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Check List

Brantford•Brant Checklist

The following checklist will help newcomers prepare for immigration to Canada and settlement in Brantford•Brant.  Other checklists are available from the Government of Canada .

 Before you Arrive

  • Make sure you have a valid travel document, a valid visa and confirmation of Permanent Residence for you and each family member traveling with you.
  • Save enough money to cover living expenses, such as rent, food, clothing and transportation, for up to six months.
  • Pack clothing for all weather conditions: hot, cold and rainy.
  • Before you come, arrange for a place to stay for your first few nights.
  • Look at Employment in your field, before you arrive.
  • Look into having your Foreign Credentials for Canada or Employment Ontario.
  • If possible, have the following work-related documents translated into English: a resume that includes your education, work and volunteer experience, skills and qualifications, diplomas, degrees, certificates and other proof of qualifications, school records or transcripts, letters of recommendations.

Your First Days

Your First Weeks

Related Organizations
Bell Services
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Provides Internet, cable and phone services.
84 Lynden Road
Brantford, Ontario, N3R 6B8
(519) 310-7873

Brant County Power
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Brant County Power Inc. is a municipally owned electricity distribution company. Its role is to distribute hydroelectric power to residents in a safe, efficiently, and reliably manner.
65 Dundas St. E
Brantford, Ontario, N3L 3H1
(519) 442-2215

Brantford Power
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Brantford Power Inc. is the local distributor of electricity to homes and businesses in the City of Brantford, Ontario
84 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Brantford, Ontario, N3T 5N8
(519) 751-3522

Habitat for Humanity Brant
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Habitat Brant was incorporated in 1998. The first local Habitat home was built in the summer of 1999. As of January 2008, eight homes have been built.
408 Henry Street
Brantford, Ontario, N3S 7W1
(519) 759-8600

Reliance Home Comfort
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Furnaces, Air conditioners, Water Heating and Air quality Equipment.
37 Morton Avenue E
Oshawa, Ontario, N3R 7J5

Union Gas
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Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with nearly 100 years of experience and service to customers.
50 Keil Drive North
Chatham, Ontario, N7M 6C7

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