Publications

This section contains a listing of publications produced by the Government of Canada and its partners for Immigrants and Stakeholders.

Discover Canada

This booklet will help you prepare to become a Canadian citizen. Canadian citizens enjoy many rights, including equality rights, language rights and religious rights, just to name a few. But Canadians also have responsibilities. They must respect Canadian laws, and respect the rights and freedoms of others. Canadian citizens must also be willign to get involved in their communities to help make Canada a better place.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 2.6 MB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Catalogue no. Ci1-11/2009E | ISBN 978-1-100-12739-2

Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration, 2009

The Immigration and Refugee Protection ACT (IRPA) came into effect on June 28, 2002, replacing the Immigration Act of 1976. Under Section 94 of IRPA, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is required to table an annual report in Parliament on Citizenship and Immigration Canada's immigration activities and initiatives. The report focuses on the selection of foreign nationals as permanent and temporary residents during the preceding calendar year (2008 in this case). The legislation also requires an overview of federal-provincial/territorial agreements and joint-initiatives, as well as gender-based analysis (GBA) of the impact of IRPA. The annual report also serves as the vehicle for announcing Canada's Immigration plan for the upcoming calendar year (2010 in this case).

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 1.8 MB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada | Catalogue No. Ci1-2009E-PDF | ISBN 978-1-100-14029-2

DayPlanner for Newcomers to Canada

The DayPlanner was designed for newcomers to Canada. It provides a quick and easy access to things that are important to know for those who are looking to build a new life here. In addition to providing room to enter appointments, events, contacts, and so on, the DayPlanner has a number of boxes with helpful information on a number of key themes: Jobs and Business, Careers, Money, Government, Education and Training, Dates and Events, etc.

Digital Program (EXE) [Size : 7.5 MB] | Text Only (PDF) [11 files : 10.41 MB in total] | Issued by: Canadian Foundation for Economic Education | (416) 968-2236 | Toll-free at 1-888-570-7610

How to Become a Canadian Citizen

This brochure explains who can become a Canadian citizen; who cannot become a Canadian citizen; how you can apply to become a Canadian citizen; and other information you may need to know.

To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Catalogue No. Ci51-58/2009 | ISBN 978-00-662-06576-0

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada: An Overview

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is a vital part of Canada's immigration and refugee system. This booklet explains what the IRB is and how it works. It provides an overview of the IRB for people appearing before the IRB, family, friends, supporters, advisors and representatives of people appearing before the IRB and Canadians who want to know about the IRB and how it works.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 940 KB] | Issued by: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Catalogue No. MQ21-32/2006E-PDF | ISBN ISBN 0-662-43146-4

Looking for a job

Whether you are a first-time job seeker, a student looking for employment, or someone looking to change jobs, Looking for a Job can help you with your job search or planning your career path. This document will assist you in getting ready to search for employment in Canada and can help you learn the what, where, and how- to of job hunting. .Looking for a Job can help you learn about yourself and help you discover your personality, skills, and talents (including ones you might not know are there), and shows you how to use this new knowledge to decide what kind of job you may be suited for.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 9.1 MB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Government of Canada Web site | Issued by: Service Canada | Catalogue No. SG5-10/2007E | ISBN 978-0-662-45548-6

Welcome to Canada : What you should know

This book will help you get ready to leave your home country and make a new life in Canada. It was written especially for newcomers. It tells you what documents you will need to bring, what to expect in the first few days and weeks, how to find a place to live, get a Social Insurance Number and a healthcare card, and find a job. It also explains what services you can expect to receive from the immigrant-serving organizations across Canada. You will also find useful information about Canadas geography, history, government and way of life, and how to become a Canadian citizen.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 1.3 MB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Catalogue No. Ci51-87/2010E | ISBN 978-1-100-15185-4

Planning to Visit Canada?

Whether you plan on visiting Canada for a few days or several months, you must meet some important immigration requirements. This pamphlet will help you find out about these requirements before you make final travel plans.

To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Catalogue No. Ci51-189/2005 | ISBN 0-662-69028-1

Study in Canada: Visas, Work and Immigration for International Students

This pamphlet provides information for students from other countries who wish to attend primary, secondary, or post-secondary school in Canada. Subjects include Choose a Canadian school, college or university, Study permits, Working while you study in Canada, and Staying in Canada permanently.

To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Cat. no. Ci4-15/2009 | ISBN 978-0-662-06668-2

The Financial Consumer Association of Canada: A new approach to Helping Consumers

FCAC provides consumers with accurate and objective information about financial products and services, and informs Canadians of their rights and responsibilities when dealing with financial institutions. FCAC also ensures compliance with the federal consumer protection laws that apply to banks and federally incorporated trust, loan and insurance companies.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 225 KB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications - Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Web site | Issued by: Financial Consumer Association of Canada

The Newcomer's Guide to Canadian Housing (2007)

This guide for newcomers to the Canadian housing market, written in clear English, has everything needed to understand how to rent or buy a home.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 282 KB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Web site | Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 1-800-668-2642 | Catalogue No. NH15-323/1998E | ISBN 0-660-28071-7

Welcome to Canada: What you should know

Taking the time to learn what to expect-and what is expected of you-will help you succeed. This guide tells you a little about what it's like to live in Canada. It also lets you know who can help if you need more information. We hope it will help you adapt to your new life. Be assured that those who already live in Canada add their wishes for your happiness and success in your new country.

Text Only (PDF) [Size: 273 KB] | To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Catalogue No. Ci-87/2007E | ISBN 0-662-29645-1

Working Temporarily in Canada

Temporary foreign workers often have a lot to offer to a Canadian employer, like a unique set of skills that can be transferred to domestic workers or the experience to lead a new project that may create jobs for Canadians. This brochure outlines what you and your Canadian employer must do before you arrive in Canada.

To order a FREE copy, visit the Publications and manuals - Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site | Issued by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada| Catalogue No. Ci51-118/2005 | ISBN 0-662-66719-0

Government of Canada Publications

The Government of Canada Publications Web site is your "single window" access point to locate and/or order free and priced publications authored by Government of Canada departments. These publications encompass both traditional printed documents and publications in alternative formats and electronic products. You can search or browse through our database of over 100,000 titles to discover newly published works or to find government publications that have been published in the past. The site helps you locate publications that may not be available in the current inventory or order available titles through the shopping cart.

Toll-free: 1-800-635-7943 | Issued by: Government of Canada