Get settled in Ontario

Moving to a new country can be a stressful experience. It is important to take care of your health during this transition and after.

Find information about health insurance, how to find a doctor or other medical professional, and health services for you and your family.

 Get to know Canada

Canada may be very different from your home country, which means there is a great deal to learn about and explore before you arrive here. These pages will introduce you to important features of this country, such as the Canadian climate and way of life.

 Thunder Bay Multicultural Association
Newcomer settlement, language and interpretation services, and programs to help newcomers to Thunder Bay.
 Go To Thunder Bay
Everything you need to know about living, investing, and opportunity in Thunder Bay.
 Find relocating resources to make your move easier
 Immigration Northwestern Ontario provides helpful information about livingworkinglearning and doing business in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. If you're looking for a superior lifestyle, career or business opportunity in Canada, you'll find it right here in one of our 32 northern cities and towns.
 Newcomers Guide
New to our community or thinking of moving to our community?
Learn all about our city, including housing, job searching, childcare, schools, and demographic information, in our Newcomers Guide.


More resources:
Update your address online.

Canada Post |
Have your mail forwarded to your new address.

Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Register your vehicle, license plates, and obtain an Ontario driver’s license.

Health Coverage |
Apply for Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) coverage.

211 Ontario North |
Searchable database of social, community, health, and government services.
Electricity: Synergy North |
Water and Property Taxes: City of Thunder Bay Revenue Division |
Natural Gas: Union Gas |

Tourism Thunder Bay |

Thunder Bay Transit

Thunder Bay Public Library |

Emergency | 911

Thunder Bay Police | (807) 684-1200

Ontario Provincial Police | 1-888-310-1122 |

Thunder Bay Fire & Rescue | (807) 625-2103