Information for Newcomers to Canada

Tips on how to make connections during your job search.

Overview

New Canadians are often highly educated and have transferable skills that are beneficial to mining employers. With a growing need for skilled workers across Canada’s mining sector, the industry provides excellent opportunities for internationally trained professionals.

Skills and Training

Find out what skills you need to work in the mining industry.

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Get the Job

Tips for navigating the Canadian job application process.

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Building a Network

How to make connections and open up more opportunities.

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Helpful Links

In this section you will find links to help start your job search. These include links to Canadian mining associations and recruiting agencies, as well as to some helpful information from experts in resume writing and job interviews.

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Mining Professional Immigrant Network (M-PIN)

New Canadians are often highly educated and have transferable skills that are beneficial to mining employers. To engage this talent pool, the Mining Professional Immigrant Network (M-PIN) helps Ontario mining employers connect and collaborate with like-minded experts as well as internationally trained professionals in search of meaningful employment.

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Promotional Videos

Check out the videos below to learn more about mining jobs.

Immigrant Perspectives from the Elk Valley

Living in a rural mining community can seem a bit daunting. However, this lifestyle is a great fit for a lot of people who are looking for a quiet lifestyle in a close-knit community. Watch the video to hear more from those who have worked and lived in these communities.

Immigrant Perspectives from a Fly-In, Fly-Out Mine in Canada

Many mining companies will fly their employees in and out of mine sites, where the mine is in a remote location, often for two-week periods. Fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) jobs have many benefits for employees. Hear from people working in the industry about their thoughts on this lifestyle.

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Information on the Mining Industry for Immigrants

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