Useful Links

1. Websites for newcomers to Ontario:

2. To register your children in schools and learn English:

  • Family Reception Centre for new students, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board:http://www.ocdsb.ca
  • English As a Second Language, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board: http://www.ocdsb.ca

3. Government Services Centres

For Services offered by the City of Ottawa, Ontario government and the federal government including social insurance number, Ontario Health Card, permits, birth and marriage certificates, permits and licenses:

4. Community and Social Housing

5. Community Social and Health Centres:

6. Local Hospitals:

7. Police: In case of emergency, call 911

8. Getting Your Ontario Driver’s License:

9. College

10. Universities

11. Other Services provided by the Ontario government:

12. Other Services provided by the City of Ottawa:

13. Other Services offered by the federal government of Canada:

14. Ottawa Community Websites:

15. Ottawa Online Chinese Language Newspapers:

16. Local Online Newspapers:

17. Website for tourists to Ottawa:

18. Canadian Citizenship Preparation Resources:

19. Canadian Immigration Laws in Chinese: