Starting your new life in Canada can be overwhelming. Arrival Advisor is here to help you succeed. With information and services recommended based on your situation, Arrival Advisor is your go-to guide to getting settled in your new community.
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Learn about living in Canada
Read about living in B.C. and Manitoba: finding a job, driving, legal advice, housing, health care and more. Find it all on Arrival Advisor.
Bookmark important topics to keep track of your next task.
Find information that matters to you
Take our questionnaire to see information based on your needs.
The questionnaire is optional. Your answers are never shared with anyone, and are only used to help Arrival Advisor show you information that matters most.
Search for services near you
Find organizations that can help you with settling in Canada such as employment programs, English or French classes, and housing search help - and much more!
Share your location to see services near you. Click on the service to see their contact information. Click on the Address to open your phone’s Maps and navigate to the service. Bookmark a service to view them without internet!
Works offline and in your language
In B.C., Arrival Advisor is available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean, Punjabi, and Tagalog.
In Manitoba, Arrival Advisor is available in English and French.
The topics are saved to your phone when you get the app, so you can read them later without the internet.
Connect with your community
Explore topics and services for newcomers without needing to make an account. Arrival Advisor has everything you need to get started in your community.
Navigate your new neighbourhood, learn about social customs, and settle into your new home
Improve your English, continue your education, and enroll your children in school
Sign up for health insurance, find a doctor, and access health services for you and your family
MONEY & BANKING
Set up your bank account, plan your finances, and learn about paying and filing your taxes
Find a place to live, learn about your housing options, and access rental assistance
Discover who can help you find a job, what to expect, and how to get qualifications assessed.
Legal system and immigration
Learn about the courts system, law enforcement, legal help, and LGBTQ and human rights.
Get your driver’s licence, learn about Canada’s traffic laws, and find out about car insurance.
Family and specialized support
Access financial assistance, child care resources, and support for trauma and mental health.