New to Canada

If you, your family or someone you know is new to Canada, or considering moving here, Waterloo Region has a wide range of community resources to help you get settled.


Visit the Immigration Waterloo Region website for information on:

  • The immigration process
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Moving a business
  • Canadian finances
  • Transportation
  • Schools for children and adults, including English-language lessons
  • Finding a doctor and joining the Canadian health care system
  • Local activities
  • Getting involved in a new community


Region of Waterloo General Inquiries

Contact Information for General Inquiries
150 Frederick St., Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

Phone: 519-575-4400
TTY: 519-575-4608

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