Service Provider Directory
Citizenship and Immigration CanadaOttawa, ON - 1-888-242-2100 Citizenship and Immigration Canada
The CIC is the department of the Federal Government which manages immigration and visas.
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for NewcomersEdmonton, AB - 780-424-7709 Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers
EMCN sees a future where many citizens walk with newcomers to bridge their transition into the community. To achieve this vision, they will serve as a key catalyst and leading collaborator in positively shaping the attitudes, behaviours and practices of organizations and individuals to value the diversity that newcomers bring to the community. EMCN works with up to 17,000 newcomers each year, from all parts of the world, out of five locations and various community locations. They currently have a staff of 230 that together speak over 50 languages.
Immigrant Access FundEdmonton, AB; Calgary, AB - 1-855-423-2262 Immigrant Access Fund
An IAF loan can help if you are a newcomer and struggling to pay for the costs of the Canadian licensing or training you need so you can work in your pre-immigration career. Loans are available to immigrants who do any type of work. People who receive IAF loans are both skilled workers and professionals.
MomentumCalgary, AB - 403-272-9323 Momentum
Momentum is a non-profit community economic developer specific to Calgary which offers a wide variety of programs such as business development, business training, financial literacy and personal finance management, skill development, trades training, and financing. Services include programs specific to immigrants and women. Learn what it takes to be a successful business owner. You must take the free 2.5-hour Exploring Entrepreneurship workshop before applying to any of the StartUp programs.