Items tagged : Working holiday

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

UPDATED AS OF SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 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 2020. International Experience Canada (IEC) is working to make sure you do not miss your IEC work opportunity in Canada. At the beginning of …Continue Reading

How to Find Jobs in Banff with Staff Accommodation

How to Find Jobs in Banff with Staff Accommodation

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: 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 Apply for the Canada Working Holiday Visa – IEC 2020

How to Apply for the Canada Working Holiday Visa – IEC 2020

Posted March 20, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR WORKING HOLIDAY VISA CANADA APPLICANTS: March 20th, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Government of Canada has announced that all in-Canada biometrics appointments are canceled until further notice. If you had already booked an appointment within Canada to complete your biometrics for your International Experience Canada working holiday visa application, do not …Continue Reading

6 Best Coffee Shops in Vancouver for Working Holiday

6 Best Coffee Shops in Vancouver for Working Holiday

Posted September 19, 2018 in Study & Work, Working Holiday

Have you just arrived in Vancouver for a Working Holiday or Study & Work and are looking for the best coffee shops in town? Whether you’re applying for jobs, studying, or just need to get some work done, a coffee shop is the perfect place to be productive! With so many to choose from, we’re here to help! …Continue Reading

ST Star Awards – Stepwest Shortlisted Fifth Year in a row!

ST Star Awards – Stepwest Shortlisted Fifth Year in a row!

Posted July 31, 2018 in News

StudyTravel Magazine has announced the nominees for the 13th annual StudyTravel Star Awards 2018 in the August issue of their magazine. Stepwest is pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for a StudyTravel Star Award for the fifth year in a row as a Top 5 ST Star Work Experience Provider! This is an exciting accomplishment for …Continue Reading

5 Tips On Rent in Vancouver for Working Holidays

5 Tips On Rent in Vancouver for Working Holidays

Posted July 10, 2018 in Working Holiday

It can be super exciting when you finally land in Canada and begin your Working Holiday adventure! However, you’ll eventually realize something important amongst all the excitement – you need a place to live! Although our Working Holiday programs have optional add-ons including homestay accommodation, some of our participants prefer to find their own place during their …Continue Reading

How To Rent In Vancouver For Working Holidays

How To Rent In Vancouver For Working Holidays

Posted June 19, 2018 in How To Guide, Study & Work, Working Holiday

It can be super exciting when you finally land in Canada and begin your Working Holiday adventure! However, you’ll eventually realize something important amongst the excitement – you need a place to live! Although our Working Holiday programs have add-on options for homestay accommodation, some of our participants prefer to find their own place. We can understand and …Continue Reading

10 Reasons To Do A Working Holiday In Canada

10 Reasons To Do A Working Holiday In Canada

Posted June 11, 2018 in Working Holiday

“We took an entire week to ski and surf over on Vancouver Island. This was definitely the highlight of my year so far.” Has anyone else done the ski and surf combo on Vancouver Island? 🎥: @itsbigben 📍: @mountwashington, @tourismtofino, @tourismvancouverisland #ExploreBC . Have a photo or video of BC that you want us to see? Tag …Continue Reading

To-Do’s On Day 1 of Your Working Holiday In Canada

To-Do’s On Day 1 of Your Working Holiday In Canada

Posted June 8, 2018 in Working Holiday

It can be super exciting to start a new adventure in a different country, find work, and make new friends during your Working Holiday in Canada. However, we know that it can also be a bit scary and stressful because you might be unsure of what you need to do during your first couple of days after …Continue Reading