Developed in response to the varied needs of newcomers arriving in the province, the Online Newcomers’ Guide to Services and Resources in Newfoundland and Labrador is a resource for people looking for first steps to take on arrival, essential Canadian documents and how to obtain them, and aspects of everyday living in Canada. 

The Online Newcomers’ Guide is also an invitation for participation and civic engagement, encouraging newcomers to get involved in their neighbourhoods and communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

Whether you are destined for Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador City, Stephenville, Gander, Harbour Grace, Burgeo, or St. John’s, this guide provides information on accessing welcoming spaces, volunteer opportunities, and important resources. 

A clip from Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland & Labrador. This 25-minute documentary features firsthand accounts of arrival, integration, and settlement in St. John’s, Gander, Corner Brook, and Labrador City. Nine newcomers appear on screen to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting to life in the province from the perspectives of student, parent, worker, professional, refugee, and new Canadian. The film can be streamed for free on CBC Gem.

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The Association for New Canadians of Newfoundland and Labrador gratefully acknowledges the support of PEIANC for their permission to use their template in creating this guide.

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