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About Newcomer Connections

About - About This Website

In this photo the Paris, Ontario riverfront is seen. Additional local pictures can be seen in the Photo Gallery.

New to Canada? … Start here.

Newcomer Connections Brantford•Brant can be your starting point for information to guide your move, settlement and fresh start in Brantford•Brant.

Brantford•Brant is a proud and vibrant community; a Grand community for living, learning, working, and playing. The Newcomer Connections website will provide you with information on the many features, services, resources, and opportunities the Brantford•Brant community has to offer.

The purpose of Newcomer Connections is to help newcomers to settle in Brantford•Brant, and provide important information online to people who are considering moving to this community.

Discover why Brantford and Brant County are communities of choice for new immigrants to Canada.

Brantford•Brant is located on the beautiful Grand River in the centre of Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Brantford•Brant is a special place to live, work and play. Just a short drive from Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, and Buffalo, Brantford•Brant is the Centre of it all.

You may have many questions as a newcomer to Ontario. Newcomer Connections provides online information on services that can help you get settled and build a new life in Brantford•Brant.

Choosing Brantford•Brant

You will find out what events, activities and attractions are happening in Brantford•Brant. Find out what you will need to know before you arrive, your first days, and your first weeks, in Brantford•Brant including:

  • Local weather
  • Government services
  • Guides and resources
  • Immigration statistics for Brantford•Brant.

Life in Brantford•Brant

Brantford•Brant is a great place to live

Brantford•Brant is a great place to work.

  • Major employers in Brantford•Brant
  • Facts about working in Canada
  • Your rights as an employee
  • Employment services.

Brantford•Brant is a great place to learn.

  • Newcomer educational networks
  • Colleges and universities
  • Local school boards and schools
  • Private and specialized learning
  • Volunteer opportunities.

If you are a newcomer to Brantford•Brant or are considering moving here, the information on this website is helpful to find local information, resources and services you need.

Newcomer Connections Brantford•Brant website is generously supported by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and by the Government of Canada through Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Thank you Note:

Newcomer Connections Brantford•Brant is made possible thanks to the support of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and by the Government of Canada through Citizen and Immigration Canada. Newcomer Connections would like to recognize all the volunteers who contributed with their time, their voices, their image, and their skills. Many special thanks to all the staff at YMCA-Immigrant Settlement Services of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford, whose help and expertise contributed to the creation of Newcomer Connections.