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Welcoming Justice to the NYQUEST team!

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Hello! My name is Justice and I have just joined NYQUEST as an Applications Assistant. I am originally from Toronto, Ontario but am now enjoying life on the West Coast. Growing up in Ontario I spent every moment that I could on the lakes in Muskoka and up north at my family’s farm. I came out to British Columbia for …

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Welcome to the team, Sebastian!

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Hello, everyone! My name is Sebastian, I am from a small city in Ecuador and I just joined the NYQUEST team as the Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator. I have a passion for travelling, as well as videography and photography. I just joined the NYQUEST team after spending a few months working back in Ecuador and I am so excited to …

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NYQUESTers of Distinction 2016

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NYQUEST is keen to recognize the outstanding contribution made by our international staff in their respective summer camps. Being an international staff member carries a lot of demand and expectation, and we understand that as a participant in the Camp Canada program, individuals need to commit significant time, resources and energy into their experience. We also understand that the best …

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Camp Directors of Distinction, 2016

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As a way to recognize the outstanding leadership of exceptional Camp Directors or Directing Teams in their respective summer camps, NYQUEST Camp Canada has established the Camp Directors of Distinction Award. Being a Camp Director to an international staff member comes with a different set of challenges than with local staff, and as the facilitator in this experience, we want to …

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UK & Ireland Travel Log #3 and #4: Dundee and Edinburgh!

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Travis’ Edinburgh Experience… When we first arrived in Edinburgh, we were admittedly a little awe struck.  The city is incredible, and just stunning to look at. It may be even possible, dare I say, the Scottish are as nice as Canadians! We couldn’t have felt more at home if we tried. Although we didn’t have much time in the city, …

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UK & Ireland Travel Log #2: Manchester!

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Lauren (Placement Director) Manchester greeted Travis and I with typical cloudy and drizzly British weather, thicker accents, and friendly faces. It’s quite chilly up here – even for Canadian standards! I quickly regretted not packing my toque (translation = Canadian term for beanie/woolly hat). This was both our first times to Manchester, and we found the city to be lively and charming! We had …

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Taxes as an International Camp Staffer!

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After your experience of working at camp in Canada, you’ll have received a pay check and may have noticed some deductions on your earnings. As a foreign worker in Canada, you do pay some taxes (totalling about 5-7% of your salary) that you are not eligible to claim back. But you may have been charged some additional taxes that you …