Newcomers to Canada

  • Financial first steps
    You’ve arrived in Canada and your first days are filled with so many first steps. Settling into your temporary accommodation, exploring your new city, applying for your health care and social insurance cards, and much more. From where to buy groceries to how to learn about the local transit system, ...
  • Ready for a new life in Canada? What you need to know as you begin your journey
    Sylvia Wootten, settlement manager at Newcomer Centre of Peel (NCP), has some important words of wisdom for immigrants seeking a seamless settlement experience in Canada: Plan your settlement journey. “You must do your due diligence to access settlement resources that can help you with this process, so you don’t bear ...
  • Virtual events and activities for Toronto Newcomer Day 2021
    Every year, Toronto celebrates the city’s diverse communities at the annual Toronto Newcomer Day event. This year, activities and events to welcome newcomers will be held on May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This important community-building annual event, held every year in May, welcomes newcomers to Toronto, provides them ...
  • Skills for Change: ready to help you virtually
    Dear Friends and Community, In these challenging times, we want you to know that we are here for you. Since 1982, our agency has been on a mission to build equitable and welcoming communities. For over 37+ years, we have been serving thousands of refugees and immigrants who have entered our ...
  • Newcomers Luncheon
    The Kenyan Newcomers to Canada were invited and welcomed to a Luncheon organized by Sarah Kariuki on Saturday, January 11th, 2020. Kenyan Newcomers to Canada Luncheon Moving to a new country can be challenging at the beginning, and a huge change from the familiar. But, keeping oneself ...