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JIAS Newcomer Welcome Fair

September 3, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

All JIAS newcomer clients are invited to join this one of a kind FREE Welcome Fair that will be held on September 3rd, 2023, at Lipa Green Centre. This is a brand-new program designed to host over 100 JIAS clients (space is limited, register in advance). The event will feature a number of information sessions, networking opportunities for newcomers with long-time Canadians, and children’s activities for newcomer children. Information including education, health, finance, childcare, and citizenship that will help immigrants understand and access a wide range of services which they can benefit from.

Event Highlights are as follow:

Information Sessions:

  • How to Apply for Permanent Residence: Ontario Nominations Program and Express Entry System
  • Understanding Education in Ontario: Elementary, Middle, and High School
  • Navigating Health Care in Ontario
  • Networking 101 in Canada
  • Understanding the Canadian Banking System
  • Housing Search Session
  • Understanding the Settlement Journey
  • Employment Rights + Basic Job Search Information


  • drop off children ages 4-16
  • fun activities with other newcomer children


  • Canadian volunteers from a variety of professional backgrounds will be available throughout the day for professional networking
  • meet other newcomers to build your community and social life for you and your family

Lunch and refreshments will be provided!



September 3, 2023
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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