Information for Immigrants
York Region is one of the fastest growing regions in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, in 2006, over 43 per cent of our residents were born outside of Canada and spoke more than 60 different languages. York Region’s diverse communities are a popular destination for newcomers. We invite you to explore this website and take a closer look at York Region.
The Settlement.Org website provides newcomers with information and resources to settle in Ontario in 3 ways:
- Good, accurate, reliable and timely content
- Links to excellent sites with authoritative information
- Referrals to local services
Settlement.Org provides an electronic community where newcomers can get information, read relevant news, ask their questions and share their experiences with others, and access a database of community organizations.
Settlement.Org is open to everyone and is used most frequently by newcomers, settlement workers and the general public.