Welcome to Halifax. Welcome Home.
This information is a guide about life in Halifax for you and your family, as new permanent residents. It may also be helpful to you if you are here as a temporary resident, a temporary foreign worker, an international student, a refugee or are just thinking about moving here from another province or country. Learning about Halifax will make your transition a little bit easier.
Find information about how to get setttled once you arrive in Halifax. Your resource for programs and services, language training, faith, education, transportation, and more.
Are you a new refugee living in Halifax Regional Municipality? Learn more about our Welcomed in Halifax program and see if you qualify for a year-long pass.
The Halifax Local Immigration Partnership (HLIP) works with partners from many different sectors to help newcomers settle in Halifax and to ensure that Halifax welcomes all newcomers.