This information is a guide about life in Halifax for you and your family, as new permanent residents. It may also be helpful 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 settled once you arrive in Halifax. Your resource for programs and services, language training, faith, education, transportation, and more.
Welcomed in Halifax Program
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.
Education or English as a Second Language
Many people come to Halifax each year to study. The Halifax region has many universities and colleges, and schools for children and teenagers. New residents of Halifax can find many opportunities to learn something new or to continue their education from their home country or province.