Mar 19

Alberta Works funding for EI recipients

A Message from NorQuest College EI (Employment Insurance) recipients who are interested in returning to school and who meet Alberta Works eligibility requirements can apply for funding for NorQuest College’s Academic Upgrading and ESL Intensive programs. Funding is available to interested applicants who currently are receiving regular EI benefits (or have within the last five years). For full-time funding… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Feb 15

ETIP: Bridging Program for Engineers

ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ INTEGRATION ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ (ETIP) INTEGRATION PROGRAM A unique program designed for internationally educated engineers to find work in their field of expertise in Alberta The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) has been offering the Engineers’ and Technologists’ Integration Program (ETIP) since 1996, and has successfully bridged more than 1000 engineering… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, February 15th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jan 14

Pre-Arrival Services & Newcomer Women

Two exciting news from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Newsroom: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services January 3, 2019—Vancouver, BC—Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 14th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


Oct 23

NorQuest College Open House

Explore all that NorQuest College has to offer! Saturday, October 27 9 am – 3 pm Edmonton Downtown Campus 10215 108 Street NW Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. At Open House, visitors will have the opportunity to: tour the college, including our Singhmar… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 and is filed under Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Sep 01

Is it time to Start Your Own Business?

Government of Alberta Labour – Workforce Initiatives Are you considering your career options? Is it time to start your own business? Check out the Self-Employment Training at Microbusiness Training Centre. It’s a training program designed to help Albertans get into business quickly. If you qualify, you could be eligible for FREE Government funding or Learner Income Support while you are taking… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Apr 24

ERIEC presents: A Profile of Violet Poon – Director of Program Development, Immigrant Access Fund Society of Alberta (IAF)

Violet Poon’s work has been supporting the integration of immigrants for almost 7 years through her work at the Bredin Institute, NorQuest College, and now with the Immigrant Access Fund or IAF. The mandate of IAF is to provide loans up to $10 000 to support immigrants by paying for courses or exams so they… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics.