Learn More About Canada
Canada is made up of ten provinces and three territories. To learn more about Canadian history, the differences between the provinces and territories, and additional information, click here.
Government of Canada
The Government of Canada provides assistance to individuals wanting to live and work in Canada. To find more information about available supports including financial, social and cultural aspects of moving to Canada, click here.
Settlement agencies provide services to help individuals adjust to their new life in Canada. Many of the services provided are free and all information is kept private and confidential.
Settlement services typically include:
- interpretation and translation of documents
- help filling out forms and applications
- English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
- help finding a job or training
- assistance in finding housing
- information about other community services, schools and health care.
Individuals can find more information about settlement agencies by geographic area by visiting the Government of Canada’s website.
There are loan programs at several organizations, supported by the Government of Canada and other partnering agencies, which cater to recent immigrants to Canada. Low interest loans can be obtained to cover several costs related to accessing the workforce including:
- qualification assessment
- exam and licensure fees
- tuition fees for training and skills upgrading
- books and course materials
- professional association fees
- other costs relating to obtaining accreditation/training as required.
For more information on the organizations that administer loans in Canada, please visit their websites:
Moving to Canada
To help plan the trip to Canada, Moving 2 Canada has compiled a list of essential items to consider/bring. To learn more about Moving 2 Canada click here.