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New to Toronto? Here’s your first stop

Submitted by on April 21, 2010 – 7:05 amNo Comment

Toronto subway img_2268-1If you’re think­ing of immi­grat­ing to Toronto, or if you’ve recently arrived, a great resource is the City of Toronto Immigration & Settlement Portal.

It can help you with ques­tions large and small, including:

What’s the cost of liv­ing in Toronto?

How can I find a home to buy or rent? How do I learn about dif­fer­ent Toronto neighborhoods?

How do I arrange for health care or for tem­po­rary health insur­ance?

How do I find a job in Toronto?

How do I find child care or enroll my child in school?

How do I get around by pub­lic trans­porta­tion or get insur­ance for my car?

And if this city web­site doesn’t answer your ques­tions, check out this province-​​wide resource for new­com­ers to Ontario: Settlement​.org.

Photo ©Carolyn B. Heller

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