Guide for Newcomers to PEI, Canada

News - Announcements - Current Events

Things to Know

PEIANC Request for Proposal: DiverseCity Multicultural Festival
Oct 31 2019
Submission deadline: November 29, 2019, 12:00 noon
PEIANC is seeking an incorporated company to provide management services of the highest quality at a reasonable cost for the annual DiverseCity Festival for a five-year period.
PEIANC Scholarships Available to UPEI, Holland College Students
Oct 29 2019
Deadline to apply: November 1, 2019
The PEIANC scholarships for students at both Holland College and UPEI are now available. The scholarships are to assist first-generation PEI newcomers who are in good academic standing and who contribute to the community.
Novice Driver Course for Newcomers
Oct 01 2019
A new PEI driver education program for newcomers to Canada
On September 30, 2019, the Province has introduced a Novice Driver Course for Newcomers (NDCN) for all drivers exchanging a driver's licence from a country that does not have a formal driver's licence exchange agreement with the Province of Prince Edward Island.
Tenant Support Centre website launched
Aug 20 2019
New resource for Island tenants and landlords
The Tenant Support Centre, a project of Community Legal Information, has launched this new website for Island tenants. provides plain-language legal information about tenants' rights and responsibilities.

Things to Do

PEIANC Camps on School PD Days
For Kindergarten to Grade 6 Students
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada offers PD Day camps to students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 from refugee and low-income families. Camps are free for participants. Space is limited and registration is needed.
Friday Friendship Hour
Fridays at 5:00 pm
PEIANC hosts a social activity called Friday Friendship Hour held most Fridays throughout the year. Everyone is invited to attend -- new and established Islanders alike.


Finding a Fulfilling and Meaningful Job: Adriyana Stoyanova
Finding a Fulfilling and Meaningful Job: Adriyana Stoyanova
Help make PEI a welcoming community - Get Involved

Immigrating to Canada?

Free online tools, resources and courses designed to help you find a job in your field in Canada

Online Guide for Newcomers to Canada