Here are some organizations that serve immigrants in Montréal:
Clef pour L’integration au travail des immigrants (CITIM): CITIM is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping French-speaking newcomers integrate into the labour market in Québec.
- Information about the laws and rules surrounding immigration to Canada and Québec
- Monthly networking events for French professionals to meet and greet managers in their area of expertise
- Programs specific to internationally trained engineers that help with skills assessments and developing actions plans to work in the engineering field in Canada
- China’s Bank of Communications ranked Montréal first in a list of 80 cities worldwide when it comes to attracting and keeping international students.
- In 2010, over 20,000 international students lived and studied in the greater Montréal area.
- Besides a high quality of education, Montréal also offers international students the benefits of supportive immigration policies, opportunities for employment after immigration, and strong cultural diversity.
Key Industries in Montréal
- Montréal is one of only three hubs worldwide for aerospace research, design, and manufacturing.
- In 2015, Montréal was home to over 200 aerospace companies and 40,160 jobs.
- Life Sciences and Health Technologies (LSHT)
- There are 450 LSHT companies located in Montréal, and another 150 research centres.
- 42,000 people work in the life sciences and health technologies field in the Metropolitan Area of Montréal.
- International research partners invested more than $950 million in the past five years.
- BDC Business Development Bank of Canada
- Bell Canada
- Canadian National Railway Company
- Ericsson Canada
- Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc.
- L’Oreal Canada
- Lundbeck Canada Inc.
- Nuance Communications Canada Inc.
- Electrical Engineers
- Insurance Brokers
- Education Consultants
- Energy and Utility Consultants