Settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador


Association for New Canadians – For nearly 30 years, the Association for New Canadians has provided settlement assistance as well as programs and services to support all aspects of newcomer integration. 

Newfoundland and Labrador Newcomer’s Guide to Resources and Services – Developed by the Association for New Canadians 

A Multicultural Woman’s Guide to Living in Newfoundland and Labrador – A guide developed by the Multicultural Women’s Organization of Newfoundland and Labrador.

SOS Canada 2000 – A broad and vast resource offering basic information about everything Canadian. Sections on immigration, employment, education, and links of government services.

Government Services

Immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador – Official provincial government site for immigration information and services. 

Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program – The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program seeks to recruit immigrants who have specialized occupational or entrepreneurial skills. 

Citizenship and Immigration Canada – Information for immigrants, refugees and visitors to Canada. Includes employment authorization, immigration applications, sponsorship and services available to newcomers. 

Service Canada: Services for Newcomers to Canada – Information about Government services for newcomers to Canada from acquiring personal documents to employment and raising a family.

Health Care


Newfoundland Labrador Department of Health and Community Services – Newfoundland & Labrador governmental site explaining how to obtain provincial health insurance and services.


Immigrate Newfoundland and Labrador–Housing – Information on renting a home, buying a home, and insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador. 

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation – Canada’s national housing agency. Information on buying a home, renting a home, mortgages, maintaining a home, safety in the home, renovations, and more. 

CMHC Housing for Newcomers – Information specifically for newcomers from Canada’s national housing agency in eight different languages. Learn about renting, owning, and maintaining a home in Canada. 

Canadian Real Estate Association’s Multiple Listing Service – Property information from realtors across Canada.



Canadian Citizenship & Immigration Resource Center – Immigration law site features information on Canadian immigration and Canada employment placement services and visas.
Canadian Human Rights Commission – Promotes knowledge of human rights in Canada, and to encourage people to follow principles of equality. To help reduce barriers to equality in employment and access to services. 

Canadian Law Information – provides Canadian law information in plain, straightforward English.


Service Canada: Driver’s Licence – Links to each province’s driver’s licence information page. 

Metrobus Transit – Public transportation in the capital region of St. John’s and Mount Pearl. 

Immigrate Newfoundland and Labrador–Transportation – Information about driving, public transportation, taxis, air, and ferry travel in NL.



Society and Culture: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage  

Government of Canada: Arts, Culture and Heritage – Learn about the vibrant people and cultural industries to the creation of a Canadian cultural identity.

Culture Crossing: Guide to Canada – Learn about Canadian social etiquette and culture.