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Newcomers to Canada

Welcome to the Library! If you are new to Canada, the Downtown Library can help you get settled in your new life. We can connect you to resources like our Settlement Services and more.

Settlement Services Practitioners will meet with you in person, by phone or online. Get information and referrals on:

  • life in Canada
  • improving English/French language skills
  • education and training
  • employment and job search
  • housing & transportation
  • finances
  • recreation and social services
  • legal services
  • citizenship and immigration

For more information or to set up your meeting, please contact the Information Desk at the Downtown Library at 780-459-1682.

Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship is a guide to help you prepare for your citizenship test. You can borrow it from the Library or read it online.

Road to IELTS Academic Edition

The IELTS Academic exam is for people applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. Improve your English Language skills with this popular online preparation course.