Meticulous planning and pre-arrival preparation are very important factors in a successful and stress-free settlement in Canada. Gather as much information and do preparatory practical research in advance of moving to Canada. Analyze various banking options, mobile telephone plans, accommodation options, paperwork requirements, etc. beforehand. This would save you time and make you more prepared for making various practical decisions on arrival.
Start your life in Canada by consulting as many resources as possible before you arrive. See a list of resources we recommend below:
- Pre-arrival Tips by the Saint John Newcomers Centre, if you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- City of Saint John New Residents Guide, this guide is available on the City of Saint John website and provides a detailed take on living in Saint John, New Brunswick.
- Start your life in Canada guide, available on the Immigration Citizenship and Refugees Canada (IRCC) website, is where you will find orientation to services and information on life in Canada.
- Orientation Guide for Newcomers to New Brunswick is a comprehensive guide focused specifically on New Brunswick and is available for download in PDF (2.5 Mb) format.
All documents cover in great detail all the relevant aspects of life in New Brunswick and Canada. We strongly recommend that you study them carefully, and follow the advice that they provide.
Have a safe journey, and we look forward to seeing you in Saint John soon!