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Welcome to Ontario

A New Direction

Ontario’s Immigration Strategy

A new direction for immigration in Ontario – attracting highly skilled workers and their families, supporting diverse communities and growing a globally-connected economy.

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Newcomers and immigrants like you play a key role in making Ontario strong and prosperous. Your contribution to Ontario’s rich cultural diversity enriches our social and economic lives and enhances this province’s creativity, innovation and connection to global networks. 

This section of our website describes the many programs and services available from the government to help you.

Get settled in your community

Prepare to work in Ontario

Services for Newcomers to Ontario

Go to our Newcomers page for other information on services available to you.

Did you know?
About half of the newcomers who immigrate to Canada each year choose to settle in Ontario. This province is home to people from more than 200 different ethnic origins and languages.