by the way louh.. ano yung COA? i said nag-attend na kayo ng COA kahit wla pa visa nyo?
oo pwde ka mag-attend nun kahit wla pang visa...
eto yung details
Canadian Orientation Abroad (COA)
Participants: voluntary for all Filipinos leaving the country as temporary workers under the Live-in Caregiver Program or in any permanent resident category
Length: one full day
Where: IOM office on the 24th Floor of the Citibank Tower Bldg. at 8741 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City
Program: In the seminars, one will learn about the nature of the Canadian society, common problems of adaptation faced by newcomers, the rights and obligations of temporary workers and immigrants, the Canadian health and educational systems, how to find a job, how to look for a place to live in, the cost of living, and facts about the city in which you will be living in.
While attendance in these seminars is not mandatory, there are a lot of benefits that can be obtained in attending it. It will give you a lot of information on skills necessary for a successful adaptation in Canada; reliable information on issues and concerns regarding Canadian labor laws, contract expiry/extension, permanent resident status, sponsorship; and practical tips about life in Canada.
For more information and registration:
To register, accepted applicants must call the IOM office upon receiving instructions included in their visa package.
The COA seminar is held at the IOM office. Their telephone number: 811-3445, SMS: 09175684868, Fax: 848-1272, E-mail: COAmanila @ iom.int
Program sponsored by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
ACCC Seminars: Canadian Immigration Integration Project (CIIP)
Participants: voluntary for all adult immigrants selected in the Skilled Worker category
Length: one full day seminar and half day individual counseling
Where: CIIP, 7th floor. Port Royal Place, 118 Rada Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City.
Program: The CIIP is intended to guide newcomers through the integration process while still in the country of origin and then following arrival in Canada. The seminar will provide a general overview of trends in the Canadian economy, as well as a focus on labour market prospects in the province of destination. CIIP staff also provides a case study of two or more occupations to demonstrate licensing and entrance requirements for both regulated and non-regulated fields of employment. Presentations on opportunities are balanced by an examination of labour market and settlement challenges, and options for addressing these challenges are discussed. The day concludes with a session on job-searching in the Canadian environment.
Participants are invited to return the following day for one-on-one counselling interviews at which they can develop an Individual Integration Plan (IIP).
More information and registration
Seminars are held at CIIP, Telephone: 8170726 to 29 fax: 812-9391
E-mail: info @ ciip-accc.ph
Program sponsored by Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)