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News and Events at NewToBC


The NewToBC Blog covers a range of topics important to new immigrants and their settlement. Learn about library resources and services, check out cultural holidays and festivals, read about a new hobby, find things to do with your children, explore workshop and training options. NewToBC posts two blogs per month. Visit often or subscribe to have the blog delivered to your inbox!

Join us to Learn about Immigrant Settlement Facts, Figures and Issues in Our Communities

September 14, 2023

In 2022, Canada welcomed a record 406, 000 new immigrants and will welcome nearly 500,000 each year for at least the next three years. How will this shape our communities moving forward? Join us for a series of upcoming community presentations to hear about immigrant settlement facts, figures and…

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Homework Help and Resources for Newcomer Youth

August 30, 2023

Many newcomers find the education system in BC hard to navigate and difficult to understand. The NewToBC team has compiled a list of frequently asked questions by newcomers arriving to BC with answers to help you navigate your way to settling in your new country and to offer homework…

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Useful Information for Newcomers Who are Settling in BC

August 14, 2023

New immigrants need good information to build their lives in a new place. In our work with immigrants, we know that newcomers have many questions. We have researched and found the most up-to-date and credible sources of information to help you. Our website is a great starting point for people…

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Cost-Effective Methods to Explore Canada as a Newcomer

July 25, 2023

If this is your first year in Canada, you will want to explore. There are so many things to see and do. We have some suggestions to make your exploring less costly. There are many free or low-cost options for newcomers in Canada. We encourage you to use these resources…

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