I am glad that you find Alko’s story inspirational. I agree that the process of getting your credentials recognized may be long, money and resources consuming, but it pays back down the road.
Personally, I think that it is very important to face the fact it’s not going to be easy to get a job in a desired profession right away in Canada. By planning ahead, even before you move to Canada, and taking one small step at a time towards achieving your goal will help avoid frustration.
I can see that you have a clear plan for bridging your experience and expertise with the Canadian standards. You might want to check the article 5 Steps to credentials assessment and licensing for more information.