Settlement in Prince Edward Island (PEI)


P.E.I.-Newcomers’ Guide – A guide to settling in P.E.I. developed by the provincial government. 

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

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program – The PEI PNP is an immigration program that allows the province to play an active role in selecting skilled immigrants to meet specific economic and labour market needs. 

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


Prince Edward Island Department of Health and Wellness – Prince Edward Island governmental site explaining how to obtain provincial health insurance and services.



P.E.I Immigration–Finding a Place to Live – This government site provides information about the province’s main cities and towns, and links to the best sites to find rental properties, properties for sale, and storage facilities. 

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. 

Public Transit Systems in P.E.I. – Links to PEI cities’ public transit websites.



Tourism P.E.I. – History, culture, and heritage of Prince Edward Island. 

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

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