Citizenship & Newcomers
On the Shelf
Guides to becoming a Canadian citizen.
What it means to be a newcomer.
On the Web
AMSSA is a province wide association representing 70+ agencies serving new immigrants. Resources include a guide to health programs and resources that provide services in one or more languages other than English.
The Newcomers' Guide tells you how to get a Social Insurance Number (SIN), register for the Medical Services Plan (MSP), open a bank account, get a driver's license, find housing, look for a job and much more!
This is the only official study guide for the Canadian citizenship test.
How much do you know about your Government? Answers compiled by West Vancouver Memorial Library (based on West Vancouver residence) to the questions on pages 34-35.
Other Study Questions Answers compiled by West Vancouver Memorial Library to the questions on page 53.
Click on the link below to go to the Government of Canada page where you can also read the study guide online, listen to notable Canadians read it, download it as an ebook, or order a copy.
A resource guide for new immigrants of North and West Vancouver maintained by North Vancouver City Library. The guide provides information about resources, services and programs helpful to newcomers arriving to the North Shore.
Newcomers should visit this site to learn more about the services and programs public libraries offer recent immigrants.
A coalition of community agencies and institutions focused on improving the settlement outcomes of new immigrants.
New to Canada? Find out how to get accredited in your field. Check out the Employment Guides for detailed information by occupation.
The West Vancouver Newcomers' Club is an organization women of all ages and from all walks of life who have moved to West Vancouver within the last two years.