For Newcomers

Resources for Newcomers

Are you new to the North Shore or will you soon be moving to the North Shore? Here are some information about available support for immigrant settlement and integration:

NewToBC: Find the immigrant service providers near you on NewToBC. Partnering with libraries and immigrant service providers, NewToBC develops, delivers, and promotes services and resources that support immigrant settlement and integration in communities across the province.

NewcomersGuideBCWelcomeBC: This site offers newcomers and service providers information on a range of topics related to settling and working in British Columbia. Newcomers’ Guide is available in 14 different languages (Click on the Guide image on the right to get your copy). The site also has some videos on newcomers’ settlement steps.

Welcome To Canada: A new, more comprehensive guide and web tool to help newcomers settle and integrate in Canada.

 

Welcome to the North Shore!

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North Shore Demographics

17,760 immigrants

live in the City of North Vancouver
Source: 2011 Census

45.5% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver are from Iran, the Philippines, and the UK.
Source: 2011 NHS

39.6% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver speak non-official languages at home.
Source: 2011 NHS

61% of recent immigrants,

age 26-64, in the City of North Vancouver have bachelor's degrees or higher.
Source: 2011 NHS

24,970 immigrants live

in the District of North Vancouver
Source: 2011 Census

33% of immigrants

in the District of North Vancouver speak non-official languages at home
Source: 2011 NHS

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