This section provides selected information sources, lists and links that might be helpful to electricity industry employers and other stakeholders – including regional information.

Key Resources


CanLearn (Pan-Canadian)

A guide to training and skills upgrading programs across Canada.

Cross-cultural interviewing tools and others 

It provides cultural considerations and understanding when hiring, integrating and integrating new immigrants.

Job Bank — Service Canada (Pan-Canadian)

Canada’s one-stop job listing website, the Job Bank connects job seekers and employers online, at no charge.

List of all community services for newcomers

Citizenship and Immigration Canada website provides a directory of immigrant serving agencies/ services (including language training and assessment) for newcomers to Canada, with links to provincial, territorial and local services.

National Occupational Classification — Human Resources and Skills Development Canada(Pan-Canadian)

Occupational information to help workers to understand job requirements and employers to write job descriptions.

Provincial Nominee Program — Citizenship and Immigration Canada (Pan-Canadian) 

Permanent residence application forms, and information for workers nominated through the Provincial Nominee Program.


Attracting, Retaining and Integrating Skilled Immigrants: An Analysis of Canada’s Leading Employers. 
Allies-Maytree. January, 2011.

Hiring and Retaining Foreign Workers: Information for Employers Considering Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers.
Government of Alberta. March 2010.

Hiring International Workers in Atlantic Canada: An Employer’s Guide.
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council. March 2010.

Immigrant-Friendly Businesses: Effective Practices for Attracting, Integrating, and Retaining Immigrants in Canadian Workplaces (report)
The Conference Board of Canada, November 2009.

Instructor Curriculum Framework for a Working in Canada Seminar. Engineering Qualification Recognition Model.
University of Manitoba. March 2008.

Recruiting, Retaining and Promoting Culturally Different Employees (book)
Lionel Laroche and Dan Rutherford.
Butterworth-Heinemann. 2006.