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Some resources on this site are also available in Amharic, Bangla, Cambodian, Croatian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Japanese, Pashtu, Persian, Romanian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Swahili, Twi, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

 

Amharic:

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Healthy Smiles Ontario
Ontario dental program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage to maintain the health of their teeth. Information on who is eligible, what services are covered, how to apply, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Information sheets are also available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, Italian, Oji-cree, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

 

Bangla:

Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better – a self-help guide for single newcomers
A guide to help single newcomers adjust to living in a new society, with tips on how to overcome culture shock and isolation, cope with stress and discrimination, learn English, establish and manage new relationships and experiences. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, English, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Child Care
Information about child care in Ontario, including how to choose the right kind of care, paying for child care, child-care fee subsidies, and finding care for children with special needs. Informational sheets for parents are provided on many topics including kindergarten, bullying, dual credit programs, cooperative education, and more. Brochures are available in Afghani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Cree, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mohawk, Nepali, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

How do I sponsor a spouse, common-law or conjugal partner, or dependent child living outside of Canada?
General information on sponsor eligibility, the sponsorship process, and who qualifies as a conjugal partner, common-law partner and dependent child. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Limestone Community Education — Language Training (for children)
Information about free heritage language classes for elementary students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Languages include Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Urdu, Russian, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Japanese, Bengali and Hindi.

Newcomers’ Guide to Secondary School (Public School Board)
The guide has information on starting school, report cards, parent-teacher interviews, ways parents can help, school policies, learning English and other subjects. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Pashtu, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Will the Canadian government recognize my foreign marriage?
General background for potential immigrants and sponsors on what is considered a legally binding marriage in Canada and how the Canadian government (specifically Citizenship and Immigration Canada [CIC]) evaluates foreign marriages. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Cambodian:

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

 

Croatian:

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Newcomers’ Guide to Secondary School (Public School Board)
The guide has information on starting school, report cards, parent-teacher interviews, ways parents can help, school policies, learning English and other subjects. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Pashtu, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

 

Hebrew:

Limestone Community Education — Language Training (for children)
Information about free heritage language classes for elementary students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Languages include Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Urdu, Russian, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Japanese, Bengali and Hindi.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Hindi:

After You Arrive — Services to Help You Settle
Ontario Immigration guide to finding services in your community, looking for jobs and training, improving language skills, and getting other kinds of help. Includes a checklist to follow while settling in Ontario. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu.

Child Care
Information about child care in Ontario, including how to choose the right kind of care, paying for child care, child-care fee subsidies, and finding care for children with special needs. Informational sheets for parents are provided on many topics including kindergarten, bullying, dual credit programs, cooperative education, and more. Brochures are available in Afghani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Cree, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mohawk, Nepali, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

Health & Safety at Work -- Prevention Starts Here
The Health & Safety at Work - Prevention Starts Here poster. Offers an overview of worker and employer health & safety rights and responsibilities. Poster is available in multiple languages for download and printing, including Chinese (Traditional), French, Russian, Somali, and Spanish.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Immigrant Services Kingston and Area (ISKA)
Information and video about programs and settlement services available to newcomers in the Kingston area. Includes help with immigration documentation, education, language programs, meeting people, finding housing and jobs and referrals to other community services an programs. ISKA’s services are available in Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese, French and English. Also available is a video detailing ISKA’s services, which is also available in other languages: Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish, Korean, and Farsi.

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Newcomers’ Guide to Secondary School (Public School Board)
The guide has information on starting school, report cards, parent-teacher interviews, ways parents can help, school policies, learning English and other subjects. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Pashtu, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Smith Falls Immigration Portal
A newcomer’s web portal with information about the Town of Smith Falls. Available in English only; alternate languages are provided through Google translate. Includes a selection of community videos and multilingual fact sheets available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu.

Temporary foreign workers — Your rights are protected
A Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) pamphlet to inform temporary foreign workers of their rights under Canadian law. The exploitation of a foreign national may violate Canadian law and human rights. Includes information on payment, contracts, safety, changing your jobs, accommodation (housing), and human trafficking. Also available in Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Russian, Spanish, and Tagalog (listed under the “Working Temporarily in Canada” subcategory).

Welcome to Ontario, A Guide to Programs and Services for Newcomers to Ontario
Information about living, studying, working, starting your own business, volunteering, and where to find help. Available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian and Urdu.

Working in Ontario — Work in Your Profession
Ontario government website with information on how to work in your profession. Includes information on Bridging programs, educational requirements, certification and accreditation. Includes a link to a PDF document in 15 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Hungarian:

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Japanese:

International Education (ALCDSB)
Information on the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board’s (ALCDSB’s) international education program. Includes a general overview; information on the community and program curriculum; and details on the admissions process, downloadable forms, and contact information. The overview is also available in Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, German, Mandarin, and Spanish.

Invest in Ontario — Business Resources
A variety of references and tools on Ontario's investment opportunities — from fact sheets to maps, to downloadable brochures, videos and information on government programs. Some publications are provided in alternate languages such as French, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and German.

Limestone Community Education — Language Training (for children)
Information about free heritage language classes for elementary students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Languages include Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Urdu, Russian, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Japanese, Bengali and Hindi.

Queen’s University School of English
Queen's University School of English (QSoE), founded in 1942, offers international students a variety of English language (ESL) programs, including intensive academic English, short-term and tailored programs. Students choose to study at QSoE for many different reasons such as university preparation, to learn English for work, or to experience Canadian culture. The rich socio-cultural program helps the students with cultural adaptation and allows them to practice English language skills outside of their classroom.

St. Lawrence College, International Students
Information on programs and how international students may apply. Online viewable informational books are available in multiple languages: Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, German and Vietnamese. International informational sessions on college programs are held in cities around the world. The college also has Facebook and Renren pages.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Pashtu:

Child Care
Information about child care in Ontario, including how to choose the right kind of care, paying for child care, child-care fee subsidies, and finding care for children with special needs. Informational sheets for parents are provided on many topics including kindergarten, bullying, dual credit programs, cooperative education, and more. Brochures are available in Afghani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Cree, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mohawk, Nepali, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Newcomers’ Guide to Secondary School (Public School Board)
The guide has information on starting school, report cards, parent-teacher interviews, ways parents can help, school policies, learning English and other subjects. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Pashtu, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Persian:

"New in Canada" Parenting Support Series
A series of CMAS-created brochures for newcomer parents. Topics covered include dressing for winter, fire safety, home safety for children, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), swimming safety, and street safety. Brochures are available in Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), English, French, Persian (Farsi), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

After You Arrive — Services to Help You Settle
Ontario Immigration guide to finding services in your community, looking for jobs and training, improving language skills, and getting other kinds of help. Includes a checklist to follow while settling in Ontario. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu.

Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better – a self-help guide for single newcomers
A guide to help single newcomers adjust to living in a new society, with tips on how to overcome culture shock and isolation, cope with stress and discrimination, learn English, establish and manage new relationships and experiences. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, English, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Canada’s Food Guide: My Food Guide
An interactive tool to help you personalize the information found in Canada's Food Guide to your and your family’s needs based on sex, age, activity-level. While the tool is only available in English and French, the guide is available in Arabic, Chinese (traditional or simplified), Farsi, Korean, Russian, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil and Urdu.

Child Care
Information about child care in Ontario, including how to choose the right kind of care, paying for child care, child-care fee subsidies, and finding care for children with special needs. Informational sheets for parents are provided on many topics including kindergarten, bullying, dual credit programs, cooperative education, and more. Brochures are available in Afghani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Cree, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mohawk, Nepali, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

Guide to the RTA [Residential Tenancies Act] in Multiple Languages
A guide to the Residential Tenancies Act with information about tenancy agreements, rent, maintenance and repairs, entering a rental unit and ending a tenancy. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi (Persian), Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Healthy Smiles Ontario
Ontario dental program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage to maintain the health of their teeth. Information on who is eligible, what services are covered, how to apply, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Information sheets are also available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, Italian, Oji-cree, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

How do I sponsor a spouse, common-law or conjugal partner, or dependent child living outside of Canada?
General information on sponsor eligibility, the sponsorship process, and who qualifies as a conjugal partner, common-law partner and dependent child. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Immigrant Services Kingston and Area (ISKA)
Information and video about programs and settlement services available to newcomers in the Kingston area. Includes help with immigration documentation, education, language programs, meeting people, finding housing and jobs and referrals to other community services an programs. ISKA’s services are available in Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese, French and English. Also available is a video detailing ISKA’s services, which is also available in other languages: Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish, Korean, and Farsi.

Immunization — Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care
Ontario government site with information on immunization and the various vaccination programs available for infants, children, and adults and a list of publically funded vaccines provided by the province. The information includes videos and a section on Myths and Facts about vaccines and immunization, which is also available as a downloadable PDF in multiple languages: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, German, Italian, Korean, Oji-Cree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, and Urdu.

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

SmartSaver
Information on using Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) to save for your child’s future education, including videos. Also available in Arabic, Spanish, Inuit, Portuguese, Somali, Filipino (Tagalog), Vietnamese, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Korean, Urdu, Farsi, Punjabi, and Tamil.

Smith Falls Immigration Portal
A newcomer’s web portal with information about the Town of Smith Falls. Available in English only; alternate languages are provided through Google translate. Includes a selection of community videos and multilingual fact sheets available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu.

Special Education Tip Sheet
Provides information about special education programs, student assessment, individual education plans, the Identification Placement and Review Committee and the role of parents. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Pilipino (Tagalog), Tamil, and Urdu.

Who Does What in Ontario’s Public Education System
Tip sheet with information about the roles of the Ministry of Education, Education Quality and Accountability Office, Ontario College of Teachers, school board, principal and vice-principal, teacher and school council. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Will the Canadian government recognize my foreign marriage?
General background for potential immigrants and sponsors on what is considered a legally binding marriage in Canada and how the Canadian government (specifically Citizenship and Immigration Canada [CIC]) evaluates foreign marriages. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Working in Ontario — Work in Your Profession
Ontario government website with information on how to work in your profession. Includes information on Bridging programs, educational requirements, certification and accreditation. Includes a link to a PDF document in 15 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Romanian:

Child Care
Information about child care in Ontario, including how to choose the right kind of care, paying for child care, child-care fee subsidies, and finding care for children with special needs. Informational sheets for parents are provided on many topics including kindergarten, bullying, dual credit programs, cooperative education, and more. Brochures are available in Afghani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Cree, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mohawk, Nepali, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Serbian:

Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better – a self-help guide for single newcomers
A guide to help single newcomers adjust to living in a new society, with tips on how to overcome culture shock and isolation, cope with stress and discrimination, learn English, establish and manage new relationships and experiences. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, English, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Newcomers’ Guide to Secondary School (Public School Board)
The guide has information on starting school, report cards, parent-teacher interviews, ways parents can help, school policies, learning English and other subjects. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Pashtu, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Serbocroation:

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Swahili:

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

Twi:

Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better – a self-help guide for single newcomers
A guide to help single newcomers adjust to living in a new society, with tips on how to overcome culture shock and isolation, cope with stress and discrimination, learn English, establish and manage new relationships and experiences. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, English, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Kingston Potters’ Guild
A club composed of local potters who hold pottery classes for community members and twice-a-year sales.

 

Ukrainian:

Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Welcome to Ontario, A Guide to Programs and Services for Newcomers to Ontario
Information about living, studying, working, starting your own business, volunteering, and where to find help. Available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

 

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Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better – a self-help guide for single newcomers
A guide to help single newcomers adjust to living in a new society, with tips on how to overcome culture shock and isolation, cope with stress and discrimination, learn English, establish and manage new relationships and experiences. Available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, English, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Child Care
Information about child care in Ontario, including how to choose the right kind of care, paying for child care, child-care fee subsidies, and finding care for children with special needs. Informational sheets for parents are provided on many topics including kindergarten, bullying, dual credit programs, cooperative education, and more. Brochures are available in Afghani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Cree, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mohawk, Nepali, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

Guide to the RTA [Residential Tenancies Act] in Multiple Languages
A guide to the Residential Tenancies Act with information about tenancy agreements, rent, maintenance and repairs, entering a rental unit and ending a tenancy. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi (Persian), Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese.

Health & Safety at Work -- Prevention Starts Here
The Health & Safety at Work - Prevention Starts Here poster. Offers an overview of worker and employer health & safety rights and responsibilities. Poster is available in multiple languages for download and printing, including Chinese (Traditional), French, Russian, Somali, and Spanish.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Healthy Smiles Ontario
Ontario dental program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage to maintain the health of their teeth. Information on who is eligible, what services are covered, how to apply, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Information sheets are also available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, Italian, Oji-cree, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

SmartSaver
Information on using Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) to save for your child’s future education, including videos. Also available in Arabic, Spanish, Inuit, Portuguese, Somali, Filipino (Tagalog), Vietnamese, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Korean, Urdu, Farsi, Punjabi, and Tamil.

St. Lawrence College, International Students
Information on programs and how international students may apply. Online viewable informational books are available in multiple languages: Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, German and Vietnamese. International informational sessions on college programs are held in cities around the world. The college also has Facebook and Renren pages.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

Your Rights Under the Employment Standards Act
An information sheet provides a summary of your rights as a foreign national employed in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act. Available in Chinese, French, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Vietnamese.

 

 

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