New Beginnings

Virtual information sessions to help you settle into your new life in Ottawa.

The Y Newcomer Information Centre is pleased to offer a free series of webinars for newcomers settling in the Ottawa area. Webinars include how-to guides on employment, housing, schooling, parenting, community awareness and so much more!

New Beginnings: On-Demand

  • Your Community in Ottawa: Canadian culture, and recreational and support services available in the community
  • Your Home in Ottawa: Searching for properties, by-laws, and being a good neighbour
  • Your Family in Ottawa: Rights, responsibilities, safety, and the role of police
  • Your Job in Ottawa: Finding your first job and work place culture
  • Your Schooling in Ottawa: School and the bus system
  • Your Health in Ottawa: Health cards and the Ontario health care system
  • Your Commute in Ottawa: Public transportation and driving
  • Your Finances in Ottawa: Practical guidelines on money matters and financial literacy

Each webinar is available for on-demand viewing.

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For more information please contact: or 613-788-5001.

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