yukon directory   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)
Institution / Organization
& Website
Type of
Institution/Organization & WebsiteWindmill Microlending
Type of ResourceFinancial Assistance
Potential UserImmigrants and Refugees
DescriptionWindmill Microlending is Canada’s largest and most successful microlending charity for skilled immigrants and refugees. Windmill addresses underemployment of skilled newcomers by offering affordable loans of up to $15,000 to pay for the credentials, licensing, retraining or professional development needed to achieve career success in Canada. By supporting newcomers across the country, Windmill is helping convert potential into prosperity, for our clients and for Canada. Windmill Microlending is a registered charity supported by donors, government, sponsors and granting agencies.
ContactToll Free: 1-855-423-2262
Email: outreach@teamwindmill.org
Type of ResourceCredential Evaluation Service
Potential UserImmigrants
DescriptionEvaluates formal for-credit educational programs of study for immigrants and determines comparable levels in British Columbian and Canadian terms. Fees apply.
ContactTel: 604-432-8800
Email: icesinfo@bcit.ca
Institution/Organization & WebsiteInternational Qualifications Assessment Service
Type of ResourceCredential Evaluation Service
Potential UserImmigrants
DescriptionProvides an educational assessment service that compares educational qualifications from other countries to Albertan educational standards. Fees apply.
ContactToll Free: 1-866-692-7057
Institution/Organization & WebsiteMulticultural Centre of the Yukon
Type of ResourceResources and services
Potential UserImmigrants
DescriptionInformation on Foreign Qualification Recognition and support in connecting people who need recognition for education and skills they received outside of Canada.
ContactTel: 867-667-6205
Type of ResourceResources and services
Potential UserImmigrants
DescriptionFocal 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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