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Moving to a new country can be stressful.

That's why we are here to support you on your journey.

Moving to a new country can be stressful. That's why we are here to support you on your journey.

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Preparing for your life in Canada starts with us!

Preparing for your life in Canada starts with us!

You Are on Your Way!
You Are on Your Way!
You Are on Your Way!
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Take advantage of our FREE services.

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Get access to our live webinars, information videos, interactive e-learning courses, immigrant stories, and much more......

Get access to live webinars, information videos, interactive e-learning courses, immigrant stories, and much more......

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Mentorship

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Connect with an established member of our community that matches your needs.

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Talk to us through live-chat, private messaging, emails, and community forums.

Talk to us through live-chat, private messaging, emails, and community forums.

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Feel informed, prepared, and confident about your new life in Canada!

Feel informed, prepared, and confident about your new life in Canada!

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FREE Pre-Arrival Settlement Services

Services provided by Next Stop Canada are best experienced through the most updated versions of Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox.

How it works

Step 1: Prepare Required Documents

Upload ONE of the following documents:

  • An IRCC invitation to obtain pre-arrival services
  • A confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) letter/document
  • A passport request letter that indicates Permanent Resident visa issuance
  • An IRCC request that an applicant for permanent residence complete a medical examination
  • A Single Entry Permanent Resident Visa
  • A Permanent Resident Visa pick up notification letter

If you’re an applicant of the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs, upload BOTH:

  • A Completed Job Offer Form (with the employer’s signature), and
  • A Confirmation of Designation document

Step 2: Complete The Registration Form

Follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Register” button, you will be directed to a secured registration page
  • Fill in the registration form
  • Upload the required document(s)
  • Click the “Submit” button
  • Expect an e-mail from us confirming your registration

Step 3: Access Your Account

Gain access to Next Stop Canada platform:

  • Check for a welcome e-mail
  • Click on the link we provided in that e-mail
  • Create your password
  • Remember the username and password for future access

UCI stands for “unique client identifier.” It is also known as a client identification number (client ID). It’s on official documents you receive from IRCC.
It has either:

  • four numbers, a hyphen and four more numbers (Example: 0000-0000), or
  • two numbers, a hyphen, four numbers, a hyphen and four more numbers (Example: 00-0000-0000)

You will not have a UCI number yet if you are applying to IRCC for the first time.

Next Stop Canada
Next Stop CanadaMonday, December 6th, 2021 at 3:01pm
Canada updated their travel ban list on November 30th, adding Nigeria, Egypt, and Malawi to the list. This comes as an extension of Canada's increasing travel regulations aimed at reducing the risk of further covid variant transmission. You can read more at the following link: http://ow.ly/Kyu550H144i
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Next Stop CanadaThursday, December 2nd, 2021 at 12:00pm
As a new immigrant in Canada, you’re probably going to have several ‘I wish I knew this earlier’ moments as you discover life and work here. We can help you avoid many of the mistakes that newcomers make and share tips that will help you succeed faster in Canada.

Join us for this session of Café New Canadians, as we speak with immigrant trailblazers who will share their experiences and valuable resources to help you at every stage of your immigrant journey. New Canadians Register today: http://ow.ly/HnSk50H169w
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Next Stop CanadaWednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 3:01pm
Immigrants to Canada may face challenges in establishing their careers due to numerous factors like experience, language barrier, and accreditation. Hence, newcomers can consider being flexible with their career goals and look at options that will lead to their preferred profession. Ana Ortiz of Build On / On Bâtit writes more about how transitional careers can help newcomers achieve their professional goals. Read here: https://nextstopcanada.ca/transitioning-careers-as-an-option-for-newcomers-in-canada/
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Are you trying to launch your career or find a job in Canada? Our expert breaks down how to write that perfect resume and setup a LinkedIn portfolio. Join us for this webinar on December 8th starting at 9am EST. Register at https://t.co/EbhWwsHi1k to participate. https://t.co/Qq70j2Bdpy NextStopCanada photo
Join @SkillsforChange's Free Online information and recruitment LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) session!

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Join us for this session of Café New Canadians, as we speak with immigrant trailblazers who will share their experiences and valuable resources to help you at every stage of your immigrant journey. @NewCdns Register today: https://t.co/0QSr7rRPit https://t.co/3jiPjBpvPP NextStopCanada photo
Immigrants may face challenges in establishing their careers in Canada due to numerous factors . Ana Ortiz of Build ON @YMCAYWCA_Ottawa writes on about how transitional careers can help newcomers achieve their professional goals. Read here: https://t.co/JGY8Uftesb

Already in Ontario?

YMCA Newcomer Information Centre

The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre (NIC) is a government-funded information and referral center for newcomers in Canada. Every year, thousands of new immigrants visit us as a first stop when they arrive in Ontario. Our experienced Information and Referral Specialists will provide you and your family FREE individualized needs assessment, customized settlement plan, including up-to-date information that covers topics such as settlement, education, employment, language training, health, government benefits and so much more. We are here to help you and your family make better and informed decisions about your new life in Canada!

To find the centre nearest you and check our office hours, please visit www.newcomersincanada.ca or call 415-968-9622 for more information!

To be eligible for our program, you need to be a permanent resident or convention refugee. Please bring your landing document or Permanent Resident Card when you visit us.