Category Archive


May 28, 2024

Stepwest Joins The Alliance Strategies Family

Stepwest is excited to announce they will be joining the Alliance Strategies family, a leading provider of cultural exchange and work and travel programs.

Feb. 1, 2024

New 2024 UK Rules For IEC & Youth Mobility Visa Expands Work Opportunities For UK Youth

New 2024 UK Agreement For IEC & Youth Mobility Expands Work Opportunities For UK Youth. New visa options, extended visa duration opportunities and improved eligibility criteria.

Jul. 11, 2023

Crankworx Whistler | Canada’s Best Mountain Biking Festival

Experience the thrill of Crankworx Whistler, Canada's best mountain biking festival. Get ready for adrenaline-pumping, unforgettable moments! In this blog post we dive into Crankworx history, Crankworx Whistler 2023 schedule, 2022's winners and more!

Jul. 6, 2022

How to Become a Ski Instructor in Canada

Ever wanted to be a ski or snowboard instructor in Canada? Here we cover everything you need to know about building a career in the mountains.

Jun. 16, 2022

How to Apply for an Internship Visa in Canada

Doing an international co-op in Canada will make you stand out in today’s globally competitive market and open valuable doors in your future career. In our latest guide, we cover how to apply for an international co-op visa in Canada.

Jun. 23, 2020

How to Extend Your POE Letter – IEC Working Holiday Canada

Running out of time to activate your Working Holiday Visa for Canada? Here's how to extend your POE Letter during COVID before it expires.

Mar. 13, 2020

Coronavirus Update – Stepwest Participants in Canada

Everything Stepwest participants need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is affecting them in Canada. Read more.

Feb. 13, 2020

Follow Your Work or Study Permit Limits While in Canada: New Entry/Exit program!

What you need to know about Canada's Entry/Exit program: The importance of following your work or study permit limits during your time 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.

Mar. 10, 2019

Recognized Organization – International Experience Canada FAQs 2019

We are a Recognized Organization (RO) designated by International Experience Canada (IEC). Find out how a RO can help you to work and travel in Canada

May 16, 2018

Portuguese Citizens Can Now Work in Canada on a Working Holiday

Portuguese citizens can now work in Canada thanks to a new open work permit allowing youth to work and travel in Canada for up to 2 years.

Mar. 1, 2016

Stepwest Is Now A Recognized Organization (RO)!

We've been designated as a Recognized Organization (RO) under IEC (International Experience Canada) by Citizenship and Immigration Canada!