Dal Dental students

Translating the Language of Oral Healthcare

by Cheryl Bell, Dalhousie News, 26 February 2016.  Deo Butoyi slips into the Monday evening clinic at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Dentistry quietly, and matter-of-factly takes his place in the dental chair. He is wearing a plaid shirt, jeans and sneakers. He pulls on the blue protective glasses that will shield … Read more

Partners for Learning

A recent partnership between ISANS and Dalhousie School of Occupational Therapy created a great learning opportunity. 13 new residents to Canada who are enrolled in Communication for Healthcare Professionals were interviewed by Dalhousie occupational therapy students who were honing their assessment skills, and learning about some of the social and … Read more

CIC Video – Advancing foreign credential recognition

Advancing Foreign Credential Recognition is a promotional video to showcase the International Qualifications Network, or IQN.  It is the product of collective efforts to strengthen immigrant labour market participation and integration, including faster and more efficient foreign credential recognition and assessment. CIC, in collaboration with their foreign credential recognition partners, developed … Read more

A new Start

From Iran to Nova Scotia – A New Start

Amir Nafez’s journey to realize an ambition of settling his family in Nova Scotia came with more than a few hurdles – he faced recertification training, finding a job, as well as navigating the Canadian work environment and culture.

After the professional engineer, his wife and young son left Iran two years ago, they found their way to Canada, first to Manitoba, then moving to Halifax where Amir sought help to re-establish himself in his field…