Social Development

Social Development


Toronto Newcomer Office

The City of Toronto's Newcomer Office takes a leadership role in promoting the inclusion and local prosperity of newcomers in Toronto by facilitating the implementation of the Toronto Newcomer Strategy and the Toronto Refugee Resettlement Program. The Office provides management support to the Newcomer Leadership Table and works closely with Local Immigration Partnerships, City Divisions and external stakeholders.

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Toronto Newcomer Day 2017

Join us on Monday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as we celebrate the third annual Toronto Newcomer Day.


Integrating Cities Charter

The City of Toronto is the first municipality outside of Europe to sign the Integrating Cities Charter. The Charter is a formal commitment to provide equal opportunities for all residents, to integrate immigrants, and to embrace the diversity of all communities across the city.

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ExpandToronto Newcomer Strategy

The Toronto Newcomer Strategy fosters partnerships, collaboration and shared leadership to ensure that all newcomers reach their full potential to thrive and contribute to their local neighbourhoods and communities.

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ExpandImmigration Portal

This web portal contains information, links and resources to help guide newcomers through the immigration process and get them settled in their new home.

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ExpandAccess T.O.

Torontonians, regardless of immigration status, have access to City services without fear of being asked for proof of status. Find out more.

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