- Birthday card
Posted on Monday, February 2nd, 2009 in Canada – Comments: (1)Have you ever received one at your company? No? Well, that’s not the case with my company in Canada. Since I’ve started here, every time a colleague is celebrating his/her birthday, we usually get a card from our boss asking us to write something on the card.I think it is nice. Even if you don’t like it to write or receive, it is always good to receive a birthday card.
- Breaking Down Barriers to Labour Market Integration of Newcomers in Toronto
Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2009 in Canada – Comments: (2)I’d like to share with you a video that I found that can explain to you some of the difficulties that immigrants will face in Canada.I’ve been talking to you about those issues and the study conducted by Nan Weiner from the University of Toronto to the IRPP (Institute for Research on Public Policy). As always, Steve Paikin from TVO does a great job.
- Canada welcomes a record high number of newcomers in 2008
Posted on Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 in Canada – Comments: (1)Have you seen the news? I just got this information at the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website. Looks like the number of people that immigrated to Canada in 2008 was high:Canada welcomed 247,202 permanent residents in 2008, 70,000 more than in 1998, and well within the government’s planned range of 240,000 to 265,000 new permanent residents for the year. An additional 193,061 temporary foreign workers and 79,459 foreign students resulted in a combined total of 519,722 newcomers for the year.
- Did you say thank you?
Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2009 in Blog – Comments: (7)Today I want to talk about two simple words that makes me feel good, very good. I don’t know if you do this, but for every opportunity that I have, I always try to thank the person that I work with. Nowadays our lives are so busy that sometimes we forgot we also have a life outside our company right?However, remember that we spend most of our time at the office – not at home.
- What is a Statement of Earnings
Posted on Thursday, February 5th, 2009 in Canada – Comments: (0)When I was living in Brazil looking for information on how to immigrate to Canada, I was not able to find anything on the web that shows me how we get paid in Canada. I mean, the first thing that you have to do is to find a job in Canada. However, what are my rights as an employee? What are the deductions that I will have?