Category: How To Guide

Move to Canada From Germany – 2022 Working Holiday Visa Guide

Move to Canada From Germany – 2022 Working Holiday Visa Guide

Posted November 19, 2021 in How To Guide

Are you planning to move to Canada from Germany in 2022? Then you’ve come to the right place. Canada is no longer a risk area for COVID-19, and as a result, no additional travel restrictions apply from Germany, so let’s get you your working holiday visa! The working holiday visa is a Youth Mobility program (programm für …Continue Reading

Working Holiday in Canada 2022

Working Holiday in Canada 2022

Posted October 8, 2021 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are looking for our Recognized Organization Working Holiday/Young Professional work permits, this program is NOT applicable. Please refer to this blog post for more information. Our Working Holiday Resort Job is designed for first-time applicants that come to Canada under regular IEC participation for the first time. There’s a reason Canada is repeatedly voted one of the most liveable countries in the …Continue Reading

IEC 2021 Recognized Organization – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

IEC 2021 Recognized Organization – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Posted March 3, 2021 in How To Guide, Recognized Organization (RO)

April 2021: We have now reached the maximum number of applications that we can process due to the limitations on the quota for Recognized Organizations. We are NOT accepting anymore applications to be part of our waiting list. IEC 2021 is here, and since Canada presently has travel restrictions in place, IEC has done their best to …Continue Reading

Canada Travel Restrictions & COVID-19: Latest Updates

Canada Travel Restrictions & COVID-19: Latest Updates

Posted February 24, 2021 in How To Guide, Recognized Organization (RO)

UPDATED: November 19th, 2021 Dreaming of working and travelling abroad? You’ve come to the right place, as Canada’s borders are open for International Experience Canada (IEC) participants, discover everything you need to know about applying for an IEC work permit in 2022 here. Unsurprisingly, there have been quite a few complex changes to the requirements to enter …Continue Reading

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

Updated: Nov 25th, 2021 Australia and Canada have long been close allies and friends. We have shared values and culture. In fact, our ties go back several hundred years through the Commonwealth. This relationship fosters immigration, study, and work opportunities between our countries. So can Australians work in Canada? The great news is, yes! In fact, for …Continue Reading

Arrival in Canada: How to Activate your IEC Work Permit

Arrival in Canada: How 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

How to Find a Job in Whistler with Staff Accommodation

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

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