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Information for newcomers to Canada in PEI
Информация для вновь прибывших в канадскую провинцию Остров Принца Эдуарда
Guide for Newcomers to PEI, Canada

News - Announcements - Current Events

Things to Know

Renew PEI, Together
May 22 2020
PEI Government's plan to gradually lift COVID-19-related restrictions
***Updated June 5th*** The plan will be implemented in four distinct phases with a progressive lifting of restrictive public health measures over three-week periods. Progression will be gradual and constantly evaluated based on the latest public health information. Phase Three began early, on June 1st.
COVID-19: Information for Newcomers to Canada
Mar 25 2020
Please follow the official recommendations
PEIANC offices are now closed and employees are working from home helping newcomers as best as they can while ensuring everyone's health and safety.
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 ***suspended until further notice***
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 ***suspended until further notice***
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.

Online Guide for Newcomers to Canada