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Resources for Newcomers

Stay Informed

Our Resource Room

We have guide books, pamphlets, and brochures on navigating life in Canada and Vancouver Island at our Courtenay and Campbell River offices.

We also have printed copies of a number of materials multiple languages, including but not limited to:


Please make an appointment with a settlement practitioner and they will help you find the resources that would be most helpful for you.

Public Services


Online Magazines for Canadian Newcomers


Resilience BC – Anti-Racism Network


Support for Refugees

The Immigrant Welcome Centre is not involved in bringing refugees to our communities, but once refugees or other immigrants arrive we can directly assist them with their settlement needs.