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First Days Here

Your first days here will be exciting. There will be so much to see and do. There will also be a lot of new information.

There are community resources in Northumberland County that can assist you on your first days. The New Canadians Centre, a settlement agency that looks after newcomers, has an office in Cobourg. You will also find that staff of community agencies are friendly and they can assist you with your questions and concerns.

Welcome to Canada is a resource guide that will help you during your first weeks in Canada. Visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada to print or read the eBook.

This section has information that will ensure your first days in our community are less stressful. You will find that the help you need is within reach. 

In Our Own Words

Learn about how five immigrant women deal with barriers and built their future in Northumberland County. These are stories of triumph that highlith the ways by which immigrant women address multiple issues of isolation, employment, integration and language training. The publication of these stories is funded by Skills for Change.

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