Free VPL programs

Career and Job Search Tours
Are you exploring careers or looking for a job? Want to know how to find unadvertised jobs and access the hidden job market? Join this free 90-minute workshop, which introduces you to VPL’s extensive job and career resources.

Career Explorer
Discover how to find the job of your dreams! If you’re looking for work or trying to figure out what career is right for you, we can help. Attend this three-hour hands-on workshop to learn about the best tools and resources to put you on the road to employment.

How to Use LinkedIn
Are you interested in using the social media platform LinkedIn to assist with your job search or career development? Learn how to build an effective LinkedIn profile and customize your account settings. Discover strategies for marketing yourself and broadening your professional connections.

Networking and the Hidden Job Market
Networking is an essential job search strategy that can help you obtain unadvertised jobs. Join this workshop to learn how you can use networking to your advantage when searching for a job or advancing in your career. Discover practical networking strategies, both virtual and in person, that can help you find meaningful employment in your desired career path.

Networking Events
Looking to build new skills and develop a network of professional contacts? The Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre organizes various free networking events throughout the year to help newcomers connect with various employers, associations and agencies.

Small Business Tours
Thinking of starting a small business? Already running a business, but need more information? Join this free 90-minute workshop to learn where to find help with small business planning, market research, financial assistance and more.

Writing a Business Plan for Permanent Residents
Are you a Permanent Resident interested in starting a small business? Want some tips on how to produce a clear and effective business plan? This two-hour hands-on workshop helps you map out your business idea in a well-structured plan that will put you one step closer to small business success! Open only to Permanent Residents.