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New to Canada

Durham Immigration Portal banner.Are you new to Canada or to the Durham region?  Welcome! You can learn, in your language, about Library services available to you through

Download the brochure from the Durham Immigration Portal, or try some of these useful websites to help you get settled, meet new friends, find employment and take classes.
Durham Immigration Portal 
Community Council Development Durham 
Durham LINC (English classes for newcomers) 
Canada's International Gateway (Services for Non-Canadians)
Citizenship and Immigration Canada 

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Continue your Career in Ontario

Global Experience Ontario (GEO) is a government of Ontario access centre that provides information and assistance for internationally trained individuals who wish to continue their career path in Ontario. 
GEO offers information and assistance on:

  • How to qualify for licensure and registration in a non-health regulated profession;
  • How to become certified in a skilled trade in; and
  • Support programs and services, internships, mentoring and training opportunities. 

For more information, please visit GEO's website, contact GEO by e-mail or by telephone: 1-866-670-4094.