Commissioner of Oaths Services

Commissioner of Oaths services are available by appointment at all Newcomer Information Centre (NIC) locations for affidavits, declarations, oaths, attestations and true copies of original documents.

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For more information contact: nic(at)tcet.com

The Bridge Training Program for Internationally Trained Mental Health Professionals (BTMH Program) is accepting applications for Cohort 14 (September 2017 start)


This newly redesigned two-stream program combines classroom and online instruction, small group workshops, supervised placement experience, and job search support to help internationally trained professionals build the confidence and skills necessary for successful integration into the Canadian mental health workforce. Participants are prepared for registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and/or for meaningful employment in the field.


13 Tips for Choosing the Best Job References 


How do you choose who to put down as a reference? It's an important choice you'll have to make when you're putting together your job application. One wrong word from a less-than-enthusiastic reference can quickly knock you off an employer's list of candidates.


Government of Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Spouses and Partners   

The Government of Canada has removed the condition that applied to some sponsored spouses or partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to live with their sponsor for two years in order to keep their permanent resident status.

New to Canada?
Benefits and Credits Available to You

Newcomers could be eligible for payments such as the Canada child benefit (CCB) and the credit for the goods and services tax / harmonized sales tax. These, and related provincial and territorial benefits and credits, help many newcomers and their families as they transition and settle into a new life in Canada. If eligible, families earning less than $30,000 in net annual household income could get up to $6,400 (annual) in CCB payments for each child under six, and $5,400 for each child aged 6-17.


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