Resources and Services

Below is a list of links to websites that may have answers to some of your questions about moving to BC, or let you know what to expect once you move here.


An excellent place to start is with Welcome BC by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training. It features immigration, settlement, and immigration-related labour market services under a single service umbrella.

Community Map

Child Care

Driver's Licence

Education System

Find a Dentist

Health Insurance

Housing (Real Estate & Rent)

Legal System

Social Insurance Number


For information on rural health in BC, please visit the Rural Coordination Centre of British Columbia website.