Newcomers to Waterloo Region

Welcome to Waterloo Region!  Captured below are a few key categories to get your search started. For more comprehensive information and connections visit the Immigration Waterloo Region (IWR) website.  IWR has extensive resources and support available for newcomers from getting settled, to finding work and belonging.


Access postsecondary applications, financial aid and more.

Macleans OnCampus

Ontario Colleges

Ontario School Counsellors Association (List of Scholarship and Bursaries)

Ontario Universities' Application Centre

Scholarships Canada

Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities

Youth Canada


Conduct job searches and apply for employment opportunities.



Job Bank

Youth Canada 

 Driver's Licence

Discover what it takes to get your driver's licence. 

Getting your licence - Ministry of Transportation

Online Driver's Handbooks

Service Ontario

 Health and Wellness

Maintain health and wellness with the help of these sites. 

ServiceOntario, Health Care Connect - This service can help you find a family doctor.

Region of Waterloo, Public Health - Learn about local public health concerns and resources.

It's Your Health - Health Canada

 Municipalities of rural Waterloo Region

Learn more about rural Waterloo Region and discover the services they provide to the community.

North Dumfries Township (includes the Village of Ayr)

Wellesley Township (includes the towns of Wellesley, Linwood, and St. Clements)

Wilmot Township (includes the towns of New Hamburg, New Dundee, and Baden)

Woolwich Township (includes the towns of Elmira, Bloomingdale, St. Jacobs, and Breslau)

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