2020 Archive

How Australians Can Work in Canada – A Complete Guide

How Australians Can Work in Canada – A Complete Guide

Posted July 16, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

The similarities between Canadians and Australians is a big draw for Australians looking to work in Canada. Together we’re friendly, open to adventure, value a laidback lifestyle, and have an appreciation for natural beauty. The opportunities for Australians to work in Canada gives you the chance to explore a country full of new experiences. Like Australia, Canada …Continue Reading

How to Extend Your POE Letter – IEC Working Holiday Canada

How to Extend Your POE Letter – IEC Working Holiday Canada

Posted June 23, 2020 in News

Is your POE Letter for Canada about to expire? The current situation of COVID-19 is affecting all work permit applications and work experiences planned in Canada for summer 2020. International Experience Canada (IEC) is working to make sure you do not miss your IEC work opportunity in Canada. At the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis (March 2020), …Continue Reading

How to Find Jobs in Banff with Staff Accommodation for your Working Holiday in Canada

How to Find Jobs in Banff with Staff Accommodation for your Working Holiday in Canada

Posted May 19, 2020 in Working Holiday

The town of Banff is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies just 90 minutes from the city of Calgary. It is one of the top destinations for working holidaymakers from more than 30 countries that can participate in International Experience Canada. If you are considering doing a working holiday in Canada, you may be looking …Continue Reading

Arrival in Canada on your Working Holiday: Get Ready to Activate your IEC Work Permit

Arrival in Canada on your Working Holiday: Get Ready to Activate your IEC Work Permit

Posted May 15, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Congratulations on receiving your IEC Working Holiday approval! Now it’s time to start preparing for your arrival in Canada. In order to do so, there are a few documents you must get ready to ensure your entry through Immigration Canada goes smoothly. Important note: Make sure you refer to the Government of Canada’s website for the most …Continue Reading

How to Find a Job in Whistler with Staff Accommodation for your Working Holiday in Canada

How to Find a Job in Whistler with Staff Accommodation for your Working Holiday in Canada

Posted May 7, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Whistler is one of the most famous resort destinations in Canada. Every year, thousands of working holiday participants travel to Whistler for the ultimate working holiday experience on the west coast of Canada. As one of the most popular working holiday destinations, there is more competition for jobs in Whistler with staff accommodation. Are you wondering if …Continue Reading

FAQ’s About Working Holiday Jobs in Canada at Summer or Ski Resorts

FAQ’s About Working Holiday Jobs in Canada at Summer or Ski Resorts

Posted April 29, 2020 in Working Holiday

Are you planning a Working Holiday in Canada? After some research, you may be thinking about working at a ski resort or hotel. If that’s the case, you’ve found the right place. Every year we place working holiday travelers from around the world in summer and ski resort jobs in Canada. These travelers come from any one …Continue Reading

Hiring Seasons for a Ski & Summer Working Holiday in Canada

Hiring Seasons for a Ski & Summer Working Holiday in Canada

Posted April 22, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Are you planning a gap year or working holiday in Canada? Canada is the perfect year-round destination if you wish to experience a ski season then spend the summer exploring national parks. It’s a great place to enjoy the endless outdoor adventure activities, improve your English skills, and meet people from all over the world! Whether you …Continue Reading

How to Choose Insurance for your Working Holiday Visa in Canada

How to Choose Insurance for your Working Holiday Visa in Canada

Posted April 17, 2020 in How To Guide

Are you trying to figure out what insurance you need for your Canada Working Holiday Visa? At Stepwest, we help working holiday travellers from all over the globe come to Canada for the experience of a lifetime. We know choosing insurance can be a confusing part of the trip planning process. That’s why it’s part of the …Continue Reading

Police Certificates FAQ – International Experience Canada

Police Certificates FAQ – International Experience Canada

Posted April 7, 2020 in How To Guide

When applying for your International Experience (IEC) work permit, either a Working Holiday, Young Professional or International Co-op work permit category, one of the documents that you might be required will be a Police Certificate from your home country and/or any other country that you may have stayed in for 6 months or longer. Let’s say maybe you …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Karolina & her Working Holiday experience in the Canadian Rockies

Stepwest Stories – Karolina & her Working Holiday experience in the Canadian Rockies

Posted April 6, 2020 in Stepwest Stories, Working Holiday

Stepwest Stories is back for a Working Holiday story in the Canadian Rockies! We are delighted to introduce Karolina from the Czech Republic. She was referred by our previous rockstar participant, Martin from the Czech Republic. We also featured Martin on our Stepwest Stories back in June 2015 while he completed his study and work experience and …Continue Reading