New to Peel Region? Get connected to the resources you need
www.immigrationpeel.ca is one of 21 municipal websites dedicated to supporting successful integration of newcomers into their communities.
Launched in 2008,the web portal is a resource that provides key information for newcomers to Peel – from finding a job to using the phone in Canada. With over 250,000 visits since it launched, www.immigrationpeel.ca is a valuable resource for those wishing to live or work in Peel region.
Popular topics for newcomers include First Days in Peel, Registering Your Child for School, Real Life Stories, Finding Places of Worship and Parenting Resources. In 2010, a Peel Labour Market Survey revealed a significant gap in skill utilization, income and credential recognition of immigrants in the workplace. To help bridge the divide between unemployment and putting those skills to use in the labour market, the portal launched a For Employers section. Dedicated to helping businesses, hire, integrate and retain skilled immigrant candidates www.immigrationpeel.ca/employers employers offers businesses a wealth of resources to tap into the skilled immigrant talent pool in Peel and grow a more diverse and competitive workforce. The most popular employer topics include finding candidates for jobs, developing language skills among immigrant staff, learning how to accommodate religious and cultural needs and accessing financial incentives for hiring newcomers. So, for anyone looking for employees who can give them access to global opportunities, as well as diversifying local markets, www.immigrationpeel.ca/employers is a great resource.
- Immigration is an important source of population growth in Peel Region.
- Peel attracts immigrants who arrive directly from outside Canada or newcomers who move to Peel from other places in Canada.
- Immigrants make up 49% of Peel’s population (2006 Census)
Whether you're looking for a place to live, learning about local laws and by-laws, or trying to find a family doctor or dentist, www.immigrationpeel.ca can connect you to the resources you need throughout Peel region.