Arrival Advisor

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About this app

New to Manitoba? New to British Columbia?
Arrival Advisor is your trusted companion: from your first day in Canada to when you feel comfortably settled and at home. Whether you’re looking for work, learning English, or connecting with your community, Arrival Advisor is here to help you succeed. Easily find all the information and services you need—in your language and personalized for you.

Arrival Advisor in Manitoba is available in English, French, and Arabic. Arrival Advisor in B.C. is available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, and Ukrainian!

• Get reliable and up-to-date information for newcomers, no matter where you are. Topic areas include: Welcome to BC/MB, Employment, Health Care, Money & Banking, Housing, Legal System & Immigration, Education, Driving, and Family and Specialized Support. The newcomer topics are saved to your phone so you can view the information even without the Internet.

• Find services nearby that can help you. Arrival Advisor is compatible with Maps, so you can easily navigate to service provider locations. Bookmark services to view them without the Internet, too!

• Get recommendations based on your situation. By answering our questionnaire, you’ll get tailored information and services based on your needs.

• Keep track of what you need to do. You can build a personal plan by bookmarking important topics that will help you navigate your settlement journey step-by-step.

Arrival Advisor is anonymous. No account needed to use the app. We never keep or share your personal data with third parties. You can delete the information you save to the app at any time.

Arrival Advisor in Manitoba is created for Manitoba Start by PeaceGeeks in collaboration with MB211.

Arrival Advisor in British Columbia is created by PeaceGeeks in partnership with settlement organizations in Metro Vancouver, BC211, as well as immigrants and refugees like you. This app is possible thanks to funding by the Province of British Columbia and Canada in partnership with LEAP | Pecaut Centre for Social Impact and Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada.

Settling in Manitoba and British Columbia is now easier, with Arrival Advisor.
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Updated on
Jul 20, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity and Device or other IDs
No data collected
Learn more about how developers declare collection
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

What's new

We've added new languages! You can now read about BC in Persian and Ukrainian, and Manitoba in Arabic!