Credential recognition boost

The federal and New Brunswick governments are rolling out a new program designed to help foreign professionals obtain their credentials faster, the CBC reported. Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency announced $1.2 million in funding for the project, which is intended to get highly-trained immigrants to work in their field, as opposed to settling for minimum wage jobs. In other provinces, professional organizations have had such programs in place for years.

Published: Wednesday, 02/02/2011 12:00 am EST

The federal and New Brunswick governments are rolling out a new program designed to help foreign professionals obtain their credentials faster, the CBC reported. Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency announced $1.2 million in funding for the project, which is intended to get highly-trained immigrants to work in their field, as opposed to settling for minimum wage jobs. In other provinces, professional organizations have had such programs in place for years.

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