance Immigrants and Refugees Formerly known as Immigrant Access Fund (IAF Canada), Windmill provides micro-loans of up to $10,000 to cover the costs of short-term training, exam fees with a professional governing association, qualification assessments and professional association fees. Saskatoon Office:

Tel: 306-974-4856

Toll Free: 1-855-423-2262


International Qualifications Assessment Service Credential Assessment Service Immigrants Provides an educational assessment service that compares educational qualifications from other countries to Saskatchewan educational standards. Fees apply. Toll-free: 1.800.999.3965
Regional Newcomer Gateways Services and resources Immigrants Focal Point Partner for CIIP clients, Regional Newcomer Gateways provide overseas advisory services; offers newcomer services towards a seamless transition to in-Canada settlement and labor market integration; facilitates access to language assessment and training, volunteer programs and employment services and programs; and provides financial guidance. Links to Gateways
Saskatchewan Polytechnic PLAR -> Institution Credits Immigrant seeking credit for prior learning PLAR is available to individuals who seek course or program level certification assessment and are registered in a Saskatchewan Polytechnic program. PLAR is also available to individuals who are unclassified students and seek credit at the course level. Fees apply Admissions
Saskatoon Open Door Society Services Immigrants Individual Career Management Services offers guidance and support to internationally trained newcomer professionals wit the credential recognition process in their professional field. Tel: 306.653.4464
University of Regina PLAR -> Institution Credits Immigrant Enrolled in University of Regina Students may be granted credit hours in the following faculties: Arts, Centre for Continuing Education, Education, Fine Arts, Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Science and Social Work. Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis and according to the assessment process; it is awarded for demonstrated learning that is equivalent to the standards of specific courses. Fees apply. Tel: 306.585.5827
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University of Saskatchewan PLAR -> Institution Credits Immigrant Enrolled in University of Saskatchewan At the University of Saskatchewan, PLAR is not centralized in one office. Individual departments and faculties are responsible for their own PLAR, and you need to contact them directly. Contact information through specific departments and faculties


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