Build ON is a pre-arrival service funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. We provide specialized information and orientation about the Skilled Trades to newcomers approved to immigrate to Ontario, Canada. This blog is going to explore a wide range of topics relating to employment in Canada.

  • November 30, 2023
    Winter in Ontario brings a snowy wonderland with a range of outdoor activities. Enthusiasts can enjoy ice skating, snowshoeing, skiing, dog sledding, winter festivals, snow tubing, snowmobiling, and the tradition of cutting down Christmas trees. The season offers diverse experiences for both thrill-seekers and those seeking a peaceful escape into the snowy wilderness. Read on to learn more!
  • October 26, 2023
    Job interviews can be nerve-wracking for anyone, especially if English isn't your first language. But fear not! There's a powerful tool that can help you shine during interviews – the STAR interview technique (also sometimes called SAR or CAR). This technique is like a map that guides you through sharing your experiences and skills in a clear and effective way. In this blog, we'll break down the STAR technique using simple language and provide you with three relatable examples that will help boost your interview confidence.
  • September 26, 2023
    Are you arriving to Ontario this fall and wondering what kind of things there is to do? You're in for a treat, as Ontario ranks among the most captivating provinces to explore during the fall season. Read on to learn more! 
  • August 31, 2023
    Have you wondered what it's like to be an Industrial Electrician in Canada? Read this month's blog article to find out what a day in the life of an Industrial Electrician looks like!
  • July 27, 2023
    As a newcomer to Ontario, are you looking for summer fun, family- friendly activities and places to visit? From outdoor hobbies like gardening, camping and water activities to visiting petting zoos in and around the Nation’s Capital, going on day trips around Ontario and even further, to the East Coast! You will find information and read about first hand experiences from the Build ON Team to share with you for a fun-filled summer!