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Dec. 22, 2021

The Working Holiday Visa Canada: A Guide for Austrians

If you’re an Austrian looking to apply for a working holiday visa for Canada, but are finding the whole process confusing, you’ve come to the right place.

Dec. 2, 2021

Canada Ski Working Holiday: 2022 Guide

Are you keen to work and ski in Canada during the winter 2022 season? Learn everything you need to know about working a ski season in Canada.

Dec. 2, 2021

Work Abroad in Canada: 2022 Resort Job Guide

Want to work abroad in Canada? Discover everything you need to know about securing a resort job in Canada in 2022. 

Nov. 19, 2021

Move to Canada From Germany – 2022 Working Holiday Visa Guide

Want to move to Canada from Germany? Read our 2022 guide to discover the requirements for a working holiday visa in Canada

Oct. 8, 2021

Working Holiday in Canada 2022

From applying for a Canada Working Holiday visa to job opportunities, discover everything you need to know about a working holiday in Canada in 2022.

Mar. 3, 2021

IEC 2021 Recognized Organization – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

IEC 2021 is now open - All you need to know about how to apply through a Recognized Organization, including the new Job Offer Requirements.

Feb. 24, 2021

Canada Travel Restrictions & COVID-19: Latest Updates

Updated April 2022 - Discover the latest updates on Canada travel restrictions for IEC work permit holders & students flying to Canada.

Jul. 16, 2020

How Australians Can Work in Canada – A Complete Guide

We explain how Australians can work in Canada, the visa process, what it's like to work in Canada, how to find jobs & more.

May 15, 2020

Arrival in Canada: How to Activate your IEC Work Permit

Got your Canada Working Holiday application approved? Preparing your arrival in Canada? We explain what documents you need to activate your IEC permit.

May 7, 2020

How to Find a Job in Whistler with Staff Accommodation

In this post, we explain how to get set up with a job in Whistler that offers accommodation. Employers that provide accommodation save you from the hardest part of beginning your working holiday in Whistler; finding somewhere to live.

Apr. 17, 2020

How to Choose Insurance for your Working Holiday Visa in Canada

What you should know when choosing insurance for your Working Holiday Visa in Canada, and why the right insurance is key for activating your IEC permit.

Apr. 7, 2020

Police Certificates FAQ – International Experience Canada

If you are applying for your work permit under International Experience Canada (IEC), you'll need a Police Certificate. Answer all your questions here!

Apr. 2, 2020

International Experience Canada Health Insurance: What You Need to Know

What you need to know about getting health insurance for International Experience Canada & ensuring your IEC permit is activated for it's duration.

Mar. 25, 2020

Maintain Your Immigration Status – IEC Canada (COVID-19)

Is your IEC Work permit expiring soon? Find out what your options are to stay in Canada. Extend your stay as a visitor or with a Study & Work permit.

Mar. 24, 2020

Biometrics Extended to 90 days for IEC Applicants – COVID-19

The Government of Canada is now giving applicants of International Experience Canada (IEC) 90 days to submit their biometrics due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Mar. 20, 2020

How to Apply for the Canada Working Holiday Visa – IEC 2022

Interested in the working holiday visa for Canada? Looking to participate in International Experience Canada? Here's a step-by-step guide on applying.

Feb. 26, 2020

How to file your taxes as a student or Working Holiday participant in Canada – Updated for 2023

Filling your taxes as a student or working holiday in Canada can be complicated. Check out our FAQ on what you need to know about taxes in Canada!

Feb. 7, 2020

International Experience Canada – Recognized Organization FAQs

Stepwest is a Recognized Organization (RO) under International Experience Canada (IEC). Find out how a RO can help you to work and travel in Canada.