If you’re planning to immigrate to B.C., explore the range of programs

Learn about the BC Provincial Nominee Program and the various routes it may provide to help you immigrate to B.C.

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Read Newcomers’ Guides to help you settle in B.C. quickly and easily

To help you in your first few days and beyond, find important information on choosing a place to live, health care, education, banking and more.

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Compare living costs across B.C.’s communities

Use the Cost of Living Calculator to help you decide where to live and work in B.C.

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Identify programs that can help you hire an international worker

If you’re an employer who can’t find a local worker to fill a job and are considering hiring an international worker, review these resources.

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