Settling in Canada is now easier, with Arrival Advisor.
New to Canada? The Arrival Advisor app, created by PeaceGeeks, is your trusted companion for the information you need to feel at home. Find the information and services you need to accomplish your goals, like finding a job, learning English, connecting with your community, and more! It’s free and can recommend information just for you.
Arrival Advisor in British Columbia is available in:
English, French, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog
Coming soon: Persian and Ukrainian
Arrival advisor in Manitoba is available in:
Coming soon: Arabic
We can help.
Trusted information for all newcomers
Get oriented in your new community, with topics on: Employment, Health Care, Money & Banking, Housing, Education, Legal & Immigration, and more.
Personalized to your needs
Take our optional questionnaire to get tailored recommendations for your needs. Bookmark important topics to build your personal plan for settlement.
Available in your language
Arrival Advisor in BC is offered in English, French, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Punjabi, and Tagalog. Arrival Advisor in Manitoba is offered in English and French.
Find helpful services near you
Find service providers near you that can help you through your settlement journey. Open the locations in your phone’s Maps to easily plan your route.
What Users Are Saying
It's helpful and resourceful for people who have been here for two to three months, two to three years, or even before you arrive in Canada.
— Munifa, newcomer to Canada
When I first used the app, I liked that all the information is in just one place. — Nedal, newcomer to BC
I was impressed with how this tool will help new immigrants. It covers all the basic things, where someone can go for schooling for children, or for housing. It’s also in different languages. — Petros, newcomer to BC
It’s going to help many people, especially newcomers, settlement workers, and settlement agencies. — Faustin Bilikano, Settlement Officer, MOSAIC
With this app, I can share the information with newcomers, and also to enable them to find information themselves. — Valerie Lai, Outreach Support Worker, Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
To have a virtual guide to help you figure out where the services are is going to be really valuable. — Michel Pouliot, Executive Director, Burnaby Family Life
See who’s behind the project
The Arrival Advisor app is created by PeaceGeeks, a Vancouver-based nonprofit, in partnership with settlement providers in Metro Vancouver and Manitoba, as well as immigrants and refugees like you.