Be Patient

Finding work as a new Canadian will be hard in your first year.

Source: National Household Survey, Statistics Canada, special tabulations for Workforce planning board (table 25)/Guelph CSD

There are job opportunities in Wellington County: it may take some time for you to find them. The first year as a newcomer can be a challenge. We know that immigrants who landed in 2006 had an unemployment rate of 6.6%, while newcomers who arrived in 2011 had an unemployment rate of 12.9%