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Welcome to OntarioWelcome to Ontario
Welcome to Ontario! Newcomers to Canada's most populous province may find the following information resouces helpful:
- Government of Ontario
- About Ontario
Find out more about Ontario’s people, places, and history.
- Getting Settled in Ontario
Learn everything you need to know about moving to and settling in Ontario.
- Ontario Parks
Access provincially funded information newcomers can trust from the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI).
- Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Browse the province's official guide to programs and services for newcomers to Ontario.
- Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Connect with the governmental ministry that oversees University education in Ontario.
- Festivals and Events Ontario Top 100
- Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport
- Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership
Consult "your one-stop travel source for all things Ontario."
- Service Ontario
Learn how to procure driver’s licences, licence plate stickers, health cards, birth certificates, and other services provided by the Ontario government.
- Ontario Ministry of Labour
- Ontario Ministry of Education
- Ontario Weather Conditions and Forecasts
Welcome to CanadaWelcome to Canada
As a newcomer to the country, you should review the Government of Canada's All Services" webpage. This is the easiest way to get quick, direct access to every Government of Canada service and information about how the Government works.
You may also find some of the following links helpfuL:
- Government of Canada for New Immigrants
Apply for a permanent resident card or Canadian citizenship and find out about how to start your life in Canada. You can also find out what services are near you to help and what to expect for your first tax year.
- Welcome to Canada: What you should know
This official guide from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada outlines the opportunities and challenges inherent to relocating to Canada. It details what you can expect in your first few weeks in the country and offers specific guidance regarding finding a place to live, navigating your new city, working and going to school, and connecting with the community. It also features important information about Canadian laws and health care.
- Parliament of Canada
Educate yourself about the function and history of Canada’s Parliament, which includes the Senate and House of Commons.
- Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
Access news, statements, itineraries, and various media releases from the Prime Minister.
- Government of Canada: Monarchy and the Crown
Canada is a constitutional monarchy. Discover how the Crown in Canada has evolved and remains an essential and relevant component of the country's identity, contributing to a sense of unity and pride among Canadians.
- Government of Canada: Departments and Agencies
Enter a department name or abbreviation to connect with current Government of Canada departments, agencies, crown corporations and special operating agencies.
- Elections Canada
Elections Canada is the independent, non-partisan agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums.
- Global Affairs Canada
This governmental agency works to strengthen Canada’s contribution to a more just, inclusive, and sustainable world. Beyond its borders, Canada contributes to international peacekeeping, security, and humanitarian assistance, through renewed leadership, constructive international engagement, increased and diversified international trade, and foreign direct investment.
- Government of Canada: Culture, history, and sport
- Government of Canada: How government works
Research and ResourcesResearch and Resources
Arts and EntertainmentArts and Entertainment
Banking, Finance, Pension, and PostBanking, Finance, Pension, and Post
Employment and ImmigrationEmployment and Immigration
Health and SafetyHealth and Safety
Tourism and TransportationTourism and Transportation
For further information and assistance regarding any part of the relocation process, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic.