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New to Canada

Find free programs, services, and resources for newcomers.

Meet with a trained settlement agent who can provide information on immigration, citizenship, housing, employment, English language learning, healthcare, childcare, transportation, recreation, education, and more.

The Welcome to the Library program supports newcomers to Canada.

Visit the Library or watch a video in your first language to learn about free membership, borrowing computer use, and printing, as well as resources that can help you get settled in your new home.

This program is presented by the RBC Foundation.

Watch a video