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The following websites provide more information about salaries, working conditions, and job prospects in BC and Canada.

  • Work BC
    Provides information about career planning, finding a job, and getting training and support in BC.
  • Career Cruising
    NOTE: You can access this database from the Library or from home. If you are using a computer from outside the library, you will need a Vancouver Public Library card to login to this database.
  • Employment Standards Branch
    The Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation. This sets minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces in BC.
  • Job Bank
    Provides detailed occupational information for all regions across Canada.
  • WorkSafeBC
    WorkSafe BC (Workers Compensation Board) is responsible for workplace health and safety in British Columbia.

Seeking Further Assistance

The BC and Canadian governments fund many programs to help newcomers find work and adjust to living in Canada. You can seek help from any of the following agencies.

  • Welcome BC
    A good source of information about living and working in BC. Includes useful information for people who have not yet arrived in Canada.
  • NewtoBC
    A website developed by public library systems in Metro Vancouver that helps connect you with programs and services in your community
  • WorkBC – New to BC
    Starting point to help you find the information and resources you need to adapt to life in British Columbia.