Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mining Jobs In Canada: Get On The Fast Track To Immigration

New Program Open For Applications From 4th May 2013 In response to the skills shortage, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has this week released details of its renewed Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) which will take effect from 4th May 2013. Due to the backlog in the previous program, thousands of applications were returned from…

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FIFO Mining Jobs : Tips To Ward Off Feelings of Isolation

The global mining industry relies heavily on the employment of professionals working in FIFO (fly-in, fly-out jobs) to fulfil its projects, particularly in areas suffering from skills shortages or in remote regions. Mining professionals are often drawn to FIFO jobs by high salaries, the experience of a new culture and the short term nature of the…

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Oil and Gas : What You Need To Know About Jobs In Canada

According to recent industry research Canada is now the third largest producer of natural gas in the world after Russia and the United States and the seventh largest producer of crude oil. This represents a total increase in energy production in Canada of 81% since 1980.  In comparison, its energy consumption has only increased by…

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Cowan Expat Diaries: Announcing March Winner of 100$ gift card

Congratulations goes out to Johann van der Westhuizen- winner of a $100 Amazon gift card! You could be our next winner! Enter Cowan’s Expat Diaries contest today! Send your picture, story or video to now. We’ll feature your submission on Cowan’s Expat Diaries blog and your name will go into the April & May draws to win…

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