Yukon

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Yukon Territory or Yukon is in the northwest corner of Canada. Yukon has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada and welcomes newcomers every year.Yukon has a total population of 34,157, and most live in the capital city of Whitehorse. Natural resources, a skilled and educated workforce and up-to-date transportation systems have created great economic opportunities to work and live in this part of Canada. (www.cic.gc.ca and wikipedia)

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Immigrant Access Fund Financial Assistance Immigrants Provide 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. Complete the online screening form
Toll free: 1.855.423.2262
International Credentials Evaluation Services (ICES) Credential Evaluation Service Immigrants Evaluates formal for-credit educational programs of study for immigrants and determines comparable levels in British Columbian and Canadian terms. Fees apply. Tel: 604.432.8800
Email: icesinfo@bcit.ca
International Qualifications Assessment Service Credential Evaluation Service Immigrants Provides an educational assessment service that compares educational qualifications from other countries to Albertan educational standards. Fees apply. Toll Free: 1.866.692.7057
Multicultural Centre of the Yukon Resources and services Immigrants Information on Foreign Qualification Recognition and support in connecting people who need recognition for education and skills they received outside of Canada. Tel: 867.667.6205
Resources and services Immigrants Focal Point Partner for CIIP clients, MCY provides overseas advisory services; offers newcomer services towards a seamless transition to in-Canada settlement and labour market integration; facilitates access to language assessment and training, volunteer programs and employment services and programs; and provides financial guidance.


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