Citizenship & Multilingual Resources
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A collection of French language ebooks and audiobooks from Canadian and international publishers. It includes popular genre fiction, bestsellers, non-fiction, and more! Titles for all ages free with your library card!
Access thousands of ebooks, digital audiobooks, and emagazines in multiple languages for free with your library card. Get these same materials on your iOS or Android device with the Libby app!
Open Access Websites & Local Resources
Learn how to have your credentials assessed in Canada, as well as general information about education systems.
Government of Canada site which explains the requirements for becoming a Canadian citizen and how to apply. Also provides information on the status of individual applications, and how long the process may take.
CBAL provides numerous settlement services that can help you and your family learn about the community as you begin your new life in Canada. A settlement worker will meet with you to help you find the resources you need to successfully settle and build connections in your new community.
This is a web version of the study booklet for Canadian citizenship. The booklet can also be downloaded in PDF form.
Provides free immigrant services including settlement support, employment programs, English classes, and more.
Find services, programs, and resources available to newcomers at www.newtobc.ca, a website offered by BC Libraries to help you succeed in your new community.
New to Canada? Find out how to get accredited in your field. Check out the Employment Guides for detailed information by occupation.
Helps you find a career path in the province, and learn the steps you can take to find a job that matches your skills, training, and experience.