1. Pre-Arrival

  • Pre-Arrival
    Pre-Arrival

    The profession of medical laboratory technologist is a regulated one in the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan. The profession is not regulated in the provinces of British Columbia, Prince Edward … Continue reading


2. Skills Development

  • Skills development
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    Canadian employers put a high emphasis on soft skills, which are personal attributes that enhance your interactions, job performance and career prospects. Unlike your hard skills, you can apply your soft skills broadly.


3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces

  • Understanding Canadian workplaces
    Medical Radiation Technologist

    Canadian employers who often do not know how to assess education and work experience from other countries, may require or prefer you to have experience working in Canada. Lack of local market experience can pose a challenge for newcomers, but … Continue reading


4. Job Finding Techniques

  • Job finding techniques
    Getting the Job

    The occupation of medical laboratory technologist is on the list of the 24 eligible occupations’ list for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. The job opportunities for this occupation are positive in Canada, however, the Canadian job market is very competitive, … Continue reading


5. Associations

  • Associations
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    The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.


6. Employment

  • Employment
    Technicians in a medical laboratory

    The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s reference on occupations. It provides job descriptions, occupational statistics and labour market information. Check it out for the full and official description of this occupation.