Arisnel Mesidor, M.A., RCIC
The 2021 British Columbia Newcomers' Guide to Resources and Services
The British Columbia government released the British Columbia Newcomers' Guide to Resources and Services on March 24, 2022.
The guide is in the following ten languages:
Simplified and Traditional Chinese
The guide is intended to make it easier for new immigrants to settle in the province. In the new newcomers’ guide, immigrants can find information about:
finding a place to live
finding a doctor and medical services
getting government services
studying or working in the province
opening a bank account
obtaining a driver's license in the province
The British Columbia government also provides information about recognizing and reporting immigration fraud and scams.