Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia

Starting a new life in another country can be very hard, especially when you’re unfamiliar with the culture, language and laws. If you’re new to Canada, ISSofBC can help.

Since 1972, ISSofBC has been providing a variety of support services for immigrants and refugees to help them get settled, find careers and learn all they need to know about starting their new lives in Canada. Through their dedicated staff, volunteers and community partners, ISSofBC provides settlement, education and employment services for over 23,000 clients every year. Continue reading

Success Story: Danubio Aguiar

Danubio Aguiar, past client of ISSofBC’s Skills Connect, shares his story of immigrating to Canada from Brazil and the steps he took to achieve his career goals in a new country. Danubio was part of panel of guest speakers who shared their career success stories during the first Skills Connect for Immigrants client appreciation and networking event on July 31, 2013.