Workshops and conferences
Each semester, the Bureau de la vie étudiante offers many conferences on topics that might be of interest to you such as the adaptation process to Québec culture, how to dress for winter, income taxes, permanent immigration to Canada, and much more.
Most conferences are in French. To see the ones currently offered, visit the Ateliers et conférences section.
Pathways to permanent residence outside Quebec for international students
This information session brought to you by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) focuses on the right to work during and after studies and pathways to permanent residence for international students who wish to settle outside of Quebec. This session does not address permanent residence programs in Quebec. For more information, please visit the Department of Immigration, Francization and Integration.
Length: 2 hours
Webinar / Thursday, March 18th at 1.30 p.m.
IRCC is also conducting a short survey to learn more about the factors influencing international students to choose Canada for their studies and subsequently to seek permanent residence. Complete the survey, or visit the Slido website and enter the following code: LAVALBISHOP.
The Slido platform is also used to collect your questions before and during the presentation. Please us it to send your questions.
Did you know that as a temporary resident (person with a study or work permit) you probably have to file income tax return if you have lived in Canada during the current fiscal year?
Learn more on your rights and obligations by visiting the website or by showing up Canada Revenue Agency’s Income taxes information session.
Here are the topics that will be covered in the information session:
- Introduction to the Canadian tax system
- Determine your residency status
- Do you have to file a tax return?
- Most common deductions and credits for students
- Scholarship and tuition fees
- Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)
- Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)
- How can you claim the GST / HST credit?
- Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
- Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer Program
- Online service – My Account
Do not miss this opportunity to get the right information.
Conference in English
Length: 2 hours
Webinar / Wednesday, March 17th 2021 at 4 p.m.