Before I Arrive
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) provides a helpful list of things to do before you arrive in Canada in its Come To Canada checklist. You can also watch a Before You Arrive In Canada video that CIC has made available. Service Canada also provides helpful information on the personal documents you will need. The Ontario government provides and excellent guide for both before you arrive and after you arrive in the publication, Orientation to Ontario: An Introduction for Newcomers Settling in Ontario Workbook.
You can find important information on the requirements and programs available for Working in Canada through this website, as well as the resources available to help you find work once you are in Peterborough.
Along with the resources above, you will need extra information about Peterborough. Any local information you need is provided on this website. This includes information pertaining to:
- Purchasing temporary health insurance
- Finding temporary accommodations for when you arrive
- Finding child care
- Local weather
The nearest international airport is Pearson International Airport in Toronto. For information about how to travel to Peterborough from Pearson International Airport, see the Transportation section.